Watch Kanye West Perform New Song 'Wolves' on 'SNL' 40th Anniversary Special

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Kanye West performs on the SNL 40th Anniversary Special on Feb. 15, 2015.

The Saturday Night Live 40th anniversary special on Sunday (Feb. 15) was indeed a musical affair, with performances by Justin Timberlake, Paul McCartney, Keith Richards, Taylor Swift and many more music stars.

'Saturday Night Live' 40th Anniversary Special: 10 Best Music Moments

Kanye West's appearance during the episode was a standout, as he performed "Jesus Walks" lying down on the floor in a crucifixion pose, then segued into "Only One." Later, the rapper was joined by Sia and Vic Mensa to perform his new track "Wolves." The fact that he was introduced by Mr. Cowbell himself, Christopher Walken, was just the icing on the cake.

Watch West's intense performance below, and click here for the 10 best music moments from Saturday Night Live's 40th anniversary special.