Elvis Aaron Presley (January 8, 1935 – August 16, 1977) was one of the most popular American singers of the 20th century. A cultural icon, he is widely known by the single name Elvis. He is often referred to as the “King of Rock and Roll” or simply “the King”.
Presley is regarded as one of the most important figures of 20th-century popular culture. He had a versatile voice and unusually wide success encompassing many genres, including country, pop ballads, gospel, and blues. He is the best-selling solo artist in the history of popular music. Nominated for 14 competitive Grammy Awards, he won three. He also received the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award at age 36 and has been inducted into four music halls of fame.
Elvis kitsch up for auction after quirky owner's death
Yahoo Entertainment, 2015-01-30 20:57:41
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Thousands of Elvis Presley-themed items are going up for auction this weekend in north Mississippi.
Nashville's Music Row Gets Preservation Boost From National Trust
Billboard, 2015-01-20 15:55:20
Fresh off their successful effort to prevent the demolition of a Nashville studio that once recorded the likes of Elvis Presley and Willie...
From the archives: Release of the Elvis stamp
CBS Entertainment Ne, 2015-01-16 21:58:28
The most popular U.S. postage stamp ever was one honoring the singer Elvis Presley. In this "CBS Evening News" report originally aired on January 8, 1993, correspondent Reed Galin visits Graceland, in Memphis, Tenn., where fans of the King gathered to mark the stamp's release.