The Sun was at the Ivor Novello awards at the plush Grosvenor House hotel on Park Lane in London, where writer Dominic Mohan spoke with Dido about the split with her fiance Bob Page, the news that Pop Idol winner Will Young is already back to smoking after swearing off the habit, and spoke with Cathy Dennis, who nabbed three awards thanks to the success of the song she penned for Kylie Minogue, ‘Can’t Get You Out Of My Head.’ Dennis said the song wasn’t even written with Kylie in mind, “It was just a song we put down without thinking of any particular singer in mind. I never intended it to be for Kylie but of course I’m glad it worked out that way.”
Will Young Promises To Quit Smoking
May 18, 2002 – News of the World reports Will has promised to quit smoking, along with gossip columnist Rav Singh. Will revealed, “I’ve decided enough is enough. It’s a filthy habit.” He also challenged readers saying, “If any News of the World readers catch me doing it, I’ll make a donation to the British Lung Foundation.”
Will Young Online Video Chat
May 10, 2002 – Top of the Pops has the video archive of Will’s video chat with fans on the internet. Will talked about Pop Idol, filming videos, his message board, his fans – one of which is almost 100 years old he revealed, his dating status, the dumbest thing he did when drunk, his troubles with kicking his smoking habit, advice for aspiring pop stars, and more.