The entertainment won’t only be on stage at the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards.

If the seating arrangements are any indication, the audience interaction may also provide for some interesting moments.

MTV gives us a sneak peek at where your favorite artists will be seated during the big show.

After Rihanna opens the awards with A$AP Rocky and Calvin Harris, she will grab a seat next to her BFF Katy Perry. The “Wide Awake” singer will be in arm’s length from five-time nominee Drake, while Frank Ocean sits two rows behind Rihanna and next to Green Day. Nicki Minaj and Lil Wayne score front row tickets alongside Taylor Swift, who is seated besideAlicia Keys. Meanwhile, 2 Chainz occupies the seat behind fellow performer Pink.

See which stars will be rubbing elbows at tonight’s show.

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