By Kim Peiffer
Nov 14, 2014 @ 10:04 am
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Nicole Richie took to the stage last night at Hammerstein ballroom to host VH1's "You Oughta Know Live in Concert,"and she took Instyle along for the ride.

From prepping for her hosting duties during her dress rehearsal, to getting hair and makeup-ready backstage before the show, the House of Harlow 1960 Creative Director and star of the hilarious web reality series and VH1 show Candidly Nicole was, per usual, amusing and entertaining all evening long. 

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After all, she was this year’s sole two-time winner of the InStyle 2014 Social Media Awards, taking home the title of "Best VIP Access" and "Most Stylish #OOTD" for a reason (she poses with her #InStyleSMA announcement page in our December issue below). "Thank you InStyle for making me feel so in style," she tells us.

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The festival-style concert event featured appearances by artists including Nick Jonas, Alicia Keys, Nick Lachey, and more. See all the backstage moments with Richie from last night's show in our exclusive slideshow.

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 PHOTOS: InStyle Goes Backstage with Nicole Richie at VH1's "You Oughta Know Live"