Legends and Kings: Michael Jackson vs. Elvis Presley

Two legends, and two kings. Michael Jackson, King of Pop and Elvis Presley King of Rock and Roll.

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Michael Jackson, the King of Pop

  1. Hunter Cassidy [1] argued:
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    He has won the most award than any other band or solo artist of all time. And has 3 #1 albums of all time, the greatest selling album, remix album, and album book of all time. He has the grammy legend award, 39 guiness world records, 26 american music awards, 16 world music awards, 2 rock and roll hall of fame inductions (something not many have accomplished,1 MOBO award, 18 MTV VMA awards, 12 Soul Train awards, 5 Billboard awards, 6 Brit awards, 2 Danish Music awards, etc. And for each Bad concert, an estimated 5000 people fainted. Michael has 7.2 Million subs on YouTube, and is the most popular/recognizable music artist to ever live. He has sold more records (Global wise) than any other artist to ever walk the earth. Michael Jackson is the GREATEST of all time.

  2. T [1] argued:
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    He had a voice of an angel; he could sing any notes e.g the song called butterflies.

  3. Ayumi [2] argued:
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    He is amazing,&He is handsome!

  4. Ayumi [2] argued:
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    His voice is amazing,&He is handsome!

  5. Leila [1] argued:
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    Because he is the best at everything .

  6. Tayshaun [1] argued:
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    Because he is the KING!!!There is no one better.Elvis entertain people,but Michael Jackson entertain the whole world.And he dance way better then Elvis and been singing sense he was 4 years old I mean come on.

  7. Danille [1] argued:
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    Because he was the king

  8. ich bin [1] argued:
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    Because he is the best entertainer of all time and will surly remain for ever.

  9. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    who made more money micael Jackson or Elvis presly

  10. Jonathan [1] argued:
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    Because he has better music.

  11. Axi$ - I Michael Jackson [1] argued:
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    1.Michael Jackson
    Don’t fuck with MICHAEL or MICHAEL fucks with you.

    2.Michael Jackson

    Thriller (1982)
    MICHAEL came up with THRILLER, the biggest selling album in musical history.

    3.Michael Jackson

    HIStory: Past, Present and Future – Book I (1995)
    In addition to having released the world’s best selling album, MICHAEL also has made the world’s biggest selling DOUBLE ALBUM…

    4.Michael Jackson

    Blood on the Dance Floor: HIStory in the Mix (1997)
    …and REMIX album.

    5.Album Sales
    Nearly every MICHAEL JACKSON album has been sold over 20 million copies worldwide while none of elvis’ never-heard albums has done that.

    6.Ticket Sales
    With his 50-concert London tour, MICHAEL broke several ticket sales records.

    7.Songwriting
    The King of Pop also wrote his songs. What did elvis do? Nothing, he just wailed like a fucker.
    8.The Beatles
    MICHAEL had the rights to a number of Beatles’ songs while elvis didn’t even have the rights to his own songs. elvis only had drugs.

    9.Elvis Presley

    Heartbreak Hotel / I Was the One (1956) [Single]
    MICHAEL owned some of elvis’ songs too. Songs that elvis had ruined with his awful bellowing, to be specific.

    10.Money
    That MICHAEL owned some of elvis’ lame songs was likely the reason for his economical problems.

    11.Britney Spears

    Toxic (2004) [Single]
    Even Britney Spears has a good song in her catalogue, but elvis didn’t manage to achieve a single good thing during his short, drug-filled life.

    12.Revolution
    With the respectable help of Quincy Jones, MICHAEL renewed the whole of pop music. elvis only followed fashion.

    13.Inspiration
    The influence of MICHAEL JACKSON is heard in all modern pop music but no one (worth mentioning) has ever been influenced by elvis and his mediocre music.

    14.The Breaking of Cultural Boundaries
    MICHAEL JACKSON fused the white and the black music culture. elvis had parted their ways.

    15.The Shape of Pop to Come
    Especially in the late 1960s, elvis was badly behind his time. MICHAEL, during his entire 50-year-life, was ALWAYS ahead of his time.

    16.Multi-talent
    MICHAEL was: a musician, singer, lyricist, songwriter, producer, dancer, choreographer, actor, director, drummer and a businessman. elvis was a musician, actor and a mediocre moaner.
    17.Jackson 5
    As a 10-year-old, MICHAEL was a far better singer than elvis EVER.

    18.Awards
    JACKSON won 13 Grammy awards and was also nominated numerous times. elvis didn’t win a single Grammy.

    19.Ups & Downs
    The entire career of elvis presley went downhill. MICHAEL didn’t have any downhills.

    20.Brilliance
    MICHAEL was extremely talented in music, acting, dance and arts. elvis died before any kind of talent turned out.

    21.Fame
    elvis became famous because he was white, MICHAEL became adored by millions of people simply because he was so damn good.

    22.Genius
    MICHAEL was a genius, elvis was a junkie.

    23.Dancing
    When MICHAEL wants to dance, that’s exactly the fucking thing he’ll do.

    24.Partners
    MICHAEL danced with zombies and criminals, but elvis danced alone. Poorly.

    25.The Moves
    elvis’ dance moves looked ridiculous while MICHAEL’S moves were as COOL as ANYTHING can possibly be.

    26.Survivor
    MICHAEL always won the evil by dancing. elvis didn’t win the evil by any means.

    27.Charisma
    MICHAEL JACKSON gets everyone to dance with him. elvis couldn’t even dance.
    28.Elvis Presley
    In the 50s, elvis’ swiveling hips were actually censored because they looked like shit. Instead, MICHAEL’S dance moves were beautiful and they were never censored.

    29.Michael Jackson

    Dangerous (1991)
    MICHAEL donated shitloads of money to charity, including the WHOLE PROFIT of DANGEROUS WORLD TOUR (which was, by the time being, the most successful tour economically ever).

    Instead, elvis’ money was spent on drugs.

    30.Support
    MICHAEL supported 39 different charity organizations, elvis didn’t support a single one.

    31.U.S.A. for Africa / Quincy Jones

    We Are the World / Grace (1985) [Single]
    MICHAEL also built rooms in Neverland for unhealthy children and wrote a BEAUTIFUL song for the poor Ethiopian children. elvis mainly thought about what kind of drugs he’d buy next.

    32.Self-indulgence
    When MICHAEL went to a local department store, he spent over 10,000$ in an hour despite being one of the biggest individual charity donaters in the history of the world. On the other hand, elvis didn’t have the money to buy anything besides drugs.

    33.Michael Jackson

    Earth Song (1995) [Single]
    On “Earth Song” MICHAEL showed empathy for animals and aboriginals. elvis only cared about drugs and his miserable love life.

    34.Characteristics
    MICHAEL had a good heart. elvis had an evil heart.

    35.Wishes
    MICHAEL wished for a peace on Earth. elvis wished for cocaine.

    36.Movies
    elvis’ films are boring and lame as fuck, but MICHAEL’S music videos and filmography are pure energy and awesomeness. Same goes for music.

    37.Music Videos
    MICHAEL made the COOLEST music videos, elvis didn’t.

    38.Presence
    When elvis’ movies were filmed, elvis didn’t even bother going on the set. MICHAEL was always where he was needed.

    39.Fun in Acapulco (1963)

    MICHAEL’S films had logical and cool names but elvis’ crap movies’ names were idiotic and misleading.

    40.Video Games
    MICHAEL already has made a video game and a new one is on the way whereas any game related to elvis has never been made.
    elvis being dead is not an excuse since half of The Beatles members are also dead and the band was disbanded 40 years ago but there still is a BEATLES ROCKBAND game.

    41.Moonwalker (1988)

    MICHAEL had enough talent to act more than he did but he wanted to concentrate on his music and the welfare of the world.

    42.Modesty
    MICHAEL didn’t brag around with his massive belongings like elvis loved to do.

    43.Publicity
    elvis feared the publicity while MICHAEL loved it.
    44.Lisa Marie Presley
    MICHAEL divorced Lisa Marie Presley for he was ashamed of being related to elvis.

    45.Death
    MICHAEL passed away due to his use of painkillers while having serious pain just before launching a 50-concert-tour in London.

    elvis, on the other hand, died from using drugs without a slightest motive.

    46.Cause
    There are also rumours that MICHAEL was murdered, while elvis died from plain drug overdose. Nothing mystical about that guy’s death.

    47.Place
    MICHAEL didn’t die in a toilet like elvis did.

    48.Physical Condition
    When elvis died he was fat. MICHAEL had a healthy, slim body.

    49.Fans
    Some of MICHAEL’S fans committed suicide after The KING had died, but none of elvis’ rare fans killed themselves in grief of his death.
    50.Chuck Berry
    MICHAEL JACKSON was The King of Pop. Chuck Berry is the king of rock.

  12. Sunny Bhandari [1] argued:
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    Michael Jackson is the most famous person around the world to this date! A lot of people think that he was even more well known then Jesus! Now if you tell someone about Elvis in the slums of India or China, they wouldn’t know a thing your talking about. You can also debate that Elvis was a better singer. But can he dance? Case closed

  13. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    He’s the best cause his daughter is going to become famous and so will his two sons prince and blanket they will all make him proud but as michael got older he got nuts he made his children were blankets over there heads butt i curse his docter for giving michael drugs it’s not fare his daughter is getting bullied at school. It’s been 6 years since he died its sooper sad and I wish he was alive but he’s not . Michael your songs are the best ever his daughter has had some daddy isuise and because he died she’s been cutting her wrists . It said on the news that paris jackson rushed to hospital cause she cut her wrists with a kitchen knife. And I would like to sing one of his songs my favourite one called u are not alone. Another day has gong I’m all alone how could this be your not here with me did you haft er go and leave my world so cold every day I’m standing asking my self how did love slip away then some one whispers in my ear and says u are not alone i here with u going far away I’m here to stay u are not alone alone aloooooone alone in the morning in the evining u and me not alone forever forever

  14. bella [3] argued:
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    g > Ok then, let us not base it on the fans’ biased > opinions but base it on facts – taking all sides > of “greatness” – may it be talent, albums sold, > earnings, fame, contributions to the music > industry, etc. > > These institutions should have had objectively > researched the basis of their awards and > proclamations. > > > GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS > AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS > ROCK and ROLL Hall of Fame > WORLD MUSIC AWARDS > BAMBI AWARDS > ALL named Michael as the “BIGGEST SELLING ARTIST > OF ALL TIME” > > GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS > named Michael Jackson the > “Greatest Entertainer of All Time” > “Most Successful Entertainer of All Timeâ€� > “The biggest Selling Artist of All Timeâ€� > “the 1st to have reached more than 100million > albums sold outside the USAâ€� . > > > The ROCK and ROLL HALL of FAME says this about > MJ: > He is the: > “the biggest-selling artist of all time,â€� > “the single most awarded entertainer the world > has ever known,â€� > “the most popular artist in the history of show > business,â€� > and “the world’s most famous manâ€� > > GRAMMY awarded MJ: > The GRAMMY LEGEND Award (for exemplary > contribution in the Music Industry) > – Elvis has not been given this award > > MJ WAS ALSO INDUCTED in the: > “Rock and Roll of Fame: (2 times for MJ, once > for Elvis) > â€� Dance Hall of Fameâ€� as the first (and > currently only) dancer from the world of pop and > rock ‘n’ roll. > “Songwriters Hall of Fame” (obviously, Elvis > wasn’t inducted for this) > > > In this digital generation, MJ was named: > “MOST DOWNLOADED ARTIST EVER” > > If I may also add (but of course, you can say > these aren’t objective): > -Who is mobbed by throngs of people everywhere he > goes in the planet even UP TO the last days of his > life? > For 30 straight years, everywhere MJ went would > cause a crazy scene – huge crowds would > frantically follow and chase him. Is there anyone > else you can name? > > -Who could electrify an audience the same way MJ > did? > -Males, females, young, old cry and faint ANYWHERE > in the world in his concerts. No other artist has > this star power > – Asians are the hardest audience to please – but > when MJ went there- people go crazy over him. > We have never witnessed Asians weep, faint and > scream over an artist except for MJ > > > These say it all. MJ is has a star power and > electrify an audience no one else could. > > Taking all aspects, he is truly the GREATEST. 

  15. LISA [2] argued:
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    ARE YOU KIDDING ME! Comparing MJ with the fat ass. The obvious answer is king of pop,king of dance floor and the king of music

  16. N. Watz [1] argued:
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    In this generation especially mine Michael has more impact than Elvis globally esp. poor nations without technology. In third world nations MJ is more well known. Also since that false accusations came out of nowhere,America was meant to destroy MJ image since he was overshadowing Elvis fan base internationally and he’s black too and was bringing peace to the world. I think MJ will maybe eclipse & outsell Elvis in the future esp. in this generation so many imitates and impersonates MJ’S style. America is jealous and against this man’s artistic influence and try to deny his talent & bring him down to make the public believe he’s a criminal & that’s what they did unfortunately. Well that’s not denying his legacy & he’s immortal.

  17. angelomichael [1] argued:
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    michael jackson is the greatest entertaiment of all time guiness world records

  18. Tibi [1] argued:
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    best singer of all time

  19. Bert (Holland) [1] argued:
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    Hè is not king of pop,Michael who?mm i can’t remember him,Elvis is THE greatest of all times,almost 35 years death and sold more records today than a Adèle or an Jackson more than 100.000 people come to Graceland on aug 16 2012..wordwide sold Elvis over à 2Billion records,more than Anny orhe singer or band.He was THE world first popstar.THE king of rock n roll THE Artist of THE century.He is the first dead singer goed on tour with Elvis in concert
    With his original bandmembers hè performd (1998-2012) in sold out arena’s world wide.Aloha from Hawaii concert 1973 via sattelite ,was the best concert ever on earth(1.5billion people can’t be
    Wrong) Elvis was THE king of THE world

    List of records by THE King of music

    record most album sales world wide ( 2billion)
    Most 1hits wordwide (51)
    Most gold,platinum,multiplatnium over 150 each
    Aloha from Hawaii most historical concert of all times
    First singer sold out Madison square garden in 4times
    THE list of record is long (elvis.com) and you know Elvis is THE Real King of Pop

  20. yerco [1] argued:
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    THE BEST SINGER & DANCER & COMPOSER OF ALL TIMES!!

    THE WORLD GREATEST!!!

    R.I.P. KING OF MUSIC MICHAEL JACKSON

  21. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    Michael Jackson is the BEST and it is a fact!!
    MJ was a pionner in ALL musical aspect ( dancer, singer, choregraph..) he MADE MTV and video clip. he made the popular music. don’t forget that without michael there wouldn’t be all artist of today!! he MADE them!! and, talking about Elvis, well i just see him as a joke when it comes to compare them . because, well first NO ONE should be compared to Michael Jackson because no one had this huge impact on the whole whorld as michael had , let me telle you MJ is famous by 99% of people!!!!!! do you know only one person who has such fame ? he’s the only one! Elvis, is only famous for being a white man who sang black music!!! it is all about facts and racism and his legend was unfortunately built on ths concept and i don’t blame him because it’s not his fault ya know? but please, Michael broke all racism concept, he fough to be the one he fought to be accepted by white people and opened all door proving that we are all the same, even we are black or white. mmichael is the most loved person in the world, and I DONT TALK ABOUT ALL HIS HUMANITARIAN EFFORTS (known as the biggest humanitarian man in the whole world ) so don’t be so hypocrit and accept that michael is on a total other level and CAN T even BE COMPARED to any other artist. he was is and still be the BEST the biggest , THE REAL LEGEND. and, you have seen nothing yet !!!;) keep watchin’ …

  22. dany [1] argued:
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    michael jackson is the king NO DOUPT !! not ever fair to comprare ur kidding ..THE KING MJ he is dancer singer everything way way way way more populer than thiS fat caw elvis .. we hate u caw elvis i bet u fall on stage couse u so fat hhhh

  23. rony [1] argued:
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    MICHAEL JACKSON OF COURSE THE KING OF KINGS .. ELVIS NOTHING TO COMPRARE WITH THE KING MJ .. BY GUINNIESS WORLD RECORD MJ THE MOST SUCCSFUL EVER SO NO CHANCE HERE ELVIS U DEAD .. THE KING MJ ALIVE FOREVER IN MIRCALS

  24. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    is the greatest …MJ has stand up all peoples in the world with his songs …

  25. Jesse [46] argued:
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    Elvis=meh.

    Michael Jackson wrote billy jean. Nuff said.

  26. MJJ [1] argued:
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    Michael Jackson king of pop. He’s not “THE KING” like Elvis, but he is only king of pop or more better “GOD of POP”. He best solo artists of all time. Maybe he don’t sell more records than elvis. MJ dance and sing or elvis jus stand and sing. Mj voice way better then “The King”. My top 3 Music artists of all time 1) Michael Jackson – King of pop. 2) The Beatles 3) Elvis Presley – “THE KING”. Dear Elvis Presley fans you say: Michael Jackson – pedofile. I say MJ wasn’t and Elvis was to fat to dance.

  27. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    jason mraz. duh

  28. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    Elvis singing voice sounds so monotonous! He might be big during his time (because there were not a lot to choose from). Marketing, promoting, etc. just made him THAT big. Plus he made movies. But MJ’s style and over-all package is just UNBEATABLE!!! His talent is something NOBODY has NEVER surpassed!!! Not even Elvis!

  29. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    Thriller, Moonwalk,music videos,world tours, charity,child star.

  30. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    Michael Jackson has the biggest albums of all time,broke racial barriers, and basically invented the modern music video. Take that, Elvis.

  31. LadywearingaGlove [1] argued:
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    I’d have to go with alot of the comments I just read. they all make sense. I love you,Mj!!!!!

  32. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    MJ has had the greatest global impact on a greatest number of generations than any other artist

  33. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    You might want to research on this —- Elvis voice only had a 2 octave range and MJ had 4 octaves. Michael Jackson’s voice was very flexible, unlike Elvis’. MJ could go really high, high, low, etc… He did soul, pop, disco, rock, powerful ballads, etc. etc.

  34. Troy [3] argued:
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    Elvis rocked the USA but Michael Jackson rocked (and will always rock ) the WORLD!!!!!!!

  35. Troy [3] argued:
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    http://www.ugo.com/music/best-singers-gackt

    Best Singers of All Time
    count down of the the top 50 most influential singers of all time.
    no. 1 = MICHAEL JACKSON!!!

  36. Dudette [2] argued:
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    http://www.ugo.com/music/best-singers-gackt

    Best Singers of All Time
    count down of the the top 50 most influential singers of all time.
    no. 1 = MICHAEL JACKSON!!!

  37. Dudette [2] argued:
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    MJ is the MOST famous person on earth!

  38. Harley [2] argued:
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    http://stereogum.com/495331/vh.....time/list/

    VH1 100 Greatest Artists of All Time

    100 Alicia Keys

    99 Hall & Oates
    98 Depeche Mode
    97 Pretenders
    96 Journey
    95 OutKast
    94 Mariah Carey
    93 Pearl Jam
    92 LL Cool J
    91 Green Day
    90 Elvis Costello
    89 Beastie Boys
    88 Bee Gees
    87 George Michael
    86 N.W.A.
    85 The Band
    84 Curtis Mayfield
    83 Earth, Wind and Fire
    82 Steely Dan
    81 ABBA
    80 Mary J. Blige
    79 Eminem
    78 Judas Priest
    77 Lynyrd Skynyrd
    76 Run-D.M.C.
    75 Rush
    74 The Cure
    73 Van Morrison
    72 Janis Joplin
    71 R.E.M.
    70 Def Leppard
    69 Tupac Shakur
    68 Otis Redding
    67 Coldplay
    66 Justin Timberlake
    65 The Doors
    64 Talking Heads
    63 Notorious B.I.G.
    62 Genesis
    61 Cream
    60 Whitney Houston
    59 Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
    58 Cheap Trick
    57 Iggy & The Stooges
    56 KISS
    55 Peter Gabriel
    54 Public Enemy
    53 Little Richard
    52 Beyoncé
    51 Billy Joel
    50 Sade
    49 Parliament-Funkadelic
    48 Rage Against The Machine
    47 Jay-Z
    46 Ramones
    45 Al Green
    44 Joni Mitchell
    43 Ray Charles
    42 Metallica
    41 Van Halen
    40 The Police
    39 The Kinks
    38 Sly & The Family Stone
    37 Fleetwood Mac
    36 Paul McCartney
    35 Johnny Cash
    34 Tina Turner
    33 Guns N’ Roses
    32 Black Sabbath
    31 John Lennon
    30 Aerosmith
    29 Radiohead
    28 Elton John
    27 Aretha Franklin
    26 Neil Young
    25 Chuck Berry
    24 The Velvet Underground
    23 AC/DC
    22 The Clash
    21 Bruce Springsteen
    20 Marvin Gaye
    19 U2
    18 Pink Floyd
    17 Queen
    16 Madonna
    15 The Beach Boys
    14 Nirvana
    13 The Who
    12 David Bowie
    11 Bob Marley
    10 Stevie Wonder
    09 James Brown
    08 Elvis Presley
    07 Prince
    06 Jimi Hendrix
    05 Bob Dylan
    04 Rolling Stones
    03 Led Zeppelin
    02 Michael Jackson
    01 The Beatles

    BUT remember that BEATLES is a GROUP! So, MJ is the BEST SOLO SINGER of all time!

  39. Harley [2] argued:
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    VH1’s 100 Greatest Artists Of Rock & Roll
    100 Alicia Keys
    99 Hall & Oates
    98 Depeche Mode
    97 Pretenders
    96 Journey
    95 OutKast
    94 Mariah Carey
    93 Pearl Jam
    92 LL Cool J
    91 Green Day
    90 Elvis Costello
    89 Beastie Boys
    88 Bee Gees
    87 George Michael
    86 N.W.A.
    85 The Band
    84 Curtis Mayfield
    83 Earth, Wind and Fire
    82 Steely Dan
    81 ABBA
    80 Mary J. Blige
    79 Eminem
    78 Judas Priest
    77 Lynyrd Skynyrd
    76 Run-D.M.C.
    75 Rush
    74 The Cure
    73 Van Morrison
    72 Janis Joplin
    71 R.E.M.
    70 Def Leppard
    69 Tupac Shakur
    68 Otis Redding
    67 Coldplay
    66 Justin Timberlake
    65 The Doors
    64 Talking Heads
    63 Notorious B.I.G.
    62 Genesis
    61 Cream
    60 Whitney Houston
    59 Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
    58 Cheap Trick
    57 Iggy & The Stooges
    56 KISS
    55 Peter Gabriel
    54 Public Enemy
    53 Little Richard
    52 Beyoncé
    51 Billy Joel
    50 Sade
    49 Parliament-Funkadelic
    48 Rage Against The Machine
    47 Jay-Z
    46 Ramones
    45 Al Green
    44 Joni Mitchell
    43 Ray Charles
    42 Metallica
    41 Van Halen
    40 The Police
    39 The Kinks
    38 Sly & The Family Stone
    37 Fleetwood Mac
    36 Paul McCartney
    35 Johnny Cash
    34 Tina Turner
    33 Guns N’ Roses
    32 Black Sabbath
    31 John Lennon
    30 Aerosmith
    29 Radiohead
    28 Elton John
    27 Aretha Franklin
    26 Neil Young
    25 Chuck Berry
    24 The Velvet Underground
    23 AC/DC
    22 The Clash
    21 Bruce Springsteen
    20 Marvin Gaye
    19 U2
    18 Pink Floyd
    17 Queen
    16 Madonna
    15 The Beach Boys
    14 Nirvana
    13 The Who
    12 David Bowie
    11 Bob Marley
    10 Stevie Wonder
    09 James Brown
    08 Elvis Presley
    07 Prince
    06 Jimi Hendrix
    05 Bob Dylan
    04 Rolling Stones
    03 Led Zeppelin
    02 Michael Jackson
    01 The Beatles

    BUT remember that BEATLES is a GROUP! So, MJ is the BEST SOLO SINGER of all time!

  40. Mike [8] argued:
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    Because Michael Jackson CROSSES BORDERS – he is loved in ALL continents. Elvis’ majority of fans were or are female Caucasians with a select age group. Michael Jackson’s fans are composed of ALL races, ALL genders, ALL age groups – young and older children, teenagers, young adults, older adults, oldies, etc. etc….! There was and never will there be another MJ!!!! I’m from a developing country in Asia – MJ is so well loved out here!!!!! My mom told me that during her younger years, Elvis did NOT have much impact in this part of the planet. If there were any Elvis fans, it was usually the teenage GIRLS only. My mom is in her 60’s and she adores MJ!

  41. James [4] argued:
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    He acquired ATV and has an energy drink called Mystery which he sold during the HIStory Tour
    He sold best selling albums and included in the guiness book of records
    he also owned a record company called MJJ productions
    His Tours are the best
    Elvis will never matched this success ever

  42. Nicole [1] argued:
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    Because he has more fans and better music

  43. Michael!!!!!! [1] argued:
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    MJ is the KING OF ENTERTAINMENT, the KING of MUSIC. He crosses borders, he is well loved in ALL continents, people of ALL ages, male and female

  44. MJforever [2] argued:
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    His fan base is from 1-100 years of age, BOTH male and female, ALL races. Not just mostly WHITE and FEMALES, aged between 18-40

  45. MJforever [2] argued:
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    MJ’s voice can reach the highest of notes, it can stretch! How about Elvis’????

  46. Michael Jackson [7] argued:
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    Guinness Book of World Records recognizes MJ as the “Most Famous Man on Earth” and the “Most Successful Entertainer of All Time”

  47. MJ [3] argued:
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    Michael Jackson cold play the piano and the guitar. But how could he play these instrumnets while doing his awesome and goose-bumping moves?

  48. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    Can Elvis beatbox like MJ?

  49. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    UNIVERSAL APPEAL – that’s what MJ has that Elvis doesn’t

  50. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    Here in Asia, some people would say “Elvis- who?”

  51. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    MJ is he MOST famous man on earth

  52. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    Michael Jackson’s presence is smagical!!!!!!!!!!!!

  53. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    Michael Jackson has magic and charisma that no artist can beat. His voice is much much netter than Elvis’ monotonic voice. Elvis can hardly reach high notes.

  54. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    Elvis’ popularity was selective – popular in the US and key European countries. but Michael Jackson – he’s famous ALL OVER THE WORLD. Even in the most remote Asian province.

  55. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    best tour, best album , most no.1 hits, most sucessful musician in terms of business, top earning dead celebrities, innovated high quality music videos, innovated new dance moves such as the moonwalk and etc, innovated new outfits and many more

  56. Jerilyn [1] argued:
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    Crossover appeal! Universal

  57. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    even though michaeal is talented im doing a report in elvis

  58. Michael Jackson [7] argued:
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    I Love You Michael Joseph Jackson So Much

  59. Michael Jackson [7] argued:
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    I Love Michael Jackson I Am A Big Fan Of Michael Jackson

  60. Michael Jackson [7] argued:
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    I Like Michael Jackson I Am A Big Fan

  61. Michael Jackson [7] argued:
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    He Is My B.F.F

  62. AM10 [1] argued:
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    From Ireland…

    Michael Jackson was a *Phenomenal singer, songwriter, dancer, innovator and humanitarian.
    The only entertainer, past/present, that literally had fans from the ages of 3 to 83…constant stream of male as well as female fans, fainting at his concerts…fans of all skin-tones, races, religions, backgrounds, cultures and so fourth; Honoured by two Presidents of the United States during his career.

    released LESS than 10 albums lets start from a young man, (approx 21), to the last, (Invincible), and yet, had already became the most famous man on the planet. The *Most Decorated Artist* in the history of music, and officially titled, *The Most Successful Entertainer of All Time*

    He has also been named as the artist of “the Decade”, “Generation”, and “Century” and was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2002.

    Too many list achievements/awards, (to post here). As many in the music industry have said… Michael Jackson was the ultimate entertainer – the complete package – artistically multi-talented and with such a magical aura about him.

    Everyone knew his name – From toddlers to the old…his influence was phenomenal …he was the “Most Famous Person on the Planet”!!
    Like The Guinness Book of World Records says: “The Most Successful Entertainer of All Time” … Michael Jackson, aka, MJ, Mike, The King of Pop’ / ‘The King of Pop, Rock & Soul’.

  63. Michael Jackson [7] argued:
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    From Ireland…

    Michael Jackson was a *Phenomenal singer, songwriter, dancer, innovator and humanitarian.
    The only entertainer, past/present, that literally had fans from the ages of 3 to 83…constant stream of male as well as female fans, fainting at his concerts…fans of all skin-tones, races, religions, backgrounds, cultures and so fourth; Honoured by two Presidents of the United States during his career.

    released LESS than 10 albums lets start from a young man, (approx 21), to the last, (Invincible), and yet, had already became the most famous man on the planet. The *Most Decorated Artist* in the history of music, and officially titled, *The Most Successful Entertainer of All Time*

    He has also been named as the artist of “the Decade”, “Generation”, and “Century” and was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2002.

    Too many list achievements/awards, (to post here). As many in the music industry have said… Michael Jackson was the ultimate entertainer – the complete package – artistically multi-talented and with such a magical aura about him.

    Everyone knew his name – From toddlers to the old…his influence was phenomenal …he was the “Most Famous Person on the Planet”!!
    Like The Guinness Book of World Records says: “The Most Successful Entertainer of All Time” … Michael Jackson, aka, MJ, Mike, The King of Pop’ / ‘The King of Pop, Rock & Soul’.

  64. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    michael beloved by the world just like jesus michael the GOD OF MUSIC RIP ARCANGEL.

  65. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    rsume of michael singer dancer songwriter winer of several award humanitarian producer arranger choreographer autor actor businesman

  66. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    he is acompet artis

  67. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    Michael Jackson is the KING.He can sing and dance (BEST EVER AT IT).And Elvis is crap he cant sing or dance. MICHAEL JACKSON WINS!

  68. Nikhil [2] argued:
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    1.MJ has only 11 albums but as sold 890 million records at an average of 80.91 million.Wheras elvis has 77 albums and has sold 2 billion records at an avergae of 25.97 million.MJ was awarded as the artist of the century nor elvis.MJ was a complete package he could dance,sing,write songs compose music and choreograph, elvis could only sing and rarely dance.MJ has won 378 awards,more than any other artist.Elvis was only popular in west but MJ in the whole world.MJ’s music capture everybody,young and old.His music broke caste barriers.He redefined the possibilities of physical expression.Has 8 guiness world records.Had supported 39 charities and donated over 300 million dollars(the most by any celeb).Influenced millions of artist.Won the most memorable artist of the century award.Fred Astaire reffered him as the ‘GREATEST DANCER OF THE CENTURY’.He is the most loved and most popular person of all time.His career spanned for almost 4 decade ,it mean he was performing for almost whole of his life from the birth to death.

  69. Nikhil [2] argued:
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    Elvis was great but MJ IS THE GREATEST

  70. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    “Tabloid Junkie”

    Speculate to break the one you hate
    Circulate the lie you confiscate
    Assassinate and mutilate
    As the hounding media in hysteria
    Who’s the next for you to resurrect
    JFK exposed the CIA
    Truth be told the grassy knoll
    As the blackmail story in all your glory

    It’s slander
    You say it’s not a sword
    But with your pen you torture men
    You’d crucify the Lord
    And you don’t have to read it, read it
    And you don’t have to eat it, eat it
    To buy it is to feed it, feed it
    So why do we keep foolin’ ourselves

    Just because you read it in a magazine
    Or see it on the TV screen
    Don’t make it factual
    Though everybody wants to read all about it
    Just because you read it in a magazine
    Or see it on the TV screen
    Don’t make it factual, actual
    They say he’s homosexual

    In the hood
    Frame him if you could
    Shoot to kill
    To blame him if you will
    If he dies sympathize
    Such false witnesses
    Damn self righteousness
    In the black
    Stab me in the back
    In the face
    To lie and shame the race
    Heroine and Marilyn
    As the headline stories of
    All your glory

    It’s slander
    With the words you use
    You’re a parasite in black and white
    Do anything for news
    And you don’t go and buy it, buy it
    And they won’t glorify it, ‘fy it
    To read it sanctifies it, ‘fies it
    Then why do we keep foolin’ ourselves
    Just because you read it in a magazine
    Or see it on the TV screen
    Don’t make it factual
    Everybody wants to read all about it
    Just because you read it in a magazine
    Or see it on the TV screen
    Don’t make it factual
    See, but everybody wants to believe all about it

    Just because you read it in a magazine
    Or see it on the TV screen
    Don’t make it factual
    See, but everybody wants to believe all about it
    Just because you read it in a magazine
    Or see it on the TV screen
    Don’t make it factual, actual
    She’s blonde and she’s bisexual

    Scandal
    With the words you use
    You’re a parasite in black and white
    Do anything for news
    And you don’t go and buy it, buy it
    And they won’t glorify it, ‘fy it
    To read it sanctifies it, ‘fies it
    Why do we keep foolin’ ourselves
    Slander
    You say it’s not a sin
    But with your pen you torture men
    Then why do we keep foolin’ ourselves

    Just because you read it in a magazine
    Or see it on the TV screen
    Don’t make it factual
    Though everybody wants to read all about it
    Just because you read it in a magazine
    Or see it on the TV screen
    Don’t make it factual
    See, but everybody wants to read all about it

    Just because you read it in a magazine
    Or see it on the TV screen
    Don’t make it factual
    Just because you read it in a magazine
    Or see it on the TV screen
    Don’t make it factual
    Just because you read it in a magazine
    Or see it on the TV screen
    Don’t make it factual, actual
    You’re so damn disrespectable

  71. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    Michael Jackson forever..

  72. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    Because he is the most beloved, successfuk, and talented artis ever!! Hands down!!

  73. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    MJ is alive!!!

  74. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    He f*cked Elvis’ little girl as oposse to all raping Elvis and his “entourage” did to black music…KARMA is a bitch ain’t it????

  75. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    When u release more than 150 albums and gross only a billion…..and when u release only ten albums and gross 800 million,…..then i guess u know who’s better…if ur a person who sayz quantity is better than quality than thats a different story…MJ is better than elvis!

  76. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    Michael actually worked hard to be the great entertainer that he was, all elvis had to do was be a white guy that sounds like a black guy and the white peole liked him even though the songs he was singing belonged to blacks. MJ is the best of all times

  77. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    mj was in modern era but elvis was in old during mj time media was high and still is but media was not during elvis time mj has done concerts all over the world and elvs only in america mj s style is so popular and he was the first superstar who began the process of branding he is a comlete entertainer

  78. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    cause he could sing AND dance

  79. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    michael jackson can *heeeeheeee* and shamone!!

  80. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    better music

  81. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    Elvis took the rock music from black people so how was he the creator of it ?he just popularized it?

  82. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    i prefer michael jackson cuz hes got the better voice and the better dance moves elvis presley mostly just wiggled his hips so michael jackson is the best by far and michael jackson is the king of music not pop music

  83. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    Definitely MJ!

    MJ was the one who receieved American Music awards artist of the century.Wasn’t Beatles or Elvis. It was MJ.
    MJ was the one who won the Artist of the millennium. Not Beatles or Elvis.
    MJ was the one to be chosen as The most successful entertainer of all time by The Guinness World Record. It wasn’t Beatles or Elvis.

    Elvis and Beatles fans, Face it.
    What more can you say?
    He IS simply the BEST!

    Not only he was a great artist, he was a humanitarian too!
    And he was not a pedophile! Stop believing all the shit that tabloids say!

  84. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    HE IS THE ULTIMATE!!!!!

  85. jeaden [2] argued:
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    elvis is wack
    mj on the hand was amazing
    he can sing
    he doanted money
    he had the looks
    and he inpirsed ppl
    he had more awards than any Artist today
    and these day nobody even cares about elvis
    and
    thats because mj is here
    ppl say mj was this and that even 1 makes mistakes

  86. michael18 [1] argued:
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    Elvis …is like an ant compared to mj ….
    mj was way to huge to hold .

  87. michael [18] argued:
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    Elvis …is like an ant compared to mj ….
    mj was way to huge to hold .

  88. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    Elvis….Elvis..
    ummm ohh the actor dude..who sings in the moves he acts in?
    his rubbish!!!! how can he compare to mj

  89. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    michael is an all timer and the king of POP.
    SO THEY ARE BOTH AWESOME AND A GREAT KING

  90. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    he is the best

  91. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    mj is the tru eking.about 99% pf worlds population knows him.he was the artist with the most entries in guiness book of world records.KING OF KING

  92. Anonymous [15] argued:
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    Elvis was the first king of rock and roll and the first king of pop.
    Michael Jackson is the last king of rock and roll. Pop is the abbreviation of popular. JACKSON is the true king of pop,
    rock and soul(king of popular music, king of rock and roll and king of soul.

  93. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    it was his pation, to sing out and have fun

  94. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    Michael will Never beat the king of rock and roll. Never

  95. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    Elvis ws ok. thts it. Mj on the other hand was the one n only. the greatest. no question.

  96. vincent osawe [1] argued:
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    michael jackson is the king of all music. elvis is overrated and counted on people to write his music

  97. speed_demon [1] argued:
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    because he’s gifted all over… Singer..Dancer..Beatboxer..Choreographer…hehe
    RIP…THE KING

  98. Sam [2] argued:
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    When both people were in their prime, Michael Jackson was soooo much better looking. More talented and won more awards than anyone.

    Did Elvis write his own music???

    One more thing, I really hate it when people say Elvis had more number one singles. Correction, Michael was a WORLDWIDE star and wrote music for different cultures etc. His songs reached number one around the world, not solely in america and therefore had over 40 number one singles (all different tracks and counting each one once as some went to number one in countries in different years) which blows Elvis away. Outside of america Elvis is not that popular.

    MJ hands down. A talent that will never be competed with!!!!

  99. Quincy [2] argued:
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    Michael wrote his own music.
    Michael was the greatest dancer as described by Fred Astaire.
    Michael changed music video.
    Michael changed fashion and influenced alot of leading designers.
    Michael was the most charitable person ever.
    Michael played three instuments. Elvis one.
    Michael has the best selling album ever. Nothing of Elvis’s comes close. In fact add the bestselling beatles album and the best selling Elvis album and they don’t get close to Thriller.
    Michael was a WORLD star. Everywhere other than America, people can’t stand Elvis.
    Michael Jackson put black people in white peoples living rooms!!

    Michael Jackson has to be the most talented person ever. Elvis was manufactured, he could have quite easily been some other old johnny off the street.

  100. Al García [9] argued:
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    If not for Elvis, maybe Michael Jackson would never had existed.

  101. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    becoz of all the songs that he has written and when u listen to them it just reflects him…and becoz of his extraordinary talent ,hardwork and kindness

  102. Brian [2] argued:
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    American Music awards artist of the century (last hundred years), He beat out Elvis and the Beatles.

    World Music awards (IFPI) He won the artist of the millennium (last thousand years) he beat out Elvis and Beatles.

    Guinness book of world records gave the award of the most successful entertainer of all time based on his records and achievements. They didn’t give it to Elvis or Beatles.

    Micheal made the robot and moonwalk world famous dances. He changed music videos from a promotional tool to an art form with the release of thriller.

    He Touched people of every race color and religion like no other artiste before or after. Elvis and the Beatles had touched people but it was most in north America and the UK but Micheal appeal was worldwide.

    Micheal was not a president like Ronald Reagan or royalty like princess Diana but the world stopped to view his funeral just like it did for them a worldwide audience of 3.2 billion via TV and online streaming.

    10 albums 750 miions copies.

    another 30 million since he died.

    unheard of

    thats just a few reasons.

    MJ KING AND GOD OF MUSIC

  103. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    come on man talent wise mj is wayy telanted..but when it come to fame is propably a tie

  104. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    MJ is my idol He is just cool people on the right side you see who people like the best and that is MJ THE ONE AND ONLY KING!!!!

  105. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    Firstly I am a true lover of all music, and a huge MJ fan, but I am also a realist when it comes down to the facts, and I would have to say that MJ overshadows Elvis in almost all aspects of music credibility.
    Let’s look at the facts.
    Let’s first remember that Elvis came out at a time when America never had a true Caucasian rock and roll singer, as all other Rock n Roll artist at that time were black. So all the white teens that were craving to listen to rock and roll didn’t, or couldn’t because they were afraid of being ridiculed. Remember America was still a very racist country in the 50’s and 60’s, and prior musician artists such as Chuck Berry and Little Richard, who were both pioneers of Rock n Roll music couldn’t get their music played on commercial radio stations because they were black. Granted, Elvis did help pave the way for America to start embracing the talents of these and many other black artists, but it was these other artists that pioneered the music that Elvis sang. It was only when at last Elvis came out, that America slowly started to appreciate and embrace Rock n roll music. Elvis was a great singer with a brilliant voice, but had the hard work done for him, as writers all over the world scrambled to get their music turned into hits. Elvis had been credited as a co-writer of many songs thanks to the heavy handed tactics of Colonel Parker, who insisted he be credited otherwise their songs would not be sung by him. All in all Elvis did have an easy ride into his pedestal as the ‘King of Rock n Roll’, a claim that should have really included Chuck Berry, and Little Richard as well, which begs the question, had Elvis been another black man, would we even be talking about him now?
    Michael Jackson, on the other hand was the major pioneer of music television, and wrote, produced and arranged the vast majority of his music, he is even one of the very rare artists to have his name inducted into rock n roll music’s Hall of Fame twice, (once as a member of the Jackson Five/ Jacksons, and the other o his own). He is also one of the few artists inducted into the songwriters Hall of Fame. He was also far more popular on a global scale and broke far more records in the music industry than Elvis did. Here are just a few.

    First artist to have 4 top ten hits from one Album, with Off the Wall.
    Only artist to have seven top ten hits from one album with Thriller
    Only artist to have five number one songs from one album with Bad.
    Only artist to have seven top ten hits from one album with Dangerous.

    However to compare who was bigger at their time is unfair, as Michael had the technology of music video behind him, and I guess MJ’s voice flails when compared to Elvis. But as a musician, entertainer, and artist, Elvis shouldn’t even be mentioned in the same breath as Michael Jackson.

  106. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    they fight

  107. Sandra [1] argued:
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    In the Guiness Book of Records as the most successful entertainer of all time. He has won more awards than any other artist. He is globally loved and considered King. He has touched millions of people with his generousity and humanitarian efforts. Most importantly, he was a genius entertainer, composing, writing, singing, dancing, and performing like no one else could. He has influenced every pop star that has come after him. When Michael Jackson went into his “frenzy state” on stage, he took everyone with him. It was the ultimate experience! LOng Live the King!

  108. Rochelle [1] argued:
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    Michael Jackson was famous and popular in MOST of the countries of the world. The kind of universal and mass appeal he had could only be dreamed of by people like Elvis Presley and the Beatles. It’s so shallow for people to forget that MJ was an INTERNATIONAL star, not just an American star.

  109. emma [1] argued:
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    coz he is the most talented person ever walked on this earth…

  110. Lizzie [1] argued:
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    I could list like 20 songs of Michael Jackson, and just suspicious minds of elvis xD, that’s enough

  111. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    he will always be king he was known by all races not just black people im black and ummm my grandparents probably wasnt jamming to elvis like that i am a huge mj fan and i have seen his impact on the world so the king of kings is Michael Jackson

  112. Gabriel Logan [1] argued:
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    In the “Bad World Tour”, Michael Jackson invited underprivileged children to watch for free, and gave donations to hospitals, orphanages, and other charities.

    All profits made from the “Dangerous World Tour” were donated to various charities including the “Heal The World Foundation”.

    As well as donating and raising millions of dollars for benefits and his own charity, Jackson supported a further 39 charities.

    Michael Jackson’s other achievements include 13 Guinness World Records including one for “Most Successful Entertainer of All Time”,19 Grammy Awards, 22 American Music Awards, 12 World Music Awards and the sale of over 750 million units worldwide.Winning numerous awards for his humanitarian endeavors, the singer has been honoured by two Presidents of the United States (Ronald Reagan & George H. W. Bush). He has also been named as the artist of “the Decade”, “Generation”, and “Century” and was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2002.He became one of the few artists to have been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame twice.

    Michael Jackson has recieved 197 major awards,no other singer in history has won more awards than Michael Jackson.

  113. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    Because of the joy his music brings

  114. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    michael jackson king of entertainment

  115. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    Michael Jackson

  116. micheal [1] argued:
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    Micheal he holds guiness book of records for the most successful entertainer of all time. He was the ultimate entertainer.

  117. janis [2] argued:
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    elvis? who was elvis? I do not remember him, jacko is the only one King of the Kings.

  118. Krissy [2] argued:
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    Billy Jean, asap

#89

Elvis Presley, the King of Rock and Roll

  1. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    Elvis is an original. It was he who invented the whole genre of rock and roll. Being one of the first and largest celebrities in the 1950’s, he had no one to copy, he was original! Michael Jackson is good, I am fond of his music, but I just believe that Elvis took his fame a step further. He was the true King. Michael Jackson just felt he should also be one, however, he is more of a Duke.

  2. shaun g [1] argued:
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    Elvis was the biggest star in the world in an era when there was no celebrity culture. He has sold so many records that the correct total is unknown. Elvis record sales have passed the 1 Billion about 5 years ago. Michael Jackson is currently no where near the billion mark and doesn’t look like he will ever get there. The Beatles are ahead of Jackson as well. It was Michael himself that called himself The King of Pop. Elvis was proclaimed The King of Rock by others. When Michael died he sold 300.000 record sales in the following week. Elvis sold 10 million albums within 24 hours of his death. And that was way back in 1977. Michael was a top talent and i liked him and stood by him during the sex rubbish, and still believe he was innocent. This debate has been started and kept going by Jackson’s fans, not Elvis fans. Just think on this….Whenever a top famous singer dies, they always say the same old worn statement…( “They were bigger than Elvis” ) The reason they never say that they were bigger than Jacko is because Elvis is still the yardstick by which greatness is measured. Yes michael was great, but Elvis was The biggest superstar that ever lived. Case well and truly closed….

  3. anonymous [15] argued:
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    Elvis has sold more records then anyman on earth micheal is still the king of pop but elvis is still the king of rock and roll

  4. anonymous [15] argued:
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    Elvis is the king of rock and roll and michael is the king of pop they’re both kings leave them alone. i personally pick elvis because everybody was inspired by elvis presley look at MJ stand on his toes who did that Elvis Presley in 1957 jailhouse rock micheal grabbed dance moves from everybody then put his own spice on it he made some on his own but elvis made everything he did his own and if you think not tell me who he copied in 1956 when elvis first came out nobody moved like elvis until people studied elvis 2 KINGS
    ELVIS PRESLEY KING OF ROCK N ROLL
    MICHEAL JACKSON KING OF POP

  5. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    The fans and people in the know called Elvis “The king” and still do that today. Elvis refused it because he said that only Jesus is the King. Elvis was the BEST entertainer and singer!Michael called himself the king of pop and others followed LOL!!!

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    Definitely Elvis Presley, I am not American, but that’s the most famous person ever lived. And the best singer.

  7. shaun [2] argued:
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    One of the problems with this debate is MJ fans dont know the true cultural importance of ELVIS because they are mostly young media conditioned people who make bold over the top statements about MJ that are just their own opinions dressed up as fact. Thats why they make such sweeping statements like ELVIS couldn’t sing when everyone who knows anything about ELVIS will tell you that his diction, gramma and timing was second to none. MJ fans love doing their maths about record sales and downloads and awards and more people loved MJ and bla bla bla, but when you look at the real figures in their correct context you will see that MJ does not even come close to what ELVIS achieved. In the first week after MJ death his record sales were just over half million. Impressive yes! however, in the week after ELVIS death sales were over ten million. And that was in 1977. MJ was great, but MJ fans are living in a media conditions celebrity hype world. ELVIS had 250,000 fans flock to his home 35 years after his death to pay their respects to him. All you MJ fans have to do is take your media conditioned classes off to know that this won’t happen to MJ even 10 years from now. ELVIS doesn’t just win this debate, he wins it easily. ELVIS PRESLEY is the biggest superstar ever.

  8. shaun [2] argued:
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    elvis was bigger in the 50s than jackson in the 80s. we always hear “they were bigger than ELVIS” elvis is the yardstick by which greatness is measured. when you look at the true facts, ELVS is way out in front of jackson.

  9. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    Elvis has over a billion album sales, 107 pop rock top 40 hits, 40 top 40 country hits. Most weeks at number 1 by a mAle artist. Besides mj was a. Sissy

  10. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    He is the greatest all over the world!

  11. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    ELVIS sings Country, Gospel, Rock´n´Roll, Swing, Blues…….!
    Jackson sings Pop.

  12. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    Ohne ELVIS hätte es nie einen Meikl Jacksoon gegeben!
    DAS IST SICHER !

  13. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    Promised Land

  14. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    Don´t

  15. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    Viva Las Vegas

  16. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    King Creole

  17. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    Jailhouse Rock

  18. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    Patch It Up

  19. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    Polk Salad Annie

  20. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    IN TH GHETTO

  21. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    Return To Sender

  22. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    Don´t Be Cruel

  23. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    Hound Dog

  24. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    That´s The Way It Is !!!

    ELVIS THE KING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  25. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    I LOVE ELVIS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  26. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    The Voice is Wonderful….
    The Man Is The King!

  27. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    ELVIS FOREVER

  28. love me [1] argued:
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    elvis is the only king for all time

  29. mma [1] argued:
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    elvis is the king of kings

  30. Sk [1] argued:
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    Elvis FTW

  31. Enigma [1] argued:
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    The greatest voice ever recorded, no one comes close to the only “King” in music. All others are pretenders to the throne.

  32. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    jason mraz. duh

  33. $$Rillz [2] argued:
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    Elvis is in more halls of fame than any other artist.. and more artists name him as an inspiration that Michael…

  34. $$Rillz [2] argued:
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    Elvis is a true original! All that have followed have been pathetic imitators..

  35. RealLife6 [1] argued:
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    Elvis is synonymous with Rock & Roll…he revolutionized the genre! Michael just fucked what little dignity pop music had left..

  36. MJRapist [1] argued:
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    Elvis! No doubt…even MJ had to bow down to the awesomeness that was Elvis. No last name necessary…! People are all over Michael Jackson because of his recent passing but Elvis has long been gone but not forgotten. PLus Elvis wasn’t a kidie rapist-just say’n….

  37. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    Why?
    for sure elvis coz elvis did wot can other cannt do it in short period , he created new sounds,he wasnt like mj travelled every whrer to be a femous , he stayed in americ and he became femous withou travelling, his new style , the begging of his life was foucsing on rock then he sang all type of music and was perfect and better than other and reagarding mj he is only dancer but his voice not that much
    from saudiarabia

  38. mauricio [1] argued:
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    Elvis is the real king because he is the only artist that has survived through the years e through all the changes in music along the years. We can still hear something about him today!

  39. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    how did elvis become the king of rock and roll

  40. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    Simply rhe king

  41. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    JAPAN LOVE MICHAEL JACKSON

  42. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    elvis the king that write no songs king of nothing

  43. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    resume of elvis singer actor truck drive

  44. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    elvis was the king but then came michaelthe great king of music writer dancer compcer to much talent he can not be compare whit only a singer

  45. Mariano [1] argued:
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    Because Elvis isn’t commercial , the his songs are only his ,whithout the help of other artists,because his voice is better and because his music is true and isn’t only appearance

  46. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    Because Elvis isn’t commercial , the his songs are only his ,whithout the help of other artists,because his voice is better and because his music is true and isn’t only appearance

  47. anonym [1] argued:
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    Elvis is the root too all of the pop and rock n roll music,and he was much better then mj and he had more chicks then mj,besides elvis was more hotter then mj.mj dosent look like an humman

  48. ELVIS97 [1] argued:
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    antes de que alguien hiciera algo Elvis lo hizo todo.
    VIVA ELVIS EL UNICO REY DE LOS TIEMPOS

  49. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    Elvis presley shits all over that ugly pedophile freak, wacko jacko.

  50. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    Without Elvis, Micheal Jackson wouldn’t even be known! Elvis made music what it is today !

  51. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    Elvis is way ahead. Nobody comes close, not even M.J.

  52. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    this is too easy….

  53. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    The first with the mostes

  54. mannynapakapogi [18] argued:
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    1.Q magazine’s Top 10 Greatest Voices Of All Time

    10. Jeff Buckley
    09. Mick Jagger
    08. Robert Plant
    07. Kurt Cobain
    06. Marvin Gaye
    05. John Lennon
    04. Otis Redding
    03. Frank Sinatra
    02. Aretha Franklin
    01. Elvis Presley

    There was no michael jackson. The TRUE KING ELVIS PRESLEY was at no. 1

    2.Rolling Stone 100 Greatest Singers of All Time

    http://www.rollingstone.com/news/

    The 100 Greatest Singers of All Time

    1 | Aretha Franklin

    2 | Ray Charles

    3 | Elvis Presley

    4 | Sam Cooke

    5 | John Lennon

    6 | Marvin Gaye

    7 | Bob Dylan

    8 | Otis Redding

    9 | Stevie Wonder

    10 | James Brown

    11 | Paul McCartney

    12 | Little Richard

    13 | Roy Orbison

    14 | Al Green

    15 | Robert Plant

    16 | Mick Jagger

    17 | Tina Turner

    18 | Freddie Mercury

    19 | Bob Marley

    20 | Smokey Robinson

    21 | Johnny Cash

    22 | Etta James

    23 | David Bowie

    24 | Van Morrison

    25 | Michael Jackson

    26 | Jackie Wilson

    27 | Hank Williams

    28 | Janis Joplin

    29 | Nina Simone

    30 | Prince

    31 | Howlin’ Wolf

    32 | Bono

    33 | Steve Winwood

    34 | Whitney Houston

    35 | Dusty Springfield

    36 | Bruce Springsteen

    37 | Neil Young

    38 | Elton John

    39 | Jeff Buckley

    40 | Curtis Mayfield

    41 | Chuck Berry

    42 | Joni Mitchell

    43 | George Jones

    44 | Bobby “Blue” Bland

    45 | Kurt Cobain

    46 | Patsy Cline

    47 | Jim Morrison

    48 | Buddy Holly

    49 | Donny Hathaway

    50 | Bonnie Raitt

    51 | Gladys Knight

    52 | Brian Wilson

    53 | Muddy Waters

    54 | Luther Vandross

    55 | Paul Rodgers

    56 | Mavis Staples

    57 | Eric Burdon

    58 | Christina Aguilera

    59 | Rod Stewart

    60 | Björk

    61 | Roger Daltrey

    62 | Lou Reed

    63 | Dion

    64 | Axl Rose

    65 | David Ruffin

    66 | Thom Yorke

    67 | Jerry Lee Lewis

    68 | Wilson Pickett

    69 | Ronnie Spector

    70 | Gregg Allman

    71 | Toots HIbbert

    72 | John Fogerty

    73 | Dolly Parton

    74 | James Taylor

    75 | Iggy Pop

    76 | Steve Perry

    77 | Merle Haggard

    78 | Sly Stone

    79 | Mariah Carey

    80 | Frankie Valli

    81 | John Lee Hooker

    82 | Tom Waits

    83 | Patti Smith

    84 | Darlene Love

    85 | Sam Moore

    86 | Art Garfunkel

    87 | Don Henley

    88 | Willie Nelson

    89 | Solomon Burke

    90 | The Everly Brothers

    91 | Levon Helm

    92 | Morrissey

    93 | Annie Lennox

    94 | Karen Carpenter

    95 | Patti LaBelle

    96 | B.B. King

    97 | Joe Cocker

    98 | Stevie Nicks

    99 | Steven Tyler

    100 | Mary J. Blige

    The true KING ELVIS PRESLEY is at no. 3. ELVIS ranks higher than michael jackson who is at no.25

  55. mannynapakapogi [18] argued:
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    According to Steve Brown’s book, Scandalous Freedom: The Radical Nature of the Gospel, Elvis gave a concert and, at its conclusion, a woman came forward with a crown restling on a plush pillow. She lifted the crown to Elvis and shouted, “You’re the King!” “No, honey,” he said, “I’m not the King. Christ is the King. I’m just a singer.”

    This is the true idol,[ELVIS PRESLEY] very humble unlike michael who was a self proclaimed king of pop.

  56. mannynapakapogi [18] argued:
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    ===JACKO CHARITY SCAM====
    Tax records in the US and UK showed Jacko’s HEAL THE WORLD Foundation and charity Earth Care FAILED to make ANY charitable donations. Court records from 2000 also revealed that
    Jackson was also CHARGED for two charity concerts he put on in 1999 in Seoul and Munich as well as grabbing a $1 million co-executive-producer fee.

    ===MICHAEL JACKSON TAKES CASH FOR AUTOGRAPHS===
    (Rebus/Times)=== Cash-strapped Michael Jackson is making his Japanese fans pay £3500 for an autograph and 30 seconds in his company.
    Billed the “VIP” party, some columnists have said it is nothing but a cynical ploy from Jacko to scam his fans for large amounts of money in as short a time as possible.
    Jackson, 48, is not obligated to perform at either event, and promoters would not say how much he would be paid.

    ===JACKO INSULTS FANS IN JAPAN===
    (AP) MARCH 8 2007- Fallen Pop superstar Michael Jackson angered fans in Japan this week by charging them money for autographs.
    At the VIP party, guests paying $3,500 will get to mingle with Jackson and spend 30 seconds to one minute each of exclusive face time with him.
    Jackson futher upset the fans by refusing to perform for them.

    More will come if you people on the leftside don’t agree that ELVIS is bigger than michael in terms of contribution in music, the magnetism, the magnitude that ELVIS created and his influence and popularity.

  57. mannynapakapogi [18] argued:
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    Michael Jackson Put ‘Curse’ on Spielberg-Magazine
    Reuters ^
    Posted on Mon Mar 03 2003 22:54:03 GMT-0700 (US Mountain Standard Time) by per loin

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Embattled pop star Michael Jackson wears a prosthetic nose and once paid $150,000 for a “voodoo curse” to kill director Steven Spielberg despite being deep in debt, Vanity Fair magazine reported on Monday.

    Vanity Fair, in an article for its March 11 edition, also reports that Jackson bleaches his skin white because [he does not like being black]. The 44-year-old singer sometimes [refers to black people as “spabooks,”] the magazine said

    Jackson’s manager did not immediately return phone calls and a faxed request for comment on the article. Jackson’s London publicist could not be reached for comment.

    The onetime King of Pop has been dogged by controversy for months, first over his odd appearance in a California courtroom last November. That same month, Jackson stunned fans in Berlin by briefly [dangling his young son from a hotel balcony.]

    And in February a British television documentary that aired to blockbuster ratings both in England and the United States caused a stir when [Jackson told his interviewer that he slept in the same room, and sometimes the same bed, as young boys.]

    Vanity Fair reported in the article that in 2000 Jackson attended a voodoo ritual in Switzerland where a witch doctor promised that Spielberg, music mogul David Geffen and 23 other people on the entertainer’s list of enemies would die.

    Jackson, who underwent a “blood bath” as part of the ritual, then ordered his former business adviser Myung-Ho Lee to wire $150,000 to a bank in Mali for a voodoo chief named Baba, who sacrificed 42 cows for the ceremony, the magazine reported.

    Vanity Fair reported that Jackson wears a page-boy wig and a prosthesis that serves as the tip of his nose. The magazine interviewed a source close to Jackson who said that, without the device Jackson resembles a mummy with two nostril holes.

    According to the magazine, Jackson’s extravagant lifestyle and declining record sales have left him $240 million in debt.

    The article, which relies in part on court filings in a $12 million lawsuit against Jackson by Lee, said that since the mid-1990s the reclusive entertainer has relied on a series of multimillion-dollar loans to cover his expenses.

    In addition to the lawsuit by Lee, Jackson is also enmeshed in a $21 million court battle with German concert promoter Marcel Avram over canceled Millennium concerts and has been sued by Sotheby’s auction house for $1.6 million.

    The magazine reported that Jackson must pay off the principal on a $200 million loan within a few years, which will be nearly impossible unless he sells his most valuable asset, the Beatles song catalog. He owns only half of the catalog while Sony Corp. owns the other half in an arrangement that might make selling his share difficult, Vanity Fair reported.

    Jackson has also run up nearly $4 million per year in expenses from his Neverland Valley ranch in central California, where in April 2001 his amusement park equipment was nearly repossessed for late payments, the magazine said.

    THIS IS YOUR IDOL MICHAEL JACKSON. That was he is. And you people at the left side saying that Elvis is only an ant compared to michael. Ha ha ha!!!

  58. mannynapakapogi [18] argued:
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    What???????? king and god of music?! FACT!!! all major tv appearances MIMed!
    #MOTOWN 25-mimed
    #SUPERBOWL-mimed
    #GRAMMY 88- mimed
    #HistorY TOUR- mimed
    Plus He was a proven rascist who called blacks “SPABOOks”. Even charged a fan $3,400 for a picture w/ him in Tokyo Japan!

  59. mannynapakapogi [18] argued:
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    Bill Wolfer clearly said Jacko can never play any instrument!!!!!!
    More recently William James Adam Jr. who worked in the studio with Jacko in 2006 said exactly the same thing- Michael cannot play any instruments at all.
    According to Wolfer’s own words, Jackson did not play any instruments himself…
    Can anyone of the people in the left side give a link in w/c you can prove that michael can play an instrument? Elvis can play guitar and piano. Watch Elvis’ 1968 comeback special and his playing an electric guitar there and his live rendition of unchained melody while playing a piano. Some people in the left side are liars. Stating that michael can play 3 instruments while elvis can play only one. Ha ha ha!!! Show us the proof/s that michael can play 3 instruments.

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    “A Presley picture is the only sure thing in Hollywood.”
    Hal Wallis
    Producer of nine of Elvis’ films.
    [Can that be said of michael jackson?]

    “There is something magical about watching a man who has lost himself find his way back home…He sang with the kind of power people no longer expect from rock ‘n’ roll singers.”
    John Landau
    Review of Elvis, (1968 TV Special).

    “It was the finest music of his life. If ever there was music that bleeds, this was it.”
    Greil Marcus
    From his book, Mystery Train, remembering the 1968 TV Special.

    “There are several unbelievable things about Elvis, but the most incredible is his staying power in a world where meteoric careers fade like shooting stars.”
    Newsweek, August 11, 1969
    Review of Elvis’ Las Vegas engagement.

    “…a style and panache that come close to pure magic. Lithe, raunchy, the sweat pouring down his face, he now moves with the precision of an athlete, the grace of a dancer…flamboyant and flashy, sexy and self-mocking, he works with the instincts of a genius to give poetry to the basic rock performance.”
    W.A. Harbinson
    From his 1975 book, The Illustrated Elvis. A passage reflecting upon Elvis’ 1969 Vegas engagement.

    “So what it boils down to was Elvis produced his own records. He came to the session, picked the songs, and if something in the arrangement was changed, he was the one to change it. Everything was worked out spontaneously. Nothing was really rehearsed. Many of the important decisions normally made previous to a recording session were made during the session. What it was was a look to the future. Today everybody makes records this way. Back then Elvis was the only one. He was the forerunner of everything that’s record production these days. Consciously or unconsciously, everyone imitated him. People started doing what Elvis did.”
    Bones Howe
    Recording Engineer
    As quoted in Jerry Hopkins’ 1971 book, Elvis, A Biography.

    “A lot of people have accused Elvis of stealing the black man’s music, when in fact, almost every black solo entertainer copied his stage mannerisms from Elvis. ”Jackie Wilson
    [This quote disproved the claim by other people that elvis was a stealer of black man’s music, and this is coming from a black man himself]

    “You have no idea how great he is, really you don’t. You have no comprehension – it’s absolutely impossible. I can’t tell you why he’s so great, but he is. He’s sensational.”
    Phil Spector

    “Elvis is the greatest cultural force in the twentieth century. He introduced the beat to everything, music, language, clothes, it’s a whole new social revolution – the 60’s comes from it.”
    Leonard Bernstein, 1960s.

    “There have been many accolades uttered about Elvis’ talent and performances through the years, all of which I agree with wholeheartedly. I shall miss him dearly as a friend. He was a warm, considerate and generous man.”
    Frank Sinatra, 1977

    “Elvis Presley’s death deprives our country of a part of itself. He was unique, irreplaceable. More than twenty years ago, he burst upon the scene with an impact that was unprecedented and will probably never be equaled. His music and his personality, fusing the styles of white country and black rhythm and blues, permanently changed the face of American popular culture. His following was immense. And he was a symbol to people the world over of the vitality, rebelliousness and good humor of this country.”
    President Jimmy Carter, 1977. His official statement following Elvis’ death.

    “Elvis had an influence on everybody with his musical approach. He broke the ice for all of us.”
    Al Green

    “…At Sun Studio in Memphis Elvis Presley called to life what would soon be known as rock and roll with a voice that bore strains of the Grand Ole Opry and Beale Street, of country and the blues. At that moment, he ensured – instinctively, unknowingly – that pop music would never again be as simple as black and white.”
    David Fricke Rolling Stone, 1986

    “He was an instinctive actor…He was quite bright…he was very intelligent…He was not a punk. He was very elegant, sedate, and refined, and sophisticated.”
    Walter Matthau, who co-starred with Elvis in King Creole (1958). From a 1987 interview.

    “There have been a lotta tough guys. There have been pretenders. And there have been contenders. But there is only one king.”
    Bruce Springsteen

    “…it was like he came along and whispered some dream in everybody’s ear, and somehow we all dreamed it.”
    Bruce Springsteen

    “When I first heard Elvis’ voice I just knew that I wasn’t going to work for anybody; and nobody was going to be my boss…Hearing him for the first time was like busting out of jail.”
    Bob Dylan

    “A lot has been written and said about why he was so great, but I think the best way to appreciate his greatness is just to go back and play some of the old records…Time has a way of being very unkind to old records, but Elvis’ keep getting better and better.”
    Huey Lewis

    “Elvis was the king. No doubt about it. People like myself, Mick Jagger and all the others only followed in his footsteps. ”Rod Stewart
    [Michael jackson included, what he has done in his career was already done by ELVIS PRESLEY][Put it another way, before michael had done anything ELVIS already done everything]

    “He was a unique artist – an original in an area of imitators.”
    Mick Jagger

    “Before Elvis, there was nothing.”
    John Lennon

    “This boy had everything. He had the looks, the moves, the manager, and the talent. And he didn’t look like Mr. Ed like a lot of the rest of us did. In the way he looked, way he talked, way he acted – he really was different.”
    Carl Perkins

    “I wasn’t just a fan, I was his brother. He said I was good and I said he was good; we never argued about that. Elvis was a hard worker, dedicated, and God loved him. Last time I saw him was at Graceland. We sang Old Blind Barnabus together, a gospel song. I love him and hope to see him in heaven. There’ll never be another like that soul brother.
    James Brown

    “He was the firstest with the mostest.”
    Roy Orbison

    “That’s my idol, Elvis Presley. If you went to my house, you’d see pictures all over of Elvis. He’s just the greatest entertainer that ever lived. And I think it’s because he had such presence. When Elvis walked into a room, Elvis Presley was in the f***ing room. I don’t give a f*** who was in the room with him, Bogart, Marilyn Monroe.”
    ”Eddie Murphy
    [Some people say that elvis was a rascist but why he was loved by eddie murphy,muhammad ali,james brown,jackie wilson,bb king
    to name a few?]

    “He was ahead of his time because he had such deep feelings. He had the privilege of deep feelings because he was deeply loved by his mother, Gladys. He was able to appreciate profound beauty in sounds. And he started a musical revolution. They say all revolutions start from love.”
    Imelda Marcos

    “It’s rare when an artist’s talent can touch an entire generation of people. It’s even rarer when that same influence affects several generations. Elvis made an imprint on the world of pop music unequaled by any other single performer.”
    Dick Clark

    “Elvis Presley was an explorer of vast new landscapes of dream and illusion. He was a man who refused to be told that the best of his dreams would not come true, who refused to be defined by anyone else’s conceptions. This is the goal of democracy, the journey on which every prospective American hero sets out. That Elvis made so much of the journey on his own is reason enough to remember him with the honor and love we reserve for the bravest among us. Such men made the only maps we can trust.”
    Dave Marsh
    From his book, Elvis.

    “It’s always been my dream to come to Madison Square Garden and be the warm-up act for Elvis.”
    Senator Al Gore
    Accepting the nomination for vice president at the 1992 Democratic Convention & prior to Bill Clinton’s (aka “Elvis” by his security staff) acceptance of the presidential nomination.

    “You know, Bush is always comparing me to Elvis in sort of unflattering ways. I don’t think Bush would have liked Elvis very much, and that’s just another thing that’s wrong with him.”
    Bill Clinton
    During the 1992 presidential campaign.

    “He had total love in his eyes when he performed. He was the total androgenous beauty. I would practice Elvis in front of the mirror when I was twelve or thirteen years old.”
    k.d. lang

    “I’m sitting in the drive-through and I’ve got my three girls in the back and this station comes on and it’s playing “Jailhouse Rock,” the original version, and my girls are jumping up and down, going nuts. I’m looking around at them and they’ve heard Dad’s music all the time and I don’t see that out of them.”
    Garth Brooks

    “Ask anyone. If it hadn’t been for Elvis, I don’t know where popular music would be. He was the one that started it all off, and he was definitely the start of it for me.”
    Elton John

    “It was Elvis that got me interested in music. I’ve been an Elvis fan since I was a kid.”
    Elton John

    “The first concert I attended was an Elvis concert when I was eleven. Even at that age he made me realize the tremendous effect a performer could have on an audience.”
    Cher

    “Elvis was a giant and influenced everyone in the business.”
    Isaac Hayes

    “I learned music listening to Elvis’ records. His measurable effect on culture and music was even greater in England than in the States.”
    Mick Fleetwood

    “I remember Elvis as a young man hanging around the Sun studios. Even then, I knew this kid had a tremendous talent. He was a dynamic young boy. His phraseology, his way of looking at a song, was as unique as Sinatra’s. I was a tremendous fan, and had Elvis lived, there would have been no end to his inventiveness.”
    B.B. King

    “I don’t think there is a musician today that hasn’t been affected by Elvis’ music. His definitive years – 1954-57 – can only be described as rock’s cornerstone. He was the original cool.”
    Brian Setzer

    Some of the people who admired and respect ELVIS PRESLEY. They are white and black people.

  61. mannynapakapogi [18] argued:
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    International Acclaim
    Elvis Presley’s trophy room at Graceland is filled with gold and platinum records and awards of all kinds from around the world. Some of the countries represented are: Norway, Yugoslavia, Japan, Australia, South Africa, England, Sweden, Germany, France, Canada, Belgium, and the Netherlands. Another proof that Elvis was not only known in the USA.

    ELVIS STAMP
    In 1992, the U.S. Postal Service announced that Elvis’ image would be used for a commemorative postage stamp. The Postal Service narrowed the artwork choices down to two images – one of Elvis in the 1950’s as a sizzling young rocker, and one of him as a still-svelte concert superstar in his 1973 Aloha from Hawaii special. In an unprecedented move, the USPS put the decision to the American people and distributed ballots coast to coast. Over 1.2 million votes were cast, and the image of the young rocker won. The stamp was released on January 8, 1993, with extravagant first day of issue ceremonies at Graceland. The Elvis stamp is the most widely publicized stamp issue in the history of the U.S. Postal Service, and it is the top selling commemorative postage stamp of all time. The USPS printed 500 million of them, three times the usual print run for a commemorative stamp. Several countries outside the USA also have issued Elvis stamps over the years.
    Again, another tribute to Elvis. Not many people is given this tribute.

  62. mannynapakapogi [18] argued:
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    THE KING…IS BACK!
    Elvis Presley In Concert will return for another European tour in 2010. This astounding production reunites some of Elvis’ former bandmates live on stage with a state of the art video-projected Elvis. This latest tour will include engagements in England, Ireland, Scotland, Holland, and other European countries. Elvis was not popular outside
    america is A BIG JOKE. Those saying Elvis was an american icon only don’t know what they r talking about. Maybe you only knew michael jackson and not Elvis. I tell you people, please explore Elvis and you will all know how big he really was. I’ll posted a lot of stuff here before this one proving to you all that Elvis is not an american icon only but also a global icon. He become a global icon w/o touring outside of america like michael did but he was able to touched other people lives and hearts thru his music, movies, charisma, looks, humility, voice, etc. And thats made it more impressive to me.

  63. mannynapakapogi [18] argued:
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    In 1998, Elvis-The Concert was designated a Guinness World Record as the first live tour headlined by a performer who is no longer living.

    One of the Ten Outstanding Young Men of the Nation
    The United States Junior Chamber of Commerce (the Jaycees) named Elvis One of the Ten Outstanding Young Men of the Nation for 1970 in a ceremony on January 16, 1971, one of Elvis’ proudest moments. This award has been given since 1938 and has honored men of achievement in all areas of endeavor – sports, government, science, medicine, entertainment, etc. It recognizes outstanding personal achievement and the exemplification of the opportunities available in the free enterprise system, along with patriotism, humanitarianism, and community service.
    Graceland Mansion
    Graceland, Elvis Presley’s home and refuge for twenty years, is one of the most visited homes in America today, now attracting over 600,000 visitors annually. It is also the most famous home in America after the White House. In 1991, Graceland Mansion was placed on the National Register of Historic Places. In 2006, Graceland was designated a National Historic Landmark.

  64. mannynapakapogi [18] argued:
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    Billboard ranks Elvis as the #1 artist of the 50’s; #2 in the 60’s; and #11 in the 70’s — but overall he is ranked #1. Michael Jackson is ranked overall as the #4 artist. ELVIS was the highest paid actor in the 60’s and the top earning Las Vegas act of the 70’s. Elvis Presley and his music touched people far greater and deeper than anyone in history which is why he has the most selling records in history[2.5 BILLION], 1/4[ more than 1 billion people] of planet earth population watched him live [ALOHA FROM HAWAII CONCERT], more than half million visiting graceland to this day, 70,000 people getting together 30 years after his death.This is what makes him the greatest entertainer in history. Elvis changed music forever and made the biggest impact..so when lennon says there was nothing before ELVIS, thats what he means. That Elvis is the best there is, was and ever will be.

  65. mannynapakapogi [18] argued:
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    RIAA first certification was in 1958. It does not include ’55,’56 and 57. That were the best years of Elvis Presley especially ’55 and ’56.

  66. mannynapakapogi [18] argued:
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    Elvis have sold more or less 2.5 billion records.
    Michael Jackson have sold a little bit more than 750 million.
    So Elvis has sold more than thrice as much records as Michael Jackson.
    Besides, when Elvis first started out in the 50’s, the only markets they had to sell was western Europe and North America (+ Australia), and they did not have the same purchasing power as the 80’s and 90’s.
    AND in the 50’s, the total population in the world was almost 3 billion people. Now its almost 7 billion and almost the whole world has a CD- player.
    So, there is really a disadvantage for elvis in this scenario.
    Elvis was a humble person. He does not like to be called a KING for he said that he was only a singer. Michael demanded to be called “King of Pop” otherwise he would not allowed his music video[ Black or White] to be played on air in an mtv.

  67. mannynapakapogi [18] argued:
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    Elvis Presley had a record 149 hit singles on the Billboard Hot 100 between 1956 and 1996. THe King of rock ‘n’ roll took his first step towards a musical career at the age of eight, when he won $5 in a local singing contest in Tupelo, Mississippi performing the Red Folley ballad, “Old Shep”.

    Most US No. 1 Albums By A Male Solo Artist

    Elvis Presley had a record nine solo albums reach the number one spot on the US chart. They were – Elvis Presley (1956), Elvis (1956), Loving You (1957), Elvis Christmas Album (1957), GI Blues (1960), Something For Everybody (1961), Blue Hawaii (1961), Roustabout (1964), and Elvis – Aloha From Hawaii (1973).

    Most Weeks On UK Singles Chart

    Elvis Presley’s 111 hits have spent a total of 1,149 weeks in the UK singles chart since “Heartbreak Hotel” debuted on May 11, 1956. In the weeks following his death on August 16, 1977, his record sales predictably rocketed. Sales of the tragically fitting “Way Down” went way up – propelling Presley once more to the number one spot.

    Most Consecutive Weeks On UK Singles Chart

    Elvis Presley is the artist with the most consecutive weeks in the UK chart. His 13 hit singles, from “A Mess Of Blues”, in 1960, to “One More Broken Heart For Sale”, in 1963, spent an unbroken 144 weeks in the chart.

    Most Hit Albums On UK Chart

    As of February 2001, Elvis Presley had 100 hit albums in the UK chart. This is just one of the 15 records held by The King – others include “Most No.1 Singles In The UK Chart”, “Most No.1 Hit Singles By A Solo Artist”, and “Most Fan Clubs”.

    Most RIAA Certificates Held By A Single Artist

    The recording artist with the most certified titles ever is Elvis Presley with 235. This total is comprised of 132 gold, 70 platinum, and 33 multiplatinum certificates. RIAA stands for the Recording Industry Association of America.

    Most Platinum Certificates For Record Sales

    The only audited measure of record sales in the USA is certification by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). Elvis Presley holds the record for the most platinum certificates issued by the RIAA, with 70.

    Most Charted Artist

    Elvis Presley’s records spent a cumulative total of 1,155 weeks on the UK singles chart since his first hit Heartbreak Hotel released on May 11, 1956.

    Most Fan Clubs

    There are more than 613 active Elvis Presley fan clubs worldwide, accounting for a total membership 510,489. The longest running of these is the French “La Voix d’Elvis”, founded in January, 1956, by Evelyne Bellemin. It currently has 30 members. His fans take all kinds of guises -there’s even a group parachuting Elvis impersonators called the “Flying Elvi”, the 10 high-altitude look-alikes can be booked to drop in on any occasion!

    WANT TO KNOW MORE?
    Elvis is an icon. Let’s look at how people become icons and how you too could end up immortalised in history! An important first step is to capture a moment or happening in history. Elvis is a great example – he didn’t invent rock ‘n’ roll, but his charisma, stage presence, and great voice brought it to a whole new audience. Elvis also captured a new spirit of rebellion among America’s youth in the 1950s. The way Elvis used to gyrate his hips caused controversy back then, but icons are often controversial.

    CHECK THIS OUT…
    In 1970 there were 250 professional Elvis impersonators. Today there are estimated to be 35,000. If this trend continues at the same rate there will be 700 million Elvis impersonators by 2060 – that’s double the population of the USA and Canada combined.

    Most Valuable Hair

    The most valuable hair clippings sold at auction are a mass of dark black cuttings from the head of Elvis Presley. The King’s curls were sold by his personal barber, Homer “Gill” Gilleland, for $115,120 (£72,791), buyer’s premium included, to an anonymous buyer during an online auction held by MastroNet Inc., Oak Brook, Illinois, USA, on November 15, 2002. The lock of hair is approximately 8 cm (3 in) in diameter and is accompanied by letters of authenticity from Tom Morgan Jr. (detailing their history), John W Heath (the world’s foremost Elvis memorabilia expert) and John Reznikoff of University Archives (the world’s most respected authority in the field of hair collecting).

  68. mannynapakapogi [18] argued:
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    The Fans and Other Entertainers called Elvis, “The King of Rock and Roll”. The term “King of Pop” was SELF IMPOSED by Michael Jackson. It stuck from there, but Michael called himself that… that’s what he wanted to be called.

  69. mannynapakapogi [18] argued:
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    In Elvis day, you had to sell 1 million copies for a single, and 500 thousand for an album to be certified gold. Now a days, you only have to sell 500 thousand singles and 250,000 albums to be certified gold. That’s what makes the sales records of Elvis even more impressive.

  70. mannynapakapogi [18] argued:
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    John Lennon said: “Before Elvis there was nothing”.
    Bruce Springsteen said: “There are pretenders and contenders… but their is only one King”.
    Elton John said: “There is no one greater as an artist on this earth, Elvis was my inspiration… he is the Man. Period.”
    Paul McCartney said: “Elvis has always been on Top… His records always made me feel good. I thought the Beatles had gold records, until I had a private tour of Graceland… the hall of Gold says it all… Elvis has the most Gold, Platinum, and Multi-Platinum sales of all of us…. amazing man… simply amazing”.

  71. mannynapakapogi [18] argued:
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    According to the R.I.A.A., the governing body that certifies Gold, Platinum, and Multi-Platinum Record Sales, (Recording Industry Association of America) the Leading all time Artist in Record Sales is ELVIS PRESLEY. Elvis is the leading sales artist for both Solo Artist or Group. Elvis has sold over 2.5 Billion Records Worldwide. ( A Billion is 1 Thousand Million). Elvis has been on the charts more times than any other artist or group. Elvis has the most hits in the Top 100, the Top 40, The Top 10, and has had 32 Number 1 Records. Elvis is the only artist inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, The Country Music Hall of Fame, The Gospel Music Hall of Fame, and The Rythm and Blues Hall of Fame. Elvis was nominated for 41 Grammy Awards, but won only 3… all for Gospel Music.

  72. jeaden [2] argued:
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    i hate elvis cant even fucking sing or dance

  73. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    No disrespect to MJ fans, I love his music as well, honestly Elvis was more of a true artist. One bit of evidence supporting this would be that Elvis could improvise and collaborate with other artists, on film, in the studio, and on stage, for jackson everything had to be controlled and contrived to give the appearance he was a genuine artist. just my two cents

  74. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    At least Elvis wasn’t a pedophile!

  75. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    ELVIS IS AN ALLTIMER AND THE KING OF rock n roll.
    they are both awesome and two different kings

  76. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    I read this on the left side: Michael was a WORLD star. Everywhere other than America, people can’t stand Elvis.

    This MUST be the joke of the century.
    I live in Holland and let me tell you, Elvis was is and always will be the biggest of them all, ALL over this world. He is loved in EVERY country. Some Americans don’t even know their own history it seems 🙂

  77. Simon (The Netherlands) [1] argued:
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    There have been many contenders and pretenders but there is only ONE king of music, and his name is Elvis Presley.

  78. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    Elvis will always be the top legend.

  79. Kees [1] argued:
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    a reason? com on, Elvis whas the biggist star ever. his AWARD for Artist off The Century in 1999? Elvis the king off music.

  80. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    elvis the king of music

  81. elvis [3] argued:
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    elvis es un hombre,,is a man

  82. elvis [3] argued:
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    elvis is the king

  83. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    elvis never shaged children

  84. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    you mean elvis the king of kings

  85. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    ELVIS!

  86. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    elvis the king

  87. Anonymous [1696] argued:
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    i love elvis

  88. Denis [67] argued:
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    Well, comparing to Michael Jackson, anyone is better. And Elvis is more than anyone.

  89. SamKi [2] argued:
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    People on the left side, you don´t know about music, Elvis was and still is THE KING, just listen to him

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