March 20, 2009 at 10:56 PM EDT

The promoters of Coachella have announced today via Twitter that rap sensation and new mom M.I.A. will perform at this year’s festival. It will be the singer’s first public performance since the Grammys. M.I.A. is taking over the Saturday slot originally slated for Amy Winehouse, who dropped out of Coachella, due to her current legal woes. Additional artists scheduled to play Coachella this year include Paul McCartney, Morrissey, The Killers and The Ting Tings.

More on M.I.A. and Amy Winehouse:
M.I.A. gives birth: It’s a boy!
M.I.A.’s Grammy performance: Give that girl a solo!
Amy Winehouse charged with assault

addCredit(“Dove Shore/Getty Images”)

You May Like