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Best celebrity tweets, Instagrams at 2017 VMAs: Stars share behind-the-scenes pics

Sunday's VMAs brought together some of music's biggest names — and many took to social media from the red carpet and the ceremony to give us a glimpse of what the star-studded event was really like.

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Here are some of our favorite tweets and Instagram posts from the evening.

Demo Lovato showed off her sheer, lace jumpsuit.


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Lorde shared a snap of her stunning feathered frock.

With my spice girl @officialmelb #girlsnightout #vma2017 @amine

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Heidi Klum shared a playful video with her pal, Mel B of the Spice Girls.

Jared Leto, there to perform with his band, 30 Seconds to Mars, posed for a pic with DJ Khaled.

I mean.... 😍❤️😍 #vmas

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Pink, the recipient of this year's Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award, came suited up with hubby Carey Hart and their adorable daughter, Willow.

She also shared this cute photo of young son Jameson watching his mama on TV.

Little meatball watching his mama ❤️😍❤️ #vmas

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Portia de Rossi posted a sweet snap of herself with Ellen DeGeneres, who was there to present Pink with her big award.

I ❤️ @chancetherapper. He's so talented. #VMAs

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Ellen also took a candid pic with Chance the Rapper, whom she praised as "so talented."

My friend Ed.

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The popular talk-show host also stopped for a photo op with Ed Sheeran.

Vmas timeeee

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Vanessa Hudgens shared a cheeky video en route to the event.

For more stars' looks from the VMAs, see our red carpet roundup!