LOS ANGELES: American singer Mariah Carey will receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame here.

The 45-year-old singer will get the 2,556th star, the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce has announced, and it will be unveiled in a ceremony on August 5, reports femalefirst.co.uk.

Guest speakers at the event will include directors Lee Daniels and Brett Ratner, along with Epic Records CEO LA Reid.

The We belong together hitmaker, who has achieved 18 number one singles in the US since the start of her career, more than any other artiste, is currently performing at her Las Vegas residency and explained the show has stopped her from starting work on her 15th studio album.

She said, “I haven’t started writing my all new album yet. Currently I’m absorbed in making my show, ‘#1 to Infinity’, the most fun for my fans as possible.”