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Bjork voted 'most eccentric' star

Bjork's "amazing but quirky music" helped her win the vote

Singer Bjork has been named the world's most eccentric star, beating Tom Baker and Ozzy Osbourne in a magazine poll.

The Icelandic artist's "eclectic fashion sense and amazing but quirky music" helped Bjork top the BBC's Homes and Antiques magazine survey.

Former boxing champion Chris Eubank was ranked second while ex-BBC sports presenter David Icke was third, with nearly 6,000 readers voting.

Ex-Doctor Who star Tom Baker was fourth with singer Ozzy Osbourne at five.

"Most of our top 20 eccentrics are unconventional in one way or another, and some are wonderfully lovable," said editor Bernie Herlihy.

1. Bjork
2. Chris Eubank
3. David Icke
4. Tom Baker
5. Ozzy Osbourne
6. John McCririck
7. Sir Patrick Moore
8. Vivienne Westwood
9. Sir Jimmy Savile
10. Uri Geller
Source: Homes and Antiques
Brit Award winner Bjork gained a number of votes for wearing a dress shaped like a swan to the 2001 Oscars ceremony.

The 40-year-old singer is also notorious for attacking a journalist in Bangkok Airport as she tried to interview Bjork's young son.

Bjork won the best actress award at the 2000 Cannes film festival for her lead role in Lars Von Trier's Dancer in the Dark.

The poll's top 20 also included Sir Elton John, comedian Ken Dodd and former Sex Pistol Johnny Rotten.

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