Television host Johnny Canales received his own star on the Las Vegas Walk Of Stars on Saturday (August 6).
“God has blessed me,” Canales said about the recognition. “This star belongs to Jesus Christ, my father Esteban Canales, my mother Maria H. Canales and also to my wife Nora Canales and my two daughters, Seleste Canales, Miroslava Canales, and to all the millions of fans, friends and to the Hispanic People. I also thank all my fellow Veterans of all races who served, fought, and died for our country, and too all who are still serving. This Star will be dedicated to all of them.”
The ceremony took place in front of the Paris Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. Canales’ star will be next to other famous stars, including Elvis Presley, Jose Jose, Vicente Fernandez, Julio Iglesias, Engelbert Humperdink and many more.
Canales is a former Tejano singer and is best known as host of The Johnny Canales Show, which debuted in 1983. The show is credited with showcasing emerging bands from the United States and Mexico, including Selena Y Los Dinos, La Sombra, La Mafia, Mazz,Intocable, Jennifer Pena and many more.
The Las Vegas Walk of Stars, a a non-profit foundation, honors people of prominence in a variety of fields including entertainment, sports, literary, humanitarian, civic, military, and pioneers.
Tejano Nation would like to congratulate Johnny Canales on this honor.
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