It means the 49-year-old spinster will be in the history books with The Monkees and The Beatles – the only other British act to pull off the feat. “I"ve never felt happier in my life. This is an amazing result and one I never expected," the Daily Star quoted Susan as saying.
BGT boss Simon Cowell, 51, said, “I"m thrilled for Susan, she has once again defied the odds." Susan"s follow-up to monster hit 'I Dreamed A Dream" also took top spot in New Zealand and Holland, selling more than a million copies already.
Steve Barnett, from Susan"s label Columbia Records, said, “The overwhelming positive response to Susan"s new album is a powerful testament to her unique talent." He added, “She is able to touch the hearts of her fans around the world, who continue to show their loyal support and devotion."