The chimpanzee star of movies TARZAN and BEDTIME FOR BONZO has been denied a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Campaigners were hoping 76-year-old Cheeta's glittering career would convince committee members to grant him a special spot on Hollywood Boulevard in 2009.
But he failed to attract enough votes, reports TMZ.com.
'Smalls Change (Meditations Upon Ageing)' arrives in April.
The two awards have made for a great 72nd birthday present for the country music icon.