The Recording Academy have announced more performers for this year’s event, which takes place in Los Angeles on February 10, including the LA rock band and the ‘Better Now’ rapper.
Further details about the collaboration, included how many songs they will perform and what those tracks are, are yet to be confirmed.
The performance might not be Malone’s only moment on the stage at the ceremony next month. He is nominated for four awards at the event, including Album Of The Year, Record Of The Year, Best Rap/Sung Performance, and Best Pop Solo Performance. You can see the full list of nominations here.
The star is no stranger to teaming up with heritage rock acts, either. At last year’s VMAs, he joined Aerosmith to play his own track ‘Rockstar’ before running through a medley of some of their classics.
Joining Red Hot Chill Peppers and Malone in the new raft of confirmations are Brandi Carlile, Miley Cyrus, and H.E.R. They will perform alongside the previously announced Janelle Monáe, Kacey Musgraves, Cardi B, Shawn Mendes, Camila Cabello, and Dan + Shay.
Meanwhile, fans recently found what they believe to be footage of Malone’s old metalcore band and his pre-fame Souncloud account. In a clip filmed in 2010, the rapper is thought to be seen playing guitar with the band Ashley’s Arrival and pulling a crabcore pose while covering Asking Alexandria’s ‘The Final Episode (Let’s Change Channel)’.