Halsey will host and perform on “Saturday Night Live” on Saturday, Feb. 9, with the show slated to start at 11:30 p.m. It will be her third time performing on the show, but her first time hosting. She joins an elite group of performers to pull “double duty” on SNL, including greats Justin Timberlake, Ariana Grande, Justin Bieber, Elton John, Lady Gaga and Drake.
Halsey got her stage name from a street in Brooklyn that her boyfriend lived on.
“When I was 17,” Halsey told Hollywoodlife.com in 2018, “I was seeing a guy who was 24 and he lived on Halsey Street in Brooklyn. That’s where I first starting writing music and where I started to feel like I was a part of something bigger than my town in the middle of nowhere New Jersey. Halsey is kind of like a manifestation of all the exaggerated parts of me, so it’s like an alter ego.”