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Nina, Julianne, Karlie, Gaga and more kept it light when the cameras weren’t rolling
By Kate Hogan
Updated November 21, 2016 at 1:00am EST
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Besties Nina Dobrev and Julianne Hough presented together — and referenced their friendship (and Dobrev's friendship with Tequila Don Julio) in their bit.
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Taylor Swift Squad members Karlie Kloss and Rachel Platten caught up between performances.
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Bella Thorne (left) brought lookalike sis Dani along for the show.
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Ariana Grande's Nonna (pictured here with Frankie Grande) surprised her granddaughter at the AMAs and served as her date since her boyfriend Mac Miller was away on tour.
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Presenter Keke Palmer made a sexy style statement backstage.
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Chrissy Teigen was more than happy to sit next to — and later introduce — husband John Legend.
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After co-presenting best soundtrack, co-supermodels Rebecca Romijn and Heidi Klum hung backstage.
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Kloss also scored a coveted seat next to performer Lady Gaga during the show.
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