- Susan Boyle
Scottish singer who shot to fame in the 2009 series of Britain's Got Talent, where she finished in second place to dance group Diversity. Her famous audition video for BGT has been viewed on the internet several hundred million times.
In late 2009, her debut album 'I Dreamed a Dream' shot to the top of the UK charts. The record topped the album charts in the UK and US, as follow-up albums 'The Gift' (2010) and 'Someone to Watch Over Me' (2011).
Recent album 'Standing Ovation: The Greatest Songs from the Stage' didn't top the UK charts but still sold over 500,000 copies.