Posts with tag "britains got talent"
- Posted Apr 25th 2011 at 09:15 AM by Kelly Fisher
'Britain's Got Talent' fans haven't seen anything like this since Susan Boyle brought the house down in 2009. The talent show featured aspiring singer Edward Reid over the weekend and he shocked the audience with a moving medley of classic nursery rhymes. According to the Huffington Post, Reid had a dream of singing for an audience one day, and it certainly looks like he achieved it. The...
- Posted Dec 6th 2010 at 10:50 AM by Rob Shuter
You better get all those David Hasselhoff jokes out of your system ASAP, because we won't have the burly-chested Hoff around much longer. The 'Baywatch' actor is packing his bags and leaving America in a move to London to replace Simon Cowell as head judge in 'Britain's Got Talent,' well-placed sources confirm. "David is super excited about the move," an insider tells me. "He's in London over...
- Posted Jul 10th 2010 at 10:10 AM by PopEater Staff
Susan Boyle got her start as an unknown on 'Britain's Got Talent,' now the singer is looking for some untapped talent on her own. The Scottish sensation is holding a competition on her website and the winner gets a chance to sing with her on her next album. Participants are asked to upload a video of themselves to Boyle's YouTube channel singing 'Silent Night.' "Well, when I did...
- Posted May 10th 2010 at 01:45 PM by Steven Avalos
Ever since Susan Boyle's iconic performance on 'Britain's Got Talent' last year, the world has been eager to crown a successor as the next unlikely singing phenomenon. And boy, have there been plenty of challengers! Ranging from 8-year-old Laura Fontana's best Lady Gaga impression on Brazilian television to Taiwan's Lin Yu Chun, who has a set of pipes rivaling Whitney Houston in her prime,...
- Posted Dec 16th 2009 at 09:00 PM by Laura Ferreiro
Scottish songstress Susan Boyle seems poised to conquer the world. The unassuming 'Britain's Got Talent' star has already sold more than 1.8 million copies of her debut album 'I Dreamed a Dream' in its first three weeks of release in the U.S. (not to mention the millions she's sold worldwide). She also set an impressive record for the best first-week sales of any woman since SoundScan started...
- Posted Dec 10th 2009 at 03:01 PM by PopEater Staff
Susan Boyle is still on top of the charts, and Taylor Swift had better watch her back. The 'Britain's Got Talent' star spent her second week at number one on the Billboard 200, as her debut album 'I Dreamed a Dream' sold 527,000 more copies. Billboard reports that she's well on her way to a third week at the top of the U.S. charts. In just two weeks, 'Dream' has sold a staggering 1.23 million...
- Posted Dec 2nd 2009 at 11:36 AM by PopEater Staff
You've had a good week, Susan Boyle. The 'Britain's Got Talent' star sold an astounding 701,000 copies of her debut album, 'I Dreamed a Dream,' in the U.S., giving her the best first week sales of 2009 and the best-selling debut album by any woman since SoundScan began tracking in 1991. It's also the biggest debut album by any artist since Snoop Dogg's 'Doggystyle' in 1993....
- Posted Sep 17th 2009 at 07:26 AM by PopEater / Wire Services
She wasn't even a competitor on the show, but Susan Boyle arguably stole the finale of 'America's Got Talent' Wednesday night. Making her U.S. television singing debut, Boyle sang a version of the Rolling Stones' song 'Wild Horses' and even spoke briefly about her hospitalization following her loss on 'Britain's Got Talent.' "I've never felt so tired. I look back at it now and it was a...
- Posted Aug 25th 2009 at 11:20 AM by PopEater Staff
Were you like us and hoping Robin Williams was really-truly interested in donning a house dress and playing Susan Boyle on the big screen? On paper it sounded like a hoot, and one British newspaper actually quoted the 'Mrs. Doubtfire' actor as saying he was already readying his singing voice by practicing 'Les Miz' songs in the mirror. Alas, those rumors were just that. Williams has now slammed...
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