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Susan Boyle writing own music

1 Dec 2014

Music gossip

Susan Boyle is learning to write her own songs. The former 'Britain's Got Talent' star has amassed a £75 million fortune from recording albums of cover tracks, but the 53-year-old singer is now keen to pen her own music. A source said: "Susan…

Susan Boyle expecting backlash

16 Sep 2014

Music gossip

Susan Boyle is expecting a backlash from John Lennon and Pink Floyd fans. The former 'Britain's Got Talent' star has recorded versions of the Beatles' legend's 'Imagine' and the psychedelic rockers' 'Wish You Were Here' for her new album 'Hope' and…

Susan Boyle to tour America

30 May 2014

Music gossip

Susan Boyle is heading out on her first ever American tour. The 'I Dreamed a Dream' singer - known as SuBo - shot to fame on ITV talent show 'Britain's Got Talent' in 2009 and has since become a global star, winning an American fan base who will see…

Britain's Got Talent's Lucy Kay supported Susan Boyle on tour

16 Apr 2014

TV gossip

'Britain's Got Talent' contestant Lucy Kay supported Susan Boyle on tour last year. The opera singer wowed judges - Simon Cowell, Alesha Dixon, David Walliams and Amanda Holden - with her remarkable vocals on the opening show last weekend, but she…

Susan Boyle to go sailing on Christmas Eve

22 Dec 2013

Music gossip

Susan Boyle is going sailing on Christmas Eve (24.12.13). The Scottish singer is looking forward to returning to her hometown of Blackburn, West Lothian, for the festive break and will be joining in with traditional community activities. She said…

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Meryl Streep to play Susan Boyle in biopic?

19 Nov 2013

Film gossip

Meryl Streep has been approached to play Susan Boyle on the big screen. The 'Iron Lady' actress has reportedly been offered a role as the iconic singer, who shot to fame when she auditioned for UK TV show 'Britain's Got Talent' in 2009, in the…

Susan Boyle set for big screen kiss

1 Jul 2013

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Susan Boyle is set for a big screen kiss in her forthcoming film 'The Christmas Candle'. The 52-year-old singer - who makes her film debut as church warden's wife Eleanor Hopewell in the new movie - will be seen locking lips with on-screen husband…

Susan Boyle lands reality show

15 May 2013

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Susan Boyle has landed her own reality TV show. The 52-year-old singer - who shot to fame after appearing on 'Britain's Got Talent' in 2009 - has reportedly agreed to be followed by cameras as she prepares for her first-ever tour, which will take…

Susan Boyle wants Las Vegas residency

15 May 2013

Music gossip

Susan Boyle wants a residency in Las Vegas. The' I Dreamed A Dream' singer - who shot to fame after auditioning for UK reality TV show 'Britain's Got Talent' in 2009 - is hoping to sign a deal with a major hotel chain to stage a regular show in the…

BGT Dutch duo want to win over viewers

7 May 2013

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A Dutch dance duo have vowed to win over 'Britain's Got Talent' viewers. Martin van Bentem and Marielle Constancia wowed the judges with their performance on Saturday's (04.05.13) show - with Amanda Holden branding them "sexy and exciting" and Alesha…

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Anne Hathaway got Les Miserables inspiration from Susan Boyle

5 Jan 2013

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Anne Hathaway is a fan of Susan Boyle. The 'Les Miserables' actress drew upon the Scottish singing sensation's inspirational first 'Britain's Got Talent' audition when she had to perform iconic show tune 'I Dreamed A Dream' as struggling prostitute…

Julie Walters keen to play Susan Boyle

2 Jan 2013

Film gossip

Julie Walters would love to play Susan Boyle in a movie. The 'Harry Potter' actress has been named by the 'Wild Horses' singer as her first choice to portray her life on the big screen, and the British star says she would be "really honoured" to take…

Hot 100 2012: Not 100

11 Dec 2012

They’re not hot, and there are only five of them - our pick of those who’ve not had such a good year

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Susan Boyle wants Julie Walters to play her in film

29 Oct 2012

Film gossip

Susan Boyle wants Julie Walters to play her in a film about her life. The 'I Dreamed A Dream' singer - who shot to fame when she auditioned for UK TV show 'Britain's Got Talent' in 2009 - is in negotiations to turn her life story into a movie and is…

Susan Boyle thrilled to perform with Donny Osmond

10 Oct 2012

Music Gossip

Susan Boyle is "ecstatic" about performing with Donny Osmond. The singer - who shot to fame on 'Britain's Got Talent' - is flying out to America to duet with her musical hero on 'Dancing with the Stars: All Stars' before joining Donny and his sister…

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Snoop Dogg slams The Voice

30 May 2012

TV Gossip

Snoop Dogg doesn't think 'The Voice' will produce a star. The rapper is not a fan of the BBC One singing show as he says in order to be a star, you need to have the whole package not just a great vocal talent. He said: "'The Voice' don't…

Simon Cowell has big plans for BGT finalist Jonathan

12 May 2012

TV Gossip

Simon Cowell is planning to turn 'Britain's Got Talent' favourite Jonathan Antoine into a bigger star than Susan Boyle. The 17-year-old singer is odds-on to win tonight's (12.05.12) final but judge Simon has already decided to give him and singing…

Susan Boyle to appear on BGT final?

30 Apr 2012

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Susan Boyle will return to 'Britain's Got Talent' four years after she came second in the show. The 'I Dreamed a Dream' singer - who has sold 18 million albums since rising to fame on the ITV programme - will make an appearance on the final of 'BGT'…

Susan Boyle to perform at Diamond Jubilee pageant

4 Apr 2012

Music Gossip

Susan Boyle will perform at Queen Elizabeth's Diamond Jubilee pageant. The 'Wild Horses' singer is the latest act to be confirmed for the four-day event at Windsor Castle to celebrate the queen's 60-year reign, joining a host of celebrities including…

Emeli Sande happy to write for anyone

10 Mar 2012

Music Gossip

Emeli Sande "doesn't mind" who she writes for so long as the material is good. The 'Heaven' hitmaker - who has penned tracks for a diverse range of artists including Susan Boyle and Tinie Tempah - admits she can't sleep if she is disappointed with…

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Emeli Sande wants Cowell introduction

27 Jan 2012

Music Gossip

Emeli Sande wants to be introduced to Simon Cowell before she writes any more songs for his artists. The singer-songwriter - who is the recipient of this year's BRITs Critics' Choice winner - has already penned hits for some of Simon's biggest acts…

Simon Cowell godfather to Amanda's baby?

23 Jan 2012

TV Gossip

Amanda Holden is keen for Simon Cowell to be godfather to her baby daughter. The eight months' pregnant star - who already has five-year-old daughter with husband Chris Hughes - wants her 'Britain's Got Talent' co-judge to be a godparent to the…

Kung fu star Susan Boyle?

1 Nov 2011

TV Gossip

Susan Boyle practices her kung fu moves in a store in China in a new TV documentary. The Scottish singing sensation is seen running around the shop wearing a red-patterned kimono while performing wild chops and punching her arms out, in scenes from…

Susan Boyle fan wows X Factor judges

18 Jul 2011

TV Gossip

A geeky Susan Boyle fan has been tipped for success on 'The X Factor'. Roger Boyd - who told the panel the former 'Britain's Got Talent' contestant is his inspiration, and he even named his cat Pebbles after the Scottish singing sensation's pet…

Susan Boyle wants Gaga duet

27 May 2011

Music Gossip

Susan Boyle wants to record an album of duets with Lady Gaga, Rihanna and Adele. The 50-year-old singer - who sold over eight million copies of her debut album 'I Dreamed a Dream' - is looking to recruit a number of younger pop singers for her next…