The Kennedy Center today announced the five honorees who will be recognized during the 40th Annual Kennedy Center Honors, to be televised on Tuesday, Dec. 26, by CBS.
The honorees are actress, dancer and choreographer Carmen de Lavallade, singer-songwriter and actress Gloria Estefan, hip hop artist LL Cool J, television writer and producer Norman Lear and musician and record producer Lionel Richie.
CBS has televised the ceremony since its inception. This year’s broadcast will be executive produced by Ricky Kirshner and Glenn Weiss of White Cherry Entertainment.
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