By Patrick Gomez
November 02, 2016 at 08:48 PM EDT
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There are numerous music legends slated to perform at the 2016 CMA Awards, but could the star-wattage be even brighter than already promised?

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.

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”?) Or even a cover of a country classic.

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.

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