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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