Justin Bieber to host 'Saturday Night Live'

By Sarah Burbank-Douglas,

Justin Bieber is officially slated to take on hosting and performing on Saturday Night Live.

Billboard confirms that after a series of teasing-tweets on behalf of Bieber, the “Boyfriend” singer will take on hosting duties Feb. 9.

Billboard reports that this will be Bieber’s second time appearing on the show. He previously took on SNL in 2010 where he serenaded the hilarious Tina Fey.

On Monday, Bieber taunted fans, tweeting, “maybe im hosting and performing on SNL...maybe. :)"

Bieber’s hosting follows in the footsteps of this season’s hosts Anne Hathaway, Jamie Foxx, and will also follow Maroon 5’s Adam Levine, who is slated to host Jan. 26.

In addition to his hosting debut, Bieber will also be promoting his new album, Believe Acoustic, which is slated for a Jan. 29 release. He previously performed two songs from the upcoming album, Billboard notes. On New Year’s Eve, he performed an acoustic version of “Boyfriend” as well as two other songs.



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