Pop icon Mariah Carey to re­ceive Hol­ly­wood star

Winnipeg Free Press - Section D - - ENTERTAINMENT -

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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