UK music has been breaking new ground for decades and our artists have been responsible for some of the greatest tracks of all time.
In the first poll of its kind, UKMW is celebrating our best acts in the ultimate top 40 chart. It is entirely based on the opinions of the nation's music lovers - and that means you!
Vote here for your favourite performers past and present. We've compiled a shortlist, but if your favourite's been missed let us know - it's your chart!
Tune in to your favourite Commercial Radio station on May 1st between 3pm and 7pm to find out where your favourite ends up...