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Elvis Presley's Graceland Gets $45million Extension - Report

Graceland officials are planning a new 200,000-square-foot entertainment complex across the street from Elvis's iconic home which is now a museum dedicated to the life of the legendary Mississippi-born singer, according to editors at The...

Elvis Presley's Graceland Set For $137m Facelift

Elvis Presley's former home Graceland is to undergo a $137 million facelift. Officials at the Memphis-based abode-turned-museum have announced plans for a $92 million hotel to be constructed on the site, as well as a...

Linda Thompson: 'I Was Shocked When Lisa Marie Presley Told Me Elvis Was Dead'

The actress dated the music icon from 1972 to 1976, a year before a heart attack killed him in his Graceland home in Memphis, Tennessee at the age of 42. Linda still...

Kanye West Scores 40th Top 40 Song

Kanye West has overtaken Michael Jackson in chart history.The 39-year-old rapper features on ScHoolboy Q's new single 'The Part', which has climbed to number 40 on the Billboard 100, making it Kanye's 40th appearance in...

Marilyn Monroe's Hair Up For Auction

Fan-turned-friend Frieda Hull originally obtained the locks of blonde hair from the actress' hairdresser, with her pal's permission, but now her estate officials are hoping to offload a treasure trove of her memorabilia,...

Lisa Marie Presley Changes Divorce To Legal Separation

Lisa Marie Presley has reportedly changed her divorce filing to a legal separation.The 48-year-old singer/songwriter - who is the daughter of Priscilla Presley and the late music legend Elvis Presley - asked to legally dissolve...

Lisa Marie Presley Amends Divorce Papers To Legal Separation

News the daughter of music icon Elvis Presley filed for divorce from her husband of 10 years surfaced on Tuesday (28Jun16). However, new paperwork obtained by E! News on Thursday (30Jun16)...

Keith Richards Pays Tribute To 'First Inspiration' Scotty Moore

Presley's first guitarist passed away at his home in Nashville, Tennessee on Tuesday (28Jun16), aged 84 after months of ill health. He was best known for his work with Elvis and their collaborations on hits...

Elvis Presley's Longtime Guitarist Scotty Moore Dies

The musician passed away at his home in Nashville, Tennessee, on Tuesday (28Jun16). Moore was famous in the music industry due to his work with Elvis at the height of his career, with his guitar...

Lisa Marie Presley Files For Divorce

The daughter of music icon Elvis Presley is seeking to end her marriage to her husband Michael Lockwood, just months after the couple celebrated its 10th wedding anniversary in January (16). TMZ reports the 48-year-old...

Legendary Trumpeter Wayne Jackson Dies

The musician, who alongside his saxophonist collaborator Andrew Love performed on songs by stars including Elvis Presley, Neil Diamond, Aretha Franklin and U2, passed away in a hospital in Memphis, Tennessee on Tuesday...

Songwriter Lincoln Chips Moman Dies At 79

The producer passed away at a hospice facility in his hometown of LaGrange, Georgia on Monday (13Jun16). Moman began his career in Johnny Burnette and Gene Vincent's road bands before moving...

T Bone Burnett Developing Animated Music History Series

The Oscar-winning music producer is leading the charge on Drawn & Recorded, a programme which will feature seldom-told stories from American musicians, including the likes of icons Presley and Armstrong. "Working with...

Me & Mrs. Jones Singer Billy Paul Dead At 80

The Me & Mrs. Jones singer passed away on Sunday (24Apr16), according to a message posted on his website. The statement reads: "We regret to announce with a heavy heart that Billy...

Michael Shannon Gifted Lost Elvis Interview

The Man of Steel star was trying to perfect Elvis' voice without sounding like a cheap impersonator when he met Schilling and asked for his advice, and he was thrilled when the expert...

Michael Shannon Loved Dressing Up As Elvis For Film

Directed by Liza Johnson, and starring Kevin Spacey as President Richard Nixon, the movie is a satirical comedy which imagines what might have happened behind closed doors at The White House during a real-life 1970...

Singer Gogi Grant Dies

Grant, born Myrtle Audrey Arinsberg, is best known for her track The Wayward Wind, a song which famously bumped Elvis Presley from the top spot of the U.S. Billboard charts in 1956....

Elvis Presley's Estate Suing Las Vegas Casino Owners

Items including stage outfits, jewellery and letters, were loaned to the Westgate Las Vegas Resort and Casino last year (15) for Graceland Presents Elvis, the largest exhibition of Elvis memorabilia outside of his...

Jennifer Lopez:'I Just Get Better And Better'

The 45-year-old American Idol judge who recently re-signed with her original record label, Epic, admits that she no longer worries about her place in the world of showbiz. Lopez's return to Epic means reuniting with...

Elvis Presley's Controversial Doctor Dies At 88

The physician served as the music icon's personal physician for 11 years before Presley's died from heart disease in 1977. Nichopoulos, who was dubbed The Man Who Killed Elvis after the superstar's...

Country Star Tony Brown Charged With Domestic Assault

Police officers in Nashville, Tennessee, arrived at the four-time Grammy Award winner's house on Monday night (22Feb16) after they received a call from Brown's wife, Jamie Nicole. According to WATE.com, Jamie...

Riley Keough: 'I Don't Think About Grandfather Elvis Presley'

The 26-year-old daughter of Lisa Marie Presley has been making a name for herself in entertainment, most recently with a supporting role in Oscar-nominated Mad Max: Fury Road, but she still gets hassled...

Singer Joe Dowell Dies

The star's publicist, Johnny Vallis, reveals to The Associated Press Dowell suffered a heart attack last weekend (30-31Jan16) and passed away at a hospital in Bloomington, Illinois on Thursday (04Feb16). The singer...

David Bowie Ties Elvis Presley Album Chart Record In The U.k.

Elvis fans dashed out to buy The King's records following his death in 1977 and Bowie's devotees have done the same to honour the passing of the rocker earlier this month (Jan16)....

David Bowie Equals Elvis' Chart Record

David Bowie has equaled Elvis Presley’s chart record as he continues to dominate the UK album chart, following his passing on January 10th. Bowie is still at the top this week with his final album...

Gospel Veteran Joe Moscheo Dies

The musician, who suffered from a degenerative neurological disease, passed away on Monday night (11Jan16), weeks after he was hospitalised for emergency surgery in late December (15). Moscheo began his singing career...

Wagner Moura's 'Wife' Rejected Las Vegas Wedding Proposal

The actor has been with journalist and photographer Sandra Delgado since 2001, and even though he wears a ring on his wedding finger, he reveals they are not technically married. The 39-year-old,...

Kurt Russell Stumbled Upon The Beach Boys Recording Iconic Song As A Child

The Furious 7 star stumbled upon the studio session as a child after he was dropped off to perform some acting work. "I was about 12 years old and I had......

Tv Producer Recalls Thrill Of Elvis Presley '68 Special

Steve Binder was in charge of the legendary '68 Comeback Special, which rejuvenated Elvis' career after a slump in popularity in the mid-1960s as The Beatles and other hit British groups became huge...

Tom Jones: 'Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Snub Puzzles Me'

The Welshman's first big hit was 1964's It's Not Unusual, and over the following decades he has topped the charts with songs like What's New Pussycat?, Green, Green Grass of Home and Delilah.The 75-year-old also...

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