Announced on Thursday, British singer Adele is set to make her post-surgery UK live comeback at the 2012 Brit Awards ceremony to be held at London’s O2 Arena on February 21.
The announcement was made at the Brits 2012 launch event Thursday evening, with Adele earning three nominations, including Best British Female Solo Artist. Other performances on the live telecast set list include Noel Gallagher, Coldplay, Rihanna, Bruno Mars, and Ed Sheeran. The live show will air on ITV and be broadcast on TV and radio in more than 100 countries. NME also announced that Adele is rumored to be performing at the Grammy’s ceremony in Los Angeles on February 12.
Nominated for Album of the Year are Adele’s 21, Coldplay’s Mylo Xyloto, Ed Sheeran’s +, Florence + the Machine’s Ceremonials, and PJ Harvey’s Let England Shake.
In addition to Adele, other female artists in the running for best solo performer are Florence + the Machine, Jessie J, Kate Bush, and Laura Marling. Top male solo artists earning nods are Ed Sheeran, James Blake, James Morrison, Noel Gallagher, and Professor Green.
Arctic Monkeys, Chase & Status, Coldplay, Elbow, and Kasabian round out the nominees for Best British Group, while Fleet Foxes, Foo Fighters, and Jay-Z and Kanye West are among those nominated for Best International Group. For a complete list of nominees, visit the Brit Awards official web site