Faith Hill, Dolly Parton, Emmylou Harris, Linda Ronstadt Getting Stars on Hollywood Walk of Fame
Hollywood is going country! At least that is the case next year, when several prominent country names will receive stars on the storied Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Faith Hill and Trio members Dolly Parton, Emmylou Harris and Linda Ronstadt are among the Hollywood Walk of Fame’s Class of 2019. Hill will receive a star of her own; while Parton, Harris and Ronstadt will be inducted together, in recognition of their work as a trio.
The latter's 1987 album, Trio, won two Grammy Awards and spawned four hit singles. As for Hill, she has won five Grammy Awards and sold more than 40 million albums worldwide over her career. Parton already has a star as a solo artist, which she was granted in 1984.
“The Walk of Fame Selection Committee is pleased to announce our newest honorees to the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The Committee always tries to select a group of talented honorees that appeal in various genres of the entertainment world,” says Chairman and Walk of Famer Vin Di Bona in a statement. “I feel the Committee has outdone themselves, and I know the fans, tourists and the Hollywood community will be pleased with our selections. We are excited to see each and every honoree’s face as they unveil that majestic star on Hollywood’s most famous walkway!”
Tim McGraw was one who was delighted with the news, and congratulated his wife on social media, calling her a "badass Mississippi girl."
Other members of the Class of 2019 Hollywood Walk of Fame honorees include actors Kristen Bell and Robert De Niro, TV personalities Guy Fieri and Candice Bergen, recording artists Pink and Cypress Hill, and Idina Menzel and Paul Sorvino, among others. Official induction ceremony dates have not yet been revealed.
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