Nicki Minaj, Grammy Awards 2012: Rapper Will Perform ‘Roman Holiday’
Nicki Minaj is set to perform at the 54th Annual Grammy Awards Sunday (Feb. 12) and now the Queens-bred MC reveals the track she'll debut during music's biggest night.
The 29-year-old Young Money rhymer will take center stage for 'Roman Holiday,' a song featured on her forthcoming sophomore LP, 'Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded,' due April 3. The track has never been heard previously and will be the first time Minaj performs it for the public. 'Roman Holiday' will subsequently be available for sale on iTunes immediately following the awards ceremony.
Besides showcasing her lyrical stylings, the wig-wearing 'Stupid H--' creator will also compete in Grammy categories for Best New Artist, Best Rap Album and Best Rap Performance. Once she's done with the Grammy Awards, Minaj will premiere a new song off 'Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded' Monday (Feb. 13) on On-Air With Ryan Seacrest. The track, titled 'Starships,' will be her next single and will be available on iTunes.
Two weeks after the 54th Annual Grammy Awards, Nicki Minaj will perform yet again at the 2012 NBA All-Star Game in Orlando on Feb. 26.
'Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded' will be available for pre-order Feb. 27.