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2011-08-10 15:43:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- It looks like all of America -- is rockin' to Elvis: The Great Performances as it debuts at the top spot - #1 - on Billboard's Top Music Video Sales chart this week. Released August 2, 2011, Elvis: The Great Performances 2 DVD Set (Hip-O/SOFA Entertainment) captures the talent, mesmerizing stage presence and charisma of the man known throughout the world as the "King" of Rock 'N' Roll. This collection follows Elvis' career from his first...

2010-07-26 06:00:00

NEW YORK, July 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Legacy Recordings, in cooperation with Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc. and Viva ELVIS by Cirque du Soleil at ARIA Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, proudly announces the release of Viva ELVIS - The Album, a 21st century celebration of Elvis and his music, featuring the voice of the King in a whole new context. Viva ELVIS - The Album will be available everywhere this November. For more information, please visit www.vivaelvis.com. (Photo:...

2010-02-22 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CKX, Inc. (Nasdaq: CKXE) celebrated the world premiere of Viva ELVIS, the newest resident show by Cirque du Soleil, at ARIA Resort & Casino at CityCenter in Las Vegas, on Friday night. The show, a harmonious fusion of dance, acrobatics and live music, is a tribute to the life and music of Elvis Presley. It is a partnership between Cirque du Soleil and Elvis Presley Enterprises LLC, a CKX, Inc. company. Robert F.X. Sillerman, Chairman and...

2010-01-08 09:00:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- In commemoration of the 75th anniversary of Elvis Presley's birth (January 8, 1935) comes a new 25-track collection of his most well-known songs. ELVIS 75 follows the December release of the career-spanning 4CD box set, ELVIS 75: GOOD ROCKIN' TONIGHT. ELVIS 75 was released to all physical and digital retail outlets this past Tuesday, January 5, through RCA/Legacy, a division of SONY MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT. As the year continues, RCA/Legacy will unveil a full...

2009-12-17 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CKX, Inc. (Nasdaq: CKXE), its subsidiary Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc. and the remarkable creative team of Cirque du Soleil have unveiled the new Cirque du Soleil show Viva ELVIS for previews at ARIA Resort & Casino at CityCenter in Las Vegas. Tickets are available for preview performances that begin tomorrow, December 18. In a series of press conferences and events this week at CityCenter in Las Vegas, officials from CKX, Cirque du...

2009-08-16 14:44:44

Police say 8,500 people took part in a candlelight vigil to mark the end of Elvis Week in Memphis and to remember singer Elvis Presley. The Memphis Commercial Appeal said Sunday that the vigil that marked the end of Elvis Week 2009 was expected to draw more than 10,000 additional people as Elvis fans nationwide and abroad gathered to honor the 32nd anniversary of the singer's death. In addition to Saturday's vigil to mark Presley's death on Aug. 16, 1977, Elvis Week attendees took part in the...

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2009-07-16 17:23:43

TV Guide Network says it plans to air a U.S. TV special on what it calls eerie similarities in the lives and deaths of Michael Jackson and Elvis Presley. The one-hour program Michael and Elvis: A Tale of Two Kings is slated to premiere Sunday. TV Guide Network examines the eerie similarities surrounding the lives and untimely deaths of Michael Jackson and Elvis Presley. From the mega-stars' pop culture monikers -- 'The King of Pop' and 'The King of Rock 'n' Roll' -- to their fabled...


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