Guest, Susan Boyle

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Susan Boyle
Susan Boyle, Famous Scottish Singer
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Famous Scottish Singer
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Singer - Singing Sensation - Susan Boyle - Britain's Got Talent Singer Susan Boyle - Britain's Got Talent singing sensation contestant.

Susan Magdalane Boyle born 1 April 1961 is a Scottish singer who came to international public attention when she appeared as a contestant on the TV programme Britain's Got Talent on 11 April 2009, singing "I Dreamed a Dream" from Les Misérables. Her first album was released in November 2009 and debuted as the number one best-selling album on charts around the globe.

Global interest in Boyle was triggered by the contrast between her powerful mezzo-soprano voice and her plain appearance on stage. The juxtaposition of the audience's first impression of her, with the standing ovation she received during and after her performance, led to an international media and Internet response. Within nine days of the audition, videos of Boyle—from the show, various interviews and her 1999 rendition of "Cry Me a River"—had been watched over 100 million times. Her audition video has been viewed on the internet several hundred million times. Despite the sustained media interest she later finished in second place in the final of the show behind dance troupe Diversity.