Kylie is also to host the annual music ceremony, it was announced today

Kings Of Leon are to perform at this year’s BRIT Awards, which are to take place in London on February 18.

Other artists confirmed to appear live include Girls Aloud and Duffy.

The bands join a previously announced U2 who are set to premiere the first single from their forthcoming album ‘No Line On The Horizon’.

Presenting this year’s ceremony at Earls Court will be pop star Kylie Minogue who will appear alongside James Corden and Matthew Horne.

Pet Shop Boys will receive the 2009 Lifetime Achievement award, whilst Florence And The Machine are already named Critic’s Choice.

The full list of shortlisted nominations will be unveiled
tomorrow evening (January 20), at the BRITS launch at
London’s Roundhouse.

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