The rock Elvis Presley has been awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, 41 after he died. Presley is called the "King of rock and roll". Other to get the award included baseball Babe Ruth. The is given by the President of the United States. It is the award given to a . It recognizes people have made a great to the security or national interests of the USA, culture and world .
President Trump said: "America is to have the most skill, and talent of anywhere on earth. We are a great nation." The White House called Elvis, "an American icon". It said he, "defined American culture to of fans around the world....The star created a all his own." Elvis is of the biggest of the 20th century and the best-selling solo artist .