Celebs getting ready for the MTV Video Music Awards

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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