Elvis Presley: News

Elvis Presley was not only a rock and roll legend, he was also one of those people who shaped the 20th century. It was no accident that he was called the ‘King of Rock and Roll.’ His music challenged racial stereotypes that existed in 20th century America. Born on January 8, 1935, in Mississippi, Presley was influenced by church music as a child. In 1948, he moved with his parents to Memphis. It was in Memphis that he got his first taste of R&B. In 1954, he released his first single ‘That’s All Right Mama’ with Sun Records label. That along with ‘Blue Moon of Kentucky,’ ‘Good Rockin’ Tonight,’ ‘Baby Let’s Play House,’ and ‘Mystery Train’ are usually associated with the beginning of rockabilly music. Many consider these songs, a mix of R&B, country, and pop, to be the foundation of rock and roll. Sun Records sold Presley’s contract to RCA in 1955. Purists consider a dip in the quality of his music during his time with RCA due to him being too focused on success. Presley’s meteoric rise to the status of a cultural icon meant that Hollywood came calling for him as well. In 1956, he made his acting debut in the film ‘Love me Tender.’ He went to act in 32 more films. He was drafted into the military in 1958. It was during his posting in Germany that he met his future wife Priscilla Presley aka Priscilla Ann Wagner. Presley died on August 16, 1977.

22 Sep 2023


'Elvis' to 'Ray': Best Hollywood films based on musicians 

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24 Aug 2023


Sofia Coppola's 'Priscilla' to premiere at Venice Film Festival

Sofia Coppola's Priscilla is one of the most anticipated films of 2023 as it delves into the life of the legendary Elvis Presley through the lens of his ex-wife Priscilla Presley. Coppola is known for her distinct storytelling and using allegory in her narratives, hence it will be interesting to see this fresh take.

14 Jul 2023


Hollywood: Lisa Marie Presley's cause of death revealed

Legendary American singer Elvis Presley's only daughter and singer Lisa Marie Presley (54) died on January 12. At the time, reports claimed a cardiac arrest claimed her life.

20 Jan 2023


Happy birthday, Evan Peters! Iconic roles of 'Dahmer' actor

Whether it is about playing a sympathetic cop in Mare of Easttown or serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer, Evan Peters has time and again proved his versatility as an actor by playing characters that seem to have been custom-created for him.

13 Jan 2023


Elvis Presley's daughter, Lisa Marie Presley dies after cardiac arrest

Legendary American singer Elvis Presley's only daughter and singer Lisa Marie Presley has passed away at the age of 54.

06 Jun 2022

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5 highlights from MTV Movie & TV Awards 2022

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15 Apr 2022


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07 Apr 2022

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Kourtney Kardashian-Travis Barker get 'married' in Las Vegas, post pictures

Reality TV star Kourtney Kardashian and American musician Travis Barker are definitely living up to the saying, "What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas."

23 Feb 2022

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Over the past few days, Australian actor Natasha Bassett's name has been hitting headlines pretty frequently and for an interesting reason.

07 Jul 2020

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Tom Hanks opens up about coronavirus: Details here

Hollywood veteran Tom Hanks has opened up about his experience with the novel coronavirus, how he recovered from it, and his latest film Greyhound.

18 Mar 2020


In coronavirus quarantine, Tom Hanks learns lessons in gin-rummy, vegemite

The world was disheartened when Hollywood's everyman Tom Hanks contracted the novel coronavirus, the deadly virus which has killed thousands across the globe.

25 Sep 2019


'Father of India' Modi can handle Pakistan-based terrorism: Donald Trump

In his fourth meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi this year, and the second one in a span of three days, United States President Donald Trump had nothing but laudatory words for the former.

24 Jul 2019


Chewed gum, underwear, breath: Weird celebrities' items sold at auctions

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03 Nov 2018


WWE stars you didn't know were related

Matt and Jeff Hardy, Cody Rhodes and Goldust are among many such wrestlers who have come out as brothers in the WWE, while there are several other superstars who also have people from their family in the business.

27 Oct 2018


#ComicBytes: 5 celebrities who are crazy about comics

Comic book aficionados are, often, called nerds and not always lovingly.

03 Oct 2017


American musician Tom Petty dies, at 66

Tom Petty, whom most of us know as the lead singer of the band "Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers" has died in California at 66 years of age.