Pop Idol contestants (from left) Gareth Gates, Hayley Evetts, Darius Danesh, Zoe Birkett and William Young, arriving at the UK gala celebrity premiere of Black Hawk Down, at the Empire cinema in London's Leicester Square. * 26/01/02 : Four will become three tonight as another pop hopeful bites the dust in ITV1's Pop Idol search for a star. Tension will be at a premium as the final four contestants pull out all the stops to avoid the chop. Zoe Birkett, Gareth Gates, William Young and Darius Danesh are the last contestants left from 10,000 original hopefuls in the TV talent search. Having whittled them down this far, the panel of judges and the public have just three weeks left to see who will emerge as the nation's new Pop Idol. *02/02/02 Pop Idol contestants (from left) Gareth Gates, Hayley Evetts, Darius Danesh, Zoe Birkett and William Young. With the female contestants already removed from the equation, an eager nation will tonight, Saturday 2nd February 2002, discover which two Pop Idol contestants will warble it out in the final as one unlucky hopeful gets the chop. Darius Danesh, Will Young and Gareth Gates will make one final push tonight to impress the judges and convince the ITV1 viewers of their claim to the Pop Idol crown. (Photo by Yui Mok - PA Images/PA Images via Getty Images)
The final two Pop Idol contestants, Gareth Gates (left) and Will Young face off at a photocall in Stephen Street London following the voting off of Darius Danesh.
The final two Pop Idol contestants, Gareth Gates (left) and Will Young at a photocall in Stephen Street, London following the voting off of Darius Danesh. lwpgalnews
Pop Idol presenters Anthony McPartlin (left) and Declan Donnelly (right) celebrate with Will Young from Hungerford, Berkshire, at the Fountain Studios in London, after he was voted Britain's Pop Idol.
Pop Idol finalist Will Young in London on the campaign trail canvassing for votes, ahead of the live final on ITV1.
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM: Pop Idol winner Will Young (L) performs with Brian May of Queen at the Golden Jubilee pop concert in the gardens of Buckingham Palace in London 03 June 2002. Around 12 000 members of the public attended a concert hosted by Britain's Queen Elizabeth II which featured music from Sir Paul McCartney, Eric Clapton and Tom Jones among others. (Photo credit should read STEPHEN HIRD/AFP via Getty Images)
Will Young (left) talks to Bob Monkhouse after the Royal Variety Performance. (Photo by PA Images via Getty Images)
Soul legend James Brown (right) performs with Will Young live on stage at the Olympic Torch Concert in The Mall, central London a free concert organised by Visit London and The Greater London Authority to celebrate the arrival of the Olympic torch in London
Chris Evans and Will Young with their awards at the GQ Men of the Year Awards 2008, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London. (Photo by Zak Hussein - PA Images/PA Images via Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 15: Will Young and Avril Lavigne present on stage at the The BRIT Awards 2011 at O2 Arena on February 15, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Jon Furniss/WireImage)
Will Young stars in the new production of Cabaret at the Savoy Theatre in London. (Photo by Ian West/PA Images via Getty Images)