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OTRC: Susan Boyle marks 50th birthday, YouTube star-turned pro-singer plans party

Susan Boyle performs on ABC talk show 'The View' on Nov. 30, 2010.

Susan Boyle turns 50 on Friday, April 1, and had said she is looking forward to her birthday.

The Scottish church volunteer rose to fame after a YouTube video of her audition for "Britain's Got Talent" in 2009 went viral. She sang "I Dreamed a Dream" from the musical Les Miserables.

She did not win the competition but went on to become a world-renowned singer who is estimated to be worth millions.

Her debut album, also called "I Dreamed a Dream," and her second major record, "The Gift," have sold more than 7 million copies together and each have topped the charts around the world.

"There's not much I can do about it," Boyle told BBC News about turning 50. "But I'm absolutely looking forward to my birthday."

She also plans to host a party, the news outlet reported. When asked what she wants for her birthday, Boyle said: "What do you give the girl who has everything?"

Check out other celebrities who celebrate birthdays in April.

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