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Jackie Wilson honored with star on Walk of Fame

HOLLYWOOD — Singer Jackie Wilson, who helped usher in the emergence of soul and rhythm-and-blues music in the 1960s, was posthumously honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Sept. 4. Motown founder Berry Gordy, legendary singer Smokey Robinson and Marshall Thompson, a member of the R&B/soul vocal quartet “The Chi-Lites,” were among Read More…

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Actress Kirsten Dunst receives star on Walk of Fame

HOLLYWOOD — A star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame was unveiled Aug. 29 honoring Emmy- and Golden Globe-nominated actress Kirsten Dunst. The ceremony came four days after the premiere of the Showtime dark comedy “On Becoming a God in Central Florida,” in which Dunst stars as a minimum-wage water park employee who lies, schemes Read More…

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Music producer Teddy Riley gets Walk of Fame star

HOLLYWOOD — A star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame was unveiled Aug. 16 honoring Grammy-winning recording artist-music producer Teddy Riley, the creator of the groundbreaking genre new jack swing. Riley thanked a wide variety of people during a nearly nine-minute acceptance speech, including music executive Clarence Avant, who he met in 1988 in his Read More…