Presley in a publicity photograph for the 1957 film Jailhouse Rock
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.
South Dakota museum awarded ownership of Presley guitar
Yahoo Entertainment, 2017-01-24 00:49:23
VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) — A federal judge ruled Monday that a South Dakota museum is the legal owner of a guitar played by Elvis Presley.
Graceland Black Lives Matter Protest Prompts Lawsuit
Billboard, 2017-01-20 03:34:30
Five people have filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the city of Memphis and Elvis Presley's Graceland, saying they were discriminated...
The Latest: Graceland says it has history of 'inclusion'
Yahoo Entertainment, 2017-01-19 18:03:02
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on a federal civil rights lawsuit filed against the city of Memphis and Elvis Presley's Graceland (all times local):