Carrie Underwood to get star on Hollywood Walk of Fame


Carrie Underwood is the latest celebrity to be honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce announced Tuesday that the “American Idol” alum and Grammy-winning country music singer will receive the 2,646th star on Sept. 20. It will be located in front of the Capitol Records building in Los Angeles.

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Guest speakers at the event will include former “Idol” judge Simon Cowell and Underwood’s friend and longtime Country Music Association Awards co-host Brad Paisley.

“Fans of Carrie Underwood will be thrilled when they see their favorite performer accept her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame,” Ana Martinez, producer of the Walk of Fame ceremonies, said in a statement. “People from all over the world have been asking when she will be honored, and we are proud to say, the time is now. We welcome everyone to Hollywood to cheer her on!”

Related: Here’s how celebrities get stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

This is the latest milestone for the singer. In August, Underwood announced that she and her husband, hockey player Mike Fisher, are expecting their second child together. They have a 3-year-old son named Isaiah.

Related: Photos: Carrie Underwood through the years

Underwood will release her latest album, “Cry Pretty,” on Sept. 14, days before the Walk of Fame ceremony.

Fans who can’t make it to the ceremony in person can livestream the event on WalkofFame.com.


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