Boyle’s Album Is a Record Breaker

“I Dreamed a Dream” has biggest first-week sales for debut album in U.K. chart history,

Last Updated: November 30, 2009 @ 12:29 PM

The debut album of Scottish singer Susan Boyle, who shot to fame on TV talent show "Britain’s Got Talent," has become the fastest-selling album in Britain this year.

Entering the music charts in the top spot on Sunday, Boyle’s "I Dreamed a Dream" sold more than 410,000 copies — the biggest first-week sales for a debut album in U.K. chart history, the Official Charts Company said.

This month, the Sony Music record became the largest global CD pre-order in the 14-year history of Amazon.com.

Read more at Reuters.