SCOTTISH singer Susan Boyle will sing for Pope Francis at a Vatican Christmas concert.

She will be among a star-studded line-up that includes Lionel Richie, 70, and Bonnie Tyler, 68.

The singer, 58, is delighted to be on the bill after her previous performance for Pope Benedict in Glasgow.

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SuBo, from Blackburn, West Lothian, told The Scottish Sun: "It’s hard to describe what this means to me.

“Singing for Pope Francis at the Vatican is beyond my wildest dreams.”

The Britain’s Got Talent runner-up will be supported by the Italian Cinema Orchestra at the December 14 event which will raise funds to help save the threatened Amazon rainforest and those who live there.