Artist Spotlight: Elvis Presley
January 6, 2022
Our first Artist Spotlight of the year could only be the king of rock and roll Elvis Presley! Here are a few interesting facts you may not have known about Elvis…
-Spanning five decades, Elvis Presley had three number 1 singles in the month of January and a total of 7 top 10s with songs Jailhouse Rock, Return To Sender, Suspicious Minds, My Way, Always On My Mind, One Night / I Got Stung and It’s Now Or Never.
-Elvis has been inducted into five halls of fame: Rock N Roll, Country, Gospel, Rockabilly and R&B.
-Elvis’ best-selling single in the UK is ‘It’s Now Or Never’ which spent eight weeks at the top between 1960 and 1961 and returned to the top again in 2005.
-‘Can’t Help Falling In Love’ is Elvis’ most-streamed song to date.
-In 1959 he became the first artist to release an album without an artist name on the cover, front or back, with the album LP Fans Only.
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