Inside the 2018 TIME 100 Gala: All the best photos of stars mingling!

Stars mingling with stars!

Inside Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City on Tuesday night, some of the world's most respected, beloved names stepped out for the annual TIME 100 Gala, honoring the magazine's 100 most influential people in the world. 

SEE ALSO: TIME 100 Gala 2018: Red carpet arrivals

After walking the red carpet ahead of the event, honorees and guests alike made their way into the cocktail party, where they sipped on specialty Jane Walker by Johnnie Walker cocktails, and dinner, where they were treated to performances by Jennifer Lopez and Shawn Mendes. Though the exclusive event was invite-only, photos from the evening paint a fun portrait of what went down inside.

See moments from inside the 2018 TIME 100 Gala:

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NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 24: Keith Urban, Adam Rippon and Nicole Kidman attend the 2018 Time 100 Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 24, 2018 in New York City.� (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Time)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 24: Cameron Kasky, Jaclyn Corin, David Hogg, Alex Wind, Emily Blunt, John Krasinski and Emma Gonzalez attend the 2018 Time 100 Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 24, 2018 in New York City.� (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Time)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 24: Aly Raisman, Olympic Fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad, Kesha and Lindsey Vonn attend the 2018 Time 100 Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 24, 2018 in New York City.� (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Time)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 24: Trevor Noah, Emily Blunt and John Krasinski attend the 2018 Time 100 Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 24, 2018 in New York City.� (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Time)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 24: Jennifer Lopez performs on stage during the 2018 Time 100 Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 24, 2018 in New York City.� (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Time)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 24: Keith Urban and Shawn Mendes attend the 2018 Time 100 Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 24, 2018 in New York City.� (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Time)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 24: Karin Kildow, Norah O�Donnell, Lindsey Vonn and Hoda Kotb attend the 2018 TIME 100 Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 24, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Patrick McMullan/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 24: Shawn Mendes and Christian Siriano attend the 2018 TIME 100 Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 24, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Sean Zanni/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 24: Lena Waithe (L) and Leslie Jones attend the 2018 TIME 100 Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 24, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Sean Zanni/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 24: Yara Shahidi, Shawn Mendes and Millie Bobby Brown attend the 2018 Time 100 Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 24, 2018 in New York City.� (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Time)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 24: Padma Lakshmi, Emily Blunt, John Krasinski, Greta Gerwig, Keegan-Michael Key and Lisa Pugliese attend the 2018 TIME 100 Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 24, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Patrick McMullan/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 24: Millie Bobby Brown and Ben Platt attend the 2018 Time 100 Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 24, 2018 in New York City.� (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Time)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 24: RuPaul and Adam Rippon attend the 2018 Time 100 Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 24, 2018 in New York City.� (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Time)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 24: Jennifer Lopez performs on stage during the 2018 Time 100 Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 24, 2018 in New York City.� (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Time)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 24: Jennifer Lopez performs on stage during the 2018 Time 100 Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 24, 2018 in New York City.� (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Time)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 24: Hoda Kotb, Edward Felsenthal, Adam Rippon and Gayle King attend the 2018 TIME 100 Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 24, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Patrick McMullan/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 24: Norah O�Donnell and Hoda Kotb attend the 2018 TIME 100 Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 24, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Patrick McMullan/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 24: John Krasinski, Emily Blunt and Ben Platt attend the 2018 TIME 100 Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 24, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Sean Zanni/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 24: Janet Mock and Susan Kelechi Watson attend the 2018 TIME 100 Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 24, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Sean Zanni/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 24: Nicole Kidman, Keegan-Michael Key, Keith Urban, Elisa Pugliese and Hoda Kotb attend the 2018 Time 100 Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 24, 2018 in New York City.� (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Time)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 24: Megyn Kelly (L) and Carmen Yulin Cruz attend the 2018 TIME 100 Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 24, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Patrick McMullan/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 24: Megyn Kelly, Savannah Guthrie, Hoda Kotb and Al Roker attend the 2018 Time 100 Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 24, 2018 in New York City.� (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Time)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 24: Shawn Mendes performs onstage during the 2018 TIME 100 Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 24, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Patrick McMullan/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 24: Jennifer Lopez and Shawn Mendes attend the 2018 TIME 100 Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 24, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Patrick McMullan/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 24: Actor Nicole Kidman and Hoda Kotb attend the 2018 Time 100 Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 24, 2018 in New York City.� (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Time)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 24: Jennifer Lopez and Leslie Jones attend the 2018 Time 100 Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 24, 2018 in New York City.� (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Time)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 24: Sterling K. Brown and Lena Waithe attend the 2018 TIME 100 Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 24, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Sean Zanni/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 24: Alex Rodriguez and Jennifer Lopez attend the 2018 Time 100 Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 24, 2018 in New York City.� (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Time)
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Nicole Kidman snapped an adorable selfie with "Today" co-host Hoda Kotb, while "Saturday Night Live" standout Leslie Jones totally freaked out when she crossed path's with J.Lo ahead of her performance. Olympic figure skater Adam Rippon knelt at the feet of RuPaul, while Emily Blunt and husband John Krasinski posed with the likes of Trevor Noah, Ben Platt and the survivors of the Parkland shooting.

More of our favorite photos from the evening include Sterling K. Brown posing with Lena Waithe, Keith Urban hanging out with Mendes and snaps from J.Lo's epic performance.

RELATED: See photos from the 2018 TIME 100 Gala red carpet:

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NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 24: Journalist Megyn Kelly attends the 2018 Time 100 Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 24, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Time)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 24: Megyn Kelly attends the 2018 Time 100 Gala at Frederick P. Rose Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 24, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Mark Sagliocco/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 24: Jennifer Lopez attends the 2018 Time 100 Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 24, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Time)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 24: Hoda Kotb attends the 2018 Time 100 Gala at Frederick P. Rose Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 24, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Taylor Hill/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 24: Actors Emily Blunt and John Krasinski attend the 2018 Time 100 Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 24, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Time)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 24: Actor Nicole Kidman attends the 2018 Time 100 Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 24, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Time)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 24: Musician Keith Urban and actor Nicole Kidman attend the 2018 Time 100 Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 24, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Time)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 24: Olympian Lindsey Vonn attends the 2018 Time 100 Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 24, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Time)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 24: Television host Savannah Guthrie attends the 2018 Time 100 Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 24, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Time)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 24: Actor Millie Bobby Brown attends the 2018 Time 100 Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 24, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Time)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 24: News anchor Al Roker attends the 2018 Time 100 Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 24, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Time)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 24: Musician Shawn Mendes attends the 2018 Time 100 Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 24, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Time)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 24: Actor Sterling K. Brown attends the 2018 Time 100 Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 24, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Time)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 24: Actor Susan Kelechi Watson attends the 2018 Time 100 Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 24, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Time)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 24: United States Representative Maxine Waters attends the 2018 Time 100 Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 24, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Time)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 24: Television hosts Savannah Guthrie and Hoda Kotb attend the 2018 Time 100 Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 24, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Time)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 24: Martha Stewart attends the 2018 Time 100 Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 24, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Time)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 24: Actor Greta Gerwig attends the 2018 Time 100 Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 24, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Time)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 24: Singer Kesha attends the 2018 Time 100 Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 24, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Time)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 24: Olympian Adam Rippon attends the 2018 Time 100 Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 24, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Time)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 24: Mia Farrow attends the 2018 Time 100 Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 24, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Time)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 24: Actor Ben Platt attends the 2018 Time 100 Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 24, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Time)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 24: Activist Janet Mock attends the 2018 Time 100 Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 24, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Time)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 24: Actors Susan Kelechi Watson and Sterling K Brown attend the 2018 Time 100 Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 24, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Time)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 24: Comedian Leslie Jones and designer Christian Siriano attend the 2018 Time 100 Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 24, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Time)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 24: Emily Nestor and Ronan Farrow attend the 2018 Time 100 Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 24, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Time)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 24: Olympic Fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad attends the 2018 Time 100 Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 24, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Time)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 24: Journalist David Muir attends the 2018 Time 100 Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 24, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Time)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 24: Actor Yara Shahidi attends the 2018 Time 100 Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 24, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Time)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 24: Comedian Trevor Noah attends the 2018 Time 100 Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 24, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Time)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 24: Author Padma Lakshmi attends the 2018 Time 100 Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 24, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Time)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 24: MeToo! Founder, activist Tarana Burke attends the 2018 Time 100 Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 24, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Time)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 24: Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman attends the 2018 Time 100 Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 24, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Time)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 24: Journalist Norah O'Donnell attends the 2018 Time 100 Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 24, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Time)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 24: Actor Deepika Padukone attends the 2018 Time 100 Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 24, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Time)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 24: Actor Lena Waithe and Alana Mayo attend the 2018 Time 100 Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 24, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Time)
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