No Poll Winners show this year, instead the readers cast their votes for the usual suspects. Elvis, Diana Ross and Cliff all dominated. Meanwhile T Rex nabbed the Vocal Group category and George Harrison’s ‘My Sweet Lord’ won the Best Single Disc prize.
World Male Singer
Elvis Presley
World Female Singer
Diana Ross
World Musical Personality
Elvis Presley
World Vocal Group
T Rex
British Male Singer
Cliff Richard
British Female Singer
Cilla Black
British Vocal Group
T Rex
British Vocal Personality
Cliff Richard
British New Group
New Seekers
British Instrumental Unit
TV or Radio Show
‘Top Of The Pops’
Disc Jockey
Jimmy Savile
New Disc Singer
Rod Stewart
Best 1971 Single Disc
George Harrison – ‘My Sweet Lord’
Best 1971 Album
A tie between T Rex’s ‘Electric Warrior’ and John Lennon’s ‘Imagine’