Mariah Carey, Kanye West and John Legend are the first acts confirmed to perform at the 48th Grammy Awards, which will be held Feb. 8 at Los Angeles' Staples Center and broadcast live on CBS.

Mariah Carey, Kanye West and John Legend are the first acts confirmed to perform at the 48th Grammy Awards, which will be held Feb. 8 at Los Angeles' Staples Center and broadcast live on CBS.

The trio of artists is tied with a leading eight nominations for the awards. Carey and West will face off in the album of the year category (for "The Emancipation of Mimi" and "Late Registration," respectively), while Carey and Legend are both nominated for song of the year and best R&B song (for "We Belong Together" and "Ordinary People," respectively).

The Grammys will be West only other upcoming appearance besides a Feb. 2 show in Detroit as part of the Pepsi Smash Super Bowl Concert Series. Legend's only upcoming show is Jan. 26 at the Air Jamaica Jazz & Blues Fest in Montego Bay, Jamaica.