Behind-the-Scenes Moments from the 2023 Grammys

The 2023 Grammy Awards were full of jaw-dropping moments, but it's the moments you didn't see on TV that were possibly the most fun

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Hello from the Inside

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Adele and her beau Rich Paul smiled for the camera from their cozy table.

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Bottle Poppin'

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It was a big night for Beyoncé, who celebrated her historic win with husband JAY-Z, as well as Adele and Rich Paul.

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New Besties

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Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and Adele showed off their fresh best friendship after Trevor Noah introduced them in his monologue.

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Red Hotties

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Shania Twain shared a laugh with Sam Smith and Kim Petras. The country legend's fiery red tresses even matched with Smith and Petras' red ensembles!

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Grammy Buddies

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Bad Bunny and Taylor Swift got snug for a quick pic during a break in the show.

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Date Night

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The Grammys were also date night for Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck, who cuddled up for a quick photo during the show.

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Winner's Circle

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All of the night's big winners — Adele, Beyoncé and Lizzo — were all smiles when posing together. Posting a similar shot of the trio on Instagram, Lizzo captioned it, "I won."

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Party Over Here

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Flavor Flav enjoyed the show from his spot in the audience.

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Long-Legged Legend

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Mary J. Blige rocked her signature thigh-high Casadei boots while leaving the stage after performing.

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Lourdes Leon gave producer/composer/vocalist Trinity Vigorsky a friendly kiss on the cheek.

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Hip-Hop Greats

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Hip-hop legends Flavor Flav, Method Man and Swizz Beatz had a ball backstage following their tribute to 50 years of hip-hop.

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Longtime Homies

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Nelly and Swizz Beatz exchanged a quick dap while enjoying the show.

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Black and White Dalliance

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Shania Twain and Mick Fleetwood did a happy dance for the cameras.

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Big Boss Vibes

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At his table, JAY-Z posed with bottles of his liquor brands, D'USSE and Ace of Spades.

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R&B Divas

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Mary J. Blige and H.E.R. smiled brightly for a snapshot.

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Power Posse

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Only at the Grammys would you find First Lady Jill Biden hanging with Olivia Rodrigo, Bonnie Raitt and Chris Martin.

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Producing pals Taylor Swift and Jack Antonoff got their drank on.

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