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Justin Timberlake to Host and Perform on 'SNL' March 9th

Singer will also spend a week at 'Late Night With Jimmy Fallon'

Justin Timberlake in London, England.
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February 21, 2013 2:30 PM ET

Justin Timberlake has scheduled a busy March to coincide with the release next month of his new album The 20/20 Experience: he will host and perform as musical guest March 9th Saturday Night Live on March 9th, and spend a week at Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Q&A: Justin Timberlake on How Acting Shaped His New Album

It will be Timberlake's fifth time hosting SNL, where he's contributed to memorable sketches including Andy Samberg's "Dick in a Box," the fictional "Barry Gibb Talk Show" with Fallon and a send up of the video shoot for Beyoncé's "Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)."

Speaking of Fallon, Timberlake will perform on Late Night each night between March 11th-15th, and sit down with Fallon for interviews at the beginning and end of the week. 

Timberlake has also been planning a major stadium tour this summer with Jay-Z, who guested on Timberlake's recent comeback single, "Suit & Tie." The song is on The 20/20 Experience, which is due on March 19th.

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