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Helen Mirren to receive star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame in 2013

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Oscar-winning actress Helen Mirren is to be honored with a star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame in 2013.

Helen Mirren is among 24 new inductees who will receive the pavement plaque.

Other film stars to receive the honor in 2013 include Ron Howard, Javier Bardem, Jennifer Hudson, James Franco and Viola Davis.

From the music world, recipients include Usher, New Kids on the Block and Backstreet Boys.

There are also posthumous honors for Janis Joplin and Luther Vandross.

While Glee star Jane Lynch, chat show host Ellen DeGeneres and The Mentalist’s Simon Baker are among the TV personalities to receive the plaque.

Oscar-winning actress Helen Mirren is to be honored with a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame in 2013

Oscar-winning actress Helen Mirren is to be honored with a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame in 2013

The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce meets every June to select around 20 new inductees from hundreds of nominations.


Stars who accept the honor have to pay $30,000 in costs, fees and upkeep of the stars.

Some of the recipients took to Twitter to talk about their new accolades.

Backstreet Boys member Nick Carter wrote: “I feel like Lebron James and we just won the NBA title… finally!! We have been accepted for a star on the Hollywood walk of fame! Amazing.”

And Futurama star Katey Sagal said: “Years ago I was doin’ The Walk of Shame. Look at me now.”

Full list of Hollywood’s Walk of Fame new nominees for 2013:

Movies: Rick Baker, Javier Bardem, Viola Davis, James Franco, Ron Howard and Helen Mirren

Television: Simon Baker, Bryan Cranston, Ellen DeGeneres, Jane Lynch, Katey Sagal and Matthew Perry

Music: The Backstreet Boys, Jennifer Hudson, Jane’s Addiction, Janis Joplin, New Kids on the Block, Usher Raymond IV, Thalia and Luther Vandross

Live theatre: Olympia Dukakis and Penn & Teller

Radio: Steve Harvey and “Shot Gun” Tom Kelly

 

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