Susan Boyle, ‘AGT: The Champions’: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Susan Boyle is the Scottish singer currently competing on America’s Got Talent: The Champions. The spin-off of the franchise has chosen diverse talents from past seasons of the “Got Talent” global series to compete against one another on one stage. Boyle is one of 12 remaining finalists performing for a shot at the “Champion” title.

Grammy-nominated Susan Boyle was launched into the finals by judge Mel B., who used her golden buzzer. Ahead of his performance in the finals, here’s what you need to know about famed singer Susan Boyle:

1. She Placed Second on ‘Britain’s Got Talent’

Before “AGT: The Champions,” Susan Boyle originally competed on Britain’s Got Talent in 2009. Although her story is one of the most successful and famous from the franchise, she didn’t win her season – she placed in second, losing to the dance troupe Diversity.

When Forbes asked Boyle about her decision to participate in America’s Got Talent: The Champions, she said: “Britain’s Got Talent changed my life for the better and I thought it would be fun to come back and try and win a competition. I’ve never won a singing competition, I’ve always come second, but coming second definitely changed my life in 2009.”

2. She Has Earned 128 Platinum & Gold Album Certifications

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Who’s ready to hear Susan perform again and what do you think she will be singing this time? Tune in to the #AGTChampions final on Monday 11th February to find out! @agt

A post shared by Susan Boyle (@susanboylemusic) on Jan 15, 2019 at 7:20am PST

According to Broadway World, Boyle’s debut album, “I Dreamed a Dream,” received “received RIAA-Triple Platinum Certification for shipping over three million units to retailers nationwide” while it was #1 on the charts in the UK, Ireland, Canada, Japan, Australia, New Zealand, and Switzerland for its third week in a row.

Since Britain’s Got Talent, Susan has released 7 albums and is currently preparing to release her 8th, entitled “TEN,” which will be released in May of this year. She also teased to Forbes that “there’s also talks of a US tour later this year…. so watch this space. It’s all very exciting and I can’t wait. Bring it on!”

3. She Grew Up Singing in Church Choir

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“It was my Mum who got me into singing properly – she knew I had to do something with my voice because she knew I was talented. She was the one who pushed me into joining a choir all those years ago, when I was about 12. I remember she told me to start with the choir and just see where it took me.” – Susan Boyle

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Boyle is devout to her religion and found her love …read more



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