Susan Boyle

Born Apr 1, 1961

Susan Magdalane Boyle 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.… Read More

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1961 Birth Born on April 1, 1961.


1995 34 Years Old In 1995, her audition for Michael Barrymore's My Kind of People at the Olympia Shopping Centre in East Kilbride was filmedthe amateur video shows Barrymore was more interested in mocking her than in her ability to sing. … Read More
1998 37 Years Old In 1998, Boyle recorded three tracks—"Cry Me A River", "Killing Me Softly", and "Don't Cry for Me Argentina"—at Heartbeat Studio, Midlothian. … Read More


2007 46 Years Old …  Boyle has never married, and she dedicated herself to caring for her ageing mother until her death in 2007 at the age of 91. … Read More
2008 47 Years Old In August 2008, Boyle applied for an audition for the third series of Britain's Got Talent (as contestant number 43212) and was accepted after a preliminary audition in Glasgow. … Read More
Boyle sang "I Dreamed a Dream" from Les Misérables in the first round, which was watched by over 10 million viewers when it aired on 11 April 2009. … Read More
On 26 January 2010, Boyle sang together with other major artists on the charity recording "Everybody Hurts" put together by Simon Cowell for Haiti Relief for the victims of the Haiti earthquake.


2011 50 Years Old For three years Susan Boyle has launched the Wee Box campaign for the Scottish Catholic International Aid Fund (SCIAF) in Glasgow, on 9 March 2011, on 21 February 2012., and on 12 February 2013."
In May 2012 it was reported that Susan Boyle would become patron of the struggling Regal Theatre, Bathgate where she first performed "I Dreamed a Dream".
…  As of 2013, she had sold over 19 million albums worldwide and received two Grammy Awards nominations. … Read More
2014 53 Years Old 1 More Event
On 23 July, Boyle performed "Mull of Kintyre" at the Opening Ceremony of the 2014 Commonwealth Games in front of the Queen. … Read More
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