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Monday May 25, 2009 12:49 pm

Susan Boyle Advances to Britain’s Got Talent Final

Posted by Veronica Santiago Categories: Reality, Video,

If you were busy outside barbecuing this weekend, you might have missed that anti-climactic thud from the other side of the pond: officially became a Britain’s Got Talent finalist yesterday.

After wowing people everywhere with her surprise rendition of “I Dream a Dream” (her YouTube clip has been viewed approximately 60 million times already), the 48-year-old Scot was later selected to enter the semifinals. (You can see the judges’ announcement after the jump.) This lead to Susan’s live performance Sunday evening.

In the clip above, a more polished-looking Boyle belted out a new Broadway classic: “Memory” from Cats. Even though she seemed a bit shaky in the beginning, her strong finish - and her enormous popularity - undoubtedly earned her a place in the finals. That showdown will take place on May 30.

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After watching the video, tell us what you think. Is it just me—or is much nicer to these auditioners than he is with the American crop?



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