A total of 29 personalities from entertainment industry will be honored at Hollywood Walk of Fame next year
Hollywood Walk of Fame class of 2016 has been announced on Monday and a long list of celebrities has been revealed by the Walk of Fame Selection Committee that are going to get stars on Hollywood Boulevard.
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Bradley Cooper, Kurt Russell and Quentin Tarantino are among those who will be immortalized forever in the sparkling sidewalk of Hollywood, California.
A total of 29 honorees have been chosen from among the hundreds of nominations during a meeting held earlier this month. The short-listed nominees got a nod of approval by Hollywood Chamber’s Board of Directors before being finalized as honorees. The honorees, which should preciously be a part of entertainment industry, are recognized in five categories: motion picture, Television, radio, recording and live theatre. The coveted star is unveiled during a ceremony which is held later. Each recipient is bound to take the responsibility of arranging $30,000 price tag, which will spend on the installation of the star as well as the maintenance of Walk of Fame.
“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 group of talent for this coveted award. Fans from around the world will be thrilled to hear that their favorite celebrates will be honored on our world famous Hollywood Walk of Fame.” Maureen Schultlz, Chair of Walk of Fame Committee told before the honorees were announced.
The Hollywood Walk of Fame Class of 2016 also includes Steve Carrel, Michael Keaton and Ashley Judd from motion picture category while Kathy Bates, Tracy Morgan and Rob Lowe are among those who will be honored for their accomplishments in TV.
From the recording category, LL Cool J, Bruno Mars and Adam Levin are some of the chosen names.
Here is the full list of 2016 honorees:
Motion Pictures: Steve Carrel, Bradley Cooper, Quentin Tarantino, Michael Keaton, Kurt Russell, Ashley Judd 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)
Recording: Shirley Caesar, LL Cool J, Cyndi Lauper, Adam Levine, Bruno Mars, Joseph B “Joe” Smith, Itzhak Perlman, ‘Mama’ Cass Elliot (posthumous)
Radio: Ralph Lawler
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Live Theatre/Live Performance: Angelica Maria, Harvey Fierstein, and Kevin Hart