Lana Del Rey and Post Malone Cover Elvis at Graceland

Post Malone and Lana Del Ray
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Elvis Reimagined: Lana Del Rey and Post Malone’s Graceland Performance

NBC’s holiday special, “Christmas at Graceland,” showcased a unique tribute to Elvis Presley. Presley, often known as the “King of Rock and Roll,” left an enduring legacy with his unique voice and charismatic stage presence, influencing generations of artists.

Lana Del Rey’s Melancholic Rendition

In this special, Lana Del Rey delivered a soul-stirring performance of Elvis’ 1977 hit “Unchained Melody,” originally made famous by the Righteous Brothers. Del Rey, known for her cinematic style and nostalgic themes in music, added a touch of melancholy to this classic, aligning with her unique artistic persona. Watch her performance below:

Post Malone’s Poolside Performance

Post Malone also made an appearance. Malone performed Elvis’ 1968 hit “(You’re The) Devil in Disguise” by the poolside, showcasing his versatile artistry. Watch below:

Related: Post Malone’s “White Iverson”: A Billion Streams and Counting

A Star-Studded Lineup

The event featured Kane Brown, Lainey Wilson, Kacey Musgraves, Alanis Morissette, and John Legend. Each artist brought their unique style to the stage, paying homage to Elvis’ timeless music. Kacey Musgraves, echoing the elegance of Priscilla Presley, sang “Can’t Help Falling in Love,” while John Legend offered a heartfelt rendition of “Happy Christmas (War Is Over)” on the piano. Watch Kane Brown perform “Blue Christmas” below:

Alanis Morissette’s Twist

Alanis Morissette performed “Last Christmas” in a punk rock style before the Elvis plane. Her performance added a modern twist to the classic holiday tune. Watch it below:

Graceland’s Musical Debut

“Christmas at Graceland” marked the first live musical holiday event at Elvis Presley’s Memphis mansion, which has been a museum since 1982. This event celebrated Elvis’ musical legacy and showcased Graceland as a historic landmark in American music history.

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