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Lizzo replaces Yeah Yeah Yeahs as 'SNL' musical guest for final show of 2022

Lizzo will be serenadedSaturday Night Live By its last performance

, the Grammy-winning performer replaced the scheduled musical guest

Yeah Yeah is the December 17 episode of the NBC show.

Swap with an alternative rock band on the December 17 episode A message came on Instagram stating that their guitarist had been having health issues.

“As many of our fans know, Nick [Zinner] has been recovering from pneumonia for the past month, and it’s been an up-and-down recovery,” the The music group wrote. “The band’s priority is to support Nick in his full recovery. As a result, we have had to step back from KROQ Acoustic Christmas and Saturday Night Live Activity.”

The group added that being able to Performing on SNL is a “huge honor” and one that they “expect to be heartbroken” for not being able to. They added: “This has been a tough week, and a tough year health-wise for us and the many artists working to connect with audiences amid the pandemic.”

After sharing the ‘surprise’ news, she tweeted her own statement

, Lizzo Wrote: “Honored to fill yeah yeah yeahs who are sadly unable to perform next week.”


Dec. 10 from Lizzo is featured, with Elvis star Austin Butler as host , which will mark the singer’s second time this year as a musical guest on an NBC sketch variety show (also on 17). The Emmy Award-winning host of Watch Out for the Big Grrrls originally doubled as host and musical guest back in April.



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