British bookmakers are betting that Susan Boyle's new album will be No. 1. in Britain at Christmas this year according to new reports.
Every year there is major betting on which album will reach the coveted Number One spot at the holiday season.
Though she has only recorded one song so far for the album. Britain's Got Talent's Simon Cowell is said to be very anxious that the album be be released by December in order to cash in on the Christmas market.
It means there may well be Christmas songs as part of the first album to help increase sales. Boyle is currently recording the songs in a London studio. 
Boyle flew to her native Scotland to shoot the  cover shot for the album this week according to several Scottish and English newspapers. She is expected to undertake  a major international tour once the album is released.
Venues being mentioned in the U.S.for a possible early 2010 tour include Radio City Music Hall in Manhattan  where her promoters believe she could sell out several nights.