Lady Antebellum Perform 'We Owned the Night,' 'Just a Kiss' on 'SNL' (Video)

8:20 PM PST 10/02/2011 by Kimberly Nordyke
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The group appeared alongside host Melissa McCarthy on the second episode of the NBC program's new season.

Country trio Lady Antebellum hit the Saturday Night Live stage for the first time this weekend.

The group performed two songs during Saturday's episode of the NBC show, hosted by Mike & Molly star Melissa McCarthy, who is on the cover of the current issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine.

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Lady A first sang "We Owned the Night," from the band's new album, Own the Night. They later hit the stage again to sing their single "Just a Kiss," also from their latest album.

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Last month, Own the Night became Lady Antebellum's second No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart, selling 347,000 in its first week in stores. It followed Lady A's breakthrough second album, Need You Now, which started atop the Billboard 200 in February of 2010 with 481,000. The band's self-titled first album debuted and peaked at No. 4 off a 43,000 start in 2008.

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Lady A is the second group to perform on SNL this season, following Radiohead, which hit the stage for last week's Alec Baldwin-hosted premiere.

 

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