Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Adam Levine, Bruno Mars to get Hollywood Stars

Adam Levine of Maroon 5 and Bruno Mars as well as Cyndi Lauper, LL Cool J and Mama Cass will soon have a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce has announced the entertainers and artists who will receive stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2016.

Anyone can nominate a person for inclusion on the walk but it is up to the selection committee to pick the recipients each year. The new honorees will join over 2,500 others that have been installed on the street since 1960.

Maureen Schultz, Chair of the Walk of Fame Committee, said 'The Walk of Fame Selection Committee is excited to announce our newest honorees to the Walk of Fame. After much deliberation, we feel that we have selected a great group of talent for this coveted award. Fans from around the world will be thrilled to hear that their favorite celebrities will be honored on our world-famous Hollywood Walk of Fame. We look forward to welcoming these great talents to our Walk of Fame family.'

Artists have made the list from the world of popular music, Cyndi Lauper, LL Cool J and, posthumously, Mama Cass Elliot. Other musicians to be enshrined include classical icon Itzhak Perlman, Maroon 5's Adam Levine, gospel star Shirley Caesar, superstar Bruno Mars and Joseph B. 'Joe' Smith.

New enshrinees in other categories:

Motion Pictures: Steve Carell, Bradley Cooper, Ashley Judd, Michael Keaton, Kurt Russell, Quentin Tarantino, and Toshiro Mifune (posthumous)
Television: Barbara Bain, Kathy Bates, Roma Downey, David Duchovny, Allison Janney, Rob Lowe, Debra Messing, Tracy Morgan, Gary Sinise, and William S. Paley (posthumous)
Radio: Ralph Lawler
Live Theater/Live Performance: Angelica María, Harvey Fierstein, and Kevin Hart