HOLLYWOOD (CBSLA) — “So You Think You Can Dance” co-creator Nigel Lythgoe received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Friday in the first outdoor star ceremony since March 3, 2020.
“I am so proud and honored that the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce is awarding me a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame,” Lythgoe said in a video posted to Twitter.READ MORE: Remains Found In Ballona Wetlands ID’d As Missing Woman Kolby Story
— Nigel Lythgoe OBE (@dizzyfeet) July 7, 2021
Lythgoe was presented by his friend Priscilla Presley and his sons Kris and Simon at the 11:30 a.m. ceremony outside the W Hollywood Hotel on Hollywood Boulevard.READ MORE: Horse Airlifted To Safety After Falling Into Ravine In San Diego County's Carmel Valley
Lionel Richie, Mary Murphy, and Finola Hughes were also in attendance.
The ceremony was streamed on the Walk of Fame’s website, walkoffame.com.
Lythgoe was approved to receive his star in 2019and it was scheduled to be unveiled in April 2020, but the ceremony was postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Friday also marked Lythgoe’s 72nd birthday.
The star is the 2,697th since the completion of the Walk of Fame in 1961 with the first 1,558 stars.MORE NEWS: High-Speed Pursuit With Stolen Car Ends With Crash In Paramount
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