Nominations for the Hollywood Walk of Fame are now being accepted by the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce. The deadline for submission is Friday, May 29, 2020 at 12 noon. All nominations will be considered at the annual Walk of Fame Committee meeting to be held in June. The committee will make selections for the year 2021.
Nominations are accepted online only.
The Walk of Fame includes five categories:
- Motion Pictures
- Live Theatre/Performance.
All Nominations must include these documents:
- Photo of the nominee
- Brief bio of nominee – no more than 2 pages
- Nominee’s qualifications
- List of contributions to the community and civic-oriented participation of the nominee
- Letter of agreement from the nominee or his/her management
The committee will select approximately 30 names for insertion into the Walk. Nomination of an individual or group must be approved by the Walk of Fame Committee, sometimes requiring several annual nominations before a nominee is selected to receive a star. The most qualified artists nominated are eligible for a star to be installed in the Walk during the subsequent year. Those not selected for the current year are requested to resubmit for the following nomination period. Should the sponsor not want to make a second attempt, they must notify the Hollywood Chamber immediately, and the application will be pulled.
The criteria for receiving a star consists of the following: professional achievement, longevity in the category of five years or more, contributions to the community and the guarantee that the celebrity will attend the dedication ceremony if selected. Posthumous awards require a five-year waiting period.
After the Walk of Fame Committee has made its selections, the Hollywood Chamber’s Board of Directors also votes to approve the star and then for a final approval, the names are submitted to the City of Los Angeles’ Board of Public Works Department.
All honorees must be approved by the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce, the decisions of which are final and entirely within the Chamber’s discretion. Nomination and selection procedures, forms, and qualifications are guidelines only, entirely within the Chamber’s discretion, and are subject to change at any time, without notice.
Special Rules for Performing Duos and Groups:
Management of Performing duo or group name must consent in writing to the nomination before it will be considered. The names of all group members, past and present, must be included on the nomination form. The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce reserves the right to condition award and installation of any star honoring a duo or group on its discretionary satisfaction with the sponsor’s arrangements regarding honorees and the installation ceremony. The sponsor must provide proof of insurance naming the Hollywood Chamber and City of L.A. as additionally insured.
All Nomination Forms must be submitted by Friday, May 29, 2020 at 12 Noon to be considered at the June Selection Meeting. See a Sample Nomination at https://walkoffame.com/walk-of-fame-nomination-sample/
and read FAQ on this page before submitting your form.
If you still have any questions, please
or call 323-469-8311 and ask for Ana Martinez.
Hollywood citizens and tourists alike look forward to each dedication ceremony with eager anticipation.