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.
Elvis Presley Limited Series in the Works at Weinstein Television
Billboard, 2016-09-22 12:41:42
Elvis Presley is the latest famous figure to get the small-screen treatment. The late singer is the focus of a limited series in the works at...
Variety, 2016-09-21 16:37:14
Weinstein Television is developing the first-ever scripted Elvis Presley television biopic to be shot at Graceland, the company announced on Wednesday. The eight to ten part series will explore every aspect of the King of Rock n’ Roll’s life with access to Elvis’ personal archives including journals, clothing, automobiles and ...
Danish Elvis fan loses 'Graceland' trademark dispute
Yahoo Entertainment, 2016-09-21 13:06:44
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A court in Denmark has ordered the owner of a museum modeled after Elvis Presley's Graceland Mansion to pay 500,000 kroner ($75,000) in damages to a U.S. company that owns the Graceland trademark.