She’s got talent.
Boyle’s “I Dreamed a Dream” has sold more than 410,000 copies since its release on Nov. 23, which breaks the record for first week sales of a debut album in the U.K., The Associated Press reported.
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“It’s fantastic,” Boyle said in a statement released by her record company, the AP reported.
Boyle, 48, has come a long way since videos her “Talent” audition went viral online, endearing her to millions.
Originally known for a frumpy, modest appearance, Boyle has since appeared in a high-fashion magazine spread and elsewhere sporting a makeover.
Most recent, she made it on NBC’s “People of the Year” A-list.
"I accept now that my life will never be the same. And I don't want it to end,” Boyle told Matt Lauer in an interview to mark the honor.