Mick Jagger is to host and perform at the series finale of American comedy sketch show, Saturday Night Live. According to Deadline, Jagger will host the episode, which airs on May 19. This will be Jagger's first time hosting the long-running series, but his third appearance as a performer. Jagger and the rest of the Rolling Stones co-hosted and performed, as well as appearing in a handful of sketches, in 1978. Jagger again appeared on the programme in 2001. The Rolling Stones are currently celebrating their 50th anniversary.

Mick Jagger is to host and perform at the series finale of American comedy sketch show, Saturday Night Live.

According to Deadline, Jagger will host the episode, which airs on May 19.

This will be Jagger’s first time hosting the long-running series, but his third appearance as a performer.

Jagger and the rest of the Rolling Stones co-hosted and performed, as well as appearing in a handful of sketches, in 1978.

Jagger again appeared on the programme in 2001.

The Rolling Stones are currently celebrating their 50th anniversary.

A book, The Rolling Stones: 50 will be released on July 12, the date in 1962 when the band debuted at the Marquee Club in London’s Oxford Street.

In September, the Stones will release a career-spanning documentary.