Elvis Presley gets posthumous Grammy nomination

Washington: Elvis Presley has been nominated for a posthumous Grammy Award.

‘Young Man With the Big Beat: The Complete ‘56 Elvis Presley Masters’, a five-CD box set of the star’s early recordings, has been tipped in the Best Historical Album category by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences.

The release will go up against records by singers including Sir Paul McCartney and Chris Strachwitz at the ceremony, which will be held in Los Angeles on Feb 12, Contactmusic reported.

The King of Rock and Roll garnered 14 Grammy nominations and won three during his lifetime.

He died at the age of 42 in 1977.