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Kennedy Center Honorees 2015 Announced: George Lucas, Carole King & More!

Kennedy Center Honorees 2015 Announced: George Lucas, Carole King & More!

George Lucas, Cicely Tyson, Rita Moreno, singer-songwriter Carole King, and more have been selected to receive the his year’s prestigious Kennedy Center Honors.

Also among the honorees are conductor Seiji Ozawa and the Eagles, Variety reports.

The gala will be taking place on December 6 and will be broadcast on December 29 on CBS. President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama are expected to attend the gala, with lots more celebrity guests.

“Each honoree and their career-spanning achievements exemplify a rare quality of artistic bravery,” Kennedy Center president Deborah Rutter said in a statement. “They have pushed the limits of their gifts as musicians, actors, and storytellers to inspire generations of Americans and those around the world.”

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