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Elvis Aaron (or Arona) 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".
November 23, 2010
U2 frontman Bono has compared David Bowie to Elvis Presley and said the singer played a pivotal role in making them a success. In an interview with Rolling Stone, Bono said the Irish band owed a lot to the musician. Read more
July 28, 2010
A concert celebrating the life and music of Elvis Presley is set to take place in London later this year. The Elvis Forever gig, at Hyde Park on September 2, will be hosted by BBC Radio 2's Chris Evans and broadcast live on the radio station. Read more
July 26, 2010
A new album featuring music by Elvis Presley is set to be released in November to mark what would have been his 75h birthday. 'Viva Elvis' has been drawn and inspired by the same-titled Cirque Du Soleil production in Las Vegas. Read more
May 6, 2010
Elvis Presley's former physician Dr. George 'Nick' Nichopoulos claims in a new book that The King died from chronic constipation. It's widely perceived that Elvis died in 1977 from an irregular heartbeat condition called cardiac arrhythmia caused by drugs, obesity and a weak heart. Read more
January 8, 2010
Fans around the world are celebrating Elvis Presley's 75th birthday today. Testament to The King's legend, 33 years on from his untimely death in 1977 he's still one of the biggest earning dead celebrities and adored by fans around the globe. Read more
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