Susan Boyle gets doctorate

Saturday, July 07, 2012

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LONDON (AP) — Singing sensation Susan Boyle has been awarded an honorary doctorate from a Scottish university.


Boyle, who shot to fame on a TV talent show, wore blue-and-white academic robes as she accepted the degree yesterday from Edinburgh's Queen Margaret University in recognition of her "contribution to the creative industries."


The singer once studied for a higher education certificate at the university.


A 40-something church volunteer from a small Scottish village, Boyle became a global sensation in 2009 after she performed the song "I Dreamed a Dream" from "Les Miserables" on the television programme "Britain's Got Talent."


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