There’s no denying Bruno Mars’ star power… And now he’ll have an iconic plaque to prove it.
The 29-year-old part-Puerto Rican singer-songwriter is among the celebrities whose names will be added to the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2016.
The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce announced its class of 2016, with a list that includes Adam Levine, Cyndi Lauper, Quentin Tarantino and actors Steve Carell, Bradley Cooper, Ashley Judd, Michael Keaton and Kurt Russell.
Entertainers are recognized in five categories: motion picture, television, radio, recording and live theater/live performance. Each recipient is responsible for their star’s $30,000 cost of installation and they have two years to schedule star ceremonies from the date of selection before they expire.
Mars, a two-time Grammy-winner who was named one of Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in the World, in 2011, is being recognized in the recording category.
But Mars isn’t the only Latino artist to make the 2016 list…
Angelica Maria, heralded as La Novia de México, will also receive her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
The 70-year-old Mexican American actress and Grammy-winning singer-songwriter is being recognized in the and live theater/live performance.
Individual ceremonies have not yet been scheduled.
The full list of 2016 recipients can be seen at www.walkoffame.com.