Rapper confirmed to play the bash in February 2010

Jay-Z has been confirmed to play next years BRIT Awards.

Performing a medley of his biggest hits, the rapper will also be doing a duet with a surprise artist – with his wife Beyonce, Alicia Keys or Coldplay frontman Chris Martin in line to feature.

Also confirmed to play at the awards ceremony is Robbie Williams who will close the show after being receiving an Outstanding Contribution To Music prize.

Held at London‘s Earls Court Exhibition Centre on February 16 2010, the show will be hosted by comedian Peter Kay.