Walk of Fame star for Etheridge
Published 28/09/2011 | 01:32
Grammy- and Oscar-winning singer-songwriter Melissa Etheridge, a breast cancer survivor, has received a Hollywood Walk of Fame star.
The ceremony in front of the Hard Rock Cafe Hollywood also marked the launch of Hard Rock's month-long Pinktober campaign, a series of concerts and celebrity events held to raise money and breast cancer awareness.
Etheridge, 50, is best known for the songs Come to My Window and I'm the Only One.
She received the 2,450th Walk of Fame star in Hollywood.
Etheridge, who was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2004, has been an artist ambassador for Pinktober for six years.