...CNN published their own "greatest music icons" list.
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.