Lily Allen, Cheryl Cole to play at Brits

LILY ALLEN, Cheryl Cole and Jay Z have been booked to play at the Brit awards show at Earls Court in February.

“I already have some really strong ideas for my performance and I’m so excited to appear at the awards,” said Allen.

The threesome announced today will join previously confirmed acts Florence and the Machine, Kasabian, Lady GaGa, Dizzee Rascall and Robbie Williams at the annual music industry slapping of backs.

As well as performing at the awards, Allen, Florence And The Machine , Lady GaGa are in line to emerge as the night’s big winner, as they – along with Pixie Lott – were handed the joint most nominations at a do at the IndigO2 yesterday.

The Brit Awards nominations can be found in full at the official site.

They take place on 16 February. Ten days later Lady GaGa appears at the O2, while Lily Allen is at the same venue a couple of weeks later, on the 7 March, with Dizzee Rascall in tow.