Between the makeup, clothes, and thousands of screaming fans, there’s nothing quite like the excitement surrounding an award show. So of course when a stylish influencer offers to give us a behind-the-scenes peek at all the fun, we jump at the opportunity. This time we caught up with actress and singer Laura Marano—who recently signed to Taylor Swift’s Big Machine Records—for the Teen Choice Awards. Dressed in Balmain, the 19-year-old snapped photos from her morning glam session all the way to her presenting gig, giving us exclusive access to young Hollywood’s biggest night. Keep reading for Marano’s photo diary.