For a while, it looked like the 'Pop Idol' runner-up would be the chart topper.
But after initial success, including performing the song for Disney's 'Lilo and Stitch', raking up £6.5 million in the process, he lost favour with the public (somewhat influenced by his fling with glamour model Jordan no doubt) as was considered a flop by voters because of Will Young's comparative success.
These days however, Gareth has made a name for himself on the musical stage and performs as Marius in the touring production of 'Les Miserables'.
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