Nipsey Hussle & More Selected for Hollywood Walk of Fame
Hussle, who was shot dead in March 2019 at the age of 33, is not the only person selected posthumously. Actress and screenwriter Carrie Fisher, who died of cardiac arrest in December 2016 at the age of 60, was selected for the film category.
Fisher, the daughter of Hollywood stars Debbie Reynolds and Eddie Fisher, is one of two second-generation stars to be honored this year. Tracee Ellis Ross, daughter of Motown legend Diana Ross, was selected in the television category.
Other winners who are relevant to music fans but have been selected from other categories include Broadway superstar Patti LuPone and Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis Jr. This latest pair has led the 5th Dimension in the years. 60 and 70, but is inducted into the live theater. / live performance category, just like LuPone.
The selection jury, made up of other members of the Walk of Famers, selects each year a group of winners representing various genres of the entertainment world. “The panel did an incredible job in choosing these very talented people,” said Ellen K. “We can’t wait to see the reaction from each winner as they realize that they are becoming a part of history. ‘Hollywood with the unveiling of their star on the world’s most famous catwalk.
No date has been set for these celebrity ceremonies. Recipients have two years to schedule Star Ceremonies from the date of selection before their selection expires. Upcoming star ceremonies are usually announced 10 days before the opening on the Walk of Fame website.
Here is the full list of Hollywood Walk of Fame Class 2022 winners (using their full names as shown on their list):
Recording: Black Eyed Peas, George E. Clinton Jr., Ashanti Douglas, DJ Khaled, Avril Lavigne, Los Huracanes Del Norte, Martha Reeves and Ermias Asghedom (Nipsey Hussle, posthumous).
Movies: Francis Ford Coppola, Macaulay Culkin, Willem Dafoe, Salma Hayek, James Hong, Helen Hunt, Michael B. Jordan, Regina King, Ray Liotta, Ewan McGregor, Adam McKay, Jason Momoa, Tessa Thompson and Carrie Fisher (posthumously)
Television: Byron Allen, Greg Berlanti, Ricky Gervais, Peter Krause, Robert Odenkirk, Holly Robinson-Peete, Norman Reedus, Tracee Ellis Ross, Jean Smart, Ming-Na Wen and Kenan Thompson.
Live Theater / Live Show: Patti LuPone, Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis, Jr. and Angelica Vale
Radio: Richard blade
Sports entertainment: Michael strahan