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Watch Ella Mai Make Her ‘Saturday Night Live’ Debut

The UK singer brings the hits to Studio 8H.

Ella Mai was the latest musical guest on Saturday Night Live, sharing the bill with the evening’s host, Steve Carrell.

WATCH: Ella Mai Addresses Jacquees “Trip Remix” Controversy

The British singer performed a pair of singles from her self-titled debut, lighting up the stage with “Boo’d Up” and “Trip,” backed by a full band. The 24-year-old r&b star has been on a steady ascent since the 2017 release of “Boo’d Up,” a surprise smash that landed her on tour with Kehlani, and later, as the replacement for a very pregnant Cardi B on Bruno Mars’ 24k Magic World Tour. This winter, she’ll hit the road for her debut headlining tour, commencing at the top of 2019.

WATCH: Ella Mai Shares Moments of Affection in New Video for “Boo’d Up”

Watch Ella Mai make her Saturday Night Live debut below. Head to her site for the full touring itinerary.

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