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August 30, 2011 14:09 ET

Simon Fuller Managed Will Young Reaches No.1 in the UK Charts With New Album, Echoes

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwire - Aug. 30, 2011) - This weekend hailed Will Young's triumphant return to the UK Charts as his latest album, Echoes, rocketed straight to No.1 in the UK Album Charts. Managed by Simon Fuller at XIX Entertainment, Will Young has become one of the UK's most popular singer songwriters of the last ten years. Since his first hit single 'Evergreen' became the fastest selling single in UK chart history (a record that still stands), Will Young has sold many millions of singles and albums, has won numerous music awards, has staged sell out concert tours, as well as starring alongside Dame Jude Dench and Bob Hoskins in the Oscar nominated feature Film 'Mrs Henderson Presents'. Will remains today one of the UK's best loved and most popular male singers.

Will Young's manager, Simon Fuller of XIX Entertainment, comments:

"It is wonderful to see Will Young with the number one album in the UK again, after 10 years of remarkable and consistent success. We all knew of Will's incredible vocal talents, however he has also now established himself as a consummate song writer and has become one of Britain's all time most successful male singer/songwriter's. It has been an inspiring journey."

Released on August 22 2011, Echoes entered the UK album charts at No.1 on Sunday 29 August. The album includes the now released single, Jealousy, and brilliantly showcases Young's deft lyricism and sensitive vocals, for which is now renowned. Already a favourite for album of the year, make sure your next album is Echoes.

Simon Fuller is one of the most dynamic and influential men in the entertainment business. Champion creator of the TV shows that define our generation and sculpt the future of our entertainment industry, Fuller's track record in music has made him the most significant British manager of all time.

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