By Esther Zuckerman
Updated 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.

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Saturday Night Live

The original late-night comedy sketch show from the one and only Lorne Michaels.

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  • TV Show
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  • 46
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  • TV-14
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  • Saturdays at 11:30 PM
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  • Lorne Michaels
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  • NBC
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