Paul McCartney, Rihanna and Kanye West recently teamed up to record the track Four Five Seconds Twitter

Rihanna fans have waited more than two years for her new material, so what better time to make a comeback than on the biggest night in music.

The pop superstar, whose last album was 2012's Unapologetic, will reportedly perform at this year's Grammy awards with Beatles legend Paul McCartney and self-proclaimed rap king Kanye West.

According to the Sun, the trio will take to the stage at the LA's Staples Center to belt out a live rendition of their new collaboration, Four Five Seconds.

"Rihanna's seriously pleased to have bagged a big slot at the Grammys and two huge names to kick off her comeback," a source told the newspaper.

"Paul McCartney's a Grammys regular and it will give Rihanna serious kudos to have a Beatle backing her on stage. It is going to be a huge Grammys moment."

The news comes just days after the 26-year-old Bajan star surprised fans by releasing Four Five Seconds on iTunes. She dropped a link to the song on her Twitter page, telling her 39.9 million followers: "FIRST GLIMPSE AT MY NEW MUSIC!!!"

The catchy acoustic features the lines "Now I'm four, five seconds from wildin'/And we got three more days 'til Friday".

RiRi, who last performed at the Grammys in 2013, is also up for best rap/sung collaboration for The Monster, her track with Eminem.

Although Rihanna has yet to confirm her attendance, she would be joining an impressive line-up that includes Madonna, Pharrell Williams, Ed Sheeran, Usher and Sam Smith if she does take to the stage.

LL Cool J will host the 2015 Grammy Awards, which takes place on Sunday 8 February.