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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...

Denmark's Graceland Museum Boss Forced To Change Venue Name

Superfan Henrik Knudsen opened Graceland Randers in 2011 after having the venue built as a larger replica of the late legend's famous Graceland home in Memphis, Tennessee, but estate executors for the rock...

Elvis Presley Crooned Song To Tom Jones During Awkward Shower Meeting

The two rockers became friends in the mid-1960s after a meeting in Los Angeles, and when Presley heard a song he thought was perfect for the Welshman, he insisted on visiting him in...

Adele And Elvis Presley Hold Tight On Top Of UK Charts

There’s no change at the top of the UK album and singles chart this week, as Elvis Presley and Adele continue to hold on to the number one spots respectively. Adele is celebrating her third...

Elvis Presley Keeps Little Mix And Ellie Goulding Off The Top Of U.k. Charts

The King landed his 12th U.K. number one last week (06Nov15) with If I Can Dream, a collection of his classics featuring orchestral reworkings by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, and he's kept Little...

Elvis Presley Is Still Breaking Chart Records Nearly 40 Years After His Death

Elvis Presley has topped the UK album chart, 38 years after his death with If I Can Dream. The album is a collection of some of The King’s most famous songs given an orchestral reworking...

Elvis Presley Back On Top Of The U.k. Charts 38 Years After His Death

If I Can Dream, a collection of Elvis songs reworked by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, has shot to the top of the countdown with the second-best opening week sales of 2015. Thrilled...

Elvis Presley Insurance Paper To Go On Sale

Elvis famously never performed a concert outside North America despite his immense popularity abroad, a decision many put down to his Dutch-born manager Colonel Tom Parker not being able to leave the U.S....

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...

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