Susan Boyle Dishes on Her "Cinderella Story"

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As the world gets ready to turn the page on 2009, one woman is likely hesitant to welcome in a new year: Susan Boyle.

The Scottish singer burst onto the celebrity map like no one in recent memory over the last few months, finishing second on Britain's Got Talent and then incredibly becoming the highest-selling artist of the year.

In a new interview, Boyle takes a look back, as well a look forward. Might the latter include a boyfriend? She seems to hope so...

On the world's fascination with her: A woman who went on Britain’s Got Talent with mad hair, bushy eyebrows and the frock I was wearing had to be noticed. Come on! I know it’s a cliché, but it’s a bit of a Cinderella story.

On her stay in a mental health facility: After the finale, I went there with extreme exhaustion. I’ve never felt so tired, but I look back on it now and it was a necessity. I wanted to get a break, without all the cameras.

On her dreams: I dream about security, about one day finding the right person and continuing to make people happy with my music. My advice to those who dare to dream is don’t give up. If I can do it, anyone else can.

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If Susan Boyle threw one snowball for every album she sold in 2009, she'd likely freeze to death.

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What an inspiration Susan continues to be.
It warms the heart to see her having fun, and enjoying her new found success. With her beautiful voice, the sky is the limit.
You go girl!!

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Dear Susan
I saw your story on tv over christmas. What a breautiful story.
best wishes and love;

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DEAR Susan,
You are the best singer that I have heard in a long time. I know you deserve all the rewards that your songs will bring. I wish you happiness and may God bless.

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Susan, you've been the one bright spot in this last year. You've inspired us all and made us smile. Please keep singing for us and stay your sweet self. Here's hoping you find much happiness in 2010.

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I just love Susan Boyle's voice.
I hope that she has a very Happy New Year, and keeps singing for us.

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What a wonderful year for you, Susan. You deserve every honor coming your way. You have made the world very happy with your beautiful voice and sweet personality. You exude wholesomeness, humbleness, and genuineness. Happy New Year!!! I am a grateful fan!

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Good on you, Susan. Let's hope this new year is as good as the last few months for you and for us, your very grateful fans.

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Dear Susan, Here is wishing you the very Best of New Year's!!!!!!! You are indeed starting it off with a bang in Tokyo! I do hope to hear Wings To Fly yet. Hope you make at least a couple of albums in the next few months. The whole world is waiting. Wishin you continued success in all that you do in the future.

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Thanks for your continuing inspiration! Happy New Year to you! You rescued our ailing spirits all around the world in 2009. Can't wait to see what you'll do next! xoxox

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