Elvis Presely

King of Rock 'n' Roll

When his career started.

He had just graduated from Humes High School and then his parents and him moved to Memphis, Tennessee. All that happened in 1948. Elvis loved pop, country, black R&B, and gospel music. In 1954 he decided to take action and move on with his life so he started up a music career. In the late 1954 he got a recording contract from Sun Records label. In late 1955 it got sold to RCA Victor. Then in 1956 he was a singing sensation.
Elvis Presley - Mini Bio

Facts

Elvis was born January 8, 1935, he had a twin but he was stillborn. At 11, Presley got a guitar,he really wanted a bicycle instead though. Next they realized that,Presley had a slight stutter. Also he had decided that his favorite colors were Pink, and Black.

Elvis never performed outside of North America, and Once cracked up in the middle of a performance.Then when he dyed his hair he also dyed his eyelashes, which caused health problems later in life. When he had the money he decided to buy Franklin Roosevelt’s presidential yacht for $55,000. People think that Elvis died of just a heart attack but it was actually from a cardiac arrhythmia, an irregular heartbeat, possibly brought on by drug dependency, obesity and a weak heart. Finally Elvis Presley died in 1977.

Awards

  1. Grammy lifetime achievement Award, 1971
  2. Grammy hall of fame,2007 2002, 1999
  3. Grammy award for best inspirational performance, 1975,1973,1968
  4. American music award of merit, 1987
  5. NME award for world's outstanding popular singer,1958
  6. NME award for Musical personality,1972, 1971, 1970, 1968, 1966
  7. NME award for favorite us male singer, 1958
  8. NME award for world's favorite male singer, 1972, 1971, 1970, 1968, 1966, 1965, 1964, 1962, 1961, 1960, 1959