Thomas Rhett to Debut New Songs as 'SNL' Musical Guest on March 2

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Thomas Rhett performs on stage at the 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 15, 2018 in Las Vegas. 

Thomas Rhett is set to perform some new tunes on SNL, the country singer revealed this weekend. Rhett will appear as musical guest on the show's March 2 episode, hosted by John Mulaney.  

"Playing NEW MUSIC out 3/1 on @nbcsnl on 3/2 <— how is that sentence even real!?" he wrote on Instagram, where he shared a cute video of his daughter Willa Gray helping him announce the big news.  

In the announcement, he promised to deliver "brand-new songs off the brand-new record" on Saturday Night Live.   

Rhett's "Sixteen"  recently became the fifth song off of his most recent album, 2017's Life Changes, to top Billboard's Country Airplay chart. 

Watch his SNL announcement below.


Playing NEW MUSIC out 3/1 on @nbcsnl on 3/2 <— how is that sentence even real!? #SNL

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