Selena to Have Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

By Pauline France

selena-1Selena Quintanilla, the bilingual artist and first Tejano act to win a Grammy, will receive a star on the Hollywood Hall of fame 20 years after her passing.

According to Billboard, Selena was among the 2017 Hollywood Walk of Fame honorees announced June 27 by television producer Vin di Bona, the Walk of Fame Selection Committee Chair, in front of Hollywood’s Fonda Theatre.

Later this year, Selena will also be honored by M.A.C. cosmetics with a signature makeup line.

“Selena’s talent and beauty, inside and out, have left a colorful, meaningful impact in the world that has continued to grow over the last two decades,” M.A.C creative director James Gager told People. “We have heard the passion and enthusiasm from her fans and wholeheartedly agree that her legacy embodies M.A.C’s philosophy. We are so excited to announce a Selena-inspired M.A.C collection debuting in the latter part of 2016.”

Learn more at http://www.selena.org/.

Janis Joplin Honored With Hollywood Walk of Fame Star

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On November 4 – exactly 43 years and a month after she passed away – Janis Joplin was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

The ceremony featured a speech by music industry veteran Clive Davis and an acoustic performance by American country singer Kris Kristofferson, who performed “Me and Bobby McGee.”

Find out more here.