Following a week of questions surrounding the sudden death of Michael Jackson, many have debated the many similarities between the "King of Pop" and Elvis Presley, the "King of Rock 'n' Roll."
In our latest round of Tale of the Tape, we match up the two legendary music icons to see if they had more in common than just their connection to Lisa Marie Presley.
(M) Full Name: Michael Joseph Jackson
(E) Full Name: Elvis Aaron Presley
(M) Alias: "The King of Pop"
(E) Alias: "The King of Rock 'n' Roll"
(M) Date of Birth: Aug. 29, 1958
(E) Date of Birth: Jan. 8, 1935
(M) Birthplace: Gary, Ind.
(E) Birthplace: Tupelo, Miss.
(M) Date of Death: June 25, 2009
(E) Date of Death: Aug. 16, 1977
(M) Grammy Awards: 13
(E) Grammy Awards: 3
(M) Worldwide Record Sales: 750 million records
(E) Worldwide Record Sales: Over 1 billion
(M) National Record Sales: 61.5 million
(E) National Record Sales: 119 million
*according to the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA)
(M) Marriages: Elvis' daughter Lisa Marie Presley (divorced after less than two years of marriage); Debbie Rowe
(E) Marriages: Priscilla Beaulieu (divorced after six years of marriage)
(M) Signature move: Moonwalk
(E) Signature move: Pelvic thrust
(M) Real Estate: Neverland
(E) Real Estate: Graceland
(M) Famous Rivalries: Prince
(E) Famous Rivalries: Little Richard
(M) Controversies: Underage kids, dangling baby out of hotel window
(E) Controversies: Marrying underage wife, making women go crazy
(M) Fun Fodder: Sleeping in a chamber
(E) Fun Fodder: Eating peanut butter and bananas
(M) Musical Influences: James Brown
(E) Musical Influences: Big Momma Thornton
(M) Monumental Moments: Breaking MTV's color barrier
(E) Monumental Moments: Giving birth to blue-eyed soul
(M) Number of children: 3
(E) Number of children: 1
(M) Notable Film Appearances: 'The Wiz,' 'Thriller,' 'Bad,' 'Ghosts'
(E) Notable Film Appearances: 'Viva Las Vegas,' 'Jailhouse Rock,' 'Blue Hawaii,' 'G.I. Blues'
(M) Notable Albums: 'Thriller,' 'Off The Wall, 'Bad'
(E) Notable Albums: 'Elvis Presley,' 'Loving You,' 'G.I. Blues'
(M) Notable Singles: 'Thriller,' 'Rock With You,' 'Bad'
(E) Notable Singles: 'Hound Dog,' ''Don't Be Cruel,' 'Love You Tender,'
(M) Famous Quotes: "I'll always be Peter Pan in my heart."
(E) Famous Quotes: "I want to entertain people. That's my whole life. To my last breath."
(M) Famous Friends: Diana Ross, Elizabeth Taylor
(E) Famous Friends: The Beatles
(M) Death Theories: Apparent overdose on prescription meds
(E) Death Theories: Apparent overdose on prescription meds