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Elvis' Songwriter Mac Davis Honoured At Bmi Country Awards

The musician, famed for penning Elvis classics In the Ghetto and A Little Less Conversation, was presented with the BMI Icon prize for his five decade-long career at a ceremony in Nashville, Tennessee...

Priscilla Presley Reveals Ex Husband Elvis Was A 'Germophobe'

Priscilla Presley has revealed that her former husband Elvis was a bit of a germophobe, who used to carry his own set of cutlery. Appearing on ITV’s 'Jonathan Ross Show', the 70 year old also...

Tom Jones Wants To Be A Hollywood Actor

Tom Jones wants to be a movie star.The 'Not Unusual' crooner turned 75 this year - but he has no plans to retire anytime soon as he's set out plans to appear on the big...

Tom Jones, Elvis & Frank Sinatra Considered Las Vegas Hotel Venture

The Welshman has revealed Sinatra approached him about launching a major new venue, called Tiger Bay, in Sin City. He tells BANG Showbiz, "Frank Sinatra asked me if I would be interested...

Tom Jones Almost Opened A Vegas Hotel With Sinatra And Presley

Tom Jones ''came close'' to opening a hotel in Las Vegas with Frank Sinatra and Elvis Presley.The 75-year-old singer revealed that 'New York, New York' crooner Frank approached him about setting up their own establishment...

Trisha Yearwood To Light Up Graceland This Christmas

Yearwood, a lifelong fan of the King, will also perform at the free lighting ceremony. She tells WENN, "I love Elvis, always have. I've visited Graceland many times, but never at Christmas....

Mickey Rooney 'Had Affair With' Elizabeth Taylor

Mickey Rooney had an affair with Dame Elizabeth Taylor when she was just 14 years old, a new book has claimed.The late actor was reportedly caught in the throes of passion with his 'National Velvet'...

Priscilla Presley Vows Not To 'Compromise' Elvis

Priscilla Presley has vowed never to ''compromise'' Elvis' voice.The 70-year-old actress - who was married to the star from 1967 to 1973 - insists she would never take advantage of the late singer's legacy so...

Priscilla Presley's 'Horrendous' 70s

Priscilla Presley thinks being 70 is ''horrendous''.The 'Naked Gun' actress - who was previously married to the late Elvis Presley - ''appreciates'' reaching the milestone but doesn't feel her age and hates being reminded of...

Elvis Presley's Gold Piano Up For Auction

The grand piano was adorned with 24-carat gold leaf by the rock icon's wife Priscilla as a wedding anniversary gift in 1968. It has been on display at the Country Music Hall...

Sir Tom Jones: Modern Music 'S**T'

Sir Tom Jones thinks modern music is ''s**t''.The 'Delilah' hitmaker is unimpressed with the current crop of musical talent and believes he would have no problem becoming a star if he was just starting out...

Elvis Presley's Ring To Fetch $40,000 At Auction

The 14 carat gold piece, emblazoned with a Russian crest, originally belonged to the Love Me Tender singer's father Vernon, who passed it on to his son. The rock and roll superstar...

Elvis Presley Uneasy In Hollywood

Elvis Presley didn't feel ''comfortable'' in Hollywood.The 'Can't Help Falling in Love' hitmaker spent a lot of time in Los Angeles for the sake of his career, but was always reluctant to have wife Priscilla...

Robbie Williams Praises Adam Lambert

Robbie Williams thinks Adam Lambert is ''beautiful''.The 'Rock DJ' hitmaker has gushed about the 33-year-old singer for his handsome looks and singing talent, which he compared to that of Elvis Presley.He said: ''On the TV...

Elvis Presley's Gun Sells For $96,000

The sale at the singer's estate in Memphis, Tennessee was held during Elvis Week, which commemorates the Heartbreak Hotel hitmaker's death on 16 August, 1977. Among the 160 items up for grabs...

Elvis Presley Lands Second Stamp Honour

The Jailhouse Rock star, who died in 1977, will be honoured by the U.S. Postal Service on a new decorative stamp which makes him the first entertainer to land two of the tributes....

Jerry Lee Lewis Still Defiant Over Child Bride

The rock 'n' roll icon went from hero to zero in 1958 when the British media exposed his marriage to his 13-year-old cousin Myra during his first tour of the U.K. as he...

Elvis Presley's Private Nurse Releases Memoir

Letetia Henley Kirk has written a tome titled Taking Care of Elvis - Memories with Elvis as His Private Nurse and Friend, which is a collection of short stories as well as never-before-seen...

Elvis Presley To Be Paired With Orchestra For 80th Birthday

The King of Rock 'n' Roll's voice is to be featured in a new collaboration with The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra which reworks his hits with a classical twist. The record, titled If...

Michael Buble To Duet With Elvis On New Lp

Michael Buble will duet with Elvis Presley on a new album.The 39-year-old crooner will team up with the late musical icon on a new greatest hits collection on which some of the 'Jailhouse Rock' hitmaker's...

Elvis Presley Memorabilia To Be Sold On Ebay

A host of goods belonging to the iconic rocker will go under the hammer at the star's Graceland home in Memphis, Tennessee during Elvis Week 2015, but fans who cannot attend in person...

Elvis Presley Songwriter Roy C. Bennett Dies

With his partner Sid Tepper, Bennett published over 300 songs, including over 40 for Elvis. They also wrote tunes that were recorded by The Beatles, Carl Perkins, Perry Como and Eartha Kitt....

Sam Smith Celebrates Voice Recovery

The Stay With Me hitmaker underwent an operation on his vocal cords in May (15) after he developed a haemorrhage, forcing him to cancel a string of tour dates. The singer...

Michael Eavis Wishes Frank Sinatra And Elvis Had Played Glastonbury

Michael Eavis wishes Frank Sinatra and Elvis Presley could come back from the dead to play at Glastonbury.The musical festival's founder has revealed if he could choose any artist from their heyday to play at...

Frank Sinatra's Address Book Sold At Auction

Frank Sinatra's little black book has sold at auction for $8,960.The leather address book of the legendary singer - who died in 1998, aged 82 - read like a who's who of the showbiz world,...

Composer James Last Dies

The musician passed away at his home in Florida surrounded by his family after a "short, severe illness", according to his manager. The nature of his condition was not revealed, but...

Loretta Lynn And Jack White Induct Each Other To Nashville's Walk Of Fame

The frequent collaborators shared the big moment by presenting each other with a sidewalk star in the city's newly-renovated Walk of Fame Park, joining previous honourees including Elvis Presley and Dolly Parton....

Elvis Presley's London Shows Scuppered By Colonel Parker

Elvis Presley's plans to perform in London were derailed by his manager's immigration status.Legendary live promoter Harvey Goldsmith tried for years to bring 'The King of Rock 'n' Roll' across the pond from America to...

George Harrison's Guitar Plucks $485,000 At Auction

The Fab Four may have once sung "Can't buy me love", but Friday's auction at the Hard Rock Cafe proved you can buy George Harrison's prized Maton Mastersound guitar - if you have almost half...

George Harrison's Guitar Sells For $490k

A guitar once played by the late Beatles star George Harrison has sold at auction for $490,000. The instrument - which is said to have been played by the musician during the band's heyday -...

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