Kennedy Center Honors 2011: Meryl Streep, Neil Diamond, Yo-Yo Ma and more
Who are this year's honorees?
For starters, the inimitable Meryl Streep gets her due for acting. Singer/songwriter Neil Diamond, cellist Yo-Yo Ma, singer Barbara Cook and saxophonist/composer Sonny Rollins all will be honored for their contributions to music.
The ceremony takes place Sunday, Dec. 4, but the gala won't be broadcast until Tuesday, Dec. 27 at 9 p.m. on CBS.
In honor of the five recipients' great work, check out videos of some of their best work.