Singer and actress Jennifer Lopez will receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for her contribution to the music world in a ceremony scheduled for June 20, the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce announced Thursday.

The Latino artist will be honored with star No. 2,500 on Hollywood Boulevard in Los Angeles, a milestone that will be marked with a special emblem on the sidewalk.

"Jennifer Lopez was an obvious choice."

- Ana Martinez, the producer of the Walk of Fame ceremonies

"Jennifer Lopez was an obvious choice," said Ana Martinez, the producer of the Walk of Fame ceremonies, who recalled that in 1994 star No. 2,000 was awarded to Sophia Loren.

The event will be broadcast live on the Internet via the organization's Web page Walkoffame.com.

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