Elvis Presley was an American pop/rock singer and is considered one of the greatest.American singers of the 20th century. As a cultural icon, he is often referred to as the "King of Rock and Roll" or simply "the King". He had a versatile voice and unusually wide success encompassing many genres, including country, pop ballads, gospel, and blues
He died suddenly in 1977 from cardiac arrest, possibly from prescription drug abuse, at the age of 42. He is the best-selling solo artist in the history of popular music and was nominated for 14 Grammys, winning three, and received the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award at age 36. He has been inducted into multiple music halls of fame.