New Edition Receives Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

New Edition Hollywood Walk of FameNew Edition has joined the ranks of talent that has been immortalized on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Ronnie DeVoe, Bobby Brown, Ricky Bell, Michael Bivins, Johnny Gill and Ralph Tresvant were all present at the ceremony honoring their group that paved the way for many of they boy bands that followed. If it weren’t for New Edition, there’d probably be no Boyz II Men, N’SYNC, Backstreet Boys, or New Kids On The Block. Jimmy Jam Harris and Stephen Hil were on-hand to help
Emcee and Hollywood Chamber President/CEO Leron Gubler to unveil the star.

“Ever since fans found out that New Edition was being honored with a Walk of Fame star, it has been non-stop inquiries about when the group was going to be honored. Well, the time has come and fans from around the world have booked their flights and are on their way to Hollywood to celebrate this momentous occasion,” stated Ana Martinez, Producer of the Walk of Fame ceremonies.

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The group definitely deserves the honor, boasting 15 national tours, 18 multi-platinum albums, 4 American Music Awards, 14 No. 1 records and countless Billboard Top 20 hits- not to mention some of the most loyal fans of all time.

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The honor comes just as The New Edition Story, the group’s TV biopic, heads to BET. The biopic will follow the group from their humble beginnings as kids in Boston to global mega-stardom – weathering the highs and lows of controversy, personnel changes, and the ultimate cost of fame. The TV event will air as a six hour, three night event on January 24, 25, and 26, 2017 at 9 PM ET/PT on BET.

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