Tuesday, 29th December 2009
In Japan Entertainment News,
TV star heads to Japan for NYE bash
Britain's Got Talent star Susan Boyle has arrived in Japan ahead of a planned performance on the New Year's Eve TV show set to be broadcast on the country's NHK channel.
Boyle landed at Tokyo International Airport earlier this morning (December 29th) and is signed up to sing the song that made her famous - I Dreamed a Dream from the musical Les Miserables - on the Kohaku Uta Gassen show which has been shown on New Year's Eve in Japan for almost 60 years.
The show is a singing spectacle which usually features performances from popular Japanese artists.
The 48-year-old Scottish singer shot to fame after coming second in the UK show Britain's Got Talent, after wowing judges Amanda Holden, Simon Cowell and Piers Morgan with a rendition of the famous musical ballad that they admitted was better than they expected.
Since the show, Boyle has become a worldwide star and has released an album and another single - a cover of the Rolling Stone's hit Wild Horses.
Written by Mark Smith.