Queens' Own LL Cool J Becomes First Rapper to Receive Kennedy Center HonorSome of the most impactful artists were recognized Sunday night at the 40th Annual Kennedy Center Honors in Washington, D.C.
Trump Will Skip Kennedy Center Honors To Avoid 'Political Distraction'Each year, the Kennedy Center honors individuals for their work in the arts.
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.
Preview The 38th Annual Kennedy Center HonorsThe 38th Annual Kennedy Center Honors will air Tuesday, December 29th at 9 pm ET/PT.
Feel The Force: R2-D2 Helps Honor Lucas At Kennedy CenterThe technology that George Lucas brought to movie making came back to haunt him at the Kennedy Center Honors.
Rita Moreno: Unstoppable Force Of Stage And ScreenActress Rita Moreno joins a small class of actors that have won an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony Award over the course of her highly-decorated career. As a 2015 Kennedy Center Honoree she is being recognized for her incomparable, inspirational contribution to the stage and screen that embodies her lifetime dedication to delivering her best to her global audience.
George Lucas: The Wise Jedi Master Of FilmAs a 2015 Kennedy Center Honoree, writer-director George Lucas is best known for his award-winning epic "Star Wars" and "Indiana Jones" film franchises. For more than three decades, his films have moved and transported us to distant lands and tantalizing galaxies beyond our wildest dreams.
Cicely Tyson: Legendary Portrait Of Beauty, Courage And StrengthActress Cicely Tyson is a living legend who has dedicated her life to the rich, positive portrayal of strong African American women. In becoming a 2015 Kennedy Center Honoree, she distinctively caps a highly-lauded inspirational career.
Seiji Ozawa: Portrait Of A Multicultural Music MasterMaestro Seiji Ozawa has commanded orchestras around the world with consummate skill. As a 2015 Kennedy Center Honoree he joins an elite group of individuals who have made exemplary contributions to the Arts in the United States.
Carole King: A Tantalizing Tapestry Of SongSinger-songwriter Carole King's is one of the most influential women in songwriting and her staggering list of career achievements are being honored this year. She joins the prestigious ranks of former Kennedy Center Honorees as one of the five selected as the 2015 Kennedy Center Honorees.
Stephen Colbert Returns To Host 'The Kennedy Center Honors'Stephen Colbert returns to host "The 38th Annual Kennedy Center Honors," to be broadcast Tuesday, Dec. 29 on CBS.
Eagles, Carole King, George Lucas Lead Kennedy Center HonoreesSome of the biggest pop culture figures of the '70s will be honored by the ceremony.