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News createt: 26-08-2010

Elvis Among Top 5 Global Music Icons


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CNN conducted a poll among it's viewers for the top global music icons, Elvis was of course among the top 5. 

The votes are in and Michael Jackson is your number one global music icon.

Almost 100,000 of you voted to tell us that the self-styled "King of Pop," who died suddenly in June 2009, is the musician you rate above all others.

British pop group The Beatles, late Canto pop sensation Leslie Cheung, rock 'n' roller Elvis Presley and Reggae godfather Bob Marley also made the top five.

No female artists made the list, although U.S. pop queen, Madonna came in at number six, narrowly missing a place.

Last month CNN's arts and culture program, icon, asked you to vote for your top five most iconic musicians of all time. Almost 100,000 of you voted for Michael Jackson as your top global music icon.