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The honors ceremony at the Kennedy Center was a star-studded evening.

Latifah featured performances by Chloe Bailey and Cynthia Erivo, Missy Elliott, On Wednesday, the 46th Kennedy Center Honors broadcasted a prerecorded spectacular honoring some of the greatest artists of all time.

The event, which honored Queen Latifah, Dionne Warwick, Billy Crystal, Renée Fleming, and Barry Gibb, was hosted by singer and actress Gloria Estefan.

The first female rapper to be selected as a Kennedy Center honoree was Queen Latifah.

A tribute to Queen Rapsody, and child star Van Van; Lin-Manuel Miranda, Robert De Niro, Whoopi Goldberg, and Meg Ryan paid tribute to Crystal; Dove Cameron, Tituss Burgess, and Sigourney Weaver were present to honor Fleming; and Michael Bublé and Little Big Town honored Gibb.

During the event’s recording earlier this month, other celebrities honored them by performing and giving compliments.

Since 1978, the event has been conducted yearly to honor the artistic community’s lifetime accomplishments and cultural contributions.

The Kennedy Center was named in honor of President John F. Kennedy, who along with his wife Jacqueline Kennedy had fought to raise money to create it. It opened in 1971 in Washington, DC.

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