April 11: Susan Boyle bursts onto scene on 'Britain's Got Talent'

The frumpy Scottish lass didn't seem like a likely candidate for superstardom, but as soon as she opened her mouth to sing "I Dreamed a Dream," the " <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ENTTV000000298" title="Britain's Got Talent (tv program)" href="/topic/entertainment/music/britains-got-talent-%28tv-program%29-ENTTV000000298.topic">Britain's Got Talent</a>" judges and audience were blown away. The video went viral on <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ORCRP00000211004" title="YouTube" href="/topic/economy-business-finance/technology-industry/youtube-ORCRP00000211004.topic">YouTube</a>, and Boyle became a worldwide phenomenon.<br>
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<i>-- Hanh Nguyen, <a href="http://www.zap2it.com/">Zap2it</a></i><br>
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The frumpy Scottish lass didn't seem like a likely candidate for superstardom, but as soon as she opened her mouth to sing "I Dreamed a Dream," the " Britain's Got Talent" judges and audience were blown away. The video went viral on YouTube, and Boyle became a worldwide phenomenon.

-- Hanh Nguyen, Zap2it

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British idol Susan Boyle emerges from ' Britain's Got Talent,' YouTube

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