Pink Floyd has been declared the Best Band Ever on CBC Radio One's On The Coast, after a month-long search in which listeners were asked to send in nominations and vote for their pick online.

The UK rock icons took nearly 47 per cent of 9,153 votes in the online poll, which saw a shortlist of five nominated bands go head to head.

The shortlist also included The Beatles, who received 36 per cent of votes, The Rolling Stones, with 8 per cent, Led Zeppelin, with 7 per cent and The Mothers of Invention, with a humble 2 per cent of votes.

CBC On The Coast - Best band ever online poll

Pink Floyd has been declared the Best Band Ever on CBC Radio One's On The Coast, after 9,153 votes were recorded in an online poll. (CBC)