Charlie Wilson To Receive Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

R&B crooner, Charlie Wilson is the latest recording artist to be in line to get a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Wilson, who was once the lead singer of the funk group, The Gap Band will be getting the 2,770th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame later this month on Monday, January 29th at 11:30 am PT. His star will be located at 6201 Hollywood Boulevard.

Legendary producer, Jimmy “Jam” Harris will be the host for the ceremony while producing recording artist, Babyface, weed connoisseur and hip-hop artist Snoop Dogg, and President & CEO of Wilson’s record label, P Music Group, Michael Paran will be speakers when the ceremony takes place.

“Charlie Wilson’s timeless music has brought joy to millions across generations. His upcoming star ceremony will shine as a testament to his extraordinary talent, resilience, and unwavering dedication to his craft,” said Walk of Fame producer Ana Martinez in a written statement. “I must also add that Charlie’s incredible journey from homelessness and return to show business is a true testament to his indomitable human spirit!”

Wilson’s voice can be heard on many classic recordings from the Tulsa, Okla. group, The Gap Band. Over 10 years, his voice has graced such songs like, “Outstanding,” “Yearning for Your Love,” “Burn Rubber on Me” and “Early in the Morning.” Throughout his musical career as a solo artist, he has amassed 13 No. 1 songs on the R&B charts while gaining 13 Grammy nominations, a BET Lifetime Achievement Award, a Soul Train Icon Award, a Soul Train Certified Soul Award, and a NAACP Music Makes a Difference Award.

He was named Billboard’s Top Adult Male R&B Artist two times (2009, 2020) and is currently Billboard’s Top Adult R&B Male Artist with the most #1s of all time.

Wilson will also have another reason to celebrate on January 29, it’ll be his 71st birthday on the day he receives this honor.

Charlie Wilson To Receive Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

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