Chris Stapleton, Selena Gomez Set for 'Saturday Night Live'

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Selena Gomez attends the Billboard Women in Music Luncheon on December 11, 2015 in New York City.  

Saturday Night Live has announced the first musical guests of 2016.

Chris Stapleton -- who has been burning bright since his buzzy CMA performance in November -- will be the musical guest when Saturday Night Live returns January 16, alongside host Adam Driver. The following week, UFC fighter Ronda Rousey will host, alongside musical guest Selena Gomez, who surprisingly is making her first appearance on the program as well. 

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