Nicki Minaj To Perform On American Idol Next Week

22 March 2012, 14:00 | Updated: 22 March 2012, 14:17

The 'Starships' rapper tells her fans she will be appearing on an upcoming episode of the US music reality series.

Nicki Minaj has told her fans that she will be performing on American Idol next week.

The 'Fly' star will take to the stage on Thursday (29th March) after confirming the news on her Twitter account this morning.

She simply tweeted: "American Idol performance on 3/29!!!!!!!"

The 'Super Bass' rapper is currently preparing for the release of her new studio album 'Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded' which will be available on 3rd April.

A sample teaser album was leaked online earlier today allowing fans a sixty second clip of each of the songs which will make up the record and the star has also been busy filming a music video for her latest single 'Starships'.