Photos: Backstage at the Grammy Awards pre-show events

Radio syndication company WestwoodOne hosted a number of pre-Grammy Awards events in Los Angeles this weekend featuring artists from several different music genres. Among the stars making the scene were John Legend, Austin Mahone, Miranda Lambert, Gavin DeGraw and members of Hot Chelle Rae. It’s all leading up to tonight’s 56th Annual Grammy Awards. which will be held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles and telecast on CBS from 8-11:30 p.m. (ET). Check out this collection of photos from these events. (Photos: Joey Wachs)

 
  • Austin Mahone performed Friday (1/24) at WestwoodOne Backstage at the 56th Annual Grammy Awards. Joey Wachs

  • Aloe Blacc performed Friday (1/24) at WestwoodOne Backstage at the 56th Annual Grammy Awards. Joey Wachs

  • Emblem3 was among the acts stopping by the WestwoodOne Backstage lounge at the at the 56th Annual Grammy Awards on Friday (1/24). Joey Wachs

  • Gavin DeGraw was among the acts stopping by the WestwoodOne Backstage lounge at the at the 56th Annual Grammy Awards on Friday (1/24). Joey Wachs

  • Ryan Follese and Nash Oversteeet of Hot Chelle Rae are pictured being interviews by radio station WTIC from Hartford, Conn., backstage at the 56th Annual Grammy Awards. Joey Wachs

  • Tyler Glenn of Neon trees was among the acts stopping by the WestwoodOne Backstage lounge at the at the 56th Annual Grammy Awards on Friday (1/24). He’s pictured checking out JBL Tweet Music, a new digital experience that turns Tweets into music. Joey Wachs

  • WestwoodOne’s Rocsi Diaz interviews John Legend in the company’s backstage lounge at the at the 56th Annual Grammy Awards. Joey Wachs

  • Hunter Hayes stops by the WestwoodOne backstage lounge at the 56th Annual Grammy Awards. Joey Wachs

  • Lance Bass stops by the WestwoodOne backstage lounge at the 56th Annual Grammy Awards. Joey Wachs

  • Martina McBride stops by the WestwoodOne backstage lounge at the 56th Annual Grammy Awards. Joey Wachs

  • Miranda Lambert poses with Blair Garner, left, and Chuck Wicks, right, hosts of Cumulus Media’s “America’s Morning Show,” in the WestwoodOne backstage lounge at the 56th Annual Grammy Awards on Friday (1/24). Joey Wachs