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Miley Cyrus has landed a major gig for the weekend before her album release. 

NBC announced on Monday that the controversial former Disney star will be serving as both host and musical guest on the October 5th episode of "Saturday Night Live." Her much-anticipated album Bangerz drops the following Tuesday. 

It will be Miley's first time pulling double-duty on the sketch show, but she has appeared as host once before back in 2011.  The singer took to Twitter to confirm the news just before releasing her racy new video for "Wrecking Ball."  

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