She later landed a role in a television commercial promoting the pop magazine Smash Hits.
She recorded a song for Pokémon: The First Movie titled "Makin' My Way (Any Way That I Can)". She decided to release further records under her full name of Billie Piper.
She returned to the Singles Chart in May 2000 with her third number one single "Day & Night".
31 despite the success of "Honey to the Bee", and in the US it almost went completely unnoticed, peaking at No. At the 1998 Smash Hits Poll Winners' party, Piper was nominated for Best New Act (for which she came second, it being won by B*Witched) and won Princess of Pop (she was the first to win this award). "Honey to the Bee" was released as the fourth single from the album; like the previous single, it reached No. At the same time, "She Wants You" was released in the US, reaching No. In 1999, Piper was nominated for two BRIT Awards and won two awards at the 1999 Smash Hits Poll Winners' party, although she was reduced to tears at the latter ceremony after being booed by fans of Ritchie Neville, who she was dating at the time. The singles and the album were released during mid-to-late 1999.
She then released "She Wants You" as the third single from the album. In August of that year, the follow-up to "Because We Want To" was released in Japan, a single comprising "Girlfriend" and "She Wants You" combined.
Christopher Eccleston had a challenging job when he took on the role of Doctor Who.
The last time the BBC attempted to reboot the series, with Paul Mc Gann back in 1996, they unfortunately failed and it was left in development limbo, waiting for the right person to take on the Time Lord mantel.
I'm still there: I was in David Tennant, I was in Matt Smith, I was in Peter Capaldi.
I'm always there in spirit." Eccleston said he didn’t want to go into details but did admit he believes he made mistakes playing the role: "I think I over-pitched the comedy.
In March, the Television and Radio Industries Club named her as the best new TV talent at their annual awards ceremony.
In September, she was named Best Actress at the TV Quick and TV Choice Awards.
In 2005, Eccleston managed to win over the hearts of both fans and critics, being voted the third most popular Doctor of all time. In an interview with Radio 4, the actor explained that he left because he had clashed with bosses: "Myself and three individuals at the very top of the pyramid clashed so off I went.“I don’t think it’s important that I left.