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Miley Cyrus, Mark Ronson and Sean Lennon Perform “Happy Xmas” – Variety

December 15, 2018 10:42 PM PT The performance was introduced by Pete Davidson. The last "SNL" of 2018 was one of reflection and hope, and it included the last song of musical guest Mark Ronson and Miley Cyrus – a reproduction of John Lennon's classic "Happy Xmas (War Is Over)" as they two joined by Sean Ono Lennon. The song's lyrics, "And so is Christmas / and what have you done / Another year over / A new one just started," offered a suitable booking for a tumultuous year. Performance introduced by SNL cast member Pete Davidson, who had drawn public concern after a series of social media he announced earlier this day, one of which noted that he "really [didn’t] wants to be on this land anymore." The message was shared by many of his famous friends and colleagues who sent their wishes to the comedian and also pointed out that Davidson has been very open about his struggle to be mentally healthy (revealing a personality diagnosis at the border last year). Davidson was not featured in any sketches during the episode on December 1 5th. Cyrus and Ronson came together on stage twice that night. Earlier in the performance, the two were accompanied by a string section for their latest single, "Nothing Breaks Like a Heart." The song has a "Jolene" -like Americana vibe and, as Cyrus had described under the appearance of "The Howard Stern Show" earlier this week, she was drawn to it because the message…

The performance was introduced by Pete Davidson.

The last “SNL” of 2018 was one of reflection and hope, and it included the last song of musical guest Mark Ronson and Miley Cyrus – a reproduction of John Lennon’s classic “Happy Xmas (War Is Over)” as they two joined by Sean Ono Lennon. The song’s lyrics, “And so is Christmas / and what have you done / Another year over / A new one just started,” offered a suitable booking for a tumultuous year.

Performance introduced by SNL cast member Pete Davidson, who had drawn public concern after a series of social media he announced earlier this day, one of which noted that he “really [didn’t] wants to be on this land anymore.” The message was shared by many of his famous friends and colleagues who sent their wishes to the comedian and also pointed out that Davidson has been very open about his struggle to be mentally healthy (revealing a personality diagnosis at the border last year). Davidson was not featured in any sketches during the episode on December 1

5th.

Cyrus and Ronson came together on stage twice that night. Earlier in the performance, the two were accompanied by a string section for their latest single, “Nothing Breaks Like a Heart.” The song has a “Jolene” -like Americana vibe and, as Cyrus had described under the appearance of “The Howard Stern Show” earlier this week, she was drawn to it because the message was up to date. “What have we done? Do we do? Are we actually active? … We are the next generation to encourage people to fight for the change we want to see,” said Cyrus, who also revealed to SiriusXM values ​​that a recording of “Happy Xmas” was planned for New York’s Electric Ladyland studio, where John Lennon celebrated a famous comedy on David Bowie’s “Fame.”

Watch Cyrus and Lennon perform “Happy Xmas (War is Over)” below:

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