Los Angeles, July 27 : Pepe Aguilar, the key
figure in the new generation of "ranchera" music, Thursday received a
star in the recording category on Hollywood's Walk of Fame.
an honour for me. I feel honoured to be here on this very beautiful
occasion. But, above all, it's an honour for the music I represent,"
said Aguilar, who was accompanied by relatives, friends and fans, along
with Leron Gubler, president of the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce.
outfitted in a dark suit and sunglasses, Aguilar unveiled his star,
which was No. 2,474 among those bestowed upon celebrities from film,
television, radio and music by the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce.
The five-pointed star, contains in gold letters Aguilar's name and the symbol of an old-style phonograph record.
square embedded in the sidewalk is located next to the star of another
iconic legend in ranchero music, Pepe's father Antonio Aguilar.