Posted by | Ray Cornelius
Congrats to New Edition, Tyra Banks, Ice Cube, Clarence Avant, Lee Daniels and John Legend. They’re just a few of the entertainers who will be receiving stars on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame in 2017.
The Walk of Fame Selection Committee of the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce announced all of the honorees on Tuesday just before honoring gospel legend Pastor Shirley Caesar with her own star.
These honorees were chosen from among hundreds of nominations to the committee at a meeting held in June and ratified by the Hollywood Chamber’s Board of Directors. Television Producer and Walk of Famer Vin Di Bona, Chair of the Walk of Fame Selection Committee for 2016-2017, announced the new honorees alongside Leron Gubler, President/CEO of the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce
“As a Walk of Famer myself, I know these honorees will look back at the day of their ceremony and remember it with fond memories shared with family and friends, and of course, the fans. We look forward to their big day as the Walk of Fame Class of 2017 become part of Hollywood history on this famous Walk,” stated Di Bona.
Check out the full roster and watch the announcement below:
In the category of MOTION PICTURES:
Amy Adams, Jason Bateman, Goldie Hawn, Dwayne Johnson, Chris Pratt, Brett Ratner, Ryan Reynolds, George A. Romero, Mark Ruffalo and Rita Wilson
In the category of TELEVISION:
Tyra Banks, Andre Braugher, Ken Corday, Lee Daniels, Hugh Laurie, Eva Longoria, Wolfgang Puck, Keri Russell, Haim Saban, George Segal, Sarah Silverman and Jeffrey Tambor
In the category of RECORDING:
Clarence Avant, Jerry Goldsmith (posthumous), Hall & Oates, Ice Cube, John Legend, *NSYNC, New Edition and Selena Quintanilla (posthumous)
In the category of RADIO:
In the category of LIVE THEATRE/LIVE PERFORMANCE:
Criss Angel, Jeff Dunham and Gustavo Dudamel
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