George Strait and Keith Urban Among Hollywood Walk of Fame Class of 2025 Honorees

The newly announced class also includes Green Day, David Beckham, Colin Farrell, Jane Fonda, and more.


Lauren Jo Black

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June 25, 2024


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George Strait and Keith Urban will soon receive stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The country superstars were announced as part of the Hollywood Walk of Fame Class of 2025 during a press conference held on Monday, June 24. 

Strait and Urban are included in the category of recording and were announced in the class alongside fellow recipients Fantasia, Depeche Mode, Los Bukis, The B-52s, Green Day, The Isley Brothers, Busta Rhymes, WAR, and Prince (Posthumous).

John Carpenter, Jessica Chastain, Bill Duke, Robert Englund, Emilio Estevez, Colin Farrell, Jane Fonda, Nia Long, Lisa Lu, Glynn Turman and Toni Vaz are included in the category of motion pictures while Fran Drescher, Lauren Graham, Bill Nye, Molly Shannon, Sherri Shepherd, Courtney B. Vance, Chris Wallace, Trey Parker and Matt Stone were named as part of the television category. 

Additional recipients include  Misty Copeland and Alan Cumming for live theater/live performance, Adam Carolla for radio, and David Beckham and Orel Hershiser in the category of sports. 

The honorees were selected by the Walk of Fame Selection Panel of the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce and were chosen from among hundreds of nominations to the committee at a meeting held on June 14, 2024. They were ratified by the Hollywood Chamber’s Board of Directors on the same day. 

“The Walk of Fame has made history again! As Chairman of the Walk of Fame Selection Committee, I am thrilled to announce the distinguished honorees who will grace the iconic Walk of Fame in the Class of 2025. Each honoree truly embodies the essence of excellence in their respective fields,” stated Peter Roth, Chairman. 

He continued, “The committee and I cannot wait to see our honorees becoming part of this world-famous walkway!” 

Dates for the star ceremonies have yet to be announced. According to a release, recipients have two years to schedule star ceremonies from the date of selection before they expire.

Gwen Stefani, Blake Shelton; Photo by @imagerybyoscar/HCC
Gwen Stefani, Blake Shelton; Photo by @imagerybyoscar/HCC

Urban and Strait join a distinguished list of country stars including Alabama, Roy Acuff, Blake Shelton, Darius Rucker, Brooks & Dunn, Carrie Underwood, Alan Jackson, and Dolly Parton, all of whom have stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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Lauren Jo Black, a University of Central Florida graduate, has immersed herself in the world of country music for over 15 years. In 2008, she co-founded CountryMusicIsLove, eventually selling it to a major record label in 2015. Following the rebranding of the website to Sounds Like Nashville, Black served as Editor-in-Chief for two and a half years. Currently, she assumes the role of Editor-in-Chief at Country Now and oversees Country Now’s content and digital footprint. Her extensive experience also encompasses her previous role as a Country Music Expert Writer for and her work being featured on She’s been spotlighted among Country Aircheck’s Women of Influence and received the 2012 Rising Star Award from the University of Central Florida. Black also spent time in front of the camera as host of Country Now Live, which brought live music directly to fans in 2021 when the majority of concerts were halted due to the pandemic. During this time, she hosted 24 weeks of live concerts via Country Now Live on Twitch with special guests such as Lady A, Dierks Bentley, Jordan Davis, Brett Young, and Jon Pardi. Over the course of her career, she has had the privilege of conducting interviews with some of the industry’s most prominent stars, including Reba McEntire, Blake Shelton, Luke Combs, Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Lainey Wilson, and many others. Lauren Jo Black is a longtime member of the Country Music Association and the Academy of Country Music.