Don McLean receives his star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame

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The famous singer behind the song 'American Pie' has recieved his star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame.

Don McLean was joined by his 27-year-old girlfriend and friend and fellow musician Weird Al Yankovic to accept the star in a special ceremony.

"This is a very special day for me, awards are given every year on those television programs, and every year a new person is named a favourite, however, this award is forever," Don McLean said.

"This is an honour I get to share with friends, fans, and whoever walks down Hollywood Boulevard."

McClean was appropriately given his star in a ceremony in front of The Pie Hole restaurant, at 6314 Hollywood Boulevard on the corner of Hollywood and Vine.

Also at the ceremony were the five-piece a capella group Home Free, who performed 'American Pie' while fans in attendance joined in.