Have you ever wondered how songs from Elvis Presley would sound if performed by Lana Del Rey or Post Malone? Well, thanks to NBC’s TV special Christmas at Graceland, now we know.
The special celebrated the legacy of the King of Rock and Roll, being taped in Graceland, the estate where Presley lived and his final resting place. Christmas at Graceland featured never-seen-before archival footage from the music legend and several star musicians performing Presley’s hits as well as a string of other songs.
Lana Del Rey opted for “Unchained Melody,” a track by the Righteous Brothers, which Presley released as a single in 1977, just a few months before his death.
Malone, on the other hand, did the 1963 single “(You’re the) Devil in Disguise.” The song was Presley’s final Top 10 entry on the Billboard Rhythm and Blues Singles chart, peaking at No. 9 upon its release.
Christmas at Graceland also saw performances from John Legend, Alanis Morissette, Kane Brown, Lainey Wilson, and Kasey Musgraves. Legend and Morissette brought the full Christmas vibe to the special, with the former singing “Happy Christmas (War Is Over)” by John & Yoko/Plastic Ono Band, and the latter rocking Wham’s “Last Christmas”.