Justin Bieber, Taylor Swift and Carrie Underwood are all performing at the awards show

By People Staff
Updated November 18, 2012 05:00 PM
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The 40th Anniversary American Music Awards is on tonight, but before stars like Justin Bieber and Taylor Swift take to the stage, celebs will be strutting their stuff on the red carpet – and PEOPLE will bring you live coverage.

Watch the above stream at 5 p.m. ET/2 p.m. PT for live footage from the Coca-Cola Red Carpet LIVE show.

For this year’s special 40th anniversary AMAs ceremony, stars from Carrie Underwood to Nicki Minaj to Linkin Park will perform. Plus, Stevie Wonder will offer up a tribute to late radio legend Dick Clark.

Among the special performances, Bieber and Minaj will take the stage together, as will Ludacris, Chris Brown, and Swizz Beatz.

Catch all the coverage of the carpet live on People.com before the show airs tonight on ABC at 8 p.m.