MJWN Est. 1998

Michael Is NME’s Greatest Singer

Michael has beaten Queen’s Freddie Mercury in NME’s poll of the Greatest Singers Of All Time.

Michael scored an average of 9.02 out of 10, while Mercury’s was 8.39.

The poll, which took place on NME.COM, saw ten million votes being cast, four-thousand Facebook comments and initially saw Mercury at the top spot until Michael went to Number 1.

Elvis Presley took the Number 3 position with an average of 7.17 out of 10 and Guns N’ Roses Axl Rose took Number 4 with 6.47.

Meanwhile, Aretha Franklin landed at Number 10, making her the only woman in the Top Ten.

The full Top 20 was:
  1. Michael Jackson
  2. Freddie Mercury
  3. Elvis Presley
  4. Axl Rose
  5. John Lennon
  6. David Bowie
  7. Robert Plant
  8. Paul McCartney
  9. Stevie Wonder
10. Aretha Franklin
11. Matt Bellamy
12. Ray Charles
13. Jim Morrison
14. Bob Marley
15. Elton John
16. Kurt Cobain
17. Steven Tyler
18. Mick Jagger
19. Marvin Gaye
20. Tina Turner

Source: NME & MJWN

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