Before much longer, you can see stars commemorating the likes Snoop Dogg, Shonda Rhimes and “Weird Al” Yankovic on your trek along Hollywood Boulevard in Los Angeles. The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce says those artists will be among those who will get stars during 2018. Others to be enshrined along the famous road will be Lin-Manuel Miranda, Taraji P. Henson, Simon Cowell, Jack Black, Anthony Anderson, Carrie Underwood and Mary J. Blige.
Oscar-winning filmmaker Ron Howard will take over as director of the “Star Wars” Han Solo spinoff, Lucasfilm announced. The “Happy Days” star will begin work on the film immediately.
Katy Perry has become the first musician to earn a third Diamond Award for singles from the Recording Industry Association of America. The RIAA says Perry’s song “Roar” has passed the ten-million mark for sales and streaming equivalents. Perry’s songs “Firework” and “Dark Horse” also have earned Diamond Awards.