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.
Royalty, Elvis at Duchess of Devonshire funeral
Yahoo Entertainment, 2014-10-02 15:12:08
LONDON (AP) — Hundreds of liveried staff, the heir to the British throne and the music of Elvis Presley have formed part of a final farewell for Deborah, Dowager Duchess of Devonshire, last of the unconventional Mitford sisters.
Rare Warhol paintings headed to NYC auction
Yahoo Entertainment, 2014-09-23 15:35:26
NEW YORK (AP) — Elvis Presley. Marlon Brando. Andy Warhol. The A-list trifecta of music, film and art is going on the auction block at Christie's in November.
Barbra Streisand On Almost Doing A Movie With Elvis Presley - VIDEO
Access HW Movies, 2014-09-16 23:12:59
Barbra Streisand and Elvis Presley’s collaboration can be found on Barbra’s new album, “Partners.” The two make music together 37 years after Elvis left the building for good. Barbra tells us how she and the King once came close to working together.