LOS ANGELES, USA – JUNE 24, 2012: Sonny and Cher’s Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Hollywood, California. This star is located on Hollywood Blvd. and is one of 2400 prominent stars.
Singer/actress Cher and Mary Bono attend the Hollywood Walk of Fame star ceremony honoring Sonny and Cher at 7018 Hollywood Boulevard on May 15, 1998…Hollywood, CA .
Who has the most stars on the Walk of Fame? Gene Autry is the only person to have received stars in the five recognized areas on the Walk of Fame: film, television, radio, live performance and music. During his lifetime, Autry was both a successful entertainer and a powerful businessman.
Q: What is the cost of a star ceremony on the Walk of Fame? A: $55,000 upon selection. The money will be used to pay for the star’s creation and installation, as well as upkeep of the Walk of Fame. Prices subject to change.
Two pairs of stars have identical names and represent different people. There are two Harrison Ford stars honoring the silent film actor (at 6665 Hollywood Boulevard) and the present actor (outside the Dolby Theater at 6801 Hollywood Boulevard).
On February 9, 1960, the official groundbreaking ceremony for the Hollywood Walk of Fame took place. The first star to be unveiled on the historic walkway belonged to actress Joanne Woodward, an Academy Award winner for The Three Faces of Eve (1957).
Lil Wayne gets a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame*
The Hollywood Walk of Fame is one of the most famous tourist attractions in Hollywood, California. The historic landmark has over 2,700 five-pointed terrazzo and brass stars along 15 blocks of Hollywood Boulevard and three blocks of Vine Street in Hollywood, not even one of them belongs to a Kardashian.
Ariana Grande is honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
You have to pay a $30,000 sponsorship fee for one star – that’s around £23,000. Half of the money is used to make the star, which is made of brass and terrazzo – the black and red speckled material. The other half goes to the Hollywood Historic Trust, which looks after the Walk of Fame.
Beyonce. It may come as a surprise to learn that Beyonce is another celebrity who still doesn’t have her star on the Walk of Fame. The 28-time Grammy winner has sold over 118 million records as a solo artist and an additional 60 million as part of Destiny’s Child, clearly making her mark in the music industry.
Anyone can nominate a celebrity for placement on the Walk of Fame, but the nominee must accept the nomination and then pay a $50,000 fee for the ceremony (an increase of $30,000 in just a few years ago). And then they actually have to show up for the ceremony.
Kanye West. Believe it or not, 21-time Grammy winner Kanye West doesn’t have a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
She has two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame – Everything you need to know about Dolly Parton – It’s pink.
The country superstar doesn’t just have one star on the famous Hollywood Walk of Fame, but TWO. It would be an honor to have just one, but Dolly Parton is the first woman in the 21st century to have two separate stars; we all know she likes to achieve her awards/achievements in pairs!
She’s also one of the few recording artists to have two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame— one as a solo artist and the other as a member of The Supremes. In December 2007 she received a John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Honors Award.