The voice that lit up the nation in one of the UK’s most popular talent shows, the former winner of Pop Idol and singer of Leave Right Now, Will Young is available to hire as a musician or speaker for your next event, dinner or function through the Champions Speakers agency.
A singer, actor, speaker, campaigner and commentator, Will Young has established himself as a thoughtful, eloquent and down-to-earth commentator. Renowned and revered for his ability to speak on a number of topics particularly on areas surrounding young people, mental health and wellbeing, Young is also an advocate and campaigner for all things regarding LGBT+ issues. An award-winning singer and songwriter that has toured around the world and performed to sold out venues, Will Young has also appeared on various tv shows such as Skins, Top Gear and Bedlam in addition to being a contestant on Strictly Come Dancing. Now turning his attention to the wellbeing and welfare of people, Young is one of the most prominent and requested mindfulness speakers in the world and is therefore available to hire as a speaker or musician through the Champions Speakers agency.
Making quite the impression during his time on Pop Idol for confronting and regularly disagreeing with music mogul Simon Cowell, Young’s controversial manner with Cowell made him a hit with viewers and eventually led to him being crowned as the winner of the popular talent contest. Having studied musical theatre at the Arts Educational School, Will’s debut album, From Now On went straight to number one in the charts and catapulted him to prominence on a global stage.
Enjoying greater success with his second album, Friday’s Child, Young eventually went platinum five times in the UK and recorded an impressive three top five singles. The subsequent albums that followed, Keep On, Let It Go and Echoes also went multi-platinum and his most recent release 85% proof became his fourth UK number-one album. Releasing a number of songs that achieved top ten positions in the UK, four of Will Young’s singles went to the number one spot securing his status as a global superstar. Going on to enjoy numerous concert tours, accumulate multiple honours which include two Brit Awards, Will Young has sold over eight million albums.
Alongside his music career, Young has acted in film, on stage and in television. For his performance in the 2013 London revival of the musical Cabaret, Will was nominated for the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Musical. Since then he has also participated in philanthropy and released books Anything is Possible, On Camera, Off Duty and his autobiography Funny Peculiar. An extraordinary singer, activist, thinker and speaker, the exceptional Will Young is available to hire for all manner of events and engagements across the UK through the Champions Speakers agency.