Stevie Wonder and Chris Brown

2012 Grammys: What You Didn’t See

Grammy winner Chris Brown getting congratulated by the legendary Stevie Wonder, Lil Wayne kicking it in the audience with his daughter Reginae, and a dapper Drake seated next to his father. These were just some of the unscripted moments that were not broadcast during the 54th Annual Grammy Awards.

John Legend greeted pop royalty Lady Gaga, Little Red Riding Hood Nicki Minaj caught up with America’s sweetheart Taylor Swift in the front row, and Rihanna shared a blonde moment with Gwyneth Paltrow and Paris Hilton backstage at L.A.’s Staples Center.

Check out 18 candid photos from music’s biggest night, with appearances from Wiz Khalifa and Amber Rose, Adele, Kelly Rowland, Alicia Keys, Bruno Mars, Katy Perry, Diana Ross, LL Cool J, and more.