Jan. 20th, 1979
Wokingham, Berkshire, England, UK
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William Robert "Will" Young is an English singer-songwriter and actor who came to prominence after winning the 2002 inaugural series of the British music contest Pop Idol, making him the first winner of the worldwide Idol franchise.
- (17 November 2002) 4th single "Don't Let Me Down/You and I" enters the UK chart at its peak position of Number 2.
- (29 November 2002) Winner of Top Newcomer and Top Single at _2002 Top of the Pops Awards (2002) (TV)_ (qv).
- (12 January 2004) Nominated for the Best British Male award at the _Brit Awards 2004 (2004) (TV)_ (qv).
- (21 March 2004) 6th single "Your Game" enters the UK chart at its peak position of Number 3.
- (20 November 2005) 8th single "Switch It On" enters the UK chart at its peak position of Number 5.
- 9th single "All Time Love" enters the UK chart at its peak position of Number 3. [22 January 2006]
- (30 November 2003) 5th single "Leave Right Now" enters the UK chart at Number 1 and remains there for two weeks.
- (11 May 2003) Voted the 92nd worst Briton in Channel Four's poll of the 100 Worst Britons.