Pop icon Mariah Carey to receive Hollywood star
NEW YORK — Mariah Carey will receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame next week.
The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce announced Monday that Carey will get the 2,556th star on Aug. 5. Guest speakers will include directors Lee Daniels and Brett Ratner, as well as Epic Records CEO and longtime Carey collaborator L.A. Reid.
Carey is one of the most successful acts in music. She has 18 No. 1 hits on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, sold millions of albums and won a number of awards, including five Grammys.
She recently launched a residency in Las Vegas where she performs her No. 1 hits, including Vision of Love, Hero and We Belong Together.
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