Celine Dion

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Celine Dion Bids Adieu

The singer ends a celebrated Vegas residency

(Newser) - Celine Dion is hanging 'em up—in Vegas, at least. The singer's Saturday night show will end her Las Vegas residency after 16 years of on-and-off shows there, Good Morning America reports. Dion says it's "bittersweet" to face her final audience at the Colosseum at Caesars... More »

Celine Dion Has a Message for Body Shamers

'Leave me alone'

(Newser) - At 50, Celine Dion feels great and isn't bothered if you don't think she looks it. "I'm doing this for me," the singer tells the Sun's Dan Wootton of her thinner-than-usual frame , per CNN . "If you like it, I'll be there. If... More »

Celine Dion Bares All for Vogue

Singer gets naked for Instagram photo series

(Newser) - Celine Dion is 49 and, in case you were wondering, she's still got it. The singer posed nude for Vogue for a series the magazine is doing on her during Paris Couture Week, Elle reports. "Here's a little naked fact to ponder while Celine Dion changes looks... More »

10 Most Eye-Popping Met Gala Looks

Rihanna declared 'queen of the ball'

(Newser) - High fashion was on display once again at the Met Gala Monday night, and it was all about avant-garde this year, in tribute to honoree Rei Kawakubo, the 74-year-old Japanese creator of the Comme des Garcons label. Some of the most talked-about looks at one of the ritziest nights on... More »

Celine Dion's Next Gig: The Voice

She'll act as Gwen Stefani's adviser

(Newser) - Celine Dion is joining The Voice. The 48-year-old French-Canadian singer will act as adviser for Gwen Stefani, who is returning as a coach on the show, during season 12, which debuts on NBC Feb. 27. "To get like the prize right here, everybody’s going to be so mad—... More »

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 »

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