Tom Hanks, Sting and several others to receive Kennedy Center Honors

December 7, 2014 11:00 PM

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The Kennedy Center Honors is the highest award given to an individual for influencing American arts through art. This year, musicians set to receive the award are the British musician Sting and the jazz legend Al Green. Out of the acting world, actor Tom Hanks and actress Lily Tomlin have been carefully picked to receive the prestigious prize. Joining them is ballerina Patricia McBride.

Despite being a Brit, Sting’s songwriting and singing career has been wildly successful not only in his homeland but also in the United States. Early collaboration with his band, The Police, brought him to fame during the 70’s and 80’s with hits such as “Every Breath You Take” and “Roxanne”. What fo...

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