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June 21st, 2011
Axl voted one of the greatest singers of all time + GN'R on Musicradar's Greatest Live Acts today poll
Axl placed fourth in NME's poll of the Greatest Singers Of All Time.

He was beaten by Michael Jackson (average score of 9.02 out of 10), Freddie Mercury (8.39) and Elvis Presley (7.17). Axl's average score was 6.47.

The poll, which took place on NME.COM saw 10 million votes being cast, 4000 Facebook comments.

Matt Bellamy from Muse was the only singer within the Top 20 to have emerged in the past 25 years. He made Number 11. Meanwhile, Aretha Franklin landed at Number 10, making her the only woman in the Top Ten. As the chart stands, nine of the Top 20 are dead.

The full Top 20:

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

GN'R was voted third in Musicradar's "The 30 greatest live acts in the world today" poll.

Source(s): http://www.nme.com/ , http://www.musicradar.com/  
Thanks to: Julia 
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