The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts announced today (7/21) that Irish rockers U2, singers Amy Grant and Gladys Knight, actor George Clooney, and composer Tania León will receive this year’s Kennedy Center Honors. The center generally honors five people annually for influencing American culture through the arts. But bands and other groups sometimes get honors, too. Earth, Wind & Fire was the most recent, in 2019. The Eagles were honored in 2016 and Led Zeppelin in 2012. This is the 45th year of the honors, which will include a gala performance December 4th in Washington D.C. – the show will be broadcast on CBS at a later date.