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Bowdery, Moran, Banks among UK’s most influential

Live Nation International's Phil Bowdery, SJM Concerts' Simon Moran and CAA's Emma Banks place in Debrett's 500 2016

By Jon Chapple on 25 Jan 2016

Emma Banks, CAA

Emma Banks

Live Nation International’s Phil Bowdery, SJM Concerts MD Simon Moran and CAA agent Emma Banks place on this year’s list of Debrett’s’ 500 most influential Britons.

Debrett’s 500 2016 is the etiquette authority’s “positive endorsement and recognition of Britain’s 500 most influential people”.

Joining Moran, Banks and director of touring Bowdery in the music category are Sir Antonio Pappano, music director of the Royal Opera House; George Ergatoudis, head of music of BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra; Oliver Schusser, vice-president of iTunes International; Bob Shennan, director of BBC Music; UMG CEO Lucian Grange CBE; conductor Sir Simon Rattle OM CBE; Kanya King MBE, founder of the Mobo Awards; John Gilhooly OBE, director of Wigmore Hall and chairman of the Royal Philharmonic Society; Alan Davery CBE; controller of BBC Radio 3; DJ Annie Mac; and Jason Iley, David Joseph CBE and Max Lousada, the CEOs of Sony Music UK, Universal Music UK and Warner Music UK, respectively.

Musicians placed on the list are Calvin Harris, Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith, Sir Elton John CBE, Adele, Benjamin Clementine, Jess Glynne, Naughty Boy and Jamie XX.

Twenty-two other categories include politics, journalism, digital and social, business and industry, broadcasting, finance, retail and ‘war and peace’.

Moran also placed on last year’s list.

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