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 former attorney for Michael Jackson, Howard Weitzman, has died in Los Angeles of cancer. He was also an attorney for other celebrities including Marlon Brando.