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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

Elvis Presley Memorabilia Headlines Julien's Rock Auction
Billboard, 2015-03-17 22:13:37
The seemingly endless well of Elvis Presley memorabilia is bubbling up again. Auctioneers Julien's are selling the TCB tour bus, Elvis' dress army...

Elvis Presley auction to offer tour bus, Stutz Blackhawk car
Yahoo Entertainment, 2015-03-17 16:00:49
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City auction is offering Elvis Presley fans the chance to own his custom-designed tour bus featuring nine sleeping berths.

Love Me Tender, a Re-Titled Version of Broadway’s All Shook Up, To Receive U.K. Premiere
Playbill Combined , 2015-03-17 11:06:50
Love Me Tender a re-titled version of the 2005 Broadway musical All Shook Up that was inspired by and features the music of Elvis Presley, is to receive its British premiere in a production being mounted for a U.K. tour that will begin performances June 5 at Manchester's Opera House.

Corner of Hollywood Blvd and N La Brea Ave

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