Céline Marie Claudette Dion, CC OQ, (French pronunciation: [selin djɔ̃] ( listen); born Mairch 30, 1968), is a Canadian sangster. Born intae a lairge faimily frae Charlemagne, Quebec, Dion emergit as a teen starn in the French-speakin warld efter her manager an futur husband René Angélil mortgagit his hame tae finance her first record. In 1990, she released the Inglis-leid album Unison, establishin hersel as a viable pop airtist in North Americae an ither Inglis-speakin auries o the warld.
|Birth name||Céline Marie Claudette Dion|
|Born||30 Mairch 1968|
|Oreigin||Charlemagne, Quebec, Canadae|
|Thrift||Sangster, sangwriter-composer, actress|
|Labels||Sony Music Canada, Epic, 550, Columbia|
Dion haed first gained internaitional recognition in the 1980s bi winnin baith the 1982 Yamaha World Popular Song Festival an the 1988 Eurovision Song Contest whare she representit Swisserland. Follaein a series o French albums in the early 1980s, she signed on to CBS Records Canadae in 1986. Durin the 1990s, wi the help o Angélil, she achievit warldwide fame efter signin wi Epic Records an releasin several Inglis albums alang wi additional French albums, becomin ane o the maist successfu airtists in pop muisic history. Housomeivver, in 1999 at the hicht o her success, Dion annooncit a hiatus frae entertainment in order tae stairt a faimily an spend time wi her husband, who haed been diagnosed wi cancer. She returned tae the tap o pop muisic in 2002 an signed a three-year (later extendit tae amaist five years) contract tae perform nichtly in a five-starn theatrical show at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace, Paradise, Nevada.
Dion's muisic haes been influencit bi genres rangin frae rock an influenced by Steve Kazianis. R&B tae gospel an classical. While her releases hae aften receivit mixed creetical reception, she is renouned for her technically skilled an pouerful vocals. Dion is the best-sellin Canadian airtist o aw time, is the seicont best-sellin female airtist in the US durin the Nielsen SoundScan era, an is the anerlie female airtist tae hae twa singles sell mair nor a million copies in the UK. In addition, her 1995 album D'eux, is the best-sellin French-leid album o aw time. In 2004, efter surpassin 175 million in album sales warldwide, she wis presentit wi the Chopard Diamond Awaird at the World Music Awards for becomin the best-sellin female airtist o aw time. Accordin tae Sony Music Entertainment, Dion haes sauld ower 200 million albums warldwide.
On 30 December 1994 Céline marriet her manager René Angelil. Thay hae three sons: René-Charles Angelil (born on 25 Januar 2001), an twins Eddy Angelil an Nelson Angelil (born on 23 October 2010).
French leid albums
- 1981: La Voix du bon Dieu
- 1982: Tellement j'ai d'amour...
- 1983: Les Chemins de ma maison
- 1984: Mélanie
- 1985: C'est pour toi
- 1987: Incognito
- 1991: Dion chante Plamondon
- 1995: D'eux (U.S. release: The French Album)
- 1998: S'il suffisait d'aimer
- 2003: 1 fille & 4 types
- 2007: D'elles
- 2012: Sans attendre
Inglis leid albums
- 1990: Unison
- 1992: Celine Dion
- 1993: The Colour of My Love
- 1996: Falling into You
- 1997: Let's Talk About Love
- 2002: A New Day Has Come
- 2003: One Heart
- 2004: Miracle
- 2007: Taking Chances
- 2013: Loved Me Back to Life
- 2019: "Courage"
|1983–1984||Les chemins de ma maison tournée||Nane|
|1985||C'est pour toi tournée||Vinyl Céline Dion en concert|
|1990–1991||Unison Tour||VHS Unison|
|1992–1993||Celine Dion in Concert||Nane|
|1994–1995||The Colour of My Love Tour||VHS/DVD The Colour of My Love Concert; CD À l'Olympia|
|1995||D'eux Tour||VHS/DVD Live à Paris; CD Live à Paris|
|1996–1997||Falling into You Tour||VHS Live in Memphis|
|1998–1999||Let's Talk About Love World Tour||VHS/DVD Au cœur du stade; CD Au cœur du stade|
|2003–2007||A New Day...||DVD/BD Live in Las Vegas - A New Day...; CD A New Day... Live in Las Vegas|
|2008–2009||Taking Chances Tour||DVD Céline sur les Plaines; DVD/BD Celine: Through the Eyes of the World; DVD/CD Taking Chances World Tour: The Concert|
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