Singers and politicians named top influencers

The hotly-anticipated Evening Standard's 'Progress 1000' list has announced singer FKA twigs, JK Rowling and MP Chuka Umunna as top influencers in London.


FKA twigs and Chuka Umunna have topped The Evening Standard's 'Progress 1000' list.

The 'I'm Your Doll' singer and the Labour MP were among London's most influential people who were named at a launch party at the new Crossrail Station in Canary Wharf.

Categories for potential influencers included Digerati, Screensavers, Literati and Newsmakers and also honoured Bruce Daisley of Twitter, 'Game of Thrones' actor Kit Harrington, author of the Harry Potter series J.K. Rowling and journalist Rebekah Brooks.

George Osborne and London Mayor Boris Johnson were also named.

They all later watched Brit Award-winner Ella Eyre perform at the star-studded party.

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