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Mariah Carey to receive star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Jul 27, 2015, 12:54 PM

FILE – In this May 17, 2015 file photo, Mariah Carey arrives at the Billboard Music Awards in...

FILE - In this May 17, 2015 file photo, Mariah Carey arrives at the Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas. The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce announced Monday, July 27, that Carey will receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Aug. 5. (Photo by Eric Jamison/Invision/AP, File)

(Photo by Eric Jamison/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Mariah Carey will receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame next week.

The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce announced Monday that Carey will get the 2,556th star on Aug. 5. Guest speakers will include directors Lee Daniels and Brett Ratner, as well as Epic Records CEO and longtime Carey collaborator L.A. Reid.

Carey is one of the most successful acts in music. She has 18 No. 1 hits on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, sold millions of albums and won a number of awards, including five Grammys.

She recently launched a residency in Las Vegas where she performs her No. 1 hits, including “Vision of Love,” ”Hero” and “We Belong Together.”

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