By Daily Journal
TUPELO – Birmingham’s David Lee took No. 1 in Tupelo’s 2012 Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest on Saturday.
The 39-year-old Birmingham, Ala., resident insisted on coming to Tupelo to compete.
“We go to a lot of these. I perform all over. When we were making our plans, I told my wife that of all the places, we were going to Tupelo,” said Lee. “Tupelo fans are the best. Tupelo fans love the entertainers. They love Elvis.
Lee is already a winner in another competition, so the third place winner in Saturday’s competition will represent Tupelo.
Tyler Hunter will represent Elvis’ hometown during the UETA finals in Memphis.