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See the best shots from the first Grammys week in New York City in 15 years

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Lorde and Stevie backstage at the Musicares Person of the Year Concert.

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When the Grammys returned to New York City for the first time in 15 years, the Big Apple was ready. Before, during and after Music’s Biggest Night at Madison Square Garden, galas, concerts, brunches and other special events popped up in Manhattan (and other boroughs, too), where the likes of Fleetwood Mac, Lorde, Card Bi, Missy Elliot and other multi-generation artists could party and trade notes. Check out all the best photos you missed in Random Notes.

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Laughter, Music and Love

Mike Meyers, Elvis Costello, Bonnie Raitt, Michael McKean and Darlene Love take part in the Little Kids Rock Benefit, held at New York City’s PlayStation Theater on October 18th.

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Billy’s Baby

Billy Joel introduces his newborn daughter Remy Anne on October 23rd in New York City; wife Alexis gave birth one day prior, and the little rocker weighed 7 lbs., 3 oz.  

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DJ’s Little Prince

DJ Khaled helped his Internet-famous son Asahd Khaled celebrate his first birthday at a Tot Living By Haute Living bash held in Miami on October 21st.  

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M and M

Mario Batali broke break with Marcus Mumford at a dinner for the celeb chef’s titular foundation, held at Del Posto eatery in New York City October 15th.

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J. Lo Raising Dough

Jennifer Lopez chats with Wilmer Valderrama at the phone bank during “One Voice: Somos Live! A Concert for Disaster Relief,” held in Los Angeles on October 14th. 

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Dave Grohl and Rick Astley collab like nobody’s business during Cal Jam, held October 7th at Glen Helen Amphitheater in San Bernardino, Calif.

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A Prince and The Boss

Bruce Springsteen and Prince Harry talk with athletes at the closing ceremony of the Invictus Games 2017 in Toronto.

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A Bleachers Creature

Jack Antonoff throws out the first pitch before the Cincinnati Reds played the New York Mets at Citi Field in New York City September 7th.

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Broadway Goes Green

Director Michael Mayer, Michael Moore and Billie Joe Armstrong pose backstage at the Belasco Theatre in New  York City after Armstrong’s guest-starring appearance in Moore’s The Terms of My Surrender on September 21st. of the band “Green Day” (who was a guest star in the show) pose backstage at the hit play “Michael Moore: The Terms of My Surrender” on Broadway at The Belasco Theatre on September 21, 2017 in New York City.

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Bryson’s Buddy

Bryson Tiller brings out Kendrick Lamar as he performs at KFC YUM! Center in Louisville, Kentucky on September 16th.

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Strange Masters

Aziz Ansari and Gaten Matarazzo party at Netflix’s Emmys fete, held at NeueHouse in Los Angeles on September 17th.

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Rage the Jewels

El-P, Travie McCoy and Zack de la Rocha pose backstage during the Meadows Music And Arts Festival at Citi Field in New York City on September 15th. 

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Baddest Buds

Future and Nicki Minaj spit rhymes together The Meadows Music & Arts Festival at Citi Field in New York City on September 16th.

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These Queens

Beyonce supports Rihanna at the latter diva’s 3rd Annual Diamond Ball (benefiting the Clara Lionel Foundation) at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City on September 14th.

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Bro Talk

Jack Johnson talks to Mike D for the Beastie Boy’s Echo Chamber radio show on Beats1 Radio in New York City on September 13th.

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The Who’s Idol?

Pete Townshend amuses Billy Idol and Rachel Fuller backstage during a recent performance of Classic Quadrophenia at the Metropolitan Opera at Lincoln Center in New York City.

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Collab, Please

Saturday Night Live’s Kate McKinnon and Big Little Lies’ Nicole Kidman celebrate their respective Emmy wins at HBO’s official after party for the TV awards fest, held at the Pacific Design Center in Los Angeles on September 17th.

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Gaga for Jazz

Lady Gaga and trumpeter Brian Newman surprised the crowd at his House of Blues shows in Boston on September 2nd after performing her own strenuous show at Fenway Park. She also showed up the previous night and the two sang duets of “Little Coquette,” “Call Me Irresponsible,” “What a Difference a Day Makes,” “Just a Gigolo” and “I Can’t Give You Anything But Love.”

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Rain Made in America

J. Cole rocks his signature orange jumpsuit during Day 1 of the 2017 Budweiser Made in America festival at Benjamin Franklin Parkway on September 2nd in Philadelphia.

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Beyonce walks backstage during the 2017 Budweiser Made in America festival - Day 2 at Benjamin Franklin Parkway on September 3, 2017 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Every Day Is Bey Day

A low-key Beyonce (a day before her 36th birthday) walks backstage during the 2017 Budweiser Made in America festival in Philadelphia September 3rd.

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Prom Pose

Mike D and SNL Alum Tim Meadows hug it out after a taping of Mike D’s Beats 1: Echo Chamber in Malibu, California. Mike says he didn’t go to prom, so he was unaware what a “prom pose” was.

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Total Eclipse of the DNCE

Jack Lawless, left, Joe Jonas, Cole Whittle and JinJoo of DNCE watched the eclipse aboard Royal Caribbean’s Oasis of the Seas special Total Eclipse Cruise on August 21st. The ship set sail along the path of totality, offering passengers an unobstructed view at sea. DNCE accompanied legendary singer Bonnie Tyler in an exclusive performance of her Eighties hit, “Total Eclipse of the Heart” as a part of the festivities.

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Convo at Chateau

Danielle Haim, Mark Ronson, Maya Rudolph attend a launch dinner for Away x Rashida Jones (the actress’ new luggage line) at the Chateau Marmont in West Hollywood on August 22nd.

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Loretta’s Ladies

Brandy Clark, Kacey Musgraves, and Margo Price view the Loretta Lynn: Blue Kentucky Girl exhibit at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum on August 22nd in Nashville.

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Life of (Pizza) Pie

Lil Yachty was on hand to tout his self-titled Pizzeria pop-up at Famous Ben’s Pizzeria located in New York City’s Soho on August 22nd.

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Mello Meet Up

Marshmello and Rae Sremmurd hang backstage at the Teen Choice Awards in Los Angeles August 13th.

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