Celine Dion

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Celine Dion Raps on Ellen

Shows off her chops, but won't say that B-word

(Newser) - Take a 48-year-old Canadian crooner, put her on a daytime talk show, and arm her with rap lyrics, and you have, well, you have the makings of Monday's Ellen Show, reports CNN . Declaring, "my career is going to end tonight," Celine Dion nonetheless gamely belted out lyrics... More »

Days After Husband's Death, Celine Dion's Brother Dies

Daniel Dion was 59

(Newser) - Just two days after her husband succumbed to throat cancer , singer Celine Dion's older brother has died. Daniel Dion had been suffering from brain, tongue, and throat cancer and died early Saturday in Montreal at age 59, TMZ reports. Sister Claudette tells the French-language Le Journal de Montréal,... More »

Celine Dion's Brother Also Close to Death

Singer's rep confirms the news

(Newser) - Celine Dion's representative says Dion's brother has cancer and doesn't have long to live. Kim Jakwerth confirmed Friday reports of the prognosis of Dion's brother Daniel. Dion's husband, Rene Angelil, died Thursday after a long battle with throat cancer in the suburban Las Vegas home... More »

Celine Dion's Husband Dead at 73

René Angélil died of throat cancer

(Newser) - Celine Dion's husband, René Angélil, has died of throat cancer at age 73, his rep tells People in a statement. Angélil, who fought three bouts with cancer, died Thursday at his home in Las Vegas. He leaves behind three adult children from a previous relationship, as well... More »

Celine Dion Brings AMAs to Tears With Paris Tribute

One Direction is big winner of the night

(Newser) - One Direction might have debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard charts behind Justin Bieber, but they won the top award at Sunday's American Music Awards, hosted by Jennifer Lopez. "This is a testament to how incredible our fans are," Louis Tomlinson said onstage at the Microsoft... More »

Celine Dion Shares Her Husband's Last Wishes

She returns to Vegas strip for shows starting Thursday

(Newser) - Almost exactly one year after Celine Dion took a career hiatus to care for her cancer-stricken husband, the singer is returning to Las Vegas to do a run of shows, back at Caesars Palace, starting Thursday. "I didn't want to be here at first, I don't need... More »

Celine Dion Has Offer for Viral Video Star

Tells Richard Dunn: Come to my show, use my bathroom

(Newser) - It appears Celine Dion herself is a fan of Richard Dunn's viral video, in which he dramatically lip-syncs to her classic "All By Myself" while stuck, all by himself, in the Las Vegas airport. "The video was hilarious and very touching," she says in a YouTube... More »

Guy Stuck in Airport Makes Amazing Celine Dion Video

Lip syncs 'All By Myself,' recreates 'Flashdance' scene

(Newser) - Richard Dunn recently found himself stuck, apparently all alone, overnight at Las Vegas' McCarran Airport—so, naturally, he created an incredible music video of himself lip-syncing to Celine Dion's cover of "All By Myself" in various locations around the terminal. It even includes a shot of Dunn re-creating... More »

Guy Banned From Blasting Celine Dion

Neighbors complain, and Gareth Davies' speakers won't go on and on anymore

(Newser) - Worst neighbor ever? A UK man allegedly blasted Celine Dion's "My Heart Will Go On" constantly, as well as similarly irksome songs including James Brown's "Sex Machine," Steppenwolf's "Born to Be Wild," Apache Indian's "Boom Shack-A-Lak," and the Toy ... More »

Why Musicians Love Vegas Residencies

Credit Celine Dion, the 'Hollywood Reporter' says

(Newser) - It used to be kind of sad when you heard a rock star was going to take up a recurring gig in Las Vegas, but now younger artists like Deadmau5 and Britney Spears are showing up there, and no one seems embarrassed for them. What happened? As the Hollywood Reporter... More »

17 Stars Who Had Babies Over 40

Halle Berry will soon join the group

(Newser) - Halle Berry says that getting pregnant again at 46 was " the biggest surprise of her life ," considering she thought she "was kind of past the point where this could be a reality for me." But she's far from the only celebrity to have a baby... More »

Titanic Song Makes Me Sick Too: Celine Dion

Kate Winslet wasn't the only one

(Newser) - Even Celine Dion can't stand that darned song anymore, the New York Post reports. The singer of "My Heart Will Go On," the ubiquitous ballad that accompanied Titanic, said on Today this morning that "if I just count how many times I've sung it, maybe... More »

Winslet on Titanic Song: I 'Feel Like Throwing Up'

Actress has heard it quite a bit over 14 years

(Newser) - With Titanic set to be re-released in 3D, Kate Winslet still appreciates how the film made her an international star. But Titanic's signature song, Celine Dion's "My Heart Will Go On"? Not so much. "I do feel like throwing up" when hearing it, Winslet tells... More »

As Costa Concordia Went Down, Titanic Song Played

Passengers report that Celine Dion was singing as ship began to list

(Newser) - If you thought details of the Costa Concordia disaster couldn't get much stranger than the captain saying he didn't lead the evacuation because he tripped , well, get a load of this: Two of the ship's passengers told a Swiss paper that the theme song from Titanic was... More »

Intruder Eats Celine Dion's Pastry, Runs a Bath

Daniel Bedard also allegedly took notes on Dion's Post-Its

(Newser) - Daniel Bedard was just about to step into his “nice warmish bath” when police arrived … to charge him with allegedly breaking into Celine Dion’s Canada home, where he was about to take said bath. Bedard, 36, had already eaten some pastry out of the fridge when he... More »

Celine Dion Gives Birth to Twin Boys

The 42-year-old singer now a mom to three

(Newser) - Celine Dion is a mom again—and again. The 42-year-old singer gave birth to fraternal twin boys at 11:11am and 11:12am today. The boys, who weighed 5 lbs, 4 oz, and 5 lbs, 10 oz, are healthy but were born premature, and will spend a few days in... More »

Celine Dion, 42, Pregnant With Twins

Double success after multiple fertility treatments

(Newser) - After undergoing six in-vitro fertilization attempts, Céline Dion not only managed to get pregnant but is expecting twins. The 42-year-old Canadian singer, already mom to 9-year-old son René-Charles, is 14 weeks along. "Celine is just hoping for a healthy pregnancy," her 68-year-old husband/manager told People . "... More »

Stars Remake 'We Are the World'

(Newser) - One hundred stars of stage and screen converged on Henson Studios in Los Angeles yesterday to record a new version of iconic 1985 hit "We Are the World." The all-new recording is designed to raise money for earthquake-ravaged Haiti. Once again produced by Quincy Jones, the song features... More »

Boyle's Album on Track to Be Year's Top Seller

No. 1 seller for 4th week may just beat out Tayor Swift

(Newser) - Susan Boyle’s I Dreamed a Dream was the top-selling album in the country for the fourth week in a row last week, and its total of 2.4 million copies makes it the second-best-selling album of the year. The leader is Taylor Swift’s Fearless—and Fearless has had... More »

Celine Dion Not Pregnant After All

Husband reveals IVF didn't take, they will try again for second child

(Newser) - Céline Dion announced her pregnancy in August, but it turns out her IVF procedure didn’t actually take, husband René Angélil tells a Canadian paper. “We were shocked” to find out she wasn’t pregnant and tried again, but were still unsuccessful, People reports. Still, “Celine... More »

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