Ozzy Osbourne to be honoured by his native Birmingham

He gets first star on city's new Walk Of Fame

Ozzy Osbourne is to be honoured with the first star on the new Hollywood-style Walk Of Fame in his native Birmingham.

The rocker will be inducted on the Walk Of Stars in the city’s Broad Street on July 6, the day he plays a ‘homecoming’ show at the city’s National Indoor Arena.

The Lord Mayor of Birmingham elect, Randal Brew, said: “I really look forward to welcoming Ozzy back to Birmingham in July. It is a great honour to be able to offer him the very first star on the Birmingham Walk Of Stars.”

Osbourne, who was also inducted onto the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2002, stated: “I have a star in Hollywood on their Walk Of Fame but having a star in my home town means so much more to me. A personal thanks goes out to Lord Mayor Randal Brew.”

Osbourne releases his new album ‘Black Rain’ on May 21.