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Plan B named most influential musician in London

'She Said' sensation Plan B has been included in a poll of London's most influential people and placed the highest in the musicians category.

The list, which was compiled by London's Evening Standard newspaper and called 'The 1000', seeks to determine the most relevant and powerful figures from the world of music, film politics, art, culture and sport. Plan B, real name Ben Drew, ranked at No.18, making him the most important musician in the poll.

The rapper and singer recently won two MOBO awards in the categories of 'Best Male' and 'Best Hip Hop/Grime' and also announced that he plans to take a year off in order to concentrate on making brand new music.

The Evening Standard's Top 20 is as follows:

1 Boris Johnson, Mayor of London
2 David Cameron, Prime Minister
3 Ed Miliband, Leader of the Opposition
4 George Osborne, Chancellor
5 Danny Boyle, film director
6 Sir Mervyn King, Governor of the Bank of England
7 Lord Coe, British Olympic Association chairman
8 Mo Farah, double Olympic gold medallist
9 The Queen
10 Bernard Hogan-Howe, Metropolitan Police Commissioner
11 Nick Clegg, Deputy Prime Minister
12 Angela Ahrendts, Burberry chief executive
13 Thomas Heatherwick, designer
14 EL James, author, Fifty Shades Of Grey
15 Dame Marjorie Scardino, Pearson chief executive
16 Stella McCartney, designer
17 Daniel Craig, actor
18 Plan B, rapper
19 Armando Iannucci, TV screenwriter, The Thick Of It and Veep
20 Duchess of Cambridge




Watch his new music video for 'Playing With Fire' below:


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