go behind the scenes at the mtv vmas with tori kelly

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A lot happened at last night's MTV VMAs: Kanye announced he's running for president, Nicki Minaj called Miley Cyrus out, and 31 drag queens took the stage. And while Tori Kelly's performance certainly wasn't the most controversial, it was still very major. Before she took the stage and sang a stripped-down version of "Should've Been Us," Tori and her stylist Karla Welch let us go backstage with them. Click through the gallery to see what it's like to prep for one of the year's biggest awards shows.