Click below for some news on the event:
CBS NEWS: Carmen de Lavallade on a life well danced
CBS NEWS: Kennedy Center Honors 2017 celebrates artists, skips political drama
ABC NEWS: 2017 Kennedy Center Honors recognize artists, skip drama
THE KENNEDY CENTER: Watch the Festivities
THE WASHINGTON POST: 2017 Kennedy Center Honors: Norman Lear, LL Cool J, Gloria Estefan, Lionel Richie, Carmen de Lavallade
The 40th annual honors ceremony will be broadcast on CBS on Dec. 26 (9 ET/PT).