Here's What Happened at the Grammy After Parties

Louis Tomlinson and Meghan Trainor
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Louis Tomlinson and Meghan Trainor attend Sony Music Entertainment 2016 Post-Grammy Reception at Hotel Bel Air on Feb. 15, 2016 in Los Angeles, Calif. 

The Grammy Awards are done and dusted for 2016. Though that doesn't mean the action is finished. The good times carried on across Los Angeles as the winners, losers, performers and participants got loose at the various Grammy after parties. Billboard and The Hollywood Reporter staff were in the thick of it. 

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9:08 pm PT -- Zendaya makes her way down the carpet at Universal Music Group's after party at Ace Theater.

9:15 pm -- Julie Chen and Big Brother contestant (and Ariana Grande’s brother) Frankie Grande seen embracing on the red carpet outside the event at Ace Theater.

9:45 pm -- Shawn Mendes walks the red carpet at Universal's afterparty as the crowd cheers.

10:00 pm -- A crowd gathers at the "make your own cookie bar" inside the Universal party -- a huge hit after a long day.

10:07 pm -- Lisa Vanderpump spotted waiting for the valet.

10:24 pm: Patrick Carney of The Black Keys seen holding court inside the Universal party with a small group. 

10:30 pm: Cash Money Records co-founder Slim (Ronald “Slim” Williams) seen leaving the Universal party.

10:55 pm -- Meghan Trainor and Louis Tomlinson from One Direction pose for a photo together at the Sony Music after party in Bel Air.

11:24 pm -- Missy Elliott has arrived onstage at the Warner Music party at Milk Studios.

11:25 pm -- Gary Clark Jr bows before Busta Rhymes at the Warner party.

11:30 pm -- Dwight Yoakam leaves in the middle of Missy's set!

11:30 pm -- At the Sony party, Clive Davis congratulates RCA Records’ Peter Edge and Tom Corson on Mark Ronson’s win. 

11:44 pm -- Missy Elliott runs out into the crowd in the middle of her blazing set at the Warner Music party and delivers nearly an entire song standing on a couch in the middle of the crowd. Stephen Hill from BET jumps on the couch and tries to dance alongside her. 

12:04 am -- Patrick Carney of The Black Keys (again) holding court, this time at Milk Studios on the front patio. He's wearing his usual leather jacket.

12:15 am -- Louis Tomlinson gathers his posse and heads out from Sony party for the Weeknd/GQ party up in the hills. 

12:45 am -- Paul McCartney arrived at the Republic party, with Taylor Swift showing up a few minutes later with many members of her squad, including Calvin Harris, Ellie Goulding, Lorde, Haim and Hailee Steinfeld.

1:30 am -- TDE party at Hollywood Roosevelt is at capacity... and then some.  

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