She dreamed a dream — and it almost came true.
Susan Boyle's reality show journey ended Saturday with a second-place finish to a dance troupe called "Diversity" on the final of the television show "Britain's Got Talent."
After the announcement, Boyle curtsied to the audience and gave them her signature hip shake.
During her finals performance, Boyle looked polished, wearing a sparkling, floor-length gown. She returned to the song that made her an internet sensation — "I Dreamed A Dream" from "Les Miserables."
The winners earned a 100,000 pound ($159,000) prize and the chance to perform before Queen Elizabeth II at the Royal Variety Show.
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