Billy Joel - Billy Joel And Carlos Santana To Receive Kennedy Center Honors

Rock icon Billy Joel, legendary guitarist Carlos Santana and jazz star Herbie Hancock are set to be feted at 2013 Kennedy Center Honors.

Actress/singer Shirley MAClaine and opera star Martina Arroyo will also be among the honourees welcomed by U.S. President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama at the 36th annual ceremony, which will take place in Washington, D.C. on 7 December (13).

Kennedy Center Chairman David M. Rubenstein says, "The Kennedy Center celebrates five extraordinary individuals who have spent their lives elevating the cultural vibrancy of our nation and the world..."

Last year's (12) winners included Dustin Hoffman, Led Zeppelin and U.S. talk show host David Letterman.


Contactmusic

Tags: Billy Joel - Carlos Santana - Herbie Hancock


Advertisement

Editors Recommendations

Ok, So It's Official: 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Is Best Marvel Movie, Ever

Guardians of the Galaxy is still three weeks ago from hitting cinemas...

Ok, So It's Official: 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Is Best Marvel Movie, Ever

Toronto Film Festival Unveils Line-Up

David Cronenberg's new film Maps to the Stars which stunned critics at Cannes and features...

Toronto Film Festival Unveils Line-Up

Lucy - Luc Besson Featurette

The cast and crew of 'Lucy' - actors Scarlett Johansson, Morgan Freeman and Amr Waked, and producer...

Lucy Trailer

Comic-Con 2014 For TV Nerds: Five Unmissable Panels

It’s that time again! Time for Comic-Con to make life a little bit weirder – and better..

Comic-Con 2014 For TV Nerds: Five Unmissable Panels

Everything We Know So Far About ‘Downton Abbey’ Season 5

Everyone’s favourite period drama of manners, ‘Downton Abbey’ is heading back...

Everything We Know So Far About ‘Downton Abbey’ Season 5
Advertisement

Sam Smith Beaten By Lana Del Rey To Billboard No.1

Besides a promising musician, Sam Smith’s debut record has also shown him to...

Sam Smith Beaten By Lana Del Rey To Billboard No.1

What's Happening With 'Iron Man 4'? Robert Downey Jr. Too Pricey? Colin Farrell To Step In?

If you can be sure of one thing, it’s that Marvel will keep putting out...

What's Happening With 'Iron Man 4'? Robert Downey Jr. Too Pricey? Colin Farrell To Step In?

Latitude Gratitude: Damon Albarn is Thankful of "Brave" Festival

Damon Albarn isn’t exactly a stranger to playing in front of huge crowds at...

Latitude Gratitude: Damon Albarn is Thankful of


More recommendations

Advertisement

Comments

Billy Joel Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Billy Joel

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All