• Share
  • Tweet
  • Share

Attention music lovers: The 2017 iHeartRadio Music Awards is off and running!

Music as heard on iHeartRadio takes center stage tonight at The Forum in Los Angeles, where host Ryan Seacrest has brought together the biggest and brightest recording artists from every genre under one roof. We already know Bruno Marswill receive the Innovator Award, stars like Katy PerryEd Sheeran and Noah Cyrus are slated to wow the crowd with performances, and we'll see Miley CyrusJohn Legend and Demi Lovato dole out trophies, but what about all the action cameras can't catch?

Lucky for pop culture fanatics, that's where E! News steps in. We have an all-access, behind-the-scenes pass to the 4th Annual iHeartRadio Music Awards and we're inviting you as our plus one! With 36 categories to award, and every can't-miss celeb interaction in between, there's plenty of surprises waiting to be shared. 

Check out everything you haven't seen on TV during the iHeartRadio Awards below!

Miley Cyrus, Noah Cyrus, Tish Cyrus, 2017 iHeartRadio Music Awards, Candids

Christopher Polk/Getty Images for iHeartMedia

Mother-Daughter Dance Moves: As Bruno Mars took the stageTrish Cyrus grabbed daughter Miley to dance along to his newest single, "That's What I Like." The fabulous trio swayed to the music, and beamed from ear to ear. Miley and Noah also couldn't help but sing at the top of their lungs during The Chainsmokers' performance. 

Just You and Me: Another celeb pairing spotted grooving to Bruno? A member of pop music duo Timeflies and singer-songwriter Julia Michaels. Clearly loving every moment of Mars' performance, the two danced separately like they were the only ones in the room. 

Everyone Loves Ed: As soon as the audience realized Ed Sheeran was performing next, the entire room erupted with screams and applause. Celebs seated at tables didn't hesitate to stand up to get a closer look, pulling out their phones to document the stellar medley of his latest hits. Crowd pleaser much?!

The Chainsmokers, Halsey, 2017 iHeartRadio Music Awards, Candids

Christopher Polk/Getty Images for iHeartMedia

Reunion Alert: During a commercial break, Kelsea Ballerini made a beeline for "Issues" songstress Julia Michaels. The girlfriend embraced as if they hadn't seen each other in forever, and before hugging goodbye, jammed out to the songs playing in the venue.

No. 1 Fan: After announcing little sister Noah Cyrus' performance, Miley Cyrus zigzagged back to her table while singing along to "Make Me (Cry)."  Miley pumped up the entire crowd, simultaneously holding up the handmade sign she made for the breakout singer. No doubt about it, Miley looked like the proudest big sister as she hugged mom Trish Cyrus and dad Billy Ray Cyrus

Award for Cutest Bromance Goes to...: After Justin Timberlake won the award for Song of the Year, he went directly over to Ed Sheeran and gave him a huge hug. Best bromance moment of the night? We think so!

Jason Derulo, 2017 iHeartRadio Music Awards, Candids

Christopher Polk/Getty Images for iHeartMedia

So Baby Pull Me Closer: Halsey and The Chainsmokers, who collaborated on mega-hit "Closer," were spotted in the midst of a serious conversation. Though seated at different tables, Halsey leaned over to Alex Pall with her arms on her knees and both legs on the floor, speaking animatedly with her hands. Oh, to be a fly on the wall...

Snack BreakFat Joe was one of the first celebrities to settle in at a table inside the venue. The nominated rapper enjoyed a variety of appetizers, including a cheese, crackers and a platter of sweets. As several fans approached Joe, he happily greeted and intently chatted with each one. 

Over Here, Bestie!: Bachelor Nation stars JoJo Fletcher and Becca Tilley looked absolutely breathtaking as they arrived arm-in-arm, but had a bit of a trouble finding their seat once inside The Forum. Despite causing a traffic jam, the reality TV stars were very polite as they navigated past the crowds.

(This story was originally published on Sunday, March 5 at 5:50 p.m.)