October 25, 2010 07:09:12 GMT
Bieber, who received honor for his work with Pencils of Promise, as well as Jenner, Bailee Madison, Bella Thorne and Victoria Justice were among attendees at the annual event held on October 24.
A number of young stars were present at Variety's 4th Annual Power of Youth event at Paramount Studios in Hollywood, California. Justin Bieber, Kim Kardashian's half sister Kendall Jenner, Bailee Madison and Bella Thorne were among those who attended the event which was held to celebrate young stars and their involvement with philanthropic and humanitarian causes.
Bieber hit the Sunday afternoon, October 24 event in an orange shirt and dark trousers. The "Baby" hitmaker was honored at the gala for his work with Pencils of Promise, a philanthropic organization that works with local communities to build schools and increase educational opportunities worldwide.
"Best part was I got to surprise the charities being honored," Bieber said as quoted by Just Jared Jr. "My show tomorrow at the Staples Center in L.A. is sold out but we saved 500 tickets to give 100 each to each charity being honored to give to kids in need and let them have a fun night they deserve I know what its like to have some tough times so I hope those tickets make u kids coming smile a little. Gonna be a fun show. Thanks."
Jenner, in the meantime, looked adorable in a white blouse which she matched with a black skirt and flat shoes. Joining her were Madison, Throne, Victoria Justice and Ariel Winter. Madison opted a sparkling dress matched with a bennie and dark boots while Thorne sported an animal-printed dress and brown boots. As for Justice, she went super casual with jeans and a suit jacket. Winter herself donned a colorful minidress.
Beside the already-mentioned young stars, other attendees at the event were David Henrie, Gregg Sulkin, Katelyn Pippy, Amber Stevens, Ava Sambora, Richie Sambora, Chloe Bridges, Mitchel Musso, Aimee Teegarden, Troian Avery, Ryan Newman and James Maslow.
On the annual event, publisher of Variety Brian Gott previously said, "Variety's Power of Youth campaign has become a catalyst for philanthropic involvement. This effort is a celebration of what is one of the most generous and charitable industries on the planet."
Beside Justin Bieber, Bow Wow, David Henrie, Victoria Justice and Shailene Woodley were also named as honorees at the event, joining past honorees which include Keke Palmer, Jesse McCartney, Corbin Bleu, AnnaLynne McCord and Miranda Cosgrove.