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Hollywood Walk of Fame Inducts New Celebrities


A new group of entertainment professionals in Motion Pictures, Television, Live Theatre, Radio and Recording have been selected to receive stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, it was announced,  Tuesday, June 28, 2016 by the Walk of Fame Selection Committee of the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce.

Hollywood Walk of Fame committee chair, Vin Di Bona made the announcement in a release which read;

The Walk of Fame Selection Committee is thrilled to announce our newest honorees to the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The Committee looked carefully at each nominee and we feel that we have selected a great group of talent that will appeal to the tastes of many fans around the world. 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.

Banks’ star will be given to her to celebrate her achievements in television via ‘The Tyra Banks Show’ and the groundbreaking ‘America’s Next Top Model.’

Legend’s star will be awarded to him for his services to music after he scored his first US #1 single with the song ‘All of Me’ and after his awards cabinet welcomed ten Grammy awards, one Golden Globe and one Academy award.

Here’s a full list of the Honorees of the Walk of Fame Class of 2017:

Motion Pictures:
Amy Adams
Jason Bateman
Goldie Hawn
Dwayne Johnson
Chris Pratt
Brett Ratner
Ryan Reynolds
George A. Romero
Mark Ruffalo
Rita Wilson

Tyra Banks
Andre Braugher
Ken Corday
Lee Daniels
Hugh Laurie
Eva Longoria
Wolfgang Puck
Keri Russell
Haim Saban
George Segal
Sarah Silverman
Jeffrey Tambor

Clarence Avant
Jerry Goldsmith (posthumous)
Hall & Oates
Ice Cube
John Legend
New Edition
Selena Quintanilla (posthumous)
Elvis Duran

Live Theatre/Live Performance:
Criss Angel
Jeff Dunham
Gustavo Dudamel

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