There appears to be a new round of favoritism for the Pop Idol finals loser Gareth Gates as Will Young’s debut album will be put up against Elvis Presley’s greatest hits compilation ‘Elvis.’ Last week BMG, parent co of all the acts, pulled the JXL remix of The King’s ‘A Little Less Conversation’ to ensure Gareth’s new single ‘Anyone Of Us (Stupid Mistake)’ made a #1 debut. “It is getting quite embarrassing to see how much Gareth is being pushed ahead of Will,” said an insider. “Gareth seems to be their No1 priority – they have almost forgotten that Will was the people’s choice.”
Pop Idol Again Snaps Over Being Photographed
July 1, 2002 – The Mirror reports Will again snapped at photographers trying to take his photo taken at the Glastonbury Festival over the weekend. “No photographs. I’ve warned you not to take my photograph,” he yelled. “I’m taking time out and I am just chilling.”
Will Young Tops Eminem In British Singles Charts
June 9, 2002 – Will beat out Eminem again on the British singles charts, with his cover version of The Doors’ song ‘Light My Fire’ outselling Slim’s ‘Without Me’. Eminem did rule the album charts though, beating out ‘Queen’s Greatest Hits’.
Will Young At Ozwald Boateng’s Street Party
June 1, 2002 – Will attended Ozwald Boateng’s street party and collection preview of his new couture headquarters in Saville Row London on Thursday.