Susan Boyle releases CD

Susan Boyle reacts to the audience during her performance on the NBC "Today" television program in New York Monday, Nov. 23, 2009. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

November 23, 2009 9:28:37 AM PST
Susan Boyle is ready to take her place in the pop world.

Boyle performed with an orchestra this morning in New York's Rockefeller Plaza for NBC's "Today" show. She's the ordinary-looking woman who wowed the world with her big voice on the TV show "Britain's Got Talent."

Boyle sang songs from her debut CD, "I Dreamed A Dream," which is out today. says Boyle set a record for the largest number of CD pre-orders through the site.