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Calum Scott's single 'Dancing On My Own' peaked at #2 in the Official Chart, becoming the most successful song to emerge from the show.

This is an incomplete list of charting singles and albums by contestants who have appeared on Britain's Got Talent. Only the Official Chart will be counted, and artists will only be included if they were given an artist credit (i.e. collectives including former BGT contestants will not be included)



List of charting singles by former Britain's Got Talent contestants Edit

Year Date of Entry Artist Title Peak Position Weeks on Chart
2007 4th August Paul Potts Nessun Dorma 100 1
2009 6th June Escala Palladio 39 2
2009 6th June Escala ft. Slash Kashmir 78 1
2009 5th December Susan Boyle Wild Horses 9 6
2009 5th December Susan Boyle I Dreamed a Dream 37 4
2011 2nd April Peter Kay & Susan Boyle I Know Him So Well 11 3
2012 25th August Ryan O'Shaughnessy No Name 31 2
2013 6th April The Mend Where Were You 67 1
2013 13th July Gabz Lighters (The One) 6 7
2013 30th November Luminites Do Something 65 1
2013 21st December Susan Boyle & Elvis Presley O Come All Ye Faithful 48 2
2014 9th August Bars and Melody Hopeful 5 3
2014 28th February Bars and Melody Keep Smiling 52 1
2015 18th April Bars and Melody Stay Strong 53 1
2016 12th April Calum Scott Dancing On My Own 2 48
2016 23rd June The Neales I'll Be There 22 2
2016 8th December Calum Scott Rhythm Inside 90 1
2017 14th September Megan McKenna High Heeled Shoes 43 2
2017 14th September Megan McKenna Far Cry From Love 53 2
2017 16th November Tokio Myers Angel 61 1
2018 15th February Calum Scott You Are the Reason 43 14
2018 27th December Flakefleet Primary [sng 1] Light Up 64 1
2020 24th April Beth Porch You Taught Me What Love Is 25 1
  1. Charted before appearance on show

List of charting albums by former Britain's Got Talent contestants Edit

Year Date of Entry Artist Title Peak Position Weeks on Chart
2007 28th July Paul Potts One Chance 1 11
2007 8th December Connie Talbot Over the Rainbow 35 5
2007 8th December Paul Potts One Chance - Christmas Edition 19 5
2008 11th November Andrew Johnston One Voice 4 5
2008 6th December Connie Talbot Christmas Album 93 1
2009 6th June Escala Escala 2 5
2009 13th June Paul Potts Passione 5 4
2009 5th December Susan Boyle I Dreamed A Dream 1 39
2010 20th November Susan Boyle The Gift 1 11
2011 5th November Ronan Parke Ronan Parke 22 3
2011 19th November Susan Boyle Someone To Watch Over Me 1 10
2011 24th December Jai McDowall Believe 54 2
2012 25th August Ryan O'Shaughnessy Ryan O'Shaughnessy 9 2
2012 1st December Susan Boyle Standing Ovation - The Greatest Songs 7 8
2012 15th December Only Boys Aloud Only Boys Aloud - The Christmas Edition 32 4
2013 10th August Richard and Adam The Impossible Dream 1 21
2013 9th November Paul Potts The Greatest Hits 21 3
2013 7th December Susan Boyle Home For Christmas 9 5
2013 14th December Richard and Adam The Christmas Album 24 4
2014 23rd August Richard and Adam At The Movies 5 6
2014 30th August Collabro Stars 1 27
2014 11th October Lucy Kay Fantasia 18 3
2014 6th December Susan Boyle Hope 13 8
2015 13th June Collabro Act Two 2 12
2015 3rd September Bars and Melody 143 4 1
2015 12th November Jack Pack Jack Pack 8 3
2016 10th March Richard and Adam Believe - Songs of Inspiration 9 4
2016 8th September Bars and Melody Teen Spirit 49 1
2016 8th December Susan Boyle A Wonderful World 22 6
2017 16th March Collabro Home 7 3
2017 14th September Beau Dermott Brave 73 1
2017 14th September Bars and Melody Generation Z 83 1
2017 30th September Tokio Myers Our Generation 4 8
2018 8th February Sheku Kanneh-Mason Inspiration 11 7
2018 22nd March Calum Scott Only Human 4 8
2018 13th September Collabro Road to the Royal Albert Hall 19 1
2018 22nd November The D-Day Darlings I'll Remember You [alb 1] 5 10
2019 13th June Susan Boyle Ten 5 4
2019 28th November Collabro Love Like This 22 1
2019 19th December Colin Thackery Love Changes Everything 13 6
2020 23rd January Sheku Kanneh-Mason, London Symphony Orchestra & Sir Simon Rattle Elgar 8 3
  1. Originally peaked at #15, reached new peak of #5 in 2020 after VE-Day re-release
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