Rapper Nicki Minaj has been added to the lineup for the 2012 Grammy Awards, which will take place at the Staples Centre in Los Angeles on Sunday 12 February. Other names to perform that evening includes rockers Foo Fighters and country singer Jason Aldean. The Grammys' official Twitter account announced: "Happy to welcome @nickiminaj as a first-time performer on our GRAMMY Awards stage on Feb. 12!" Nicki is also nominated for four awards at the show including 'Best New Artist' and 'Best Rap Album' for her debut LP Pink Friday. The rapper, who is apparently touring SA later this year, will release her second studio album Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded in February.