comscore Queen Latifah to be honored as entertainment icon | Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Features

Queen Latifah to be honored as entertainment icon

Honolulu Star-Advertiser logo
Unlimited access to premium stories for as low as $12.95 /mo.
Get It Now
  • ASSOCIATED PRESS

    Queen Latifah arrives at VH1’s Hip Hop Honors at David Geffen Hall at Lincoln Center in New York in 2016. The Oscar-nominated actress is set to receive the Entertainment Icon award at American Black Film Festival Honors, to be held in Los Angeles on Feb. 17.

LOS ANGELES >> Queen Latifah will get the royal treatment at the upcoming American Black Film Festival Honors.

The Oscar-nominated actress is set to receive the Entertainment Icon award at this year’s ceremony, to be held in Los Angeles on Feb. 17. The star of “Star” on Fox said she is honored to receive the award.

“It means so much to me coming from fellow entertainers and my peers.”

Queen Latifah got her start as a rapper almost three decades ago. Besides her Oscar nod for “Chicago,” she’s also been nominated twice in Emmy acting categories and won a Golden Globe.

The American Black Film Festival Honors will air on BET and Centric on Feb. 22. Other honorees include Terrence Howard. Actress Regina Hall will host the event.

Comments (0)

By participating in online discussions you acknowledge that you have agreed to the Terms of Service. An insightful discussion of ideas and viewpoints is encouraged, but comments must be civil and in good taste, with no personal attacks. If your comments are inappropriate, you may be banned from posting. Report comments if you believe they do not follow our guidelines.

Having trouble with comments? Learn more here.

Leave a Reply

Click here to see our full coverage of the coronavirus outbreak. Submit your coronavirus news tip.

Be the first to know
Get web push notifications from Star-Advertiser when the next breaking story happens — it's FREE! You just need a supported web browser.
Subscribe for this feature

Scroll Up