‘Hamilton,’ Cher To Get Kennedy Center Honors

www.oann.com | 7/16/2018 | Staff
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Singer and actress Cher, country music artist Reba McEntire and the creators of the Broadway hit, “Hamilton,” will be celebrated at this year’s Kennedy Center Honors, one of the country’s highest recognitions for artists, the center said on Wednesday.

Pianist Philip Glass and jazz saxophonist Wayne Shorter will also be lauded at the event.

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“This year’s slate of honorees represents the pinnacle of our nation’s originality and the rich mosaic of diverse perspectives and art forms that has come to define who we are as a people,” said Deborah Rutter, the Kennedy Center president, in a statement.

The Kennedy Center Honors is usually a non-partisan, star-studded event that is attended by the president and first lady.

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Last year, U.S. President Donald Trump and the first lady, Melania Trump, did not attend, saying they...
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