Miley Cyrus To Host And Perform On Saturday Night Live In October Ahead Of Album Release

10 September 2013, 10:55

The 'Wrecking Ball' singer will host the show two days before her album 'Bangerz' is released.

Miley Cyrus has been announced as the guest host for an episode of Saturday Night Live next month.

The 'We Can't Stop' singer will step in to host the 5th October episode of the long-running US sketch show, as both host and musical guest on the evening in question.

Miley's role on SNL follows her monumental success and popularity over the course of this year, from her huge hit single 'We Can't Stop' to her highly controversial performance at the MTV VMAs 2013.

October marks Miley's second stint hosting Saturday Night Live, after also doing so back in March 2011.

It has also been announced that Katy Perry will be the musical guest on SNL on 12th October, when Hollywood A-lister Bruce Willis steps in to host.

Check out a picture of Miley Cyrus out in Paris this week below (Credit: Getty):

This week also saw Miley unveil the music video for new single 'Wrecking Ball', in which she goes completely naked, while her album 'Bangerz' drops on 7th October.

Miley Cyrus' hosting gig on SNL airs 5th October.