Al Pacino, The Eagles Among Kennedy Center HonoreesThis year's Kennedy Center honorees include musicians who span genres including pop, rock, gospel, blues, folk and classical — and an actor known for his extraordinary range.
Eagles, Carole King, George Lucas Lead Kennedy Center HonoreesSome of the biggest pop culture figures of the '70s will be honored by the ceremony.
Team Behind Tony Awards To Produce Kennedy Center HonorsProducers who have created the Tony Awards show for the past 12 years will be given a "clean slate" and a mandate to update the "Kennedy Center Honors," marking a new direction for the CBS broadcast for the first time in nearly four decades.
Tom Hanks: Evolution Of A Moviemaking MasterSince his early sitcom beginnings, Tom Hanks has amassed a critically-acclaimed, award-winning body of work that arguably marks him as one of the most talented and versatile figures in cinematic history.
Kennedy Center Honors Five Extraordinary ArtistsSinger Al Green, Actor and Filmmaker Tom Hanks, Ballerina Patricia McBride, Singer-Songwriter Sting and Comedienne Lily Tomlin Are the Honorees for the 37th Anniversary of This Acclaimed Annual Special
Stephen Colbert To Host 'The 37th Annual Kennedy Center Honors'Stephen Colbert will host "The 37th Annual Kennedy Center Honors."
The History Of The Kennedy Center HonorsAs new household names join choice others for this year's Kennedy Center Honors, each fresh member takes his or her place in American pop culture in a largely esteemed way to own first-rate bragging rights for their collective works in life.
Shirley MacLaine: An Enduring Character On All FrontsCall her a quintuple threat. Not only is Shirley MacLaine an accomplished dancer, singer and actor, but she is also an acclaimed author and activist as well.
Martina Arroyo: An Operatic Non-DivaMartina Arroyo is arguably the best Verdi soprano of our time. Like colleague Grace Bumbry who was a Kennedy Center Honors recipient four years ago, Martina Arroyo is the second black opera singer to be applauded in this way.
Herbie Hancock: The Star Fox Of CoolLegendary Herbie Hancock has come a long way and has achieved much along the way, most recently a Kennedy Center Honor.
Carlos Santana: An Overnight SensationIt's no surprise that musical sensation Carlos Santana, who originally hails from south of the Mexican border, has been dubbed one of the world's most brilliant rock guitarists of all time.
Billy Joel: The Piano Man In A New York State Of MindBilly Joel is one of five honorees at "The 36th Annual Kennedy Center Honors". He might possibly say he is not worthy of this enduring recognition. But he is, very much so.