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5. SUSAN BOYLE
The Gift

2010 Sales: 1,852,000
according to Nielsen SoundScan.

Susan Boyle ventures through gorgeous natural settings and sings under a rainbow in the epic music video for "Perfect Day," which precedes the Nov. 9 release of sophomore album "The Gift." The clip for the track, which is a cover of Lou Reed's 1972 version, was directed by Reed himself after a misunderstanding prevented Boyle from performing the song last September, according to Movieline.

Video: Susan Boyle, "Perfect Day"

In her first-ever music video, the "Britain's Got Talent" phenom rocks a black coat and gloves while navigating through a foggy hillside, a lush forest and a quiet dock near a bay. The last 20 seconds of the clip sees Boyle raise her arms to the heavens as the sun finally comes out and clears up the rain.

The "Perfect Day" video arrives one day before Boyle is set to perform the song for Prince Charles at the Daily Mirror's Pride of Britain Awards. "The Gift" is poised for a more modest debut than Boyle's debut, "I Dreamed a Dream," but perhaps the "Perfect Day" video will inspire fans to race through the hillsides and pick up a copy.

Video: Lou Reed's "Perfect Day" (original version)"

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