Talk about a dream coming true! Susan Boyle has just made history by topping the music charts with the most albums sold by a debut artist in the first week of release.
Her album I Dreamed a Dream sold over 410,000 copies, beating out former X Factor winner Leona Lewis, who previously held the title. And according to the London Times, this is just the tip of the iceberg for Boyle. She’s expected to exceed 1 million for worldwide opening week sales.
Her spokesman said: “In America, Susan is already outselling Rihanna, Lady Gaga and 50 Cent with a projected first week sales figures of around a million.”
Simon Cowell also commented on her success, saying, “I’m incredibly proud of Susan. The success could not have happened to a lovelier person. She did it her way and made a dream come true. In Britain’s Got Talent she opened her mouth and the world fell in love with her, which is why her album has been the fastest selling of any woman making her debut.”
It’s such a feel-good story! Everyone just wants to root for Susan Boyle!