Will Young
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1979-01-20
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Will Young

Will Young Biography (Wikipedia)

William Robert "Will" Young (born 20 January 1979) is a British singer-songwriter and actor from Wokingham, England, who came to prominence after winning the 2002 inaugural series of the ITV talent contest Pop Idol, making him the first winner of the worldwide Idol franchise. His double A-sided debut single "Anything Is Possible" / "Evergreen" was released two weeks after the show's finale and became the fastest-selling debut single in the UK. Young also came in fifth place in World Idol performing his single "Light My Fire".

As a teenager, Young studied politics at the University of Exeter before moving to London, where he studied musical theatre at Arts Educational School. Young put his studies on hold in late 2001 to become a contestant on Pop Idol. After winning the competition the following year, he released his debut album From Now On (2002) which went straight to number one. Friday's Child (2003) followed and enjoyed greater success, eventually going platinum five times in the UK and spawning three top five singles. His following albums Keep On (2005), Let It Go (2008) and Echoes (2011) also went multi-platinum and his most recent release 85% Proof (2015) became his fourth UK number-one album. His albums have spawned many songs that have achieved top ten positions in the UK, four of which went to the number one spot. Young has also undertaken numerous concert tours, and has accumulated multiple honours, including two BRIT Awards from 12 nominations, and the estimated worldwide sale of over eight million albums. Young's net worth was estimated at £13.5 million in April 2012.

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Leave Right Now
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Leave Right Now
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Joy
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Joy
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All Time Love
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All Time Love
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Happy Now
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Happy Now
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U Think I'm Sexy
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U Think I'm Sexy
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Evergreen
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Evergreen
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All The Things You Are
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All The Things You Are
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Evergreen (BBC Music Day 2017)
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Evergreen (BBC Music Day 2017)

Evergreen (BBC Music Day 2017)

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The Long & Winding Road
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The Long & Winding Road
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Jealousy
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Jealousy
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Changes
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Changes
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Your Game
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Your Game
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Are You Happy
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Are You Happy
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Who Am I
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Who Am I
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What The World Needs Now Is Love
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What The World Needs Now Is Love
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Ever Fallen In Love
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Ever Fallen In Love
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Past BBC Events

_Test Events: Glasto 2017 Test Event
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Worthy Farm, Pilton
2017-06-20T23:06:42
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2017
_Test Events: Glasto 2017 Test Event

_Test Events: Glasto 2017 Test Event

09:00
Worthy Farm, Pilton
5Lives’s Friday Sports Panel: BBC Music Day Special with the BBC Philharmonic
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MediaCityUK Salford
2017-06-07T23:06:42
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Jun
2017
5Lives’s Friday Sports Panel: BBC Music Day Special with the BBC Philharmonic

5Lives’s Friday Sports Panel: BBC Music Day Special with the BBC Philharmonic

14:00
MediaCityUK Salford
Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park: 2015
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Hyde Park
2015-09-13T23:06:42
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2015
Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park: 2015

Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park: 2015

12:00
Hyde Park

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