Katy Perry will take the stage at the Grammy Awards on February 12. The two-time nominee was announced as the latest performer on Wednesday (February 1).
The currently blue-haired pop star is up for Record of the Year for her feel-good empowerment track, "Firework." The Teenage Dream single is also up for Best Pop Solo Performance. This is hardly her first time performing on the show.
At the 2011 Grammys, she performed her songs "Not Like the Movies" and "Teenage Dream." The Valentine-themed performance also included the debut of footage from her wedding to her now-estranged husband, Russell Brand. In 2009, Perry performed her breakthrough hit "I Kissed a Girl" surrounded by giant, glittering pieces of prop fruit. And in 2010 she took the stage at the Grammy Nominations show and sang her ubiquitous candy-coated track, "California Gurls."
The same day that Perry was announced as a performer, fellow nominee Drake was announced as one of the night's big presenters, along with Gwyneth Paltrow, Miranda Lambert and Dierks Bentley.
Adele announced her long-rumored Grammy performance on Tuesday. It marks her first performance since a November vocal surgery. "I'm immensely proud to have been asked to perform at this year's Grammy Awards," Adele said. "It's an absolute honor to be included in such a night and for it to be my first performance in months is very exciting and of course nerve-racking, but what a way to get back into it all." Rihanna, Coldplay, Taylor Swift, Paul McCartney, Foo Fighters, Bruno Mars, Kelly Clarkson, Jason Aldean and Nicki Minaj are also confirmed to perform live at the 54th annual awards show, which will be hosted by LL Cool J.
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