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Hollywood Walk of Fame Class of 2017 Announced



    Hollywood Walk of Fame Class of 2017 Announced
    In this cover image released by Celebra, "To Selena, with Love," by Chris Perez, is shown. Perez says the book, released Tuesday, allows him to share his memories of his wife, the late Selena Quintanilla, who was shot and killed on March 31, 1995, two weeks shy of her 24th birthday. (AP Photo/Celebra)

    The late singer Selena Quintanilla, Los Angeles Philharmonic conductor Gustavo Dudamel, singer John Legend and actors Chris Pratt, Amy Adams and Hugh Laurie were among those announced Tuesday as the Hollywood Walk of Fame's class of 2017.

    The honorees were selected to receive stars on the legendary walk from among hundreds of nominations submitted to the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce's Walk of Fame Selection Committee. The recipients were chosen by the committee and ratified by the chamber's Board of Directors.

    Honorees in their respective Walk of Fame categories are:

    -- for motion pictures: Adams, Jason Bateman, Goldie Hawn, Dwayne Johnson, Pratt, Brett Ratner, Ryan Reynolds, George A. Romero, Mark Ruffalo and Rita Wilson;

    -- for television: Tyra Banks, Andre Braugher, Ken Corday, Lee Daniels, Laurie, Eva Longoria, Wolfgang Puck, Keri Russell, Haim Saban, George Segal, Sarah Silverman and Jeffrey Tambor;

    -- for recording: Clarence Avant, Jerry Goldsmith (posthumous), Hall & Oates, Ice Cube, Legend, ..NSYNC, New Edition and Selena, also posthumous;

    -- for radio: Elvis Duran; and -- for live theater/performance: Criss Angel, Jeff Dunham and Dudamel

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