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Lorde, Beauden Barrett and Parris Goebel among Asia's most influential young game changers

Kiwi popstar Lorde, All Black Beauden Barrett, and star choreographer Parris Goebel are among the eight Kiwis who have been labelled as this year's top influencers under 30.

As Forbes released their 2017 list of 30 under 30 in Asia, eight prominent Kiwis were named among 300 of "Asia's brightest young entrepreneurs, innovators and game changers".

The star is back home in Auckland and today sat down with Seven Sharp's Toni Street. Source: Seven Sharp

Lorde was named as one of the youngest on the list being on 20-years-old. 

The multi-day concert has an all-star line-up of performers and among them this year was the girl from Devonport. Source: 1 NEWS

Forbes said she is "certainly one to watch this year," with the upcoming release of her second album Melodrama in June. 

Back in 2013 when Lorde debuted her first single Royals she topped the Billboard Hot 100 for several weeks making her the youngest solo artist to achieve the feat in the US since 1987, said Forbes.

1 NEWS sports reporter John McKenzie didn’t have the best start to a one-on-one interview with the Hurricanes’ star first-five. Source: 1 NEWS

All Black, and 2016 World Rugby Player of the Year, Beauden Barrett made it onto the list of celebrities.

"By most accounts from rugby fans, this is the year of Beauden Barrett," Forbes wrote.

Goebel has teamed up with her sisters to launch a year-long mentoring programme for the young women. Source: 1 NEWS

In the Arts category Forbes said Kiwi dance sensation, Parris Goebel has "taken the global dance world by storm over the past four years".

The star choreographer reveals to Seven Sharp what her next big project is all about. Source: Seven Sharp

Having worked with the likes of Justin Bieber, Janet Jackson and Jennifer Lopez, Goebel is described as a "world hip-hop champion".

Other notable Kiwis making the list include, creator of smart glasses Vue, Jason Gui, Crimson Education co-founders, 22-year-olds, Jamie Beaton and Sharndre Kushor.

University dropout turned business consultant, Sam Ovens was also named on the list.