From Backstage to the After Parties: Here Are the Moments You Didn’t See From the 2018 Grammys

After the Grammys, the night was just beginning.

The 2018 Grammys may have wrapped just before your bedtime, but for music’s biggest stars the night was just beginning. Win or lose, celebrities couldn’t wait to bounce around the big apple and party ’till the sun came up. Grammys sweeper Bruno Mars celebrated his night at NYC hot spot Jade Sixty while A-listers like Dave Chappelle, Lorde and Camilla Cabello cut a rug at Universal Music Group’s star-studded Grammy’s after party.

In between the shows moments, celebrities mingled backstage and congratulated each other on a show well done. We don’t know about you, but we just love seeing celebs we didn’t even know were cool chatting it up between camera time.

Check out the pics below to see your favorite stars letting their hair down after music’s biggest night.

  • 1 Kendrick Lamar and James Corden
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    A job well done.

  • 2 Bruno Mars
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    The 24K Magic Grammy winner was flooded with congratulations backstage, including by the Recording Academy President Neil Portnow.

  • 3 Alessia Cara and Khalid
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    Best New Artist nominees and BFFs!

  • 4 Cardi B and Bruno Mars
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    Their new found friendship is literally 24K Magic!

  • 5 Rihanna
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    That performance gave us wild, wild thoughts!

  • 6 Alicia Keys and Miley Cyrus
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    Real queens salute one another!

  • 7 Julia Michaels and Kesha
    Awww!!

  • 8 Katie Holmes
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    Sometimes you just got to post up.

  • 9 Trevor Noah, DJ Khaled and Nile Rodgers
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    Living legends!

  • 10 Bono and James Corden
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    We’re obsessed with their bond.

  • 11 Rihanna
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    The Wild Thoughts songbird let her hair down at 1 Oak nightclub where she reportedly partied with her rumored boo Hassan Jameel.

  • 12 Chrissy Teigen
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    The model and expectant mommy dipped out early so her and the little one could catch some ZZZ’s. We’re not mad at it.

  • 13 Sam Smith and boyfriend Brandon Flynn
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    The couple arrived at Mark Ronson’s post-Grammy’s soiree at Shinola.

  • 14 Big Sean and Jhene Aiko
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    The music couple dance the night away and, like a good boyfriend, Sean gave his lady’s feet a break as he carried her out the club.

  • 15 Dave Chappelle and Trevor Noah
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    These two comedy geniuses posed for snaps left and right at Universal’s after party.

  • 16 Erykah Badu
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    Count on Ms. Badu to keep the tunes on steady.

  • 17 Sarah Silverman and Dave Chappelle
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    When you’re about to take a pic but the DJ just played your jam.

  • 18 Sam Smith and Dua Lipa
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    Epic “usie” goals.

  • 19 Cardi B
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    The after party was apparently at the telly for the “Bodak Yellow” rapper and her new painting gifted from Fashion Nova.

  • 20 Lorde, Vic O’Connor and Sonja Yelich
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    Lorde smiling is always a good thing.

  • 21 Young Paris and Eve
    Nothing like a good “kiki” to cap off an eventful night.

  • 22 Jimmy Jam and Family
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    The Recording Academy’s chairman of the board Jimmy Jam, wife Lisa Padilla and children Maximillian Harris and Lisa Harris slayed as a unit.

  • 23 Calvin Harris, Diplo and Camilla Cabello
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    The three pop superstars looked dashing alongside some of the biggest record execs in the game.

  • 24 Kesha
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    The “Praying” singer looked heavenly while rubbing elbows with some industry friends.

  • 25 Shaggy and Sting
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    For the last time, this is not Jim Jones!

  • 26 Rita Ora
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    Miss thing sure knows how to make an entrance.

  • 27 Calvin Harris and Rachel Platten,
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    Say cheese Calvin!

  • 28 Normani Kordei
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    The Fifth Harmony songstress lights up every room she’s in!

  • 29 Camila Cabello and Clive Davis
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    The singer and music mogul look so dapper in their all black everything ensembles.

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