Susan Boyle Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets


24th February 2014

Fact: An obsessive U.S. fan of Scottish singer Susan Boyle has bombarded 400 American radio stations with complaints that they do not play enough of the star's music. Grace Rooney has received just five replies to her angry messages, with two stations apparently promising to give the singer more airtime.


4th July 2013

Quote: "I am going to buy a Jag. I want it in bottle green." Scottish singer Susan Boyle is treating herself to a new sports car to celebrate the launch of her U.K. tour. However, the star has yet to learn how to drive.


4th July 2013

Quote: "The only dates I've had are the ones you eat." Scottish singer Susan Boyle is still yet to experience romance.


11th January 2013

Fact: Donny Osmond is set to share the stage with Susan Boyle again - the Scottish singing sensation will join her idol as he performs at the O2 Arena in London with sister Marie later this month (20Jan13). Boyle performed with the singing siblings in Las Vegas last year (12).


21st November 2012

Fact: Susan Boyle is heading for the big screen after negotiating a deal to turn her life story into a Hollywood movie. The Scottish singing sensation, who found overnight fame after appearing on Britain's Got Talent in 2009, wants hunky actor George Clooney to play her manager in the biopic.


29th October 2012

Quote: "I have a blanket with Donny's face on it. And yes, I sleep underneath it at night. We presented Donny with a blanket with my face on it, too." Susan Boyle's crush on former child star Donny Osmond hasn't faded over time.


29th October 2012

Quote: "I wasn't nervous. My only problem was trying not to trip on the polished stage in my six-inch heels. I've never worn a pair that high and could hardly walk. Donny was helpful - he put his arm around me and held my hand. But I was too shy to say anything." Scottish singer Susan Boyle was a little unsteady on her feet when she performed with her idol Donny Osmond in Las Vegas earlier this month (Oct12).


10th October 2012

Quote: "I am ecstatic at the moment. Going to L.A. to perform on Dancing With the Stars with Donny and then off to Vegas to perform with Donny and Marie. I can't wait. Bring it on. I'm looking forward to Vegas and you never know - I may have a wee flutter in the casino. Singing with Donny in Vegas... well, I'm over the moon." Scottish sensation Susan Boyle is headed to Sin City to sing with her idol Donny Osmond at The Flamingo on 17 October (12).


9th July 2012

Fact: Scottish singing sensation Susan Boyle returned to her alma mater on Friday (06Jul12) to receive an honorary doctorate from officials at Edinburgh's Queen Margaret University in her native Scotland. The star donned the traditional cap and gown for the graduation ceremony and beamed with delight as she was presented with the scroll. She had previously studied for a certificate in care at the school.


14th February 2012

Quote: "I have no plans for Valentine's Day. I'll probably stay at home. We all like the idea of sharing our lives with someone (but) that special person hasn't come along yet." Scottish singer Susan Boyle is still waiting for Mr. Right.


15th December 2011

Quote: "In truth I feel I now belong. It is this acceptance that has helped me lay my demons to rest. This is really the first time that I feel confident and blessed. It's taken a while to learn how to be happy and enjoy what I am doing. I was so scared it would all come to an abrupt ending that I stopped looking at the positives." Scottish singing sensation Susan Boyle finally feels confident about her career.


12th December 2011

Quote: "My biggest problem is I feel lonely. Especially at night. I always had a fear of being alone and now I am. Everybody died and left me by myself. There was one period within a few years, where my dad, my uncle, my sister, then my mum died. It's as if I was working with a few building blocks and those blocks were scattered and I had to find them one by one." Susan Boyle on her lonely life.


6th November 2011

Quote: "Never say never. What will be will be. But I do believe it is possible to be alone and happy - I am proof of that." Scottish singer Susan Boyle is adamant she doesn't need a man in her life.


1st November 2011

Quote: "They send me endless quilts, pillows and cushions - I'll never have to buy bed linen again." Scottish singing sensation Susan Boyle's fans bombard her with items for her bedroom.


18th October 2011

Quote: "I've seen it once or twice and thought, 'What the heck are you wearing? ...What the heck were you thinking about?'" Scottish singer Susan Boyle cringes whenever she looks back at her audition for U.K. reality show, Britain's Got Talent, which launched her career as a global sensation.


30th September 2011

Fact: TV talent show sensation Susan Boyle has recorded a cover of Depeche Mode's Enjoy The Silence for her upcoming album, Someone to Watch Over Me.


13th June 2011

Fact: Scottish actress Elaine C. Smith is set to play Susan Boyle in an upcoming biopic about the singing sensation. Smith landed the job after Boyle personally tipped her for the role.


19th April 2011

Fact: Scottish singing sensation Susan Boyle was delighted to unveil her Madame Tussauds waxwork on Monday (17Apr11). The star attended the unveiling at the chain's branch in Blackpool, England.


2nd April 2011

Fact: Scottish singing sensation Susan Boyle was surprised by hundreds of cards, balloons and flowers that fans sent to her home on Friday (01Apr11) - the day of her 50th birthday.


1st April 2011

Quote: "Happy 50th birthday, Susan. You are an amazing lady and I hope you have a fantastic day." Simon Cowell leads birthday tributes to Susan Boyle, who turned 50 on Friday (01Apr11). The Scottish singing sensation found fame after appearing on the music mogul's TV show Britain's Got Talent in 2009.


31st March 2011

Quote: "I'd love to. (Her voice is) beautiful, it's wonderful pitch, it's soulful, it's got every quality." Rod Stewart is keen to sing a duet with fellow Scot Susan Boyle.


17th December 2010

Quote: "I thought, 'Someone's gone to a lot of effort', so it's got pride of place in my new house." Susan Boyle has a portrait of herself, designed by a fan, on display in her home.


21st November 2010

Quote: "We definitely want to work with her. She is just a huge star, we'd be honoured to sing with her." MARK FEEHILY reveals Westlife are eyeing a collaboration with Susan Boyle.


8th November 2010

Quote: "It's as if a part of me has died with her. I find it hard talking about her. But I believe she is still here spiritually, guiding me. I feel her every day with me." Susan Boyle mourns her late mum, Bridget, who died in 2007.


5th November 2010

Quote: "It was lovely. I looked into his big dark eyes and I thought, 'sex'. He was really nice." Singer Susan Boyle admits she had dirty thoughts when meeting Donny Osmond.


21st October 2010

Quote: "I am worried about Susan Boyle. If she sells more records than us. She is a force of nature that woman." Kings Of Leon frontman Caleb Followill sees Scottish singer SUSAN BOYLE as his band's main chart competition.


19th September 2010

Fact: Scottish singing sensation Susan Boyle has claimed three Guinness World Records - her first release I Dreamed A Dream has landed her titles for the fastest-selling album by a U.K. female, most successful first week for a debut U.K. album and oldest artist to reach number one with a British or American debut. She says, "I never dreamt one day I'd appear in the Guinness Book of Records. I only ever wanted to sing and perform. It's fantastic."


31st August 2010

Fact: Scottish singing sensation Susan Boyle used the British bank holiday weekend (28-29Aug10) to move into her new $450,000 (£300,000) home in West Lothian, Scotland.


8th August 2010

Fact: Scottish singing sensation Susan Boyle is getting waxed - the I Dreamed A Dream hitmaker will be immortalised at London's Madame Tussauds later this year (10).


10th July 2010

Quote: "It's just been one great big merry-go-round and I don't want to get off." Scottish singer Susan Boyle on her rise from nobody to global superstar in 14 months.


16th June 2010

Fact: Cardboard cut-outs of Justin Bieber, Oprah Winfrey, Betty White and Susan Boyle were used for target practice during a paintball shoot-out featuring THE A-Team on U.S. late-night show Lopez Tonight on Monday (14Jun10).


13th May 2010

Quote: "Bring it on. Susan, give us a call. I'd happily sing with you." John Barrowman is eyeing a duet with Susan Boyle.


30th April 2010

Quote: "When I look in the mirror I see that I brush up quite well. It's a bit like a cygnet to a swan. Now, I see a sophisticated lady. Even though the outwardness has changed, inside I'm still the same, but now I'm a bit more refined in some ways." Scottish singing sensation Susan Boyle on her style transformation since shooting to fame on BRITAIN'S GOT TALENT.


21st April 2010

Fact: K.D LANG will replace Susan Boyle at the upcoming Logie Awards in Australia next month (May10). The Constant Craving singer has stepped in to perform in Boyle's place after the Scottish star scrapped her planned promotional trip Down Under.


12th April 2010

Quote: "It takes a wee (little) bit of time to get used to it. People recognise you in the street. At the beginning I couldn't go out on my own. (But) I still catch the bus." Scottish singing sensation Susan Boyle on her new-found fame.


12th April 2010

Quote: "I don't know what Google is." Scottish star Susan Boyle, who shot to international fame when a clip of her singing spread across the internet, has no idea how to use a computer.


6th April 2010

Quote: "I looked like Whistler's Mother! I do scrub up well. Once I've got the false teeth in and the hair, you know, I'm fine." Scottish singing sensation Susan Boyle jokes about her makeover since finding fame - likening herself to James MCNeill Whistler's famed painting of his elderly mother.


31st January 2010

Quote: "She's sweet. I'd kiss her. Hasn't she never kissed anybody before?" Pop star KE$HA wants to give Scottish spinster Susan Boyle her first kiss.


24th January 2010

Quote: "I am a little bit upset for Susan Boyle, but I am not surprised - they are so snobby. She has sold 10 million records and at least deserves a nomination." Simon Cowell isn't happy that his protege SUSAN BOYLE was left out of the nominations for the upcoming Brit Awards.


20th January 2010

Quote: "It's very humbling... because a lot of people took the time and trouble to get out there and spend money on an album from an unknown artist; they don't know what they're gonna get for their money. I'm glad they're pleased with the result." Scottish singing sensation Susan Boyle is "astounded" after selling eight million copies of her debut album I DREAMED A DREAM worldwide.


30th December 2009

Fact: Scottish singing sensation Susan Boyle has made chart history in Australia after going eight times platinum. The Britain's Got Talent star has sold 450,000 copies of her debut album I DREAMED A DREAM Down Under so far.


30th December 2009

Fact: Scottish singing sensation Susan Boyle will ring in the New Year in Japan - the 48 year old will make a guest appearance on Japan’s premiere variety show, which will be aired live on New Year’s Eve (31Dec09). She is scheduled to sing her trademark tune I Dreamed a Dream.


27th December 2009

Quote: "It's been an absolutely brilliant year and I can't thank everyone enough for the support. I am the happiest I have ever been and truly enjoying myself." Scottish singing sensation Susan Boyle reflects on the year (09) that changed her life.


16th December 2009

Quote: "That sounds funny but if you tell them Susan moves 700,000 units in the first week... We might not need to do the video, but we could do a song." 50 Cent is serious about a planned duet with Susan Boyle.


7th December 2009

Quote: "Susan Boyle is hot right now. I got to get her on a track, for real. We'd make a hit. I'd love to take her clubbing, show her around my world." Rapper 50 Cent is eyeing a collaboration with the Scottish singing sensation.


7th December 2009

Fact: Scottish singing sensation Susan Boyle is heading for the White House - U.S. President Barack Obama has invited her to perform a private gig for his wife Michelle's 46th birthday in January (10).


30th November 2009

Quote: "I think it's terrific that someone's dream can come true, just when you think it can't. She's a middle-aged woman who doesn't look like a star, yet she has the most angelic voice. I couldn't be more excited for her - she so deserves it." Rihanna is a big fan of Scottish singing sensation Susan Boyle.


30th November 2009

Quote: "I'm incredibly proud of Susan. This success couldn't have happened to a more deserving or lovelier person. Her story is like a Hollywood film, but this time it's real life and a really talented, nice lady who has won." Simon Cowell is overwhelmed by his protege Susan Boyle's international success.


27th November 2009

Quote: "Yes, I am a fan of Susan Boyle. I would love to do a duet with her - we could be the next Sonny and Cher." Rocker Alice Cooper is an unlikely admirer of the BRITAIN'S GOT TALENT sensation.


19th October 2009

Fact: Reality TV sensation Susan Boyle is heading back to the small screen to film a Christmas special. The 48 year old will appear before a star-studded crowd to film An Audience With Susan Boyle, which is due to air in the U.K. in December (09).


14th September 2009

Fact: One of TV talent show sensation Susan Boyle's first singles will be a rendition of the Rolling Stones' WILD HORSES. Boyle took the Internet by storm earlier this year (09) when her audition for Britain's Got Talent went viral - she finished as the competition's runner-up.


9th September 2009

Fact: Scottish singing sensation Susan Boyle is set for another talent show appearance - but this time she won't be competing. The Britain's Got Talent star, who wowed the world with her rendition of I Dreamed A Dream from Les Miserables, is set to take a break from recording her debut album to fly to America for a performance on the season finale of America's Got Talent on 16 September (09).


10th June 2009

Quote: "I think Susan has an amazing voice, but she needs to work on the pose... I think she should come up with something new... I suggest getting a stylist. She could look really hot if she just wore some pretty dresses." Paris Hilton offers British singing sensation Susan Boyle a few style tips.


11th May 2009

Fact: BRITAIN'S GOT TALENT sensation Susan Boyle snubbed an invitation to U.S. President Barack Obama's White House Correspondent's Dinner - because the talent show's rules prevent contestants from appearing at oversea events until the winner is announced. Boyle shot to international fame after her audition became the most viewed video ever on YouTube.com.


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