U2 will debut single at BRIT Awards

Ceremony set for Feb. 17 in London

LONDON -- U2 will play its new single, "Get on Your Boots," at the BRIT Awards ceremony on Feb. 17 at London's Earls Court. The band's new album, "No Line on the Horizon," arrives March 2 internationally and a day later in North America.

The band has previously won seven BRIT awards, five of them for best international group.

The BRIT Awards will live on ITV1 and are sponsored by MasterCard. The other confirmed performer is Pet Shop Boys, recipient of the outstanding contribution to music award.

BRIT Awards nominations will be unveiled Jan. 20.