People.com Celebrity Go Inside PEOPLE's Hottest Party of the Season: Ones to Watch! By Kate Hogan Kate Hogan Instagram Twitter Kate Hogan is Director of Digital Specials and Features at PEOPLE. In her 14 years at the brand, she has covered everything from pets and babies to style and Sexiest Man Alive, interviewing celebrities including Céline Dion, Carrie Underwood, Jennifer Hudson and Chris Evans. Currently, she oversees the creation of photo galleries that complement breaking news and major PEOPLE moments like The Beautiful Issue and 100 Reasons to Love America. She has offered expert celebrity commentary on Good Morning America and Access Hollywood. Before joining PEOPLE in 2008, Kate was an editorial assistant at Morris Visitor Publications. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a Bachelor's degree in journalism and mass communication and resides outside of Chicago with her husband and three kids. People Editorial Guidelines Published on September 17, 2015 09:00 AM Share Tweet Pin Email 01 of 17 TIGHT SQUEEZE Larry Busacca/Getty Aww! It's hugs all around for PEOPLE Ones to Watch 2015 honorees Kelsea Ballerini (left) and Tori Kelly, two of the singers who made this year's list of rising young stars and celebrated the accolades Wednesday night during a party with tunes by DJ Michelle Pesce at Ysabel in West Hollywood. 02 of 17 THE 'DEVINE' MR. A Larry Busacca/Getty Funny guy Adam DeVine, also an honoree, makes it a date night with girlfriend Chloe Bridges. Of finding fame in Pitch Perfect, Workaholics and soon, The Intern, he told PEOPLE, "Right now you just take everything one thing at a time so it's hard to really take a step back and realize how cool everything is right now, but I'm sure I'm going to take a long weekend soon and go like, 'This is cool! Good job me!' " 03 of 17 SHOULDER ON Jason Kempin/Getty Also there: honoree Francesca Eastwood (yep, Clint's daughter!), who gives seriously good face. 04 of 17 DOMHNALL GLEESON Eric Charbonneau/Le Studio Soon you'll see him everywhere – he's part of the hot young cast of Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens – but Wednesday night the Irishman is happy to be at PEOPLE's bash. 05 of 17 BLONDES HAVE MORE FUN Eric Charbonneau/Le Studio TV's Elaine Hendrix and Fuller House's Jodie Sweetin catch up over cocktails and candy at the event, which was sponsored by Timex and presented by Maybelline New York. 06 of 17 DIRTY DANCING Eric Charbonneau/Le Studio Also pairing up: DWTS pros Karina Smirnoff and Derek Hough, who looks skeptical of the situation. 07 of 17 SUIT YOURSELVES Larry Busacca/Getty Twins Charlie (left) and Max Carver, who star on The Leftovers, are back for more after making the list in 2014. 08 of 17 MELLOW YELLOW Eric Charbonneau/Le Studio One of the youngest honorees, 12-year-old Dance Moms and Sia video star Maddie Ziegler, pauses for a picture-perfect moment. "It's kind of crazy," Ziegler told PEOPLE of her newfound fame. "I mean, I never thought I would be able to be on this carpet or be at this party, so it's been cool. It really is." 09 of 17 WATCH THIS Eric Charbonneau/Le Studio Do you have the time? Italia Ricci and fiancé Robbie Amell customize their own watches at the Timex booth. 10 of 17 PRETTY COOL Eric Charbonneau/Le Studio YouTube star Sonya Esman gives herself a quick touch-up during the bash inside the Maybelline New York Beauty Emporium, where party-goers fixed their makeup and snapped selfies. 11 of 17 FOUR ON THE FLOOR Eric Charbonneau/Le Studio Talk about (rising) star power! Honorees Aubrey Peeples, Nathan Sykes, Tori Kelly and Maddie Ziegler get together on the dance floor. "It's such an amazing honor to be surrounded by such talented people. It's really cool," Sykes told PEOPLE of the night. 12 of 17 LIGHT IT UP Eric Charbonneau/Le Studio Soon your name will be in lights too, Shanice! Honoree Williams, who you'll see this winter in NBC's The Wiz Live!, sparkles on Wednesday night. 13 of 17 BUT FIRST ... Eric Charbonneau/Le Studio ... let them take a selfie! The Walking Dead's Tyler James Williams – a.k.a. "this freakin' guy" – becomes a star on Tori Kelly's Instagram feed. 14 of 17 FAMILY MATTERS Eric Charbonneau/Le Studio Aww! No sibling rivalry for Modern Family's young stars Ariel Winter and Nolan Gould, who stick together on Wednesday night. 15 of 17 PEACE OUT Eric Charbonneau/Le Studio Don't leave yet! The Game's Pooch Hall and The Goldbergs' Hayley Orrantia take a time out for a fun shot. 16 of 17 LAUGH FACTORY Eric Charbonneau/Le Studio Funny girl Lilly Singh of YouTube fame has a moment with Tori Kelly. "It feels so great to be alive right now," Kelly told PEOPLE of her success. "I feel like with all the things happening this year and putting out my album and stuff, my dreams are just really coming true – that sounds really corny, but that's really how I feel." 17 of 17 BEND IT LIKE ... Eric Charbonneau/Le Studio ... this Maybelline New York straw! Drinks come with extra-fun accessories, as evidenced by Karina Smirnoff's concoction.