She's Number-One! Susan Boyle Dominates Album Charts

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Susan Boyle broke sales records in England with her debut CD; but critics wondered if the Scottish singer would have the same appeal in America.

Those questions have now been answered. Emphatically!

Boyle's "I Dreamed a Dream" sold 701,000 copies during its first week in stores. That's the highest debut of 2009; and the strongest opening ever for a female solo artist since SoundScan began keeping track of such records.

WOW!

Number One Singer

Aside from Great Britain and the United States, Boyles' album sits atop the charts in Australia, Ireland, New Zealand and Canada.

Rounding out the top five albums sold in the U.S. last week, according to Billboard, are:

2. My Christmas, Andrea Bocelli
3. For Your Entertainment, Adam Lambert
4. Rated R, Rihanna
5. The Fame Monster, Lady Gaga

Can you believe Boyle is number-one? Can you believe Andrea Bocelli topped Lambert and Rihanna? In related news: who the heck is Andrea Bocelli?!?

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I'm happy that Susan Boyle is #1. She is the best singer and her voice is delightful to keep listening over and over again
I LOVE HER

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Seriously? Bocelli has more talent in his pinkie than Lady Gaga, Rihanna and Adam Lambert combined. HOw can someone write an entertainment blog discussing music and somehow not knowing this?

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"Who the heck is Andrea Bocelli?"
Gosh, that's an insult. I support the top 3, truly deserved it, amazing vocalists.

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"who the heck is Andrea Bocelli" That's Maestro Bocelli to you, Philistine.

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hilton hater, you are too much of an ignorant if you don't know who andrea bocelli is!

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