Meryl Streep, Neil Diamond among Kennedy Center honorees

meryl-streep-gi.jpgActress Meryl Streep, singer/songwriter Neil Diamond, cellist Yo-Yo Ma, saxophonist and composer Sonny Rollins and singer Barbara Cook will be honored at the 34th annual Kennedy Center Honors.

President and Mrs. Obama will be on hand at D.C.'s Kennedy Center as performers pay tribute to this year's honorees.

"This year, the Kennedy Center selects five extraordinary individuals whose collective artistry has contributed significantly to the cultural life of our nation and the world," said Kennedy Center Chairman David M. Rubenstein.

The D.C.-based ceremony will be broadcast on CBS on Dec. 27.
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