Nashville will celebrate the biggest night in country music on Wednesday with the 50th annual CMA Awards, and People and EW are thrilled to join the party with a pre-show streaming live beginning at 5:30 p.m. ET.
“People & EW Red Carpet Live” will feature People Now host Jeremy Parsons and People Executive Editor Cindy Sanz from the red carpet in Nashville and People Now co-host Andrea Boehlke in New York. People Deputy Style Director Alex Apatoff and InStyle Fashion and Beauty Editor-at-Large Kahlana Barfield Brown will discuss the best-dressed Country Music stars and the style and beauty throughout the evening, while People Music Editor Janine Rubenstein, Entertainment Weekly Senior Editor Kevin O’Donnell, and Entertainment Weekly Correspondent Madison Vain will mull over the nominees, making their picks for who will take home trophies.
The pre-show will air on the People/ Entertainment Weekly Network, EW.com, PEOPLE.com, InsStyle.com, and SouthernLiving.com from 5:30 pm. ET/4:30 p.m. CT on Nov. 2. Tune into the 50th annual CMA Awards, hosted by Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood, on ABC starting at 8 p.m. ET.
For more on the CMA Awards, see People‘s special issue, “People: 50 Years of the CMA Awards,” out now.