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29/11/2009 Susan Boyle’s album becomes the best-selling debut in UK history

The I Dreamed a Dream album sold almost 14 million copies worldwide. In the UK, sales of the album beat the record set by Spirit by Leona Lewis. Eleven out of the twelve songs that appear on the album are cover songs, with one original song called Who I Was Born to Be.


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