By Esther Zuckerman
January 20, 2015 at 03:14 PM EST
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J.K. Simmons will take a break from collecting accolades for his performance in Whiplash to host Saturday Night Live later this month, EW has confirmed.

People first reported that Simmons will hit Studio 8H for the Jan. 31 episode.  This will be the newly-minted Oscar nominee’s first time hosting SNL. According to People, the musical guest will be D’Angelo and band The Vanguard.

Excited to announce J.K. Simmons will host January 31 with musical guest @TheDangelo! http://t.co/ETC9iKXJ9K #SNL pic.twitter.com/RN47aNmFcJ

— Saturday Night Live (@nbcsnl) January 20, 2015

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