John Lennon, Liam Gallagher, David Bowie, Alex Turner shortlisted for NME's Ultimate Icon award

Our search for the ultimate icon of the last 60 years reaches the semi-final stage

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Arctic Monkeys frontman Alex Turner, former Oasis man Liam Gallagher, David Bowie and John Lennon have made the final four in NME's search for the Ultimate Musical Icon of the last 60 years.

Our search for the Ultimate Icon of NMEs lifetime began earlier this year with a shortlist of 60 people and has now reached the semi-final stage.

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 four will be narrowed down to two 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 read four of NME's top writers naming their choice for the award, pick up the new issue of NME, which is on newsstands now or available digitally.

You can also watch a video where the likes of Kasabian, Florence And The Machine, The Maccabees, The Who's Roger Daltrey, Katy B and Marina And The Diamonds name their ultimate icon by scrolling down to the bottom of the page and clicking.

The shortlist for the NME's Ultimate Icon of the last 60 years is as follows:

Alex Turner
David Bowie
John Lennon
Liam Gallagher


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