Gareth Paul Gates (born July 12, 1984, Bradford, England) is an English singer-songwriter. He was the runner-up in the first series of the ITV talent show Pop Idol. Gates has sold over 3.5 million records in the UK.

In 2002 he covered the Elvis Presley song "Suspicious Minds" for the Soundtrack to the Lilo and Stitch film. The song was a massive hit and went number one for 2 consecutive weeks in the UK.