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  Robbie voted 'greatest man in music'
Updated 27 May 2002, 17.13
Robbie Williams has had five number ones during his solo career
Pop star Robbie Williams has been voted the most important man in music.

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More than half a million votes were cast in the poll which was carried out by the music channel VH1.

Superstar Robbie managed to beat off the likes of Elvis, John Lennon, and Freddie Mercury to take the top slot.

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Rocker Rod Stewart came 35th in the poll carried out by music channel VH1

Williams, who's had five number ones in his six-year solo career since leaving Take That, was more than 77,000 votes ahead of his nearest rival Michael Jackson.

The Rock DJ singer is reported to be currently dating model Rachel Hunter, who's separated from old rocker Rod Stewart, who took 35th place.



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