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Chris Brown Is Sitting Near Sam Smith, And Other MTV VMA Seating Chart Revelations

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Remember when saving the seat next to you for your best friend on the first day of school? Well, pop stars aren't quite so lucky on one of music's biggest nights of the year. The Huffington Post got a sneak peek at the seating chart for Sunday's MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles, and ended up with more questions than answers.

Who are they putting next to Beyonce? Where is Jay Z? Why haven't Gwen Stefani and Taylor Swift ever done a song together? And why -- seriously why -- did Chris Brown wind up near Sam Smith? Check out highlights below:

Beyonce
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Nicki Minaj & Lil Wayne
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Taylor Swift & Gwen Stefani
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Gwen Stefani & Maroon 5
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2 Chainz & Juicy J
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Ariana Grande & Iggy Azalea
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Iggy Azalea & Charli XCX
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Lorde & Demi Lovato
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Katy Perry & Miley Cyrus
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Jessie J & Usher
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Wiz Khalifa & Childish Gambino
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Sam Smith & Ed Sheeran
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And the weirdest pairing of all goes to ...

Chris Brown & Sam Smith
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