Simon Cowell is set to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

The 58-year-old X Factor judge will be honoured with the landmark accolade next Wednesday (22.08.18). He will berecognised in the TV category for his long-standing services to the industry, afterall he’s become the household name thanks to his Got Talent franchise, American Idol and X Factor.

In a statement, the producer of the Walk of Fame ceremonies Ana Martinez said: ”Simon Cowell has brought a new meaning to talent shows and has made it a mega platform for people to show their talent and tell their tales.

”His honest, critical evaluation of talent has won him first place to fans’ hearts, and a star on our Hollywood Walk of Fame.”

It was first announced last year that the music mogul would receive the prestigious honour along with Sir Richard Branson, Jennifer Lawrence, Snoop Dogg and the late ‘Crocodile Hunter’ star Steve Irwin.

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