[photogallerylink id=42796 align=left] [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Lil Wayne[/lastfm] is being nominated into the International Bowling Hall of Fame along with other celebs.
According to my familia over at AHH.com
Lil Wayne is one of several celebrities who was nominated by the Bowling Proprietors Association of America (BPAA) for consideration into the International Bowling Hall of Fame.
In addition to Lil Wayne, celebs like[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”] Miley Cyrus[/lastfm],[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”] Lady Gaga[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Jeff Bridges[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Kim Kardashian[/lastfm], basketball legend [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Michael Jordan[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Justin Bieber[/lastfm] and other celebrities have been nominated.
Fans around the world are being asked to vote for their favorite celebrity, for his or her role in helping to popularize the sport of bowling.
During the 2011 All-Star, Lil Wayne teamed with PBA Hall of Fame bowler Norm Duke for a charity event and earlier this year, the rapper landed in the finals of Chris Paul’s annual Celebrity Bowling Invitational.
The rapper was defeated in the finals by Paul and Jason Belmonte.
“Each of these 2011 candidates has had a significant impact in helping to keep bowling as one of the nation’s most treasured pastimes,”International Bowling Museum and Hall of Fame Chairman Keith Hamilton told AllHipHop.com in a statement.
“If last year’s down-to-the-wire showdown between [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Taylor Swift[/lastfm] and Justin Bieber is any indication of what to expect for 2011, we’ll be ready for a fierce battle to determine who is the next star to achieve bowling immortality,” Hamilton said.
Fans who vote in the competition are being offered a coupon to bowl a free game at over 4000 bowling centers across the United States, who are are participating in the contest.
The online vote takes place between July 12th and August 6th, the date the winner will be announced.
August 6th is also National Bowling Day in the United States.
For more information log on: http://www.gobowling.com.
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