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Susan Boyle Reveals Big News

December 1st, 2014 8:56am EST
Singer Susan Boyle Gets Her First Boyfriend At Age 53
Susan Boyle has snagged her first boyfriend, and he's a real catch. The Scottish singer, who once admitted she'd never been kissed, is dating an American doctor.

The pair met while she was on tour in the United States. He's from Connecticut.

Boyle, 53, says the mystery man is a "perfect gentleman," but she hasn't revealed much about him.

She told The Sun: "It's very early days so we'll see what happens. I hope he comes over. I don't want to say any more about who he is right now as that would be unfair on him. All I'll say is we are around the same age and he was a very nice guy."

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Slipknot and Little Big Town Among Albums To Check Out: This Week In Music

October 21st, 2014 10:30am EDT
Slipknot and Little Big Town Among Albums To Check Out: This Wee
October 2014 continues to roll out big release after big release. Sales continue to leave more to be desired in general, but there’s always a gem or two. Arguably the week’s most notable albums come by way of Slipknot, Little Big Town, and T.I., not to mention Logic’s highly anticipated debut. Also in the mix is the ‘old school,’ which includes Neil Diamond and Aretha Franklin. This list focuses on nine albums to check out, but also lists others being released as well.

1) Slipknot, .5: The Gray Chapter (Roadrunner)

Masked metal band Slipknot return with their first new studio album ...
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Steven Tyler's Feather Headdress, World Cup Goofiness & Other Crazy Hats In Entertainment

June 16th, 2014 12:00pm EDT
Steven Tyler's Feather Headdress, World Cup Goofiness & Other Cr
Summertime means celebrities step out in all kinds of crazy headwear. Aerosmith performed at a music festival in Donnington Park, England, over the weekend with frontman Steven Tyler wearing a Native American headdress.

He must not have followed the Pharrell Willams Elle magazine controversy.

The FIFA World Cup is in full swing, and fans are showing their pride by dressing in strange costumes, including making hats with Barbie dolls glued all over them.

Actress Kate Winslet followed British tradition by wearing a black and white fascinator to the Prix de Diane (Diane Prize) in Chantilly,...
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Scottish Singer Susan Boyle Relieved Over Asperger Syndrome Diagnosis

December 8th, 2013 11:18am EST
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-Singer thought she had brain damage

Scottish singer Susan Boyle has revealed that she suffers from Asperger Syndrome, a type of autism that causes difficulties with social skills and nonverbal communication.

The 52-year-old singer was recently diagnosed with the disorder after seeing a specialist. For decades she believed she simply had brain damage.

"It was the wrong diagnosis when I was a kid. I was told I had brain damage. I always knew it was an unfair label. Now I have a clearer understanding of what's wrong and I feel relieved and a bit more relaxed about myself..." she tells Brit...
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Les Miserables Lyricist Thrilled By Susan Boyle's 'Dream'

January 1st, 2013 7:04pm EST
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Les Miserables lyricist Alan Boublil was so stunned by Susan Boyle's success after she covered his song "I Dreamed A Dream" on TV talent show Britain'S Got Talent he sent her a heartfelt letter, which she had framed.

The Scottish singer went on to find international success after wowing Simon Cowell and the judges on the show, becoming a viral sensation in the process - and she found a fan in Boublil.

He tells The Hollywood Reporter, "Susan Boyle was the first time in our lives when we got something incredible for doing nothing. It never happens in your life."
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Susan Boyle Uses Religion To Deal With Fame

December 25th, 2012 4:35pm EST
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Scottish singer Susan Boyle turns to religion whenever she struggles to deal with the pressures of her demanding career.

The "I Dreamed A Dream" hitmaker, who shot to stardom on U.K. TV show Britain's Got Talent in 2009, has made no secret of her difficulty coping with her new found fame and even checked into a rehab clinic in London to deal with exhaustion following the talent contest's finale.

In a revealing interview on BBC Radio Scotland, Boyle, who is a devoted Roman Catholic, admits the Church is her safety net and she finds companionship in God whenever she feels lonely.

She expl...
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Is 'Britain's Got Talent' Contestant Jonathan Antoine The Next Susan Boyle? (Video)

March 26th, 2012 10:58am EDT
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Friends and vocal school classmates Charlotte Jaconelli, 16, and Jonathan Antoine, 17, stunned the audience this weekend after singing an opera song for "Britain's Got Talent." The weight conscious Jonathan admitted to being self-conscious and needing his pal by his side to boost his confidence.

"You are unbelievable," Simon Cowell told Jonathan after they finished their number. He added, "You are a future star."

Jonathan has drawn comparisons to Susan Boyle and has even earned the nickname "SuBoy."

Although Charlotte got less praise from the judges (Cowell, Carmen Electra, David Wallia...
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Susan Boyle: 'Only Donny Osmond Has Really Caught My Eye'

October 13th, 2011 11:30am EDT
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Single singing sensation Susan Boyle is still struggling to find a boyfriend, even though she has been inundated with saucy offers since shooting to fame.

The "I Dreamed A Dream" star famously admitted she had never been kissed in the audition that kickstarted her career on "Britain's Got Talent" in 2009.

Boyle has been contacted by numerous single men since she found fame, and reveals she has turned down several offers from potential suitors because of their raunchy content.

She tells Britain's The Sun, "We all like the idea of sharing our lives with someone who is going to protect and ...
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Susan Boyle's Wax Figure Looks Exactly Like Her

April 19th, 2011 12:00pm EDT
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A Susan Boyle waxwork was unveiled at Madame Tussauds in Blackpool, England, yesterday. The resemblance is uncanny! What do you think?

Boyle became an overnight sensation after appearing on the first round of 2009's popular U.K. reality show "Britain's Got Talent."

One of the show's judges, Simon Cowell, (also a former "American Idol" judge), has left the U.K. "X Factor" to launch the American version of the show this fall. Who will be the next Susan Boyle? Tune in to Fox later this year, and maybe we'll find out!

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Simon Cowell on What to Expect from The X Factor: 12-Year Olds, Judge-on-Judge Combat

February 7th, 2011 9:56pm EST
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Why did Simon Cowell and the producers of Fox's The X Factor decide to offer contestants the biggest grand prize on television? To make everybody a little nervous, Cowell says.

The X Factor to offer $5 Million grand prize

"By putting up that kind of prize money, it's a massive, massive risk. But it's also an incredible incentive," Cowell told reporters Monday of the decision to offer the winning X Factor act a $5 million recording contract. "I think it puts everybody, rightly, under an enormous amount of pressure. I didn't want to go into this show without a feeling a certain amount of p...
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David Hasselhoff Nearly Shows Us What's Under His Kilt (Photos)

January 18th, 2011 3:00pm EST
David Hasselhoff
David Hasselhoff wore a kilt as he arrived at Glasgow's Clyde Audotorium yesterday for the Scottish auditions of "Britain's Got Talent."

When he arrived, the Hoff raised his kilt, but there was no word on whether he carried on the tradition of not wearing any underwear!

The Scottish leg of the popular reality TV show was responsible for discovering international mega star Susan Boyle two years ago.

The Hoff is dating two women at the same time because he's "not ready emotionally" to commit to one of them.

The star admits he's romancing one lady in Paris, France, and another in the U.S....
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Eminem's 'Recovery' Named Top Selling Album Of 2010

January 6th, 2011 9:34am EST
Eminem
Eminem's "Recovery" has been officially named the top-selling album of 2010.

The comeback release sold 3.42 million copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan, giving the rapper his second top-seller - "The Eminem Show" was the biggest hit in 2002.

No other artist has claimed two best-selling years since SoundScan began tracking music sales in 1991.

"Recovery" is the biggest-selling album-of-a-year since 2007, when Josh Groban's festive-flavoured "Noel" shifted 3.70 million copies.

The album hit the top of the charts in July.

Lady Antebellum's "Need You Now" is the second biggest seller of...
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Taylor Swift Has The First Number One Album Of 2011

January 2nd, 2011 12:00pm EST
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Taylor Swift will start 2011 as she ended 2010 - at the top of the U.S. album charts.

Fans picked up her "Speak Now" album as last-minute Christmas gifts, giving the 2010 release a sales boost - and keeping it at the top of the Billboard 200 countdown for a second week.

Susan Boyle's "The Gift" - the album Swift toppled last week - stays at two on the new chart, while the "Glee" Christmas record jumps up two spots to three.

Jamie Foxx scores the week's highest debut - his new release "Best Night Of My Life" enters the chart at six with 144,000 sales.

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Teen Intruder Apologizes To Susan Boyle

December 19th, 2010 12:09pm EST
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A teenager who was caught raiding Susan Boyle's home has apologized to the Scottish singing sensation for the "frightening episode."

Boyle was left terrified when she returned to her house in West Lothian, Scotland in January to find an intruder in the hallway, and subsequently revealed the incident "scared the living daylights" out of her.

A 16-year-old youth was arrested and later admitted to a charge of theft for stealing $13.50 from the star's home.

He was due to hand over a fine of $150 to Boyle's chosen charity at a sentencing hearing at Livingston Sheriff Court on Friday, but was ...
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Katy Perry's 'Firework' Explodes At Top Of The Pop Chart

December 17th, 2010 8:44am EST
Katy Perry
Katy Perry is continuing to light up the U.S. pop chart - her single "Firework" is at number one for a second consecutive week.

The singer keeps her pal Rihanna from climbing back to the top spot with her Drake collaboration "What's My Name?" at two, while the R&B beauty lands another hit at six with "Only Girl (In the World)."

Bruno Mars moves up to third place with "Grenade," while Pink's "Raise Your Glass" takes fourth and Ke$ha rounds out the Billboard Hot 100 top five with "We R Who We R."

The highest new entry came from incarcerated rapper T.I. - his song "That's All She Wrote" deb...
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Lady Gaga Crowned Billboard's Artist Of The Year

December 9th, 2010 3:27pm EST
Lady Gaga
Lady Gaga has been crowned the queen of the pop charts - Billboard magazine editors have named her Artist of the Year.

The Poker Face hit-maker has been hailed by the official U.S. chart publication in its end-of-year honors after dominating both the Billboard 200 albums and Hot 100 singles countdowns with tracks from her albums The Fame and The Fame Monster.

The discs were also placed at numbers four and 13, respectively, on the magazine's tally of the best releases of 2010 - which was topped by Scottish singing sensation Susan Boyle's debut release I Dreamed a Dream.

Gaga beat Taylo...
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Susan Boyle Chokes On 'The View,' Ends Performance Immediately

December 1st, 2010 3:00pm EST
Susan Boyle
Susan Boyle was singing "O Holy Night" from her new album "The Gift" on The View when suddenly her voice cracked and she choked. However, the show must go on! Unless it doesn't.

In the middle of her glorious rendition, Susan Boyle appeared to lose her voice and immediately looked stage side for help. It's unclear if she was trying to keep them from interrupting her or telling them to end the song, but Whoopi Goldberg and Sherri Shepherd swooped in to end the odd moment.

If anything positive came out of the experience, it's that we all know now that Boyle doesn't lip-synch.

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Susan Boyle To Perform With Rihanna?

November 27th, 2010 9:34am EST
Susan Boyle
Scottish singing sensation Susan Boyle has added an unexpected music star to her list of dream collaborators - R&B singer Rihanna.

The I Dream a Dream singer is a big fan of the Umbrella hit-maker, and is eager to test her R&B talents with the singer.

She says, "There are certain types of music that you're good at and certain types that you're not. I mean, would I be good at R&B? I suppose you never know. Maybe me and Rihanna could get together."

However, Rihanna's not the only music star Boyle is eyeing for a duet.

She previously told Britain's The Sun newspaper her biggest dream wo...
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This Week's Shining & Falling Stars: Susan Boyle and Katy Perry

November 19th, 2010 1:00pm EST
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Shining Star – Susan Boyle: Who thought that more than a year after Susan Boyle became a YouTube sensation with her appearance on “Britain’s Got Talent” that we’d actually still be talking about her? And even though we can’t find one person who admits to buying her latest album, The Gift, it apparently sold about 300,000 copies this week!

Boyle is expected to take the number one spot on the album sales charts again this week, after debuting atop the chart last week. The Scottish singer also showed the youngin’s a thing or two. Boyle, who’s 49 and not exactly known for her fashion sen...
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Susan Boyle's 'Gift' Tops Album Charts

November 18th, 2010 8:20am EST
Susan Boyle
Scottish singing sensation Susan Boyle has returned to the top of the U.S. album charts with a "Gift."

The hitmaker has debuted her new album at number one with 318,000 sales.

Meanwhile, Darren Criss' "Glee" cover of Katy Perry's "Teenage Dream" is expected to take over at the top of the Billboard singles chart on Thursday - thanks mainly to 214,000 digital sales.

Back to the new album countdown, and Taylor Swift's "Speak Now" drops to two with 212,000 in its third week of sales and Kid Cudi debuts "Man on The Moon II" at three.

Hits compilation "Now 36" enters the new chart at four and...
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Susan Boyle: 'I'm Like The Incredible Hulk'

November 5th, 2010 6:08pm EDT
Susan Boyle
Scottish singing sensation Susan Boyle has admitted she suffers mood swings, likening herself to the temperamental Incredible Hulk.

The star has had a string of well-publicized meltdowns, most notably checking into rehab shortly after appearing on 2009's Britain's Got Talent. She also hit the headlines last year after she became embroiled in an argument with her assistant at a Japanese airport during a promotional trip.

Boyle blames the incident on being tired and overworked - but confesses she does have issues with her temper.

Appearing on Piers Morgan's Life Stories, she reveals, "I...
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Susan Boyle 'Frightened' By Rehab Experience

November 5th, 2010 2:30pm EDT
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Susan Boyle has branded rehab the "most frightening experience" of her life because she was cut off from her friends and family, banned from watching television, and unable to make any phone calls.

The Scottish singer checked into London clinic The Priory in 2009 shortly after coming second in TV contest Britain's Got Talent.

She was treated for exhaustion and insomnia at the rehab centre, but admits she hated her time there because she found the clinic a cold and terrifying place.

She tells British TV host Piers Morgan on his Life Stories show, "It was a bit of a scare, a scary time ...
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Susan Boyle Has Dirty, Sexy Thoughts About Donny Osmond

November 5th, 2010 8:29am EDT
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Singer Susan Boyle admits she had dirty thoughts when meeting Donny Osmond.

She explains, "It was lovely. I looked into his big dark eyes and I thought, 'sex'. He was really nice."

The Scottish spinster became a global phenomenon after appearing on U.K. TV contest "Britain's Got Talent" last year and has since sold more than 8.5 million copies of her debut album, "I Dreamed A Dream."

But despite amassing more than $15 million in her bank account, the 49 year old survives on a $450 weekly allowance handed to her by her management team.
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49-Year-Old Susan Boyle Gets A Weekly Allowance

November 1st, 2010 9:13am EDT
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Susan Boyle is "quite happy" she lives on a strict allowance controlled by her manager, insisting she would squander her fortune if she had a credit card.

The Scottish spinster became a global phenomenon after appearing on U.K. TV contest "Britain's Got Talent" last year and has since sold more than 8.5 million copies of her debut album, I Dreamed A Dream.

But despite amassing more than $15 million in her bank account, the 49 year old survives on a $450 weekly allowance handed to her by her management team.

And Boyle is adamant she would have it no other way.

She says, "I'm quite happy ...
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Susan Boyle Lands 'Glee' Cameo?

October 29th, 2010 6:17pm EDT
Susan Boyle
Scottish singing sensation Susan Boyle is the latest star to get the Glee treatment after landing a role in a special holiday episode of the hit TV musical, according to reports.

Boyle, who shot to fame on Simon Cowell's U.K. TV show Britain's Got Talent, will have a part in a special festive episode of the series, about a high school glee club - reports ShowbizSpy.com.

Several holiday tunes from the episode are expected to be released for download ahead of Boyle's debut later this year.

The singer follows in the footsteps of fellow Glee celebrity guests Britney Spears, Javier Bardem ...
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Susan Boyle: 'It Made Me Feel As If Nobody Loved Me'

October 20th, 2010 8:38am EDT
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Scottish singing sensation Susan Boyle has opened up about the bullies who made her teenage years hell in her new memoirs.

With teen tormenting a huge issue in the news right now following a string of bullying-related suicides in recent weeks in America, Boyle joined the celebrities raising awareness about the plight of victims when she appeared on the Oprah Winfrey Show on Tuesday.

Talking about her school days in her native Scotland, which she writes about in autobiography The Woman I Was Born To Be, Boyle told Winfrey, "(There was) name calling, burning my clothes with a cigarette an...
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Susan Boyle Misses Plane, Won't Sing On 'Dancing With The Stars' (Updated)

October 4th, 2010 9:42pm EDT
Susan Boyle
Susan Boyle has missed out on another reality show performance after reportedly arriving late for her flight to Los Angeles.

The Scottish singing sensation, who shot to fame after her own turn on a British talent show, was billed to sing Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah" on Tuesday's episode of "Dancing With The Stars" - but she has pulled out.

The news comes just weeks after Boyle stormed off the set of "America's Got Talent" after learning she would not be able to sing Lou Reed's "Perfect Day" on the program.

The singer reportedly burst into tears when she learned a licensing issue had forc...
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Susan Boyle's New, Unreleased Album Already A Bestseller

September 25th, 2010 4:00pm EDT
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Susan Boyle is set to repeat her end-of-2009 album success this year - the Scottish singer's new album has shot to the top of Amazon.com's Bestsellers chart more than a month before its release.

"The Gift" won't be released until November 9, but the talent show sensations is already assured of another big hit - fans are already desperate to pre-order the album.

Amazon's director of music Craig Pape tells Billboard.com, "It's the season of Susan and it's a pretty significantly number one. The Gift has leapfrogged fourth-quarter efforts by Taylor Swift, Eric Clapton and Neil Young on the be...
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This Week's Shining and Falling Stars: Susan Boyle & Chelsea Handler

September 17th, 2010 9:15am EDT
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Shining Star – Susan Boyle: First she takes the U.K. by storm, then she has the best-selling album in America, but only now does Susan Boyle say she is fulfilling her dream – by singing for the Pope.

The Britain’s Got Talent contestant and YouTube star sang for Pope Benedict XVI on Thursday at a ceremony in Scotland. Singing the tune that catapulted her to fame, “I Dreamed a Dream”, along with a hymn, Boyle’s vocals reportedly brought the crowd to their feet.

The Scottish songstress told Sky News, "It's something I've always dreamed of, it's something I've always wanted to do, and here I ...
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Simon Cowell Calls Lou Reed 'Pathetic' Over Susan Boyle Snub

September 12th, 2010 7:14pm EDT
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Simon Cowell has lashed out at Lou Reed for allegedly refusing permission for Scottish singer Susan Boyle to perform his "Perfect Day" anthem - branding the decision "pathetic."

Boyle was left crushed and with a "heavy heart" after she was barred from covering the song on "America's Got Talent" during rehearsals for the show last week.

A representative for Reed later insisted the former Velvet Underground frontman had nothing to do with the move to stop Boyle singing his song, blaming it on a licensing glitch in the American market.

But music mogul Cowell, who discovered Boyle on his "Br...
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