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Freddie Named Greatest Frontman by Gigwise

- Queen star beats Brandon Flowers to top poll -

Gigwise readers have named Queen star Freddie Mercury the best frontman of all time, as we put together the greatest band ever, as chosen by readers.

Mercury topped the poll with a clear lead over nearest rival, Brandon Flowers of The Killers. David Bowie placed third, while Morrissey and Bruce Springsteen placed fourth and fifth respectively.

Mercury died in 1991, and in the years since, a number of stars have stepped into Mercury's shoes to front Queen, including Paul Rodgers and American Idol star, Adam Lambert.

In the coming weeks, Gigwise readers will be selecting the rest of the ultimate band, picking guitarist, bassist and drummer to complete the fantasy line-up.

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