Ellie Goulding, Rihanna

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Ellie Goulding is in and Rihanna is out.

The "Love Me Like You Do" singer has been tapped to replace the Barbadian beauty as a performer at the 2015 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show, joining previously announced acts Selena Gomez and The Weeknd. The lingerie company announced Rihanna's participation in October, but E! News has since learned that she pulled out of the event to focus on her music. Rihanna has released three songs from eighth studio album, Anti, which has no scheduled release date. Rihanna previously performed at the 2012 show, belting out "Diamonds" and other hits.

Instead, Goulding—whose hits include "Anything Could Happen" and "On My Mind"—will be taking the stage to promote her third studio album, Delirium.

Goulding, Gomez and The Weekend will be joining veteran Victoria's Secret Angels Lily Aldridge, Alessandra Ambrosio, Adriana Lima, Behati Prinsloo and Candice Swanepoel, as well as new Angels Kate Grigorieva, Taylor Hill, Elsa Hosk, Martha Hunt, Jac Jagaciak, Stella Maxwell, Lais Ribeiro, Sara Sampaio, Romee Strijd and Jasmine Tookes, plus Victoria's Secret PINK model Rachel Hilbert.

Supermodels Kendall Jenner and Gigi Hadid will also strut their stuff.

On Monday, Aldridge was announced as the lucky lady who gets to wear this year's $2 million Fantasy Bra. The supermodel's "Fireworks" top took 685 hours to create and features more than 6,500 precious gems from the label's traditional jeweler, Mouaward, totaling 1,364 carats. The matching underwear is adorned with 126 diamonds and 400 other precious stones. "They actually told me in July at a shoot. They surprised me," she told E! News' Zuri Hall inside the Victoria's Secret at Third Street Promenade in Santa Monica, Calif., Monday. "They do like a body cast of you. We shot it about a month ago, and now today, finally, we get to announce it. I've been holding it a secret since July. It's been like the hardest secret to keep ever!"

The Victoria's Secret Fashion show will air Tuesday, Dec. 8, at 10 p.m. on CBS.

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