Red Hot Chili Peppers
WHO Honoree: Red Hot Chili Peppers
Chamber of Commerce Chair Nicole Mihalka
WHAT: Dedication of the 2,717th Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the Category of Recording
WHERE: 6212 Hollywood Boulevard in front of Amoeba Music
WHEN: Thursday, March 31, at 11:30 A.M. PDT
The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce proudly honored iconic Los Angeles band, Red Hot Chili Peppers with the 2,717th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Thursday, March 31, at 11:30 a.m. PDT. The star was dedicated in the category of Recording in front of Amoeba Music at 6212 Hollywood Boulevard. An emergency closure of the block where the star was located in front of Amoeba was called by the LAPD due to the estimated 2,500 fans in attendance.
“Our hometown Hollywood boys are finally coming to collect their star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. We have been waiting for them to break away from their busy schedules to dedicate their star and we are thrilled to welcome them to our Walk of Fame family,” stated Ana Martinez, Hollywood Walk of Fame Producer.
Joining Emcee Nicole Mihalka, Chair of the Board for the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce, to unveil the star were musicians George Clinton, Bob Forrest and actor Woody Harrelson.
The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce, which administers the popular star ceremonies, encourages people who are unable to attend and fans around the world to watch the event exclusively on www.walkoffame.com.
Red Hot Chili Peppers have soundtracked successive generations as not only one of the best-selling acts in music history, but also one of the biggest streaming rock bands in the world today. Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame® in 2012, the award-winning Los Angeles quartet—Anthony Kiedis [vocals], Flea [bass], Chad Smith [drums], and John Frusciante [guitar]—have collected 6 GRAMMY® Awards, sold 80 million albums, generated 5 billion YouTube views, and gathered 22 billion Spotify streams, averaging 21 million monthly listeners on the platform.
Rolling Stone cited Blood Sugar Sex Magik, Californication, and By The Way on its coveted “500 Greatest Albums of All Time,” while “Under the Bridge” landed on the “500 Greatest Songs of All Time” in 2021.
In addition to being honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, 8 MTV VMAs, 5 EMAs, 4 American Music Awards, and 3 BRIT Awards, they’ve notably notched the most #1
The band has also performed to tens of millions worldwide, headlined Coachella and became the only band ever to sell out three nights at Hyde Park in London—moving over 200,000 tickets. Adorned by anthems such as “Give It Away,” “Under the Bridge,” and “Breaking the Girl,” the diamond-certified Blood Sugar Sex Magik celebrated its 30th anniversary in 2021.
Now the band’s seminal lineup returns with a new studio album titled Unlimited Love on Warner Records on April 1st. The album notably marks their first recording with guitarist John Frusciante since 2006 and first with producer and longtime collaborator Rick Rubin since 2011. The band are preparing for a record-breaking 50-city Global Stadium Tour launching this summer, kicking-off a brand-new generation of fans for the legendary group.
The Red Hot Chili Peppers are very involved with the Silverlake Conservatory of Music which is a non-profit co-founded by band member Flea. The mission of the organization is to facilitate a dynamic music education and to teach beginning and accomplished musicians of all skill levels with the primary focus being on the youth of the community. https://silverlakeconservatory.org/