All the votes have now been counted and Michael has been voted the number one global music icon in a CNN poll. Almost 100,000 people voted for him as the musician rated above all others.
Also in the top five are The Beatles, Leslie Cheung, Elvis Presley and Bob Marley.
Source: CNN & MJWN
A high definition video of Michael’s 1996 NTV Japan interview, where he constantly breaks down in laughter, has surfaced online, bringing much joy to his fans.