Nicki Minaj And Taylor Swift To Perform At American Music Awards 2012

24 October 2012, 15:41 | Updated: 24 October 2012, 16:07

The 'Boys' rapper and US singer-songwriter Taylor join Linkin Park and Christina Aguilera on the bill.

Taylor Swift and Nicki Minaj have been announced for the performance line-up for this year's American Music Awards.

'Super Bass' rapper Nicki and 'We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together' singer Taylor are both up for awards at the 2012 event and will perform songs at the Los Angeles Nokia Theatre event next month.

Nicki Minaj has been nominated for four awards in total for the American Music Awards, tying with Rihanna for the most nods on the night, including Favourite Rap/Hip-Hop Artist and Favourite Pop/Rock Female Artist.

'Love Story' singer Taylor Swift, who launched her brand new album 'Red' with appearances in New York this week, is also nominated at the event for Favourite Country Artist.

The line-up also boasts performances from The Voice US star Christina Aguilera and rock band Linkin Park, who are up for Best Alternative Artist.

Check out a picture of Nicki Minaj performing on her 'Pink Friday' UK tour below (Credit: PA):

Nicki Minaj is currently in the UK after launching her new tour in Nottingham last weekend where she performed tracks from her new album 'Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded'.

The American Music Awards 2012 will take place on 18th November.