The Scottish singer was the first runner-up, losing to high-energy dance troupe Diversity on Saturday for the third season of "Britain's Got Talent.".
Although many seemed shocked that Boyle only came in second, fans assume that Boyle will be assured of a contract and a future in singing anyway.
"The best people won," Boyle said. "They are very entertaining lads. I wish you all the best."
Some speculate that singing "Dream" again in the finals was "too safe" and cost Boyle the win. Others blame a backlash against the singer for her overexposure in the media.
Third place went to soprano saxophonist Julian Smith.
The other seven acts in the final included: 11-year-old dancer Aidan Davis, father-son comedy/dance duo Stavros Flatley, dance troupe Flawless, 12-year-old singer Shaheen Jafargholi, singer Shaun Smith, singer Hollie Steel and grandfather/granddaughter singing act "2 Grand."
At an "America's Got Talent" press event in April, creator Simon Cowell said that whoever won "Britain's Got Talent" had a chance to visit the U.S. version of the show — so Boyle had a chance if she had won. It's uncertain whether or not as the runner-up if she'll still get an invitation.
The new season of "America's Got Talent" premieres on Tuesday, June 23 on NBC.
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