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Susan Boyle

1961 - Today

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Susan Magdalane Boyle (born 1 April 1961) is a Scottish singer, who rose to fame after appearing as a contestant on the third series of Britain's Got Talent, singing "I Dreamed a Dream" from Les Misérables. Her debut studio album, I Dreamed a Dream, was released in November 2009 and became the UK's best-selling debut album of all time, beating the previous record held by Spirit by Leona Lewis. I Dreamed a Dream set a record for biggest first week sales by a debut album, according to the Official Chart Company in the United Kingdom. Topping the Billboard 200 for six weeks, it was the second best-selling album of 2009 in the US. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Susan Boyle has received more than 6,590,851 page views. Her biography is available in 68 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 66 in 2019). Susan Boyle is the 161st most popular singer (up from 261st in 2019), the 734th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,061st in 2019) and the 20th most popular British Singer.

Susan Boyle is a Scottish singer who gained international fame after appearing as a contestant on the TV show "Britain's Got Talent" in 2009.

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  • 6.6M

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  • 70.48

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  • 68

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  • 6.48

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.31

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among SINGERS

Among singers, Susan Boyle ranks 161 out of 3,541. Before her are Billy Joel, Ben E. King, Shakira, Suzi Quatro, Manu Chao, and Otis Redding. After her are Thomas Anders, Astrud Gilberto, John Denver, Chester Bennington, Bryan Ferry, and Tony Bennett.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1961, Susan Boyle ranks 23Before her are Erna Solberg, Forest Whitaker, Joko Widodo, Meg Ryan, Manu Chao, and Carlos Valderrama. After her are Nastassja Kinski, Tim Roth, Laurence Fishburne, Alfonso Cuarón, Lisa Gerrard, and Wade Williams.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Susan Boyle ranks 734 out of 6,924. Before her are Robert Graves (1895), John Dunstaple (1390), James Hargreaves (1720), Simon Cowell (1959), Willibrord (658), and Eleanor Marx (1855). After her are Terence Stamp (1938), John Paul Jones (1946), Bernard Cornwell (1944), Edward B. Titchener (1867), Peter Cushing (1913), and Lady Margaret Beaufort (1443).

Among SINGERS In United Kingdom

Among singers born in United Kingdom, Susan Boyle ranks 20Before her are Kate Bush (1958), Peter Gabriel (1950), Annie Lennox (1954), Bruce Dickinson (1958), Tom Jones (1940), and Eric Burdon (1941). After her are Bryan Ferry (1945), David Coverdale (1951), Vera Lynn (1917), Chris Rea (1951), Chris Norman (1950), and Petula Clark (1932).

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