How Stars Are Getting Ready for the Video Music Awards (PHOTOS)
08/24/2014 AT 08:00 PM EDT
Sometimes they're skimpy, sometimes they're sparkly, and they always get the Internet buzzing. So PEOPLE is jumping ahead of the curve, bringing you behind-the-scenes shots of stars getting ready for the MTV awards show.
From Taylor Swift's makeup buddy to Kesha's bare selfie, see how the night's most anticipated attendees are prepping their looks.