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.
USPS to offer Elvis Presley greatest hits CD with stamp
Yahoo Entertainment, 2015-07-02 16:26:25
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The U.S. Postal Service is offering an Elvis Presley greatest hits CD to go along with a new commemorative stamp.
Sam Smith singing again after surgery
Yahoo Entertainment, 2015-06-29 22:34:27
Young soul sensation Sam Smith is singing again six weeks after he underwent vocal surgery that left him silent. The 23-year-old British singer posted Monday on Instagram a short video of him singing Elvis Presley's "Can't Help Falling in Love" with his brassy range. "I'm back," was Smith's simple message.
Brazil legend Roberto Carlos to be honored with Grammy
Yahoo Entertainment, 2015-06-16 19:43:56
Brazilian singer Roberto Carlos, whose 55-year career has won him the nickname of the King of Latin music, will be honored at this year's Latin Grammys, organizers announced Tuesday. The 74-year-old artist has sold more than 120 million records in Latin America, topping The Beatles and Elvis Presley in the ...