Celine Dion – Canadian singer, actress, and composer
Celine Dion was born on 30 March 1968 in Canada. She was part of a very large family. The first success as a singer came to Dion when she was still a teenager. Her boyfriend and manager Rene Angelil staked his house to collect money for Celine’s first professional record. In the 1980’s the singer released eight albums in French.
In 1990, Celine recorded her first album in English language, Unison. It brought her fame and popularity all over the world. Before 1999, Dion released several more albums in English and French. They were all very successful. The singer became an international celebrity. Many fans wanted to book Celine Dion for their private events.
In 1999, Celine took a break to spend time with her family. Rene, who by that time became her husband, was diagnosed with cancer. The singer decided that her husband needed as much attention and support as she could give. Her fame didn’t wane during the break. And upon coming back to the music world in 2002, she immediately signed an advantageous contract to give converts in Las Vegas.
Celine performed her songs in different genres, from R&B and rock to classics and gospel. Critics often had conflicting opinions about her performance. However, Dion conquered her fans’ hearts with professional singing and impressive voice control. Celine became a record holder in several music categories. She is the most sold singer in the history of Canada. Dion has the second place in the USA singer rating. She is also the only singer, who managed to sell over a million copies of two singles in the UK. Throughout her career, Celine won 1100 prestigious music awards.