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Beyonce To Play Singing Legend

BEYONCE KNOWLES has signed up to star as jazz legend ETTA JAMES in CADILLAC RECORDS.The former DESTINY'S CHILD singer will join ADRIEN BRODY and JEFFREY WRIGHT in Darnell Martin's film.CADILLAC RECORDS follows the development of...

By on 28 January 2008

Presley's Costume Designer Belew Dies

BILL BELEW, the costume designer famed for his outfits created for ELVIS PRESLEY, has died. He was 76. Belew passed away at the Desert Regional Medical Center in Palm Springs on 7 January (08) after...

Presley's Birthplace Honoured With Blues Trail Marker

ELVIS PRESLEY was honoured with a Mississippi Blues Trail marker at his birthplace in Tupelo on Tuesday (08Jan08), on what would have been his 73rd birthday. The ceremony paid tribute to the contribution Presley, who...

Elvis' Granddaughter Becomes Latest `Ring' Star

ELVIS PRESLEY's teenage granddaughter has sparked reports she's set to be a young bride just like her mother and grandma by sporting a new ring on her wedding finger. Model Riley Keough is refusing to...

Sir Cliff: 'I Wanted Elvis To Be Me'

SIR CLIFF RICHARD has confessed to an embarrassingly strong obsession with ELVIS PRESLEY - which led him to pray the rock 'n' roll pin-up would take over his soul. The veteran crooner admits his passion...

Queen Win Karaoke Crown

Rock classic Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen has been named the number one karaoke song of all time, after a new poll.The only single to have reached the UK Christmas number one spot twice, Bohemian Rhapsody...

By on 14 December 2007

Madonna Joins Hall Of Fame

Madonna is to be inducted into the US Rock and Roll Hall of Fame next year, it has been announced.Artists only become eligible to join the prestigious list 25 years after their first recording and...

By on 14 December 2007

Groban Ties Elvis' Christmas Record

Singer JOSH GROBAN has tied ELVIS PRESLEY's festive record by claiming a third successive week at number one on the U.S. album chart with a compilation of Christmas tunes. Groban's Noel scored an increase in...

Tucker Teams Up With Elvis' Singers

Country star TANYA TUCKER is to take ELVIS PRESLEY's backing singers on the road with her this Christmas (07). The singer will unite with the Imperials for four December (07) shows, which are being produced...

Elvis Is Alive Museum Has Left The Building

LATEST: The Elvis Is Alive Museum has been saved and will move to ELVIS PRESLEY's home state of Mississippi. The Missouri museum famous for storing items to support conspiracy theories that The King is alive...

Itv To Continue Phone-ins

Despite a raft of recent high-profile scandals involving shows such as Saturday Night Takeaway, ITV has defended its use of phone-in contests.Speaking at the launch of ITV1's winter schedule, director of television Simon Shaps said...

By on 15 November 2007

Jay-z Ties Elvis For U.s. Chart Record

Rap icon JAY-Z has tied ELVIS PRESLEY on the U.S. album charts after claiming his 10th number one. The rapper's new release, American Gangster, debuted at the top of the Billboard 200 countdown with opening...

Jay-z Looking To Tie With Elvis

Rap mogul JAY-Z will tie with ELVIS PRESLEY for the most number one albums if his new release, AMERICAN GANGSTER, hits number one, as expected. The rapper has claimed nine top spots on the Billboard...

Garth Brooks Overtakes Elvis In Sales

GARTH BROOKS has overtaken ELVIS PRESLEY to become the best-selling solo artist in history. The country star, who shot to fame with 1990's No Fences album, has sold 123 million units in his career, compared...

Country Star Outsells Elvis

Country star Garth Brooks has overtaken Elvis Presley to become the bestselling solo artist in history, according to new record industry figures.The singer has sold an amazing 123 million units in his career, the Recording...

By on 06 November 2007

Elvis Is Alive Museum Is Dead

A Missouri museum famous for storing items to support conspiracy theories that ELVIS PRESLEY is alive is to close. Bill Beeny, the proprietor of the Elvis is Alive Museum, is selling off the artifacts he...

Elvis Tops Dead Earners Poll

Rock legend ELVIS PRESLEY has overtaken NIRVANA frontman KURT COBAIN as the biggest earning dead celebrity. The Jailhouse Rock hitmaker topped a Forbes.com ranking with earnings of $58 million (GBP29 million) during 2007. Cobain, who...

Presley Scripts + Song Sheets Lost In Fire

LATEST: More than 30 original ELVIS PRESLEY movie scripts and song sheets were among the memorabilia items destroyed when Kashan Castle in Malibu, California was destroyed by fire on Sunday (21Oct07). Owned by philanthropist and...

Presley Car And Army Jacket Saved In The Fire

ELVIS PRESLEY's Nash Metropolitan car and his U.S. Army jacket were among the memorabilia items saved from Kashan Castle in Malibu, California, which was destroyed by fire on Sunday(21Oct07). The famous landmark was one of...

Courtroom Battle Looms For Rock Icons

ELVIS PRESLEY and legendary rockers THE BEATLES are set for a courtroom showdown - over the rights to a basement. Rival shop owners Sid Shaw and Howard Cohen, who respectively own neighbouring memorabilia stores Elvisly...

Lisa Marie Debuts Elvis Duet

LISA MARIE PRESLEY debuted her new 'duet' with her late father ELVIS on pal OPRAH WINFREY's daytime show on Monday (10Sep07). Using modern technology, Presley and his daughter have teamed up for a new version...

Campbell Rejects Bubba Ho-tep Sequel

Actor BRUCE CAMPBELL has turned down the chance to star as ELVIS PRESLEY once again in the sequel to BUBBA HO-TEP, insisting the character is "dead to him". Campbell has been offered the lead role...

Gilmour: 'I Owe My Success To Elvis'

PINK FLOYD star DAVID GILMOUR was inspired to become a guitarist after watching ELVIS PRESLEY's JAILHOUSE ROCK. Gilmour was just 11 when the rock classic was released, but it had a huge impact on him....

Giamatti Desperate To Play Colonel Parker In Bubba Sequel

Actor PAUL GIAMATTI is begging pal BRUCE CAMPBELL to play ELVIS PRESLEY again - so he can play The King's legendary manager COLONEL TOM PARKER. Campbell is considering reprising the aging Elvis character he created...

Elvis Back In Charts

Elvis Presley has proved yet again that being dead is no barrier to music chart success.The King charted at number 14 this week with his classic hit Hound Dog after fans celebrated the 30th anniversary...

By on 03 September 2007

Elvis Ex Is A Cool Party Mum

ELVIS PRESLEY's ex-girlfriend LINDA THOMPSON is such a cool mum, her pin-up son loves to party with her. Hollywood rich kid-turned-reality TV star Brody Jenner admits his mother is the perfect party partner. He says,...

Newton Faulkner Top Of UK Album Chart

British singer and guitarist Newton Faulkner's album Hand Build by Robots has claimed the top spot in the UK album chart.On the singles chart, Rapper Kanye West's Stronger remains on top for a second week....

By on 27 August 2007

Elvis' Handgun Recovered In Toilet

LATEST: A handgun once owned by music legend ELVIS PRESLEY has been recovered a week after it was stolen from a museum. The prized item was taken last Tuesday (14Aug07) from the Elvis After Dark...

Elvis' Handgun Stolen

A handgun once owned by music legend ELVIS PRESLEY has been stolen from a museum. The prized item was taken last Tuesday (14Aug07) from the Elvis After Dark museum near his Graceland, Tennessee home. The...

Kanye West Too Strong For Robyn

US rapper Kanye West has notched up his debut UK number one with Stronger.His single knocked Robyn's With Every Heartbeat off the top spot after it charted at three from downloads alone last week.Kate Nash's...

By on 20 August 2007

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