MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Thousands of Elvis Presley fans from around the world attended a candlelight vigil in Graceland Monday night.

August 16th marks the 45th anniversary of the singer’s death.

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Fans lined up outside the Graceland Estate Hours before the start of the event to honor the King of Rock.

Elvis’s ex-wife, Priscilla Presley, thanked the crowd for their devotion to the icon and his music during the annual event.