If you thought 2011 was a big year for Nicki Minaj, 2012 is looking up to be just as sizzling! Minaj has been just been confirmed to take the stage at the 2012 Grammy Awards, reports MTV.

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Not only will Minaj make her Grammy performance debut, but the star could very well walk away with her first Grammy Award, too. She’s up for four awards, including Best New Artist, and Best Rap Album, Best Rap Performance and Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group. We’ll get to see Minaj’s Grammy performance when the awards air February 12 live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

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Along with the good news about her Grammy performance this week, Minaj was also nominated for International Breakthrough Artist at the prestigious Brit Awards to be announced on February 21.

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