Susan Boyle's Debut Recording, 'I Dreamed A Dream', Becomes Biggest CD Pre-Order in Amazon.com's History
Amazon.com, Inc. announced today that Susan Boyle's upcoming album, "I Dreamed a Dream," has become the largest CD pre-order in the history of the Amazon.com Music Store. The album, "I Dreamed a Dream," will be released from Sony Music Entertainment on Nov. 23. Boyle became a reality show and Internet star after her April 11, 2009, appearance on the television show "Britain's Got Talent," where she sang "I Dreamed a Dream" from "Les Misérables."
"We're thrilled by how passionate Susan Boyle's fans have been," said Craig Pape, senior manager of Music at Amazon.com. "Although it's normal to see early enthusiasm for artists who have come off of television shows, the response from our customers to Susan Boyle's upcoming album has been unprecedented."
The Amazon Music Store has debuted a video allowing fans to re-live that magic moment when Boyle first sang "I Dreamed a Dream" and to see what she has been up to since then.
Here's a list of the Top 10 CD pre-orders of all time in the Amazon.com Music Store:
1. Susan Boyle, "I Dreamed a Dream" (2009)
2. Norah Jones, "Not Too Late" (2007)
3. U2, "No Line on the Horizon" (2009)
4. Bruce Springsteen, "Magic" (2007)
5. Dixie Chicks, "Taking the Long Way" (2006)
6. Coldplay, "Viva La Vida" (2008)
7. U2, "How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb" (2004)
9. Diana Krall, "Quiet Nights" (2009)
10. Clay Aiken, "A Thousand Different Ways" (2006)