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  • Category: Recording
  • Unveiled: 06 Dec 1996
  • Star rank: 139
  • Address:
    Corner of Hollywood Blvd and N La Brea Ave
  • Position: 12 tiles from the curb, facing east
  • GPS location:
    34.101421, -118.344942
  • Notes: Star was unvieled on 02/09/60 but moved to its current location

Elvis Presley

Next star: The Beatles
Previous stretch: Spanky McFarland

Biography

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.

Fact file

Read more about Elvis Presley at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

In the news

WATCH: Barbra Streisand and Jimmy Fallon Duet on Elvis, Blake Shelton, Michael Buble Medley
Variety, 2014-09-16 13:40:50
To promote her new duets album, “Partners,” Barbra Streisand paid a visit to “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” on Monday night and performed an impressive medley of duets with the host, including hits from Elvis Presley, Blake Shelton and Michael Buble. Donning an Elvis wig, cowboy hat and bowtie, ...

Jimmy Fallon Takes The Stage With Barbra Streisand For An Amazing Medley Of Duets! Wait, Is That Elvis??? Watch!
Perez Hilton Gossip, 2014-09-16 13:36:58
On her new record Partners, Barbra Streisand has duets with singers ranging from Michael Buble to Elvis Presley to Blake Shelton! Now, through the magic of Jimmy Fallon and his musical impressions, she gets to duet with all three simultaneously! Ch-ch-check out the video (above) to see the amazing medley of standards, done ...

Barbara Streisand Performs a Medley with Jimmy Fallon
Entertainment Tonigh, 2014-09-16 10:03:00
ET's Nancy O'Dell sat down for an extensive interview with Barbara Streisand-- a TV moment you don't want to miss tonight-- but the legend also had a big first on Monday's Tonight Show. For the first time in 50 years, Streisand returned to the late-night program, and gave two amazing ...

Corner of Hollywood Blvd and N La Brea Ave

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