The 57th annual Grammy Awards have announced the first wave of artists that will perform live on the Staples Center stage February 8th: AC/DC, Madonna, Ariana Grande, Ed Sheeran and Eric Church. Here's more.

According to Rolling Stone, the award show's official Twitter made the announcement this morning following rumors late Monday night that Madonna had been recruited to take the stage.

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The Grammys will also be our first look at AC/DC since the group released their new LP Rock or Bust and should provide some clarity as to whether the rockers plan to move forward with or without embattled drummer Phil Rudd.

Sheeran is up for three awards at this year's Grammys, including Album of the Year for X. Grande was nominated for two awards: Best Pop Duo/Group Performance alongside Jessie J and Nicki Minaj for "Bang Bang" and Best Pop Vocal Album for My Everything.

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Eric Church scored four nominations, most notably Best Country Album for his The Outsiders. Can't wait to see his performance this year.

Expect the Grammys to announce many more performers before the awards show arrives February 8th.