Arctic Monkeys and Pete Doherty make an appearance
The annual NME Cool List is out and today we start counting down the Top 50.
The list collects together the most stylish, individual and, in some cases, down right weirdest people in music today and the first half includes the likes of previous Number Ones Pete Doherty and Arctic Monkeys frontman Alex Turner.
So here is the first half of this year’s list 50-26:
50 Amy Winehouse
49 Thorunn Antonia, Fields
48 Cat Power
47 George Barnett, These New Puritans
46 Jackie McKeown, 1990s
45 Victoria Bergman, Ex-The Concretes
44 Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly
43 Devendra Banhart
42 Mince, The Fratellis
41 Tunde Adebimpe, TV On The Radio
40 Ali Love
39 Mike Skinner, The Streets
38 Bobby Gillespie, Primal Scream
37 Jamie Williams, Tilly & The Wall
36 Mike Patton
35 Alexis Taylor, Hot Chip
34 Lupe Fiasco
33 Vincent Vincent, Vincent Vincent & The Villains
32 Alex Turner, Arctic Monkeys
31 Richard Hawley
29 Brandon Flowers, The Killers
28 Pete Doherty, Babyshambles
27 Matt Bellamy, Muse
26 Keith Richards, The Rolling Stones
To see numbers 24 – 1, come back to NME.COM tomorrow (November 26), meanwhile to go behind the scene of this year’s Cool List go to NME.COM/artists/cool-list/ now.
Who would be in your Top 10? Post your coolest stars in the comments below now.