The telecast, which will also feature seven-time Grammy winner Pharrell as the musical guest, will mark Kendrick's "SNL" hosting debut.
"Saturday Night Live” returns March 29 with Emmy Award winner Louis C.K. in his second turn as host. Musical guest is Sam Smith.
Seth Rogen will host the long-running variety show for his third time April 12. Grammy nominee Ed Sheeran will be the evening's musical guest.
"Saturday Night Live” is produced in association with Broadway Video. The creator and executive producer is Lorne Michaels.