'Smells Like Teen Spirit' by Nirvana has been voted the greatest song of the last 25 years in a poll by VH1.

The satellite TV channel will air the countdown of the top 100 over five nights, starting next Monday.

Clips of videos and performances by the artists will feature alongside along interviews from musicians and celebrities discussing why the songs matter.

Michael Jackson's 'Billy Jean' was in second place and his 'Beat It' came in at 40th.

Eminem and Madonna also had two songs in the top 100.