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Gareth Gates (born 12 July 1984) is the runner-up of the first season of Pop Idol.

Top 50Edit

Gareth performed in the first group. He sang "Flying Without Wings" by Westlife. He received enough votes to send him to the Top 10 along with Zoe Birkett.

Top 10Edit

During the first week, Gareth sang "(Everything I Do) I Do It for You" by Bryan Adams. He garnered enough votes to be considered "safe" that week.

Top 9Edit

Gareth sang "Last Christmas" by Wham!. He garnered enough votes to be considered "safe" that week.

Top 8Edit

Gareth sang "Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)" by Christopher Cross. He garnered enough votes to be considered "safe" that week.

Top 7Edit

Gareth sang "My Girl" by The Temptations. He garnered enough votes to be considered "safe" that week.

Top 6Edit

Gareth sang "One of Us" by ABBA. He garnered enough votes to be considered "safe" that week.

Top 5Edit

Gareth sang "Mack the Knife" by Bobby Darin. He garnered enough votes to be considered "safe" that week.

Top 4Edit

Gareth sang "Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go" by Wham! and "Unchained Melody" by the Righteous Brothers. He garnered enough votes to be considered "safe" that week.

Top 3Edit

Gareth sang "Yesterday" by The Beatles and "Flying Without Wings" by Westlife. He garnered enough votes to be considered "safe" that week.

Top 2Edit

Gareth sang "Anything Is Possible", "Unchained Melody" by The Righteous Brothers and "Evergreen". He was eliminated at this stage of the competition.

Pop Idol

Seasons: 1 | 2
Winners: Will Young (2002) | Michelle McManus (2003)
Runners-up: Gareth Gates (2002) | Mark Rhodes (2003)
Lists: List of all contestants | List of songs performed on Pop Idol
Categories: Category:Pop Idol | Category:Pop Idol participants

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