Just when we thought Adele/Taylor Swift/Jennifer Lopez was going to perform at the prestigious Met Gala... it looks like the honor might be going to newcomer Azealia Banks.
I can't wait for the MET ball! I'm going as Alexander Wang's date. He custom made my outfit and shoes ! !!!! It's soooo hot !
I've Been invited to Perform for PRADA next week in NYC! Gonna b so lush !! Let's see what new songs I debut there! #metball2012
From which we can conclude the following:
-- Azealia Banks will perform at some point in the Gala, even if not as the sole performer of the night (an honor previously bestowed upon Rihanna, Kanye West, Lady Gaga, etc.).
-- Following a private Karl Lagerfeld concert with a gig at fashion's biggest party? Banks is the industry's newest musical fave.
-- Those Jennifer Lopez rumors are looking less and less true.
Whether or not Banks is the only performer at next Monday's ball, she'll still be walking the red carpet with Alexander Wang on her arm. Not bad for the hip-hop singer who debuted her first single only four months ago.
Can't wait till Monday? See what everyone wore at last year's 2011 Met Gala...