Frank Ocean Named Most Powerful Gay Man In Music After Coming Out In 2012

12 April 2013, 15:38

The 'Channel Orange' star features highly in a new list of the most influential gay people in America.

Frank Ocean has been named the most powerful gay man in music in a new power list unveiled this week.

The 'Pyramids' singer, who came out in an open letter last year, found himself at number ten on OUT magazine's Power List 2013, a oust of the most influential gay figures in the US.

Frank opened up about his sexuality for the first time in summer 2012, when use posted an open letter on his blog revealing he fell in love with a male friend during his younger days.

The Power List was topped by Apple CEO Tim Cook, while US chat show host Ellen DeGeneres was third followed by Glee creator Ryan Murphy.

Check out a picture of Frank Ocean at the Grammy Awards 2013 below (Credit: Getty):

Other stars of note who feature on the list include fashion designer Marc Jacobs, Glee actress Jane Lynch and How I Met Your Mother star Neil Patrick Harris.

Frank Ocean released his debut album 'Channel Orange' in July last year and has gone to have huge commercial and critical success, including winning a BRIT Award for International Male Solo Artist in February.

The US star will notably perform at T In The Park Festival this summer, as well as announcing a one-off show at the Brixton Academy on 9th July.

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