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June 19, 2013

Jennifer Lopez to recieve Star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame

Jennifer Lopez in a scene from Parker. Credit: Jack English/Film District
International recording artist Jennifer Lopez will receive a Star of Hollywood's Walk of Fame this Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 11:30 a.m.

 “This ceremony marks the 2,500th star on our famous Walk and Jennifer Lopez was the obvious choice," Ana Martinez, producer of the Walk of Fame ceremonies said in a statement. "Fans from across the world will be thrilled to experience this special star ceremony.”

The event will be streamed live around the world at Lopez's star will be located at 6262 Hollywood Boulevard in front of W Hollywood Hotel.

Actress, entertainer, music artist, film & TV producer, fashion designer, entrepreneur and humanitarian, Jennifer Lopez is one of the most recognizable celbrities in entertainment industry.

Forbes Magazine named her the No. 1 Most Powerful Celebrity in the World in 2012. With an unmatched global appeal, Lopez has racked up more than $1.4-billion in worldwide box office receipts. She is an award-winning TV personality through participation on American Idol, the No. 1 Most Watched U.S. Television series of 2010 – 2012.

Lopez has sold more than 70-million records worldwide and starred in multiple box-office No. 1 films, including “Monster-In-Law” and “The Wedding Planner.” In 2001, “The Wedding Planner” was the nation’s top-grossing film, while her album, “J.Lo,” was No. 1 on the Billboard Top 200 Chart. The two simultaneous No. 1 honors, in music and film, made Lopez the first woman in history to have a No. 1 movie and No. 1 album in the same week.

 She is executive producer of the new critically acclaimed series," The Fosters," produced through her production company, Nuyorican. The original series for ABC Family is a one-hour drama about a multi-ethnic family mix of foster and biological kids being raised by two moms. In addition to gay marriage and parenting, the groundbreaking and thematically diverse series addresses the foster care system, mixed race families and teen issues.

Lopez also plans to release an album in the fall.

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