Susan Boyle

Born Apr 1, 1961

Susan Magdalane Boyle is a British 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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    Yahoo News - Apr 26, 2016
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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Susan Boyle.


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 care 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 of the third series of Britain's Got Talent, which was watched by over 10 million viewers when it aired on 11 April 2009. … Read More
Although Boyle was not eligible for the 2010 Grammy Awards, its host Stephen Colbert paid tribute to Boyle at the ceremony, telling its audience "you may be the coolest people in the world, but this year your industry was saved by a 48-year-old Scottish cat lady in sensible shoes."


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 January 2012, Susan Boyle donated a performance dress, which she had worn on America's Got Talent on 31 August 2011, to The Laura McPhee Memorial Fund (Asthma) UK Charity. … Read More
On 2 May 2013 it was reported that Susan Boyle was backing the public appeal to help rebuild the fire-hit Five Sisters Zoo with a “substantial donation” to the fund to repair the West Calder attraction."
2014 53 Years Old 1 More Event
She hopes to take her tour global in 2014. … Read More
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