Bowling fans around the world are currently getting their chance to vote for their favorite celebrity who has increased awareness in the world of bowling, and this year, hip hop mega star Lil Wayne has been nominated!
Weezy has been nominated for participating in a charity bowling event earlier this year put on by Chris Paul, where he and his partner PBA bowler Norm Duke made it to the finals before being defeated.
Other celebrities nominated inculde Lady Gaga, Kim Kardashian, Michael Jordan, Justin Beiber and Miley Cyrus.
The international bowling chairman released this statement:
“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 Taylor Swift 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.
And just for voting, fans are being offered a coupon to bowl a free game at over 4000 bowling centers across the United States.
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.