With the 2016 “MTV Video Music Awards” wrapping up on Sunday, there’s obvioulsy a lot of talk surrounding the performances, the outfits and the speeches. There were also some notable moments that weren’t aired, like Drake meeting Rihanna’s parents, as we previously reported.
Below we’ve posted some photos and videos that were captured behind the scenes of the ceremony, and many of them were posted by the celebriteis themselves:
1. It’s not clear if this photo was taken before or after the ceremony, but there’s a total of five power couples in it, including Beyoncé and Jay Z, Kanye West and Kim Kardashian and Puff Daddy and Cassie.
2. Even though Chance The Rapper is one of today’s most talked about artists, he still gets excited when running into Beyoncé.
3. Exes Kanye West and Amber Rose seem to have an exchange in the crowd. “The Life of Pablo” rapper also mentioned Rose in his four-mintue VMA speech.
4. Rihanna received the VMA Vanguard Award and celebrates with a bunch of people behind the scenes.
5. Kim Kardashian and the U.S. female gymnastics team pose for a selfie.
6. Swizz Beatz takes the time to embrace his wife Alicia Keys during the evening.
7. Beyonce and Jay Z’s daughter Blu Ivy wears a dress that costs nearly $11,000, according to the New York Daily News.
8. Drake stands backstage in a tuxedo to present Rihanna with the VMA Vanguard Award.
9. Beyoncé and Blu Ivy stroll hand-in-hand in a photo posted by Queen B on her Instagram page.
10. Kim Kardashian and Britney Spears pose for a photo together.