WHO | HONORED Sarah Brightman

EMCEE Lupita Sanchez Cornejo, President of the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce

GUEST SPEAKERS Kristin Chenoweth, Emilie Kouatchou and Anthony Van Laast

WHAT Dedication of the 2,736th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

WHEN Thursday, October 6, 2022 at 11:30 a.m. PT

WHERE 6243 Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood, CA 90028

WATCH LIVE The event will be streamed live exclusively on

Global recording artist, Sarah Brightman will be honored with the 2,736th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on October 6, 2022 at 11:30 a.m. The star will be located at 6243 Hollywood Boulevard across from the Pantages Theater. Brightman will receive his star in the Live Theater/Live Performance category.

The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce has proudly hosted the iconic Hollywood Walk of Fame since 1960. The Chamber exists to transform business and improve lives. Through the Walk of Fame, the Chamber celebrates the business that transforms us all – the entertainment industry. Entertainment is a unique blend of art and business: it uplifts and inspires us all.

ABOUT OUR HONORED “Sarah Brightman, British import and singing superstar, has the voice of an angel,” said Hollywood Walk of Fame producer Ana Martinez. “She has entertained the world with her unique voice for many years and we are thrilled to add her name to our iconic Hollywood Walk of Fame.” To celebrate an incredible acting career, we thought it would be fitting to place Sarah’s star in front of another icon, Hollywood’s Pantages Theater,” added Martinez.

Kristin Chenoweth, Emilie Kouatchou and Anthony Van Laast will join host Lupita Sanchez Cornejo for the unveiling of the star.

International singing superstar, Sarah Brightman is the world’s best-selling soprano. She pioneered the classical crossover musical movement and is famous for possessing a vocal range of over 3 octaves. Sarah is the only artist to simultaneously top the Billboard dance and classical music charts. His voice rang out in theatres, arenas, cathedrals, world heritage centers and Olympic stadiums, bringing to life some of the most beautiful music in the world. Sarah’s work transcends any specific musical genre, synthesizing many influences and inspirations into a unique sound and vision. Today, she remains among the hottest performers in the world, with worldwide sales of 30 million units having received more than 180 gold and platinum awards in more than 40 countries.

Born and raised in Berkhamsted, England, Sarah began singing and dancing at the age of three. She began her career as a member of the television dance troupe Hot Gossip and released several hit disco singles as a solo performer. In 1981 Sarah made her West End musical theater debut in Cats and met composer Andrew Lloyd Webber. She then starred in several Broadway musicals, including the famous The Phantom of the Opera on the West End and Broadway stages, which celebrates its 35th anniversary and where she originated the role of Christine Daaé. In 1987, the musical’s Original London Cast album was released in CD format and sold over 40 million copies worldwide, making it the best-selling cast album of any time. After many years of success on the music scene, Brightman resumed his solo recording career, releasing over 15 solo albums, many of which debuted at No. 1 on the Classical and Crossover Billboard charts and all backed by extensive and lavish world tours.

Sarah has been invited to perform at prestigious high profile events around the world including the 2007 Concert for Diana and the Kennedy Center Honors. Sarah is the first artist to have been asked to perform the Olympics theme song twice. The first was at the Barcelona Olympics in 1992 where she sang “Amigos Para Siempre” with Spanish tenor Jose Carreras to an estimated global audience of one billion people. Sixteen years later in Beijing, this time with Chinese singer Liu Huan, Sarah performed the song “You and Me” in front of approximately 4 billion people worldwide.

Driven by passion and purpose, and a drive to push the boundaries as an artist, Sarah continues to grow and expand her career to this day. In 2012, she accepted UNESCO’s nomination as an “Artist for Peace” Ambassador and has been actively engaged in the efforts of the UNESCO World Heritage Center. In 2020, she renews her commitment to UNESCO and continues to publicize the Organization’s action and programs, in particular its action in favor of culture, heritage and to achieve sustainable tourism.

In addition to Sarah’s role as an advisory board member of the Challenger Learning Center (2013), a benefactor of the Virgin Unite Youth STEM Scholarship (2012-2016), Brightman continues to advocate to advance education and empower the role of girls and women in science and technology to help close the gender gap in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) fields. In July 2015, the first Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation Sarah Brightman Music Fellowships were also awarded to their first recipients. The scholarships will support students in their postgraduate studies at the Royal Northern College of Music within the two-year Master of Music programme.

Sarah was also recognized for her outstanding contribution to music and theater with an Honorary Doctorate of Arts (Hon DArt), in addition to receiving the prestigious Italian decoration “Cavaliere” in the Ordine al Merito della Repubblica Italiana, by the Consul General of Italy, Francesco Genuardi.

During the 2021 holiday season, Sarah took her unforgettable Christmas show “A Christmas Symphony” on the road for the very first time and received rave reviews from critics and fans alike. Along with the orchestra and choir, Sarah embarked on a US tour that began November 26 and ended in New Orleans, LA on December 21, 2021. Now an annual tradition, this incredible holiday tour will be going to Japan and at sea in November/December. of 2022.

On October 12, 14 and 15, 2022, Sarah will entertain her “first exclusive Las Vegas engagement” at The Venetian Resort. As this is her ONLY date of the year in the United States, fans can travel from all over the world to be enchanted by “A Starlight Symphony…An Evening with Sarah Brightman”. This beautiful new show will feature Sarah performing many of her greatest hits with an orchestra, choir and special guest Japanese composer Yoshiki, alongside other guest performers. After the engagement, “A Starlight Symphony” will travel to Mexico for several concert dates, including Mexico City.


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