MULTIPLE GRAMMY AND MUSIC MOGUL JAY-Z JOINS BETTY WHITE AS MUSICAL GUEST ON NBC'S 'SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE' ON MAY 8
NEW YORK, NY - April 19, 2010 - Music mogul JAY-Z joins the legendary Betty White as musical guest on NBC's "Saturday Night Live" show May 8.
JAY-Z will make his third appearance as musical guest in studio 8H. Multiple Grammy Award winner, Shawn "JAY-Z" Carter has dominated the rap industry and set trends for a generation. JAY-Z has had numerous number ones on the Billboard Hot 100, including his latest hit "Empire State of Mind" featuring Alicia Keys; additionally, as an artist, he holds the record for most number one albums by a solo artist on the Billboard 200. In 2009, JAY-Z entered into a partnership with Live Nation to form Roc Nation. Through Roc Nation, JAY-Z released the Blueprint 3, his eleventh number one album, putting him ahead of Elvis for most number one albums by a solo artist.
"Saturday Night Live" is from SNL Studios in association with Broadway Video. The creator and executive producer is Lorne Michaels. Steve Higgins and Marci Klein are producers. Ken Aymong is supervising producer. Seth Meyers is head writer. Don Roy King directs.