WHITE STRIPES star Jack White has beaten The Strokes to the title of this year's (03) coolest person in music on rock bible SPIN's annual list.

White's sister and bandmate MEG also makes the list, as does Outkast's ANDRE 3000, 50 CENT and Johnny Cash.

The top 20 is:

1. JACK WHITE

2-6. THE STROKES

8. ANDRE 3000 (OUTKAST)

9. Josh Homme (Queens Of The Stone Age)

10. DONNA R (The Donnas)

11. DJ CARLOS D

11. DJ CARLOS D

12. 50 CENT

13. Meg White

15. Missy Elliott

15. MISSY ELLIOTT

16. JOHNNY CASH

17. ?UESTLOVE

19. Nick Zinner (THE Yeah Yeah Yeahs)

20. Wayne Coyne (THE Flaming Lips)

(KL/SP/NFA)

11/08/2003 17:28