Hollywood Stroll of Fame Class of 2023 (Full Record) – Billboard
Music stars are nicely represented on the record of leisure figures who will obtain stars on the Hollywood Stroll of Fame in 2023. Half of the 24 honorees who had been introduced on Friday (June 17) come from the world of music.
Eight honorees had been named within the class of recording — Marc Anthony, Irving Azoff, Jonas Brothers, Sheila E., Lenny Kravitz, Jenni Rivera, Blake Shelton and Charlie Wilson. As well as, Ludacris, although named within the class of movement footage, might be even higher identified for music. And all three honorees named within the class of reside theatre/reside efficiency are music notables — Lang Lang, Melba Moore and Pentatonix.
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4 of this yr’s honorees have had a number of No. 1 albums on the Billboard 200 – Ludacris (4 No. 1 albums), Jonas Brothers (three), and Pentatonix and Shelton (two every).
Jonas Brothers and Pentatonix are the one teams or duos to be honored this yr. All the opposite honorees are people.
Three of the awards are posthumous. Rivera, a prime star of Regional Mexican music, died in a aircraft crash in 2012. Paul Walker, a core forged member of The Quick and the Livid franchise, died in a automotive crash in 2013. Juanita Moore, who obtained an Oscar nomination for her efficiency in 1959’s Imitation of Life, died at age 99 in 2014. Walker’s loss of life impressed the Wiz Khalifa that includes Charlie Puth smash “See You Once more,” which topped the Billboard Sizzling 100 for 12 weeks in 2015.
No less than three of this yr’s Stroll of Fame honorees have obtained career-capping awards elsewhere. Azoff was inducted into the Rock and Roll Corridor of Fame in 2020 within the non-performer class. Garrett Morris was inducted into the Tv Academy Corridor of Fame in 2017 together with the opposite unique forged members of NBC’s Saturday Night time Stay. And Wilson obtained a lifetime achievement award on the BET Awards in 2013.
The honorees are chosen by the Stroll of Fame choice panel of the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce. Ellen Okay, chair of the choice panel and a prime radio character, introduced the brand new honorees on www.walkoffame.com.
This yr’s complete of 24 honorees is down sharply from final yr’s tally of 38. No stars had been awarded this yr within the classes of radio or sports activities leisure. The latter class was added final yr.
The Hollywood Stroll of Fame originated in 1958. Whereas some suppose it’s corny and take into account it much less severe than different prime awards, it’s a tangible signal of success within the leisure area, one that’s acknowledged all over the world. The star might be there on Hollywood Boulevard or Vine Road completely for the honoree’s household, mates and followers to go to at will. Even superstars and jaded trade professionals typically discover that onerous to say no to.
Dates haven’t but been scheduled for these star ceremonies. Recipients have two years to schedule star ceremonies from the date of choice earlier than the gives expire. Upcoming star ceremonies are often introduced 10 days previous to dedication on the official web site.
Right here’s a whole record of the Class of 2023 picks to the Hollywood Stroll of Fame:
Within the class of recording: Marc Anthony, Irving Azoff, Jonas Brothers, Sheila E, Lenny Kravitz, Jenni Rivera (posthumous), Blake Shelton, Charlie Wilson
Within the class of movement footage: Juanita Moore (posthumous), Invoice Pullman, Uma Thurman, Vince Vaughn, John Waters, Ludacris, Paul Walker (posthumous)
Within the class of tv: Jon Favreau, Mindy Kaling, Martin Lawrence, Ralph Macchio, Garrett Morris, Ellen Pompeo
Within the class of reside theatre/reside efficiency: Lang Lang, Melba Moore, Pentatonix
Music stars are nicely represented on the record of leisure figures who will obtain stars on the Hollywood Stroll of Fame in 2023. Half of the 24 honorees who had been introduced on Friday (June 17) come from the world of music. Eight honorees had been named within the class of recording — Marc Anthony,…