Elvis Presley

Elvis Presley

Cake-cutting, new exhibit mark Elvis’ birthday

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Elvis Presley fans from as far as Japan and Brazil gathered Tuesday in Memphis to sing “Happy Birthday” to the late rock ‘n’ roll icon on the day he would have turned 78.

01/08/2013

Utah school recasts musical with sexy Elvis songs

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A parent who was “All Shook Up” about Elvis Presley songs in a high-school drama prompted educators to cancel the musical as too sexual. However, school administrators in reversed their decision a day later.

01/03/2013

Porter starts music mentorship program in Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) – Memphis will now be the home of a national program deploying music industry veterans to mentor young and up-and-coming musicians. David Porter, the songwriter who co-wrote such classics as “Soul Man” […]

10/24/2012

Elvis' Beverly Hills estate up for sale

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) – The Beverly Hills home where the late Elvis Presley and his wife Priscilla once lived is up for sale. The house hit the market Wednesday for $12.9 million, according to real […]

10/12/2012

Lil Wayne tops Elvis Presley's Billboard record

NEW YORK (AP) – Lil Wayne is not only making rap history, he’s making rock `n roll history: the rapper has surpassed Elvis Presley as the male with the most entries on Billboard’s Hot 100 […]

09/27/2012

Kauai celebrates "Blue Hawaii"

LIHUE, Hawaii (AP) – The Kauai Visitors Bureau is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Elvis Presley movie, “Blue Hawaii.” The movie will be screened and an Elvis Presley tribute artist will perform at a […]

09/26/2012

Nominees named for Pop Hall of Fame coming to Pa.

CANONSBURG, Pa. (AP) – The American Pop Music Hall of Fame won’t be open until next summer, but the first round of nominees to be inducted into the western Pennsylvania-based hall has been announced. The […]

09/17/2012

Holograms present celebs with new afterlife issues

LOS ANGELES (AP) – When Tupac Shakur rose from the stage in the California desert earlier this year, it was not only a jaw-dropping resurrection, but also the beginning of a new form of live […]

08/21/2012

Thousands of Elvis fans flock to Graceland vigil

(AP) – Elvis Presley fans have begun flocking together outside the walls of Graceland, set to pay their respects to the rock ‘n’ roll icon at a candlelight vigil marking the 35th anniversary of his […]

08/15/2012

Elvis Week: musicians remember

(AP) – Elvis Presley left behind hit songs, epic performances, some so-so movies and an image as a handsome, rebellious, talented and sometimes-troubled artist that remains indelibly marked in America’s pop culture psyche 35 years […]

08/13/2012

After 50 years, Monroe remains strong celeb brand

(AP) – There is a career after death, at least if while alive you wielded star power like Marilyn Monroe. The bombshell actress continues to be a successful celebrity brand even 50 years after she […]

08/05/2012

Elvis Presley crypt up for auction this month

(AP) – For the right price, you or a loved one can rest in peace in the tomb of The King. Celebrity auctioneer Darren Julien is selling Elvis Presley’s original crypt to the highest bidder […]

05/28/2012

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