Queen Latifah and Billy Crystal are among the 2023 Kennedy Center honorees

The 46th Kennedy Center Honors will recognize artistic achievements by Queen Latifah, Billy Crystal, and other artists.

2023 honorees: The recipients for this year are actor and comedian Billy Crystal, soprano Renée Fleming, Bee Gees member Barry Gibb, actress and rapper Queen Latifah, and singer Dionne Warwick.
* Queen Latifah expressed gratitude for the recognition, highlighting her journey and the challenges she faced.

In their words: Kennedy Center President Deborah F. Rutter said the honorees have explored new grounds, stretched artistic boundaries, and committed to sharing their gifts with the world.
* Rutter also acknowledged the 50th anniversary of hip hop and honored Queen Latifah as “the First Lady of Hip Hop.”

Event details: The awards will air on CBS and stream on Paramount+ on December 3, with Gloria Estefan as the host for the third time.

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