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BBC 1Xtra names Ed Sheeran as the most influential artist in urban music
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BBC 1Xtra names Ed Sheeran as the most influential artist in urban music

Ed Sheeran has been named as the most important and influential artist in contemporary urban music by BBC Radio 1Xtra. 

The singer-songwriter, who has just released his new album X, was named above the likes of Disclosure, Tinie Tempah, Sam Smith and Rudimental as the most influential UK artist working in urban music today. 

The list was created from suggestions from the station's listeners, before a panel of BBC 1Xtra DJs and industry experts together voted on the list to come up with the final 20. 

Emeli Sande, Naughty Boy and Katy B were among the other artists named in the Top 10. 

The full BBC Radio 1Xtra Power List was as follows:

1. Ed Sheeran
2. Disclosure
3. Tinie Tempah
4. Sam Smith
5. Rudimental
6. Emeli Sande
7. Naughty Boy
8. Katy B
9. Krept & Konan
10. Fuse ODG
11. Boy Better Know
12. Rita Ora
13. Lethal Bizzle
14. DJ Fresh
15. Jessie J
16. Wiley
17. Giggs
18. Laura Mvula
19. Wretch
20. Dizzee Rascal

 

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