Openly gay celebrities Neil Patrick Harris and Melissa Etheridge will be getting stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame next year.

The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce announced Thursday their picks for 2011. Also getting stars are: Reese Witherspoon, Penelope Cruz, Gwyneth Paltrow, Tina Fey, Danny DeVito, The Go-Go's, Rascal Flatts and

The biggest surprises on the list include Oprah Winfrey, the Muppets and Buddy Holly.

Harris, who turned 37 on Tuesday, is in a domestic partnership with celebrity chef and former actor David Burtka. The How I Met Your Mother star tweeted the news to his fans: “Getting a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame – awesome. Having it be in the same year as the Muppets – priceless.”

Grammy-winning singer Melissa Etheridge made headlines in April when she announced she was splitting from her partner, actress Tammy Lynn Michaels Etheridge.

On Oprah's couch, the 48-year-old Etheridge said the breakup was mutual.

“As mutual as those things can be,” she said on The Oprah Winfrey Show. “It's sad, and we share two children and she will always be in my life.”