Singer Jenni Rivera honored with Las Vegas star

Singer Jenni Rivera and former Major League Baseball pitcher

Esteban Loaiza are each getting a place on the Las Vegas Walk of


Granite stars recognizing the wife and husband were scheduled to

be installed Saturday on the Las Vegas Strip alongside stars

dedicated to Dean Martin, Elvis Presley and Frank Sinatra. Stars

for Rivera and Loaiza will be located outside the MGM Grand Hotel

& Casino.

The Mexican power couple was scheduled to attend a ceremony in

their honor Friday night at the Eastside Cannery hotel-casino in

Las Vegas. Rivera was to give a concert at the casino Saturday to

mark her 42nd birthday.

Rivera is the singer of hits ”Contraband” and ”Guilty or


Loaiza played for several teams during his MLB career, including

the Los Angeles Dodgers.