Susan Boyle Shocks the World on 'Britain's Got Talent'

American Idol, for all of its positive aspects (and there are many), does not have the ability to inspire like Britain's Got Talent, the other show Simon Cowell is currently judging on. Witness the case of Susan Boyle. Boyle, a frumpy looking Scottish woman, gray-haired, soft-spoken, looking like one of your grandma's Bridge partners, has set the world on fire over the last 72 hours. Boyle took the stage this past Saturday on Britain's Got Talent to dismissive looks and scoffs from the three-person judging panel (which includes Simon Cowell and Piers Morgan). The crowd murmured, a sea of skeptics, readying themselves for a likely-abysmal performance from a self-delusional joke of a woman. Instead, Susan Boyle lifted hearts, incited tears, and received an almost immediate standing ovation. Cuing the music with a thumbs-up, Susan Boyle commenced an astonishing rendition of "I Dreamed a Dream" from Les Miserables. Boyle's voice was pure, in control. As I said, pure inspiration. Watch the video below and see for yourself.

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Large good to be queen

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Apr 16, 2009 8:43PM EDT

Amazing. I got the chills. I love how the two male judges, with their smug looks before she started, got completely pwnd. They sure changed their expressions (and the ones panned in the audience) when she belted out that tune so purely.
Fantastic. Just bloody fantastic. I hope she wins.

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