Celebs getting ready for the MTV Video Music Awards

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What's even better than the red carpet? How about the pre-red carpet! These dressing room and limo snapshots show us a little more about how these musical stars and fun entertainers get ready. Take an inside look at celebs prepping for their big night at the MTV Video Music Awards.

Tyler Oakley and Rosci Diaz snap themselves on the way to the MTV VMA red carpet.

Usher and Sway Calloway chat it up before the big night.

Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran helped each other get ready for the MTV VMAs. True friendship.

Lorde showed off her getting ready routine

Ellie Goulding practiced some "skills" backstage.

Juicy J flashed some serious style before rolling out to the VMAs.

5 Seconds of Summer joked around a bit.

Lucy Hale showed off her adorable red carpet pony tail.

Kesha stunned with rainbow hair.

Sam Smith definitely dressed to impress.

Sarah Hyland winked to fans in a limo snapshot.

Designer Jeremy Scott shows off his all access passes to the MTV VMAs red carpet.

As expected, Michelle Williams looked flawless.

Kelly Rowland wow-ed us all.

For more celebrity fun check out the gallery below from last year's MTV Video Music Awards!
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Celebs getting ready for the MTV Video Music Awards
Liam Payne (L), Zayn Malik (2nd L), Niall Horan (C), Harry Styles (2nd R) and Louis Tomlinson (R) of One Direction at the MTV Video Music Awards August 25, 2013 at the Barclays Center in New York. AFP PHOTO/Stan HONDA (Photo credit should read STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 25: Singer and Actress Taylor Swift attends the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards at the Barclays Center on August 25, 2013 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by C Flanigan/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 25: Selena Gomez attends the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards at the Barclays Center on August 25, 2013 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 25: Katy Perry attends the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards at the Barclays Center on August 25, 2013 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 25: Rapper Iggy Azalea enters the Dream Downtown hotel on August 25, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Ray Tamarra/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 25: Singer Miley Cyrus is seen at the 'VMA' on August 25, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Raymond Hall/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 25: Singer Miley Cyrus is seen at the 'VMA' on August 25, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Raymond Hall/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 25: Ciara attends the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards at the Barclays Center on August 25, 2013 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by James Devaney/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 25: Austin Mahone attends the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards at the Barclays Center on August 25, 2013 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by James Devaney/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 25: Jennifer Hudson attends the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards at the Barclays Center on August 25, 2013 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by James Devaney/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 25: Ryan Lewis and Macklemore pose with award in the press room at the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards at the Barclays Center on August 25, 2013 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 25: (L-R) JC Chasez, Lance Bass, Justin Timberlake, Joey Fatone and Chris Kirkpatrick of N'Sync attend the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards at the Barclays Center on August 25, 2013 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 25: Nial Horan, Liam Payne, Louis Tomlinson, Zayn Malik and Harry Styles attend the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards at the Barclays Center on August 25, 2013 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 25: Taylor Swift accepts the Best Female Video award for 'I Knew You Were Trouble' from Daft Punk, Pharrell Williams and Nile Rodgers onstage during the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards at the Barclays Center on August 25, 2013 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 25: JC Chasez (L) and Justin Timberlake of N Sync perform during the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards at the Barclays Center on August 25, 2013 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic for MTV)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 25: Macklemore, Mary Lambert and Ryan Lewis perform the VMA onstage during the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards at the Barclays Center on August 25, 2013 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for MTV)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 25: Robin Thicke performs during the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards at the Barclays Center on August 25, 2013 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Jemal Countess/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 25: Justin Timberlake (L) and Joseph Gordon-Levitt onstage during the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards at the Barclays Center on August 25, 2013 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for MTV)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 25: Taylor Swift speaks onstage during the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards at the Barclays Center on August 25, 2013 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for MTV)
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