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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.

U2

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A ‘Tree’ Grows in Seattle

U2 (The Edge, Larry Mullen Jr., Bono and Adam Clayton) performed the second night of their Joshua Tree 2017 Tour at CenturyLink Field in Seattle on May 14th.

Harry Styles

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Rocking Millennial Pink

Harry Styles sang tracks off his impending solo album for Today’s Citi Concert Series at Rockefeller Plaza in New York City on May 9th.

Alex Gaskarth, All Time Low

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Made It Rain

All Time Low’s Alex Gaskarth soaked it all in during the band’s performance inside the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles for the 2017 MTV Movie And TV Awards Festival on May 7.

Katy Perry

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Witness for Pops-ecution

Katy Perry – she just announced her fourth album Witness and an accompanying fall tour – flexes during 102.7 KIIS FM’s 2017 Wango Tango at StubHub Center in Carson, California May 14th.

Debra Messing, Cole Whittle

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Feel Like DNCE-ing

Debra Messing gets up close and personal with DNCE’s Cole Whittle during the GLAAD Media Awards at the Hilton in midtown Manhattan on May 6th.

R5

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Seventies Glam Vibes

Ross Lynch of R5 makes a Jagger-esque move during the band’s release party show for New Addictions at Teragram Ballroom in Los Angeles May 11th.

Adam DeVine

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Holding On for Tonight

Host Adam DeVine made like Sia and swung from the chandelier during the wacky, Beauty and the Beast-themed opener for the 2017 MTV Movie And TV Awards, held at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles on May 7.

Caleb McLaughlin

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Sixth Harmony

After her sexy performance with Pitbull, Camila Cabello (in the red dress) confabbed with the adorable cast of Stranger Things (inaugural winner of Best TV Show) Caleb McLaughlin, Millie Bobby Brown, Finn Wolfhard, Gaten Matarazzo and Noah Schnapp at the 2017 MTV Movie And TV Awards in Los Angeles May 7.

Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez

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The J-Rod Has Landed

New mega-couple Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez arrive together at the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute Benefit Gala and the opening of the “Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garçons: Art of the In-Between” exhibit on May 1st in New York City. In Valentino, J. Lo (like most of the night’s attendees) ignored the sartorial theme.

Madonna and Sarah Paulson

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American Fan Girl

Sarah Paulson (in Prada) holds her Moschino-wearing idol Madonna’s distressed military-inspired shawl (what is that thing?) outside the Metropolitan Museum of Art for the Met Gala, held in New York City on May 1st.

Selena Gomez, The Weeknd

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They’re Good, They’re Good, They’re Great

Selena Gomez (clad in Coach) got a smooch from be-tuxed boyfriend the Weeknd for their very first red carpet appearance as a couple: the absolutely massive Met Gala, held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute in New York City on May 1st. NBD.

Sean Combs (Diddy) and Cassie Ventura

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Loungewear Redefined

As his longtime girlfriend Cassie preened for cameras in her On Auro Tout Vu gown, Sean Combs takes a breather on the steps of the Metropolitan Museum of Art for the Met Gala in New York City on May 1st. Diddy’s explanation?  “I was getting tired so I laid down on the stairs!!!” he later tweeted.

Celine Dion, Migos

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We Smell a Collabo

Celine Dion – edgier than ever in Atelier Versace – flashes some leg alongside the men of Migos for the Met Gala, which was held at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 1st, 2017 in New York City. Amazingly, it was the French-Canadian superstar’s very first time at the celeb-studded event.

Rita Ora

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Marching in Marchesa

Rita Ora – thanks to a bevy of dress handlers – navigates the steps of the Metropolitan Museum of Art for the Met Gala in New York City on May 1st.

Chance The Rapper and Kensli

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Chance the Papa

Chance the Rapper takes his scene-stealing daughter Kensli to the NBA playoff game between the Chicago Bulls and the Boston Celtics, which took place in Chicago on April 21st.

Rihanna

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B Better Have My Money

Rihanna – promoting her Fenty Puma line – works the cash register at a pop-up shop (fans waited for hours) in Los Angeles on April 18th.

Little Steven, Bruce Springsteen

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Stevie’s Moment

Steven Van Zandt is joined by his “brother from another mother” Bruce Springsteen for the final two songs (“It’s Been a Long Time” and Chuck Berry’s “Bye Bye Johnny”) of his Little Steven and the Disciples of Soul concert – Van Zandt’s first solo show since the 1980s – at the Paramount Theater in Asbury Park, New Jersey on April 23rd.

Stevie Wonder and Janelle Monae

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S’Wonder-ful

Stevie Wonder and Janelle Monae perform together as he was honored with the the Key of Life Award at the ASCAP “I Create Music” Expo on in Los Angeles on April 15th.

Lorde

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Kiwi Queen

In her first live performance since 2014, Lorde debuts her new track “Homemade Dynamite” – off impending sophomore album Melancholia – at Coachella in Indio, California on April 16th.

Tove Lo

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Naked Talent

Tove Lo flashes the crowd during her April 16th set at Coachella in Indio, California. “I want to get to a place where women can be naked the same way men can,” the Swedish singer said recently.  

Michael D'Addario

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Proving to You

Michael D’Addario of the Lemon Twigs goes airborne during the band’s April 21st show at Coachella in Indio, California. 

George Clinton

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Funk Delivery System

George Clinton performs for a stoked crowd at Heineken House for Coachella in Palm Springs on April 15th.

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