Her first French record La Voix du bon Dieu (The Voice of God) came out in 1981 and made her an instant star in Quebec. Celine Dion won the gold medal at the Tokyo World Song Festival in 1982 and she produced the largely successful album Incognito in 1987.Celine Dion also won the 1988 Eurovision Song Contest singing Ne partez pas sans moi and received a large boost to her career in Europe.
Unison (1990) was Celines first English-language album that expanded her international recognition with the breakthrough single Where Does My Heart Beat Now. She showcased her talents as a songwriter by co-writing Don't Save It All for Christmas Day for the 1998 Christmas album, These Are Special Times and Treat Her Like a Lady on her Let's Talk About Love album, 1997.
Celine Dion declared her love for her manager, Rene Angelil and married him in 1994. The couple also has a son Rene-Charles Angelil(born January 2001). Celine's work has been used in a number of films like Disney's Beauty and the Beast, Up Close and Personal (Because You Loved Me) Sleepless in Seattle (cover of Nat King Cole's When I Fall in Love) and Titanic (James Horner and Will Jennings's song My Heart Will Go On) that made her the top-grossing star of the music world, with more than 50 million records sold.
Dion has also performed The Prayer for the 1998 animated film Quest for Camelot, Then You Look at Me from Bicentennial Man I'm Alive in the second Stuart Little motion picture and recorded the title track for the Anglo-French-Canadian movie Nouvelle-France titled Ma Nouvelle-France. Celine Doin has participated in tribute albums, such as Tapestry Revisited (Carole King songs), In My Life (Beatles songs in tribute to producer George Martin) and a 1997 double-CD set commemorating Diana, Princess of Wales. In 1996 at the Olympics, Celine Dion performed the theme song, "The Power of the Dream".
Dion began her two-year hiatus from the music industry in 2000 for the birth of her baby and for her show A New Day... Live in Las Vegas. In 2002 she returned with a new album A New Day Has Come that became the highest selling album of the year in the first week.
Dion was everywhere in 2003 as her show opened in Las Vegas, her album One Heart and her own perfume line were released. She sang Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered on the soundtrack to Mona Lisa Smile. Her French album 1 fille & 4 types released in October 2003. Celine Dion did the promo song for the new Air Canada ad campaign. Dions first concept album Miracle was done with photographer Anne Geddes and is centered on babies.
Dion's three-year engagement to play five nights a week at the Colosseum at Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada started in 2003 and has been extended to 2007. Celine Dion Broker Tickets are available now. See Cline Dion in the concert
The world’s best selling female artist who has sold as many albums as there are people in the US, around two hundred million, is none other than the iconic Celine Dion whose voice has enchanted millions all over the world. She enjoys a wide fan following not only in America and Europe but also in Asia and Africa. Not only is Celine Dion an incredible artist who has truly reached and passed the sky, she is also an entrepreneur. Celine Dion was born in 1968 in the city of Charlemagne in the province of Quebec in Canada. She first began singing in her teens and soon became a star in the world of French music; in Canada, France and in the numerous French speaking countries spread all over the world.
Celine Dion became a household name after winning various awards in the 80s. She won the Yamaha World Popular Song Festival in 1982 and then the Eurovision Song Contest in 1988 and was signed onto the label, CBS Records Canada. In the 90s, she was signed onto the label Epic Records through which she released English albums and a number of French albums making her one of the greatest artists of all time. In fact, there are very few musicians who have been as successful as Celine Dion. Now that she is performing live at a number of concerts and this is your chance to get to see this legend play live. But you should hurry and grab Celine Dion tickets now since they may disappear the next minute.
Celine Dion plays music influenced by a number of genres; rock, gospel, R&B and even classical music. Her powerful vocals and enchanting sounds have been heard by nearly everyone who listens to pop music and her songs are played regularly on radio stations somewhere around the world, bought on a CD at places like Walmart or downloaded from iTunes in today’s internet age. She is the best-selling Canadian female artist and the second best selling female artist in the US. She holds a record for being the only artist whose two singles have sold a million or more copies within the UK. She was awarded the Chopard Diamond Award as part of the World Music Awards when she passed 175 Million sales become the best selling female artist all over the world, of all time.
Today, Celine Dion has sold around two-hundred million albums and anyone who can do that must be seen live, no questions asked, by simply pocketing these Celine Dion tickets. Her story is itself an incredible rags to riches story; unlike many musicians of today, she wasn’t born in a wealthy family. She was the youngest amongst fourteen siblings living in a poor but happy home which cherished music. Celine Dion herself was named after the song Céline sung by French artist Hugues Aufray. Her family used to sing together and play piano which made Celine Dion want to be a singer even more. After watching Michael Jackson perform live at the age of eighteen, Celine Dion decided to play music in English and so started learning English.
Celine Dion wrote her first song in French, with her brother and her mother, when she was only twelve. It was titled as Ce n'était qu'un rêve, It Was Only a Dream in English, and one of her brothers sent Celine Dion’s recording of this song to the manager René Angélil after having seen his name in an album by Ginette Reno. This manager, who would later manage Celine Dion’s music and eventually marry her, was immensely moved by her music so much so that he mortgaged his home to finance Celine Dion’s first album, La voix du bon Dieu, released in 1981. This album instantly made Celine Dion a number one star in Quebec and later on spread to all parts of the world, with her first award won in Tokyo, the capital of Japan, at the 1982 Yamaha World Popular Song Festival despite her songs being in French. A year later, Celine Dion became the first artist to get a Gold Record from France for her song D'amour ou d'amitié with a number of Félix Awards bagged.
Celine Dion has ten number one albums with her latest French album, D’elles, released in 2007, selling seventy thousand copies in its first week with half a million more shipped. She also tours regularly and went on a global tour with 132 venues in many countries back in 2008. This tour, the Taking Chances Tour, sold out every other concert in both the US and Canada, showing that Celine Dion tickets are the highest in demand all over the world. She has been nominated for a staggering sixty two Juno Awards. With a career full of success and blockbuster songs, we don't wonder why Celine Dion Tickets sell so fast. You need to hurry up if you want to catch your favorite singing diva live on stage.
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