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Michael Jackson announces his This Is It London concert series on March 5, 2009. After he died on June 25 of that year, his mother sued promoter AEG Live over alleged civil negligence in relation to his death. - Provided courtesy of Richard Young / Startraksphoto.com
10/24/2013

Michael Jackson is still proving to be a top-selling artist even years after his death.

The King of Pop landed in the No. 1 spot on Forbes list of top-earning dead celebrities, which was released on Wednesday, Oct. 23. The singer beat out celebs like Elvis Presley and Elizabeth Taylor to claim the top spot.

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05/28/2013
Paul McCartney holds a guitar pick over the grave of Elvis Presley at his Graceland estate in Memphis, Tennessee on May 26, 2013. The former Beatle, who was in the area for a concert, said the gift was so Elvis could play in heaven. - Provided courtesy of twitter.com/PaulMcCartney/status/338788693458440193/photo/1

On Memorial Day Weekend, Paul McCartney visited the grave of a very famous U.S. veteran -- fellow rock legend Elvis Presley, and left behind a gift.

The 71-year-old former Beatle dropped a guitar pick over the tombstone, located in the King of Rock N' Roll's Graceland estate in Memphis, Tennessee, on Sunday, May 26. McCartney posted on Twitter a photo of himself holding the gift over Elvis' final resting place, located in between the graves of his parents, saying he was "paying respects." (see above)

10/16/2012
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Lisa Marie Presley and Elvis appear in a publicity photo promoting her 2012 duet with her father, I Love You Because. - Provided courtesy of Lisa Marie Presley

Lisa Marie Presley is releasing a new duet that incorporates the vocals of her late father, Elvis Presley, the King of Rock n' Roll, and the two are featured in a new music video for the song, which was recorded earlier this year to mark the 35th anniversary of his death.

Lisa Marie, 44, is the only child of the iconic singer, who died at age 42 in 1977. Her mother is his widow Priscilla. Her new duet," "I Love You Because," is set to be released on Tuesday. Elvis first recorded the song in 1954.

10/24/2011
Eric Bana appears in a scene from the 2009 movie The Time Travelers Wife. - Provided courtesy of New Line Cinema

Eric Bana might want to start working on his hip swiveling techniques.

The Australian actor, known for his work in such films as "Munich" and "Troy," will play Elvis Presley in a fictional film about the legendary singer's meeting with President Richard Nixon in December 1970, according to Variety.

08/16/2011
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Elvis Presley appears in an undated photo posted on his Facebook page. - Provided courtesy of facebook.com/elvis

Thousands of Elvis Presley's fans gathered Monday night at his grave in Graceland to mark the 34th anniversary of his death.

Fans from around the world dressed in Elvis costumes or just his trademark sunglasses and sideburns as they walked in the humid night in Memphis, Tenn.

02/09/2011
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Elvis Presley appears in an undated photo posted on his Facebook page. - Provided courtesy of facebook.com/elvis

Elvis Presley Enterprises is seeking legal action against two men in the U.S. and the UK over alleged copyright infringement and the illegal sale of a DVD and CD box set of recordings and footage of the late singer's performances.

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