Introduction and Early Life:
Elvis Costello is an English singer-songwriter, musician and record producer. Known for his intricate lyrical worldplay and a distinctive appearance with skinny tie and Buddy Holly horn-rimmed glasses, he made an enormous impact on the music scene in the seminal punk/ new wave movement of the mid-to-late 1970s. After the breakup of Costello and the Attractions in 1986, Costello maintained a successful solo career.
Career and Musical Achievements:
Awards and Accolades:
Elvis Costello has won numerous awards and accolades in his career, including a Grammy Award, a Grammy Hall of Fame Award, a MTV Video Music Award, and three NME Awards. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2003.
Elvis Costello has been married thrice: Mary Burgoyne (1974-1984), Cait O’Riordan (1986-2002), and Diana Krall (2003-present). He is a prominent philanthropist, football fan and vegetarian.