4. Susan Boyle emerges from 'Britain's Got Talent'

Susan Boyle seemed an unlikely candidate on "Britain's Got Talent," but her bravura performance on the reality competition show captured the hearts and imagination of viewers who watched her locally and on YouTube. The frumpy, never-been-kissed and unemployed wowed Simon Cowell and the world and now she's on top of the charts Related: Susan Boyle loses 'Britain's Got Talent' to Diversity Susan Boyle hospitalized after 'Britain's Got Talent' finale 'Dancing With the Stars': Guess what Susan Boyle sang?
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