ELVIS PRESLEY

  • Elvis' library card, movie script to be auctioned at Graceland July 24, 2014

    Reuters: A library card signed by Elvis Presley in seventh grade is expected to be among the hottest items at an auction of the late singer's possessions at his Memphis mansion next month, Graceland officials said on Wednesday. The card, which contains Elvis' earliest known authentic signature, is one of 72...
  • Items from Elvis Presley's funeral up for sale July 15, 2014

    Los Angeles: Items used during late singer Elvis Presley's funeral are going under the hammer. The "Hound dog" hitmaker passed away in 1977, and he was laid to rest at his sprawling Graceland compound in Memphis, Tennessee. Presley's father Vernon personally asked singer J.D. Sumner to organise the funeral, and he compiled...
  • Elvis Presley's jumpsuit to be auctioned June 23, 2014

    New York: A sweatstained jumpsuit worn by Elvis Presley while performing in Las Vegas is going up for auction. Presley's white costume, which is decorated with a large green and blue peacock across the front, is part of a music memorabilia sale titled 'A Rock & Roll History: Presley to Punk',...
  • Elvis Presley's last car now on display in North Carolina April 6, 2014

    Winston Salem: Elvis Presley, who in his lifetime owned more than 200 automobiles and crooned the tune 'No Room to Rhumba in a Sports Car', took the wheel of one of his favorite cars in 1977 for what was to be his final drive. After Presley drove his black 1973 Stutz...
  • Biologist finds bottle released by Mass. scientist in 1956 February 8, 2014

    Boston: It was April 1956, and the No. 1 song was Elvis Presley's "Heartbreak Hotel." At the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution on Cape Cod, scientist Dean Bumpus was busy releasing glass bottles in a large stretch of the Atlantic Ocean. Nearly 58 years later, a biologist studying grey seals off Nova...
  • Snapshot: Abhay Deol makes style statement with Elvis bouffant January 29, 2014

    Abhay Deol is known to be a style icon and the actor proves it every time with his latest style statements. Recently, he was spotted sporting Elvis Presley's popular bouffant hairdo at the promotion of his upcoming film 'One by Two'. Clad in simple blue denims and a blue blazer,...
  • Watch: 16yearold French boy David Thibault is the new Elvis Presley December 16, 2013

    With 6,071,062 hits already, 16yearold David Thibault's cover of Blue Christmas is fast becoming a rage online. The teenager from France has won a million hearts as he sounds exactly like Elvis Presley, who sang the original classic. Elvis Presley reborn as a French kid: it's a real Christmas miracle!...
  • Pattinson smitten by Elvis Presley's granddaughter? July 21, 2013

    Los Angeles: Actor Robert Pattinson has reportedly hit it off with actressmodel Riley Keough. The two have been trying to keep their relationship under wraps. Pattinson, 27, who recently ended an onandoff relationship with Kristen Stewart, is enjoying getting to know Elvis Presley's granddaughter. "Rob and Riley are having a really great...
  • Elvis Presley tops the list of most forged autographs December 28, 2012

    Los Angeles: Elvis Presley and The Beatles top the list of mostforged celebrity signatures in 2012, with less than half of their autographs for sale certified as genuine, memorabilia authenticators PSA/DNA said on Thursday. The King and The Fab Four British rockers, who topped the list two years ago when it...
  • Elizabeth Taylor: The highest earning dead celebrity October 25, 2012

    New York: Elizabeth Taylor surpassed Michael Jackson as the highestearning dead celebrity in the past year, with her estate pulling in $210 million, much of it from the auction of her jewels, costumes and artwork, Forbes said on Wednesday. Jackson, who died in 2009, dropped into second place with earnings of...
  • Thousands mark Elvis' death, get surprise visit August 16, 2012

    Memphis, Tenn: Thousands of devotees converged on Graceland to mark the 35th anniversary of Elvis Presley's death and got a surprise welcome from the King's former wife and daughter, the first time Priscilla and Lisa Marie Presley have appeared together at the annual gathering. The two women appeared on an elevated...
  • Music has healing powers: Paul McCartney June 29, 2012

    London: Beatles legend Paul McCartney believes in the healing power of music and says an Elvis Presley song once cured his headache. The 70yearold singer said songs have a powerful effect, reported Contactmusic. "The healing power of music is serious. I remember I had a mate called Ian James, just my...
  • Elvis Presley nominated for posthumous Grammy December 22, 2011

    Los Angeles: Rock 'n' Roll King Elvis Presley has been nominated for a posthumous Grammy Award. Young Man With the Big Beat: The Complete '56 Elvis Presley Masters a fiveCD box set of the star's early recordings has been tipped in the Best Historical Album category by the...
  • Marilyn, Elvis team up for 'Retro World' game November 5, 2011

    Raleigh: Elvis Presley and Marilyn Monroe, both long dead, get new lives in an online game aimed at the 40andover crowd that seeks to tap into the Hollywood legends' eternal, and lucrative, popularity. Presley and Monroe are both "starring" characters in Entertainment Games' episodic, freetoplay adventures of Retro World, which will...
  • Don't smoke or drink: Presley's vintage interview September 22, 2011

    Los Angeles: Elvis Presley avoided bad habits like smoking and drinking and loved cars and movies, a 1956 interview of the King of Rock and Roll has revealed. The audio recording shows a sweet and softspoken 21yearold Presley at the threshold of fame, dreaming of conquering the world with his...
  • 'Jailhouse Rock' songwriter Leiber dead at 78 August 23, 2011

    Los Angeles: Jerry Leiber, who with longtime partner Mike Stoller wrote "Hound Dog," "Jailhouse Rock," "Yakety Yak" and other hit songs that came to define early rock 'n' roll, died on Monday. He was 78. He was surrounded by family when he died unexpectedly of cardiopulmonary failure at CedarsSinai Medical Center,...
  • Mystery woman in iconic Elvis photo identified August 9, 2011

    New York: A U.S. magazine has identified the mystery woman seen kissing singer Elvis Presley in a backstage theater stairwell in an iconic 1956 photograph. Barbara Gray, now 75 and living in Charleston, S.C., told Vanity Fair magazine that she didn't reveal her identity for the money or fame. "I...
  • Presley turned into comic book character July 22, 2011

    Los Angeles: Singer Elvis Presley has been immortalised into a comic book character. The comic book will be called Graphic Elvis. It's a limited edition comic created by Liquid Comics and Elvis Presley Enterprises to commemorate the 35th death anniversary of the singer. "Comics influenced so much of his life," contactmusic.com quoted...
  • Glee beats Elvis Presley's record January 25, 2011

    London: The superhit TV musical 'Glee' has broken Elvis Presley's UK chart record, becoming the fastest act to score 20 top 40 hits. The Golden Globe award winning show achieved 20 top 40 hits in 57 weeks, beating The King's record, reported Contactmusic. The stars of the TV show achieved the...
  • Elvis Presley autopsy tools removed from auction July 26, 2010

    New York: A grisly collection of autopsy tools used to prepare Elvis Presley's body has been removed from auction after doubts were raised about their provenance and authenticity. Chicagobased Leslie Hindman Auctioneers last week said rubber gloves, forceps, lip brushes, a comb, eye liner, needle injectors, and a toe tag, all...
  • Autopsy tools used on Elvis go up for sale July 21, 2010

    New York: Autopsy tools used to embalm and prepare Elvis Presley's body for his funeral in 1977 and a toe tag used on the singer for identification purposes are set to go under the hammer at a Chicago auction house. The instruments up for sale at Leslie Hindman Auctioneers on Aug....
  • MJ, Lisa Presley's marriage certificate up for sale November 13, 2009

    London: The 'King of Pop' Michael Jackson and Lisa Marie Presley's 1994 marriage certificate is all set to go under the hammer in New York. The certificate, which bears both the celebrities signature, was issued on May 26, 1994 following their brief wedding ceremony in the Dominican Republic, a music website...
  • Going, going, gone! Elvis' hair sells for $15,000 October 19, 2009

    New York: A lock of Elvis Presley's hair sold for $15,000 to an anonymous telephone bidder at a Chicago auction on Sunday, the Chicago Tribune reported. The hair was shorn from Elvis' head when he joined the US Army in 1958. The locks were part of an Elvis memorabilia collection offered by...
  • A big hunk o' hair: Elvis locks go under the hammer October 13, 2009

    Lon Angeles: Elvis Presley fans keen to own a chunk of their idol now can. Locks of what is claimed to be The King's hair are up for auction next week. The large quantity of hair is one of about 200 items of Elvis memorabilia collected by the late Gary Pepper,...
  • Jackson, Elvis: the coincidence was strange June 26, 2009

    New York: Michael Jackson didn't want to be just a superstar. Like the Beatles, he wanted to be the biggest, the king. He wanted to topple the reigning man with the crown, Elvis. In life and in death, there was Elvis. "It's just so weird. He even married Elvis' daughter," said authormusic...
  • Elvis memorabila on auction, hopes to fetch mn March 17, 2009

    New York: For all the fans, who want to own a peice of their favourite rock idol Elvis Presley, an auction offers more than 500 items from the late icon'spersonal collection including his piano. The grand white Knabe piano used by the rock legend is expected to fetch a staggering...
  • Photogallery: Dead who make more money than the living | Choc Couture October 29, 2008

    Elvis Presley reigns as Forbes' TopEarning Dead Celebrity even though he left the building over 30 years ago. Presley, who died at age 42 in 1977, topped the list for a second year running all thanks the sale of Elvis merchandise. ...
  • Elvis fans ignore rain for graveside vigil August 16, 2008

    Memphis: Fans queued up for a graveside vigil on the 31st death anniversary of the king of rock and roll, Elvis Presley. Controversial, iconic, rebellious and a trend setter, Elvis died of a heart attack, that doctors say, was brought by his addiction to prescription drugs. Mary Lou...
  • Elvis Presley demoted as Mariah Carey slides up August 8, 2008

    Poor Elvis. Random sightings of the King of Rock 'n' Roll have tapered off in recent years. Worse yet, now he has mysteriously disappeared from the upper echelons of a new list that ranks the artists with the most No. 1 hits on the U.S. pop singles chart. Until April, Elvis...
  • Rock hard, live hard and die young September 4, 2007

    London: Rock starsnotorious for their lifestylesreally are more likely than other people to die before reaching old age. A study of more than 1,000 mainly British and North American artists, spanning the era from Elvis Presley to rapper Eminem, found they were two to three times more likely to suffer a...