Watch What Happened When Rihanna Dropped Out of the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show

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While the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show went off without a hitch on Nov. 10, things behind the scenes were a little more frantic in the days leading up to the big event.

Aside from the Victoria's Secret Angels owning the runway all night, Selena Gomez and Ellie Goulding brought the house down with their stunning performances -- a feat all the more impressive when you realize that Goulding was a last-minute pick after Rihanna dropped out of the show.

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"We got a call from Rihanna's manager saying her album wasn't ready, and that she wasn't able to perform," said Executive Producer Edward Razek in this exclusive, behind-the-scenes look at the making of this year's VS Fashion Show.

Scrambling, the producers of the show had to come up with a solution, and they had to do it with only days to spare.

"And then suddenly Ellie appears," said Executive Producer Ian Stewart. "Just like a little angel, to save that hole we had in the show."

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Sometimes you just luck out and your solution to a problem becomes the best choice you could have made.

For more behind-the-scenes access to the 2015 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show, which airs Dec. 8 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on CBS, check out the video below!

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