The pop star has been nominated for the leading actress Bafta for House Of Gucci (Credit: Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP) Credit: PA WIRE/PA Images

Lady Gaga is set to introduce this year’s Rising Star Segment at BAFTA Awards, at the Royal Albert Hall in London, the only category the British public votes on.

Lady Gaga, who is nominated for best actress at the BAFTA Awards for her role as Patrizia Gucci in House of Gucci, will also introduce last year’s winner, Bukky Bakray. Bakray will then announce this year’s Rising Star winner.

The nominees for this year are Ariana DeBose, Harris Dickinson, Lashana Lynch, Millicent Simmonds, Kodi Smit-McPhee.

According to the BAFTA official website, Lady Gaga “will highlight the importance of supporting the next generation of talent”.

The executive director of awards & content at BAFTA, Emma Baehr said: “We’re thrilled to be able to create such a memorable moment that celebrates the exciting new talent within our industry. The EE Rising Star Award is a huge moment in someone’s early career, and our multiple new talent initatives are a key part of BAFTA’s year-round work.  We’re delighted that Lady Gaga has agreed to be part of the ceremony, and pleased that Bukky will finally get to enjoy her moment on the Royal Albert Hall stage.”

The voting for EE Rising Star Award will close at 10pm on March 11.