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Vote for your top five global music icons

Late reggae legend, Bob Marley, is among the 20 global icons we've shortlisted. Is he one of your music heroes? Tell us by voting.
Late reggae legend, Bob Marley, is among the 20 global icons we've shortlisted. Is he one of your music heroes? Tell us by voting.
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • icon has picked 20 of the world's greatest artists from the past 50 years for you to vote on
  • Pick your top five music icons in the voting page and shape the content of the show
  • Each month we'll be selecting a list of arts and culture icons to choose from
  • Now's your chance to vote and tell us what you think

(CNN) -- CNN International's new arts program, icon, wants to know which global musicians you rate above all others.

In conjunction with world music magazine Songlines, icon has picked 20 of the greatest artists of the last 50 years from around the world.

From Youssou N'Dour, Africa's master of mblax to Elvis Presley, America's king of rock n' roll, these musical legends have given us some of the world's greatest music.

We've agonized over choosing a top 20 (there were many great artists we had to leave out), and now, it's up to you. To pick your top five music icons click here.

Each month, icon will be selecting a list of arts and culture icons from a different field and giving you the chance to vote on your favorites.

We'll use your votes to build up an interactive gallery of cultural icons online. The first gallery -- of your music heroes -- will be unveiled on August 25, when icon's music show airs.

So, tell us what you think before August 11 and you could shape icon's future content.