facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Abdul to be named 'Woman of the Year'

Oct. 10, 2006 at 10:23 PM   |   Comments

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 10 (UPI) -- The Nevada Ballet Theatre has named pop star and "American Idol" judge Paula Abdul as their 2007 "Woman of the Year," TMZ.com reported.

The award honors prolific stage and screen personalities who are known for their connection to musical theater.

Past Nevada Ballet Theatre "Woman of the Year" recipients include Chita Rivera and Carol Channing.

Abdul, who is also a former Los Angeles Laker Girl, was chosen for her "warm personality and talent," a representative for the Ballet said.

TMZ.com reported that Abdul will be presented with the honor at the Ballet's annual Black and White Ball in January at the Wynn Las Vegas resort.

© 2006 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Recommended UPI Stories
Featured UPI Collection
trending
Celebrity Couples of 2014 [PHOTOS]

Celebrity Couples of 2014 [PHOTOS]

Most Popular
1
'Duck Dynasty' star Sadie Robertson to join 'DWTS'
2
Justin Bieber compares fender bender to Princess Diana's car crash
3
Uma Thurman addresses Quentin Tarantino dating rumors
4
Karrueche Tran apologizes for Blue Ivy hair remark
5
Kathy Bates wanted to dedicate her Emmy to Robin Williams
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback