Graceland Chooses First Official Elvis Tribute Artist
A Pennsylvania man has become the first official Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist after being selected by managers of Elvis Presley's Graceland home.
Shawn Klush, from Pittston, beat nine other contestants in the Memphis, Tennessee final of a worldwide competition on Friday (17Aug07).
The thrilled winner said, "It's an overwhelming experience and it couldn't be in a better place."
The contest was held in conjunction with the 30th anniversary celebrations of Presley's death in 1977.