Gary Barlow voted Greatest British SongwriterFebruary 2nd, 2009 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 02 (ANI): Take That star Gary Barlow has been named the Greatest British Songwriter.
Barlow, 38, whose hits include Pray, Back for Good and Patience, has also written hits for Blue, Charlotte Church, Donny Osmond and Peter Kays spoof character Geraldine McQueen.
Barlow landed the top spot in a poll, conducted by www.onepoll.com.
Beatles John Lennon and Paul McCartney came second and third respectively.
Gary has been responsible for some of the biggest hits of the past decade, the Sun quoted a spokesman for www.onepoll.com , as saying.
The top ten Greatest British Songwriters are:
1. Gary Barlow
2. John Lennon
3. Paul McCartney
4. Chris Martin
5. George Michael
6. Bee Gees
7. Noel Gallagher
8. Robbie Williams
10. Kate Bush (ANI)
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