Susan Boyle sings for the Pope, also gets 3 Guinness World records

September 19th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt  

Susan Boyle Sep 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Singer Susan Boyle sang for the Pope Benedict XVI on Thursday in front of a 65,000 strong audience. She sang at an event, which was held at the Bellahouston Park in Glasgow. She was accompanied by a choir, which consisted of 800 people.

At the event, she sang her world famous song ‘ I Dreamed a Dream’ along with 2 hymns – ‘How Great Thou Art’ and ‘Make me a channel of your peace’.

It was a dream audience for the singer who came into the limelight with the TV show Britain’s Got Talent. According to Sky News, she said that, “It’s something I’ve always dreamed of, it’s something I’ve always wanted to do, and here I am, finally getting the chance.”

And this is not all, as the singer has also managed to secure 3 Guinness World records. She has officially become a part of the records for ‘the fastest-selling record by any female in Britain, the most successful debut album in UK and as the oldest artist to see a first record hit the number one spot, both at home and in the US as well’.

Undoubtedly she is over the moon at the achievement and she said that, “I used to read this book as a wee girl. I never dreamt that one day I would actually appear in the Guinness Book of Records. I only ever wanted to sing and perform. This is truly fantastic.”

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