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Feisty Great-Granny Next Susan Boyle?

Janey Cutler, an 81-year-old great-grandmother, is the latest singing sensation to take the stage in the United Kingdom talent TV show, "Britain's Got Talent."

Cutler faced down Simon Cowell with Edith Piaf's "Non, Je Ne Regrette Rien (No Regrets)," belting the song to a cheering audience of 3,000.

Cutler, who is being compared to singing sensation Susan Boyle, was discovered in the "Britain's Got Talent" auditions in Glasgow, Scotland -- the same city where Boyle was found by the show.

Photos: Singin' Susan Boyle

So did Susan Boyle have anything to do with her audition?

Cutler told CBS News her friend, Terry, put her up to audition: "She said, 'You have to enter,' and I said, 'No, I am too old." '

But then she did.

On "The Early Show," co-anchor Maggie Rodriguez asked Cutler about the comparison and her nickname "NuBo," meaning "New Boyle."

She replied that she's "on (her) own."

"I don't compare myself to anyone," she said.

Cutler said her family is "very proud" of her. She has six children, 12 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.

Culter likened the experience of performing on "Britain's Got Talent" to being on cloud nine, saying, "I'm trying to get down."

Culter added she began singing when she was 6 years old in the Salvation Army. She joined the company of singers at the church.

"They called me the 'wee soprano' and I was invited to sing with them," she said.

For more with Cutler and her experience on "Britain's Got Talent," click on the video below.

View Janey Cutler's audition
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