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Liam Gallagher Makes Shortlist on NME's Ultimate Musical Icon Award List
Arctic Monkeys frontman Alex Turner, former Oasis man Liam Gallagher, Morrissey and John Lennon are among those who've made the last eight in NME's search for the Ultimate Musical Icon of the last 60 years.
As well as the above, Amy Winehouse, Jimi Hendrix, David Bowie and Nirvana's Kurt Cobain have also made the cut, which began earlier this year with a shortlist of 60 people.
To celebrate NME's 60th birthday, we're going to be crowning the ultimate musical icon from the magazine's lifetime and the current shortlist of eight will be narrowed down to four in the coming weeks.
To vote for your choice, head to NME.COM/ultimateicon and click on your choice.
To find out more about the search for NME's Ultimate Musical Icon of the last 60 years and to see who The Cribs, The Maccabees, Grimes, Howler, Richard Hawley, Wretch 32, Santigold and the Mystery Jets name as their ultimate icon, pick up the new issue of NME, which is on newsstands now or available digitally. There's also posters of the likes of Bowie, Gallagher, Cobain and Winehouse, with more to come in the following week's issue.
The shortlist for the NME's Ultimate Icon of the last 60 years is as follows:
via L4e / source: NME.com
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