We began the day in the lobby and immediately went over to Staples Center. Christen Greene, one of the managers, was such a joy to work with.
Stelth Ulvang and Norah Hoover. I was in the car already but loved the color of her hair when I saw her in the lobby. The kiss was a bonus.
On the way to the rehearsal, with security and the documentary team in the trunk.
Stelth Ulvang and Wes Schultz chat amid the gift bags in their room.
Neyla Pekarek signs the Grammy poster. Everyone is milling about, waiting to go on stage.
The script for the lead into the band's performance, with LL Cool J as presenter.
The band seems really well-balanced in terms of personalities; they all are very at ease with one another.
Jeremiah Fraites, who was quite sick, somehow got his energy up.
Manager David Meinert talks to the band about musicians' rights after they met with the Recording Academy.
Jeremiah's suspenders, a constant.
Getting ready to go onstage for the rehearsal, with Rihanna and Bruno Mars finishing their set above us.
Playing 'Ho Hey' to cardboard cut-outs of attendees.
After meeting Jack White, the band headed back to the hotel.
Neyla and Wes talking about the show.
Norah, Eric and Stelth about to get ready.
Stelth's room was striking in the sheer mass of clothing therein.
I love seeing what people choose to take on the road. These guys have been touring for a long time now.
Ben Wahamaki and Emily Thomas, whose room was right next to Stelth's.
Stelth calling Ben to come get dressed.
Jeremiah finally getting something to eat.
Wes getting ready. He is a really a pleasure to shoot, as he's always himself.
Eric Johnston watching Neyla put her makeup on.
Neyla's friend Claire Taylor helped her get ready while stylist Genevieve Espantman showed her some jewelry options.
The band heads into the show.