Nicki Minaj has been tapped to perform at the 2012 Grammy Awards.

The first-time Grammy performer has been added to a lineup that already includes Bruno Mars, Foo Fighters, Taylor Swift, Jason Aldean and Kelly Clarkson. The Young Money rapstress is also nominated for Best New Artist and Best Rap Album for Pink Friday.

The event is scheduled to take place live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California on Sunday, February 12th at 8 p.m.

Happy to welcome @nickiminaj as a first-time performer on our GRAMMY Awards stage on Feb. 12! #GRAMMYs
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