Chesney Hawkes
Had a number one in 1991, but will it be his "One And Only"?



 BEFORE...
Born in 1971, his father was ex-Tremeloes singer Chip Hawkes.
Played the leading role in the 1990 film "Buddy's Song".
Became one of the first teenagers to hit number one with a debut single when in 1991 "The One And Only" stayed at number 1 for 5 weeks.

 AFTER...
His follow up single "I'm A Man, Not A Boy" was not as successful as "The One And Only".
In 1995, played the lead in the rock musical "McGregor's Trap".
Had a cameo in the 1997 film "Prince Valiant".
Married a model called Kristina in 1997 with whom he now has two children - Casey George Hawkes and Jesse Fonseca Hawkes.
Appeared on the Channel 4 comedy show "Banzai" in 2001.
Released the single "Stay Away Baby Jane", which entered the UK charts at number 74.
Currently making a comeback with a UK tour and album which features contributions from Tricky and Eels.
Has written songs for other artists including A1 and Nik Kershaw.
In 2004, Chesney appeared in the "Channel 4" show "The Games" where he competed against other celebrities in various events. Chesney came third overall in which he raised money for the child protection charity "Global Angels" which is run by the mother of Daniel and Natasha Beddingfield.
Chesney appeared on the ITV show "Hit Me Baby One More Time" in 2005 and won his qualifying show, but in the grand final was beaten by the show's overall winner Shakin' Stevens.
In 2005, Chesney released the single "Another Fine Mess", the b-sides of which were taken from his performances on "Hit Me Baby One More Time".

 DO YOU REMEMBER...
"I am the one and only, nobody I'd rather be..."

 DID YOU KNOW...
His hit song "The One And Only" was written by 1980s pop star Nik Kershaw.

 LINKS...
Official Website