Barry White was given a posthumous star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Thursday (September 12) - the 2,506th on the famed sidewalk.

White's wife, Glodean, was on hand to accept the honor, as was Berry Gordy, the founder of the Motown record label.

SOUNDBITE: Berry Gordy saying (English):

"He was a big guy with a big sound and a big heart. One of a kind, and he was always good to me and my family. I'm thrilled that Barry White is getting his long overdue star right here on the Hollywood Walk of Fame."

White, a two-time Grammy Award winner, was known for his rich bass voice and enduring hits like "You're The First, The Last, My Everything" and "Can't Get Enough of Your Love."

He died of heart and kidney failure in 2003 at the age of 58.


Publishing Services International Limited (PSIL) is the publisher and operator of a worldwide network of online news sites dedicated to delivering fair, accurate and relevant reporting from a variety of the world’s most trusted sources – from the biggest cities to the smallest towns.

We deliver positive and powerful messages to our readers, providing up‑to‑the‑second news that matters to the individual.

Our promise is to serve communities and individuals worldwide, delivering information that hasn’t always been available to them. We will give them back a voice – a voice that’s empowering because it is theirs – and provide a platform to communicate between themselves and the world.

We believe people are not just generic demographics; they are individuals with their own preferences and curiosities. We are about understanding these individuals, listening to them, and serving them.

We are the new pioneering spirit of news – we’re not talking to everyone, we’re talking with every one.

If you want your news, your voice, your way, on your time – we’ve got news for you.




If you have any questions or concerns please email us on


  • Australia, Toll Free 1-800-983-421
  • Hong Kong, Toll Free 800-906-187
  • Singapore, Toll Free 800-852-3871
  • USA/Canada, Toll Free 1-800-830-4132

Advertise With Us

Interested in being awesome?
Contact us by email or phone.