Ellie Goulding Joins Victoria's Secret Fashion Show; Rihanna Cancels Performance

11/03/2015 at 09:00 AM ET

Ellie Goulding has been added to the lineup for theĀ 2015 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show in New York, PEOPLE confirms.

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Goulding, 28, joins previously announced performers Selena Gomez and The Weeknd for the show, which tapes next week. (Rihanna, who was previously set to perform, had to cancel her appearance to finish work on her album, a source tells PEOPLE.)

The British beauty is no stranger to high-fashion events. She performed Elton John‘s ‘Your Song’ during Prince William and Kate Middleton‘s first dance following the royal couple’s April 2011 nuptials.

Supermodels and veteranĀ VS Angels Adriana Lima, Alessandra Ambrosio, Behati Prinsloo, and Candice Swanepoel will all be gracing the catwalk, along with Lily Aldridge, who will be modeling this year’s $2 million Fantasy Bra.

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The show will feature new additions Elsa Hosk, Jac Jagaciak, Jasmine Tookes, Kate Grigorieva, Lais Ribeiro, Martha Hunt, Romee Strijd, Sara Sampaio, Stella Maxwell, Taylor Hill and Victoria’s Secret PINK model Rachel Hilbert.

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Gigi Hadid will be making her first-ever appearance in the show after nailing her audition in front of executive producers Ed Razek and Monica Mitro.

The Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show will be broadcast Dec. 8 at 10 p.m. on CBS.

Karen Mizoguchi

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ABC on

Thank goodness. The line-up will be more tasteful without her.

Varnell on

Her performance of Phresh off the Runway, was the best thing about show .I haven’t watched since and was looking forward to seeing one of my favorite performers. I have no desire to watch it now. All the real Supermodels are gone now anyway. Except for Adriana Lima. Everyone else is average.

natalilopez on

Don’t forget Kendal Jenner is set to walk this year too! Honestly, the only performance I was looking forward to was The Weeknd! lol

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