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​The UK crowns David Bowie as "the greatest entertainer of the 20th century"

The British public has spoken and they choose the starman

  • Cameron Holbrook
  • 17 January 2019
​The UK crowns David Bowie as "the greatest entertainer of the 20th century"

A recent poll conducted by BBC Two for their the channel's historical series Icons has revealed that the British public believes David Bowie was the greatest entertainer of the 20th century.

The legendary musician passed away on January 10, 2016, from liver cancer. Three years later, people all over the world continue to honor the rock star's legacy with statues, metrocards, documentaries, exhibits, apps and unreleased records from the late singer.

Coming up behind Bowie as the greatest entertainer of the century were Marilyn Monroe at number two, Charlie Chaplin at three and Billie Holiday as number four.

A final public vote will follow the Icons series finale for the greatest icon of the 20th century overall.

You can read our feature on nine awesome David Bowie remixes here.

Cameron is Mixmag's Jr. Editor. Follow him on Twitter here

[Via: NME]

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