Selena Gomez and Dua Lipa lead the stars at Variety’s 2022 Hitmakers Brunch in LA

Selena Gomez is a classic beauty in chic black velvet dress while Dua Lipa looks ready for business in stylish pinstripe suit as they lead the stars at Variety’s 2022 Hitmakers Brunch in LA

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Variety’s 2022 Hitmakers Brunch at City Market Social House kicked off in style on Saturday as they hosted the biggest names in music.

Selena Gomez and Dua Lipa led the stars as they turned heads in show-stopping ensembles as they graced the red carpet for the musical event.

Gomez – who recently released an Apple TV+ documentary – stood out from the crowd in a sleeveless black velvet dress which she paired with slides.

Leading off: Selena Gomez turned heads in n a sleeveless black dress which she paired with slides

Business as usual: Dua Lipa, 27, dazzled in an oversized grey and white striped suit worn over two large chunky metal chains

Leading off: Selena Gomez turned heads in n a sleeveless black dress which she paired with slides. Dua Lipa, 27, dazzled in an oversized grey and white striped suit worn over two large chunky metal chains

Beauties: Gomez and Lipa pose together after they graced the red carpet near the dining tables

Beauties: Gomez and Lipa pose together after they graced the red carpet near the dining tables

She styled her long dark locks in a sleek straight style with a bit of curl at the end while wearing a glamorous layer of make up consisting of a smokey eye and pink lip color.

Selena, 30, accessorized with five large gold and black bracelets on her left wrist and colored her nails pink, green and blue. 

On Wednesday, Gomez attended a screening of her Apple TV+ documentary, ‘Selena Gomez: My Mind & Me’ where she discussed her new film that gives fan an intimate look at her mental health and lupus diagnosis over a six-year period.

She admitted that she hesitated releasing the doc because she was ‘so nervous’ to lay bare her struggles to the world.

Her documentary: On Wednesday, Gomez discussed her new film 'Selena Gomez: My Mind & Me' that gives fan an intimate look at her mental health and lupus diagnosis over a six-year period

Her documentary: On Wednesday, Gomez discussed her new film ‘Selena Gomez: My Mind & Me’ that gives fan an intimate look at her mental health and lupus diagnosis over a six-year period

Intimate portrait: She admitted she was hesitant to release the flick because she was 'so nervous' to lay bare her struggles to the world

Intimate portrait: She admitted she was hesitant to release the flick because she was ‘so nervous’ to lay bare her struggles to the world

Nails and bracelets: Selena accessorized with five large gold and black bracelets on her left wrist and colored her nails pink, green and blue

Nails and bracelets: Selena accessorized with five large gold and black bracelets on her left wrist and colored her nails pink, green and blue 

Business glam: The singer wore her long dark hair straight and added dark glasses and large black boots. This comes after Lipa stated she was unhappy with speculations that she was going to perform at the World Cut in Qatar as 'It really goes against my beliefs'

Business glam: The singer wore her long dark hair straight and added dark glasses and large black boots. This comes after Lipa stated she was unhappy with speculations that she was going to perform at the World Cut in Qatar as ‘It really goes against my beliefs’

Lipa, 27, dazzled in an oversized grey and white striped suit worn over two large chunky metal chains with her bare chest underneath.

The singer wore her long dark hair straight and added dark glasses and large black boots.

Lipa posed for a snap with Jack Harlow who cut a stylish figure in a maroon button up shirt and matching pants.

Leading the stars: Lipa and Gomez enjoyed each other's company as they chat it up before the show

Leading the stars: Lipa and Gomez enjoyed each other’s company as they chat it up before the show

Friends embrace: Selena Gomez and Dua Lipa hug each other at the star-studded event

Friends embrace: Selena Gomez and Dua Lipa hug each other at the star-studded event

Huge honor: Gomez accepted the award for Film Song of the Year for her new film, 'My Mind & Me' which she was very nervous to release because it is so personal

Huge honor: Gomez accepted the award for Film Song of the Year for her new film, ‘My Mind & Me’ which she was very nervous to release because it is so personal 

Honoree: Lipa was awarded the Hitmaker of the Year award

Honoree: Lipa was awarded the Hitmaker of the Year award

Big honors: Dua Lipa displays her top honor prize after accepting the Hitmaker of the Year award

Big honors: Dua Lipa displays her top honor prize after accepting the Hitmaker of the Year award

Dynamic duo: Jack Harlow and Dua Lipa posed together near a dinner table

Dynamic duo: Jack Harlow and Dua Lipa posed together near a dinner table

This comes after Lipa stated she was unhappy with speculations that she was going to perform at the World Cut in Qatar as she said, ‘It really goes against my beliefs.’

The decision by FIFA to hold the World Cup in Qatar has been surrounded by controversy – particularly in relation to migrant workers and the LGBTQ+ community. 

And the singer, 27 – who has previously rubbished claims she’ll take to the stage in Doha – once again drove him her point and stated that though she has ‘nothing against Qatar’, she can’t perform as it ‘really goes against my beliefs.’

Gabriella Sarmiento Wilson, known professionally as H.E.R., who has received several awards including an Academy Award and five Grammy Awards spoke at the event.

H.E.R. wore a black velvet dress with rhinestone embellishment at the bust. 

Velvet dream: Gabriella Sarmiento Wilson (H.E.R.) wore an embroidered black velvet Jacket and pant set that flattered her fit figure

Velvet dream: Gabriella Sarmiento Wilson (H.E.R.) wore an embroidered black velvet Jacket and pant set that flattered her fit figure

Listen to H.E.R.:Academy Award winner and five-time Grammy Award winner, Gabriella Sarmiento Wilson, known professionally as H.E.R., spoke at the event

Listen to H.E.R.:Academy Award winner and five-time Grammy Award winner, Gabriella Sarmiento Wilson, known professionally as H.E.R., spoke at the event

Members of US pop-rock band Imagine Dragons (L-R) bassist Ben McKee, singer Dan Reynolds, guitarist Wayne Sermon, and drummer Daniel Platzman were celebrated with a special award

Members of US pop-rock band Imagine Dragons (L-R) bassist Ben McKee, singer Dan Reynolds, guitarist Wayne Sermon, and drummer Daniel Platzman were celebrated with a special award

Imagine Dragons: (L-R) Wayne Sermon, Daniel Platzman, Dan Reynolds, and Ben McKee of Imagine Dragons accept the Group of the Year award

Imagine Dragons: (L-R) Wayne Sermon, Daniel Platzman, Dan Reynolds, and Ben McKee of Imagine Dragons accept the Group of the Year award 

She looked lovely in an all-black suit with embroidery detail on her blazer. 

Members of US pop-rock band Imagine Dragons bassist Ben McKee, singer Dan Reynolds, guitarist Wayne Sermon, and drummer Daniel Platzman were all dressed up for the night as they accepted the Group of the Year award.

German singer and songwriter, Kim Petras, 30, made her appearance on the red carpet with bright red knee-high boots.

Petras donned a green and red ensemble that consisted of a long green coat over a short camouflage skirt.

The singer wore her long hair styled stick straight with a part in the middle and wore dark sunglasses as she held a bright red fur-covered leather purse.

German star: German singer and songwriter, Kim Petras, 30, made her appearance on the red carpet with bright red knee-high boots

German star: German singer and songwriter, Kim Petras, 30, made her appearance on the red carpet with bright red knee-high boots

Innovator: Kim Petras accepted the Innovators of the Year award

Innovator: Kim Petras accepted the Innovators of the Year award

Fashionista: Petras donned a green and red ensemble that consisted of a long green coat over a short camouflage skirt and styled her hair stick straight as she held a bright red fur-covered leather purse

Fashionista: Petras donned a green and red ensemble that consisted of a long green coat over a short camouflage skirt and styled her hair stick straight as she held a bright red fur-covered leather purse

Gorgeous in green: Singer, producer and sonwriter, Caroline Elizabeth Polachek put her fit figure on display in a flattering green dress.

Gorgeous in green: Singer, producer and sonwriter, Caroline Elizabeth Polachek put her fit figure on display in a flattering green dress.

Singer, producer and songwriter, Caroline Polachek, 37, meanwhile, wowed in a green form-fitting dress that flattered her slender figure. 

She added an impressive shiny black neckpiece that went under her chin and around her neck, flaring open behind her head. 

Caroline carried a black handbag and teamed her outfit with black platform shoes and bold eyeliner. 

Polachek co-founded the indie pop band Chairlift while studying at the University of Colorado. The duo emerged from the late-2000s Brooklyn music scene with the sleeper hit Bruises. 

Rita Wilson looked youthful in a black velvet blazer over a grey denim skirt. 

The actress and singer added leather heeled boots with metal details and styled her golden blonde hair with a few large twists with a part in the middle.

Actress and singer: Rita Wilson looked youthful in a black velvet blazer over a grey denim skirt with leather heeled boots

Actress and singer: Rita Wilson looked youthful in a black velvet blazer over a grey denim skirt with leather heeled boots

Always beautiful: The actress and singer styled her golden blonde hair with a few large twists with a part in the middle and added leather heeled boots

Always beautiful: The actress and singer styled her golden blonde hair with a few large twists with a part in the middle and added leather heeled boots

Distinguished speaker: Rita, who has a lovely voice in addition to her acting chops, spoke at the event

Distinguished speaker: Rita, who has a lovely voice in addition to her acting chops, spoke at the event

Multi-hyphenated: The 35-year-old English author and former Hindu monk presented the award for Film Song of the Year, which went to Selena Gomez

Multi-hyphenated: The 35-year-old English author and former Hindu monk presented the award for Film Song of the Year, which went to Selena Gomez

Presenting the award to Gomez: Selena was presented the Film Song of the Year award for My Mind & Me

Presenting the award to Gomez: Selena was presented the Film Song of the Year award for My Mind & Me

Also at the event was 35-year-old English author, Jay Shetty who is a former Hindu monk, and life coach of British Indian descent who spoke at the event in an all-white outfit.

As the host of the podcast On Purpose, his guests have included Alicia Keys, Khloe Kardashian, and Kobe Bryant, resulting in over 300 million downloads.

DJ Cassidy shined in a stunning emerald green suit and white hat. He added chunky metal accents, dark glasses and black loafers without socks.

Cassidy Durango Milton Willy Podell, known as DJ Cassidy, is an American DJ, record producer and MC. 

With his trademark boaters, cricket sweaters, bow ties, color-blocked tuxedos, and 24-carat-gold microphone, Cassidy has became known for his work at celebrity functions.

Pass the mic: DJ Cassidy stood out in a bright emerald green suit and white hat with dark glasses and black loafers without socks

Pass the mic: DJ Cassidy stood out in a bright emerald green suit and white hat with dark glasses and black loafers without socks

(L-R) Host DJ Cassidy and Justin Tranter pose together with open hands

(L-R) Host DJ Cassidy and Justin Tranter pose together with open hands

Stylish and talented: Tranter, who has written songs for artists such as Britney Spears, Gwen Stefani, Linkin Park, Dua Lipa, and Imagine Dragons, wore a button-up cream top and matching pants

Stylish and talented: Tranter, who has written songs for artists such as Britney Spears, Gwen Stefani, Linkin Park, Dua Lipa, and Imagine Dragons, wore a button-up cream top and matching pants

The bright host posed for a snap at the event with Justin Tranter who styled his hair spikey and wore purple smokey eye make-up. 

Tranter has written songs for artists such as Britney Spears, Gwen Stefani, Linkin Park, Dua Lipa, and Imagine Dragons to name a few.

He wore a button-up cream top and matching pants as he posed for a picture with Kid Harpoon who wore a black collared shirt under a white open sweater. 

Thomas Edward Percy Hull, known professionally as Kid Harpoon, is an English singer, songwriter, musician and record producer who co-wrote and produced Harry Styles’ record breaking As It Was. The two have remained close after making the record together.

Harry Styles' producer looked stylish: Thomas Edward Percy Hull, known professionally as Kid Harpoon, looked great in a black collared shirt, white sweater and khaki slacks

Harry Styles’ producer looked stylish: Thomas Edward Percy Hull, known professionally as Kid Harpoon, looked great in a black collared shirt, white sweater and khaki slacks

(L-R) Justin Tranter and Kid Harpoon: Tranter has written songs for artists such as Britney Spears, Gwen Stefani, Linkin Park, Dua Lipa, and Imagine Dragons while Kid Harpoon has written with Harry Styles

(L-R) Justin Tranter and Kid Harpoon: Tranter has written songs for artists such as Britney Spears, Gwen Stefani, Linkin Park, Dua Lipa, and Imagine Dragons while Kid Harpoon has written with Harry Styles

Virtual appearance: Sam Smith appeared via video at the event

Virtual appearance: Sam Smith appeared via video at the event

Another virtual appearance: Latto appeared via video as well

Another virtual appearance: Latto appeared via video as well

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