In honor of 'Saturday Night Live' celebrating four decades of iconic weekend comedic skits, the Emmy Award-winning show is holding a grand affair with a three-hour event featuring guest appearances from Kanye West, Paul McCartney, Justin Timberlake and Taylor Swift.

The live epic event goes down later this month and in addition to a star-studded lineup of musicians, the show will also mark the return of Eddie Murphy for the first time since 1984. He'll likely play some new reggae tunes like his latest, 'Oh Jah Jah.'

The 40th anniversary episode will surely be one to remember with skits coming from other former 'SNL' staples such as Tina Fey, James Franco and Will Ferrell and a slew of other top names in comedy. Check out the full lineup for the 'SNL' 40th Anniversary Special and the promo video below.

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40th Anniversary Special Lineup

Justin Timberlake, Emma Stone, Derek Jeter, Jimmy Fallon, Paul McCartney, Chevy Chase, Kanye West, Adam Sandler, Melissa McCarthy, Will Ferrell, Robert De Niro, Tina Fey, Paul Simon, Jerry Seinfeld, Molly Shannon, Steve Martin, Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Jack Nicholson, Amy Poehler, Jim Carrey, Peyton Manning, Dana Carvey, Kristen Wiig, Dan Aykroyd, Chris Rock, Alec Baldwin, Taylor Swift, Garrett Morris, Andy Samberg, Christopher Walken, Maya Rudolph, Tom Hanks, Martin Short, Betty White, Bill Murray, Bill Hader, Jane Curtin, Jon Hamm, Jimmy Fallon, Laraine Newman, Zach Galifianakis, Seth Meyers, Jason Sudeikis, Adam Sandler, Paul Rudd, David Spade, Kerry Washington, Fred Armisen, James Franco, Norm MacDonald.

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