Saturday, May 30, 2009

Susan Boyle- Britain's Got Talent 2009 Finals

Susan Boyle did not make it as this years Britain's Got Talent 2009. Boyle was runner-up, but so overwhelming were the betting odds in her favor that the result was seen as a major surprise.

The 48-year-old unemployed church volunteer from Scotland, who once joked she had never been kissed and has been described by newspapers as "frumpy" and a "hairy angel," was the antithesis of what many considered a celebrity to be.

Yet her rendition of "I Dreamed a Dream" from "Les Miserables" in April was downloaded on the Internet more than 150 million times and made her a household name.
Boyle sang I Dreamed a Dream again on Saturday, and while her rousing performance was warmly received, it was not enough.

Boyle, who praised Diversity after the public telephone vote was announced, said earlier in the show that the whole experience had been "well worth it.