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.
What’s on TV Wednesday
NY Times TV, 2016-07-20 05:00:27
Let Miles Davis and Elvis Presley provide the soundtrack to your Hump Day. Or tune in to the Republican National Convention and, for comic relief, the late-night wrap-ups.
Love him tender: Blagojevich still Elvis fanatic in prison
Yahoo Entertainment, 2016-07-12 14:20:13
CHICAGO (AP) — Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich gave up his life-sized Elvis Presley statue when he went to prison in 2012, but not his love for the King.
Variety, 2016-07-11 23:33:41
Chris Harrison returns to host “Miss America” for the eighth year, AXS TV announces an all-new movie based on Elvis Presley, and Netflix sets a premiere date for its latest original documentary, “Fearless,” in today’s TV news Roundup. CASTING Chris Harrison will host the “Miss America 2017” competition for the ...