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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

Film Review: ‘The Identical’
Variety, 2014-04-21 15:36:48
This indie drama based on Elvis Presley mythos fails to take full advantage of its fanciful premise.

New 2 CD set features Presley's Memphis concert
Yahoo Entertainment, 2014-03-16 15:09:38
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Elvis Presley's concert in Memphis in March 1974, when he returned to the city during a U.S. tour to perform in his hometown for the first time in 13 years, is featured in a new two-CD set.

Are Britney Spears & David Lucado Planning A Wedding At Elvis Presley‘s Famed Graceland?! Get The Hunka Hunka Burnin' Deets HERE!
Perez Hilton Gossip, 2014-03-11 17:11:18
We're hoping this future wedding doesn't land the pop princess in the Heartbreak Hotel, for realz! After dumping fiancé Jason Trawick in January 2013, it looks like Britney Spears is moving on with her new man David Lucado nicely, taking steps towards an engagement and walking down the aisle! And ...

Corner of Hollywood Blvd and N La Brea Ave

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