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SZA’s breakout year continued this weekend as the First Lady of TDE appeared as musical guest on Saturday Night Live. Making her SNL debut, the singer/songwriter was introduced by actor James Franco for her first performance. Dressed in a shimmering green dress, SZA performed a stripped down version of her recent platinum-selling single “The Weekend,” backed by a choir and live band. The New Jersey native would later return for an encore, picking up the tempo with a live rendition of her smash-hit “Love Galore.”

The 28-year-old songstress is currently on her North American road show “CTRL: The Tour,” wrapping up on Dec. 17 in St. Louis, MO. “The Weekend” appears on SZA’s studio debut album CTRL, available everywhere now.

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Thank you James Franco, @sza, Steve Martin, Dave Franco, Jonah Hill, and @sethrogen! Good night! #SNL

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Previously:
SZA, James Franco & Kate McKinnon Star In SNL Promo (Video)
SZA To Perform on Saturday Night Live In December
SZA – “Quicksand”
SZA – “Supermodel” (Video)
SZA Announces ‘CTRL: The Tour’
SZA – “Drew Barrymore” (Video)
SZA’s CTRL Debuts at No. 3 on Billboard 200
SZA – CTRL (Album Stream)