U2 have topped a new list of the best Live acts in the world.

The Irish quartet beat Radiohead and Bon Jovi to claim the top spot in ROLLING STONE magazine's Best In Show poll, voted for by readers.

More than 28,000 music fans took part in the vote and U2 picked a up a staggering win - well ahead of runners-up Radiohead.

In a related poll, James Brown's Sex Machine, Jimi Hendrix's LIVE AT WINTERLAND and The Grateful Dead's LIVE/DEAD featured in a list of the 10 Best Live Albums. The top 10 is:

1. U2

2. RADIOHEAD

3. BON JOVI

4. Dave Matthews Band

5. Tori Amos

6. Phish

7. Metallica

8. PJ Harvey

9. NINE INCH NAIL

10. GUNS N' ROSES

24/06/2003 02:04