Tommy Emmanuel tops best acoustic guitar player in the world poll

Acoustic master is runaway winner

ACOUSTIC WEEK: Tommy Emmanuel was the clear winner in MusicRadar's recent 'best guitarist in the world' poll.

The poll, which was held over the course of Acoustic Week, MusicRadar's celebration of all things unplugged, saw a huge amount of votes for Emmanuel who ended up with more than double the votes of Andy McKee, who finished in second place.

With an enormous 36.46% of the vote, Emmanuel's mastery of the acoustic guitar proved a huge hit with MusicRadar readers, with Youtube sensation Andy McKee claiming 7.64%.

The likes of Joe Bonamassa, Kaki King, Richard Thompson, Martin Simpson and many, many more also featured in the results.

Here's a little reminder of why Tommy Emmanuel remains so highly regarded:

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