Jamal Edwards
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Jamal Edwards: 'Award helps me focus on the future'

At 24, Jamal Edwards is one of the youngest people on the Queen's New Year's Honours List.

Edwards was still a teenager when he started his YouTube channel, and has gone on to help launch the careers of major stars like Ed Sheeran, Jessie J, Rita Ora and Emili Sande.

He spoke to the BBC about his work, the future and what it feels like to be being given an MBE.

  • 30 Dec 2014