Mariah Carey to be recognised on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Mariah Carey

Mariah Carey will receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame next week.

The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce announced on Monday that the famous diva will get the 2,556th star on August 5.

Mariah said she felt “super excited” and “humbled” by the news.

Guest speakers will include directors Lee Daniels and Brett Ratner, as well as Epic Records CEO and longtime Mariah collaborator LA Reid.

Mariah, 45, is one of the most successful acts in music. She has 18 Number One hits on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, sold millions of albums and won a number of awards, including five Grammys.

Her acting work includes playing a social worker in the Oscar-winning film Precious, directed by Lee Daniels.

She recently launched a residency in Las Vegas where she performs her Number One hits, including Vision of Love, Hero and We Belong Together.