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.
CMT to air 'Million Dollar Quartet' miniseries
Yahoo Entertainment, 2016-02-04 17:59:58
NEW YORK (AP) — The CMT network is casting for its "Million Dollar Quartet" miniseries this month at Elvis Presley's alma mater in Memphis, Tennessee.
David Bowie Tops U.K. Official Albums Chart, Ties an Elvis Presley Record
Billboard, 2016-01-29 23:05:09
David Bowie’s 2016 album Blackstar has topped the U.K.’s Official Albums Chart for the third consecutive week. But Bowie’s...
Bowie equals Elvis's chart record
BBC Entertainment, 2016-01-29 17:59:35
Three weeks after his death, David Bowie has 12 albums in the UK top 40, equalling a record set by Elvis Presley.