Gareth Gates became Head Chorister at Bradford Cathedral when he was eleven years old, singing for the Queen at the age of 13. As runner-up in the first ever Pop Idol, Gareth has since had four number one singles and sold 3.5 million records.
Over the past two years Gareth has appeared on ITV1’s ‘Dancing on Ice’, participated in the ‘Dancing on Ice’ UK Tour, starred as ‘Prince Charming’ in ‘Cinderella’ at the Wimbledon Theatre opposite Joanna Page and Alistair McGowan and taken on the lead role of ‘Joseph’ in the West End production of ‘Joseph And His Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’.
Gareth is currently performing as the role of ‘Marius’ in the year long international touring production of the acclaimed show ‘Les Miserables’.
Photographer – Chris Lopez
Gareth is available for live sets through Insanity.
The Record of the Year 2002: “Unchained Melody”
Smash Hits Awards 2002: best male, best hair, best newcomer, most fanciable male
Smash Hits Awards 2003: best male, best single (“Sunshine”)
Young Achievers Yorkshire 2002
Special award for service to Yorkshire 2002
OUT magazine awards 2003: best singer, best video (“Sunshine”), best performance at G-A-Y
MTV Asia: Best International Male 2003/2004
MTV China: Best International Male 2003/2004
MTV Taiwan: Best International Male 2003/2004
TMF Belgium: Best International Pop
MTV Taiwan: Inspiration to Youth
G-Music (Taiwan): Best International Artist 2003