By Brian Ives 

Legendary rock band the Eagles, iconic singer-songwriter Carole King and filmmaker and Star Wars creator George Lucas lead this year’s Kennedy Center honorees. Other honorees include actress/singer Rita Moreno, conductor Seiji Ozawa and Broadway star Cicely Tyson.

READ MORE: 1 Killed, 4 Injured In Evanston Shooting

The 38th Annual Kennedy Center Honors will be take place on December 6, and will be taped for broadcast on Tuesday December 29 at 9 pm ET/PT on CBS.

READ MORE: At Least 40 People Wounded, 3 Killed In Thanksgiving Weekend Shootings In Chicago

Related: Eagles Announce Summer U.S. Tour Dates

Kennedy Center Chairman David M. Rubenstein said in a statement, “The music of the Eagles has endured as the quintessential American rock and roll sound for generations; Carole King’s heartfelt lyrics and tunes are woven throughout the tapestry of American music; George Lucas’ films have enriched our world with stories of epic adventure; Rita Moreno’s iconic spitfire roles are embedded in the heart of American culture; Seiji Ozawa’s artistic leadership as a conductor has set a new standard for orchestras around the world; and Cicely Tyson’s range of strong female roles on stage and screen have broken boundaries for women of color.”

MORE NEWS: Wolfpack Junior Football Team Needs Funds To Compete For National Championship In Florida

Read the full story on Radio.com