Iconic rock star Billy Idol is set to be honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
The star will be dedicated at 6201 Hollywood Boulevard in front of Amoeba Music. Idol will be awarded his star in the category of Recording.
“Join me in Los Angeles this Thursday January 5th at 11:30am PT when I am honored with a star on the legendary Hollywood Walk of Fame,” reads a statement from the singer.
He adds, “The location is 6212 Hollywood Blvd, right by Amoeba Music. If you can’t make it on Thursday you can watch the ceremony live stream at WalkOfFame.com. Hope to see you there!”
Shepard Fairey and rocker Henry Rollins will join emcee Lupita Sanchez Cornejo for the star unveiling.
“There will be lots of rebels yelling for their favorite rock star Billy Idol when he receives his well-deserved Walk of Fame star on January 5th,” stated Ana Martinez, Producer of the Hollywood Walk of Fame. “Since the beginning of his career Billy Idol has held the hearts of many of his fans who finally will be able to visit his star and witness his induction into the Walk of Fame.”
Idol was an early architect of the sound, style, and fury of punk rock. He has sold 40 million albums while scoring numerous platinum albums worldwide, nine top forty singles in the U.S. and 10 in the U.K., including “Dancing With Myself,” “White Wedding,” “Rebel Yell,” “Mony Mony,” “Eyes Without A Face,” “Flesh For Fantasy,” and “Cradle Of Love.”
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