2015's World's Most Beautiful List
The California beauty, who will be featured on the inside of the upcoming issue, may have launched to fame with the Disney Channel mega-hit High School Musical, but her talent and poise withstood the pressures of (massive) teenage fame. Hudgens, 26, now stars as the lead in Gigi on Broadway.
The only thing small about the 21-year-old "Love Me Harder" singer is her frame – Grande has impressively powerful pipes, the tallest ponytail in Hollywood and an adorable personality (made even more adorable by her frequent use of cat ears). Oh, and she does a seriously impressive Céline Dion impression, making her pretty much the whole package.
The aBeing Mary Jane actress, who starred alongside Chris Rock in Top Five, is not only talented and stunning but also hilarious and down-to-earth. When asked by PEOPLE if she would ever enter the reality-TV circuit with husband Dwyane Wade, she responded: "A cuddle show, where we just cuddle and watch HGTV. That would be like our saucy reality show."
The actress, who plays Emily on the breakout ABC Family series Pretty Little Liars, was born in Canada to a Filipino mother and Irish/Scottish father. Mitchell modeled around the world before launching her acting career, and we can see why – the girl exudes carefree beauty. (Though we're glad she chose acting. PLL would not be the same without her.)
The actress has left a big impression on Hollywood (and America) in a very short amount of time. Cox's skillful performance as Sophia on Orange Is the New Black and her work advocating for transgender women make her one of our boldest beauties yet.
After the major success of her 2014 hit, "All About That Bass," the 21-year-old singer has been unstoppable. Despite her initial insecurities about not looking Trainor has established herself as a pop force to be reckoned with – and a totally gorgeous one at that.
TARAJI P. HENSON
Henson may not have a lot of love for her character on Empire – "No, I hate that b----. She's stolen my identity!", she told Seth Meyers – but the actress's captivating portrayal of Cookie has finally put Henson directly in the limelight, where she belongs. The actress, who's a longtime Hollywood veteran, never fails to charm us with her beauty and sharp wit.
Bullock laughed when she found out she was this year's World's Most Beautiful Woman. "No, really. I just said, 'That's ridiculous,' " she tells PEOPLE (although we'll have to agree to disagree). While she amped up the glam for our photo shoot, she says it's her role as mom to 5-year-old son Louis that makes her feel most beautiful every day. "When I first held him, I realized what my purpose in life was," she says, adding, "As long as I'm healthy and strong and I don't let this mind of mine run amok with insecurities about what I am not, I can look in the mirror and like who I see."