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