Dustin Hoffman, Led Zeppelin And David Letterman To Receive Kennedy Center Honors

September 12th, 2012 4:01pm EDT

Dustin Hoffman Honors will be given out to Dustin Hoffman, Led Zeppelin, David Letterman, blues legend Buddy Guy and Russian ballerina Natalia Makarova, for their cultural contributions to the arts at this year's Kennedy Center Awards in Washington, D.C.

FYI: We're still not sure if this announcement has anything to do with a mysterious countdown going on Led Zeppelin's Facebook page (please be a world tour and not a lame DVD announcement).

A formal State Department dinner and ceremony will take place December 1, where the recipients will receive their medals. Following a White House receptions on December 2, a performance will be given at the Kennedy Center, which will air on CBS December 26 at 9pm EST. A nice day after Christmas gift, don't you think!

The group will join a long list of talented past honourees, among them Steven Spielberg, Dolly Parton, Barbra Streisand, and Robert De Niro.

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