Susan Boyle became a star on television's Britain's Got Talent, but during her live performance of O, Holy Night on The View to promote her new holiday album, the singer got "a frog" in her throat and choked on stage ... literally.

After Boyle asked for a re-do and the music stopped, host Whoopi Goldberg and Sherri Shepherd came to her rescue. Sherri tells her, "Oh my gosh, Susan, there is something of an angel that comes out when you open your mouth." Not sure if that was the best choice of words.

Poor Susan! But the good news is she had the opportunity to re-tape it for the West Coast, and it went perfectly. Guess the second time's a charm.