Entertainment Music Country Beyoncé Is Attending the CMA Awards — and Will Perform! Multiple sources confirm to PEOPLE that Beyoncé is currently in Nashville and will attend the awards ceremony tonight — plus, she appears to be performing. By Patrick Gomez Patrick Gomez Patrick Gomez is the Editor in Chief/General Manager of Entertainment Weekly. Formerly at People magazine and The A.V. Club, the Critics Choice and Television Critics Association member has appeared on 'Today,' 'Extra!,' 'Access Hollywood,' 'E! News,' 'CNN,' and 'Nightline,' and can be seen frequently on 'Good Morning America.' Follow the Texas Native at @PatrickGomezLA wherever your media is social for all things 'For All Mankind' 'Top Chef,' and puppy related. People Editorial Guidelines Published on November 2, 2016 03:45 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Larry Busacca/PW/WireImage There are numerous music legends slated to perform at the 2016 CMA Awards, and now it appears to be official — Queen Bey will be hitting the stage. Multiple sources confirm to PEOPLE that Beyoncé is currently in Nashville and will attend the awards ceremony tonight — plus, she appears to be performing. ABC and the CMA had no comment on the rumors, but host Brad Paisley confirmed her appearance: “Frequently, country crosses over. But every now & then a major pop superstar wants to be a part of this too. Welcome, Beyoncé.” The Lemonade creator is not known as a country singer, but she wouldn’t be the first recording artists to cross genre lines at the CMAs. Justin Timberlake hit the stage with country star Chris Stapleton at the 2015 awards to perform their tracks “Tennessee Whiskey” and “Drink You Away.” But what will Beyoncé sing? A duet with one of the previously announced performers — of which there are many — is not out of the question. Or Queen Bey could do a solo performance of one of her originals. (Lemonade‘s country-twinged “Daddy Lessons,” which fellow attendees the Dixie Chicks have been covering live and are rumored to perform with her tonight.) • Who should win at #CMAawards50? Record a video with your vote atburst.com/CMA50Live to be featured on PEOPLE and EW’s red carpet LIVE show, airing Wednesday, Nov. 2 at 5:30 p.m. ETon our homepages or the newPeople/Entertainment Weekly Network (PEN). Go to PEOPLE.com/PEN, or download the PEN app on Apple TV, Roku Players, Amazon Fire TV, Xumo, Chromecast, iOS and Android devices. PEOPLE’s Special Edition 50 Years of the CMA Awards is on sale now online and on newsstands. If her recent Video Music Award performance is any indication, whatever Beyoncé would perform would be guaranteed to be what everyone is talking about tomorrow. The 2016 CMAs airs live tonight at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.