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Okay, we know you're getting sick of hearing about #SquadGoals, but ... well, when big winner Taylor Swift rolled up to Republic Records' Sunday MTV Video Music Awards afterparty (sponsored by Marriott Rewards) with her "Bad Blood" gals – can you name them all? – we accepted that it's fine to use the phrase when someone's friend group is the only thing that outnumbers her moonman collection.
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Raise your hand if you think Bella Thorne and Gregg Sulkin (pictured here at Sunday's Jeremy Scott and Adidas bash) deserve a Cutest Couple VMA.
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We thought our weekend photos were cute, but that was before we found this picture of Emily Ratajkowski and Vanessa Hudgens at the West Hollywood Republic Records party. Well played, girls; well played.
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Hey, Grace Mitchell and Nick Jonas: Room for one more?
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Sure, just about anyone can be invited to the Jeremy Scott and Adidas Originals afterparty, but only the most stylish guests – like Rita Ora – get to hang out with the designer himself.
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Coordinating outfits, matching smiles, double the good looks – clearly, brothers Nick and Joe Jonas know exactly how to celebrate the VMAs.
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Want to make sure people remember your party for centuries? Just take a cue from Republic Records and invite Patrick Stump and Pete Wentz from Fall Out Boy.
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We're not sure what's left Shawn Mendes and Fifth Harmony's Camila Cabello in such a state of shock, but for us, the biggest surprise is that our invitation to the VMAs afterparties never arrived.
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Everyone knows that the best thing about having a sibling is that you have a built-in party companion – and if you're Ariana and Frankie Grande, you even have someone to match with you.
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Forget taking pictures for Instagram and showing off your carefully chosen outfit: When ASAP Rocky comes to an afterparty, he comes to party.
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Because nothing says "killed my pre-show performance" quite like a cigar ... or three.
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Sure, she loves her squad, but for Lorde, the best accessory for the Republic Records afterparty was simply a smile (awww).