IN PHOTOS: Stars on the red carpet, YES! magazine 15th anniversary party

MANILA, Philippines – A large group of Filipino celebrities gathered Monday night, July 27, to help YES! Magazine celebrate its 15th anniversary at the Crowne Plaza. 

The showbiz publication also formally launched its "100 Most Beautiful" issue with multimedia host and TV personality Kris Aquino on the cover. 

The event was held on the same day as the final State of the Nation Address (SONA) of President Benigno Aquino III, and some political figures made their way to the YES! party directly after attending the SONA. These include Senator Grace Poe, the daughter of the late action star Fernando Poe Jr., as well as Shalani Soledad with husband, Pasig City Representative Ramon Romulo. (READ: IN PHOTOS: SONA 2015 fashion)

Singer Martin Nievera hosted the event. Ai-Ai delas Alas, Dingdong Dantes and Marian Rivera, Rocco Nacino and Lovi Poe, Willie Revillame, Christopher de Leon, and Sunshine Cruz were among the evening's many guests. 

View photos from the event here: