MTV VMAs 2014: Watch All Our Red Carpet Videos

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Ashton Irwin, Calum Hood, Luke Hemmings, and Michael Clifford of 5 Seconds of Summer attend the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on August 24, 2014 in Inglewood, California.

5 Seconds of Summer, Sam Smith, Ed Sheeran & more stopped to chat before the big show.

The MTV Video Music Awards got started long before Ariana Grande hit the main stage Sunday night. Billboard was on the red carpet hours before the big show began, talking to everyone from Ed Sheeran to 5 Seconds of Summer.

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