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We can’t wait for November 5 — because Benedict Cumberbatch will be hosting SNL for the first time. NBC announced the news during last night’s show, reported TVLine. We are ~beyond~ excited, because it gets even better: Solange (aka Solange Knowles) will be the musical guest.

We know, we know!

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Cumberbatch recently had other big news, too, that he and his wife, Sophie Hunter, are expecting a second child. Between that and promoting Dr. Strange, he has a lot of exciting things going on.

As for Solange, she seems to be just as excited as we are about SNL.

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Of course, her new album, A Seat at the Table, dropped a few weeks ago, and we’re ~still~ listening to it nonstop.

And we’re not the only ones who are fans.

Celebs have taken to Twitter to talk about it, too.

Like Rashida Jones.

And Calvin Harris.

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ICYMI, SNL will be taking October 29 off, reported TVLine, since the show just completed four consecutive episodes and usually tends to do two- or three-week stretches. So this makes us anticipate November 5 even more. Who’s with us?