Mariah Carey to finally receive Walk of Fame star

Her name has long been a notable absence from the pavements of Hollywood Boulevard, but Mariah Carey is finally getting her own star on the Walk of Fame. The five-time Grammy winner will be the recipient of the 2,556th star on the world-renowned landmark in Los Angeles. mariah "Finally, all questions regarding when Mariah Carey will be honoured with a star are answered," said  the producer of the Hollywood Walk of Fame ceremonies, Ana Martinez, in a statement released yesterday (July 27). "Fans have repeatedly asked us when their favourite singer would be honoured, and now is the time." She added: "We are thrilled that we can add one of the world's biggest talents to our Walk of Fame." Carey is the best-selling female artist of all time with more than 200-million albums sold to date and 18 Billboard Hot 100 Number One singles - more than any solo artist in history. Sharing what we can only imagine is an artist's impression of the star she probably had knocked up a decade ago, the 45 year-old reacted to the news on Instagram, thanking her fans for helping her finally get her hands on the accolade. https://instagram.com/p/5p1sH3LeO2/ "Super excited and feeling so humbled about my star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame," the Infinity singer wrote. "Thank you so much to the fans for making this happen for me." Mariah's Walk of Fame dedication will take place on August 5 at 11.30am. We imagine Mimi will attend in typically understated form... epaselect epa04723623 US singer Mariah Carey arrives in a classic car for her 'Mariah #1 To Infinity' engagement at Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, 27 April 2015. Carey will preform for a limited time starting on 6 May 2015. EPA/MICHAEL NELSON +++(c) dpa - Bildfunk+++ More stories: Watch: Mariah carey gets a lapdance from Tyson Beckford Mariah on 'MTV Cribs': Every iconic moment