Did you know that Celine has been on The Oprah Winfrey Show more times than any other celebrity? Celine’s very first appearance on the show dates back to 1996, and since then, she has been Oprah’s guest an impressive 27 times! Click here to view a special retrospective of Celine on Oprah! Have you seen all of Celine’s appearances on the Oprah show? We’d love to know which one was your favourite!
On this day in, 2008, in celebration of Quebec City’s 400th anniversary, Celine performed her first concert on the Plains of Abraham, in front of over 250,000 fans. Celine was not alone in offering this historic concert. She was accompanied by Garou, Marc Dupré, Ginette Reno, Éric Lapointe, La Famille Dion, Mes Aïeux, Zachary Richard, Dan Bigras, Nanette Workman, Jean-Pierre Ferland and Claude Dubois. Relive this incredible concert with the 'Céline sur les Plaines' DVD, available at The Boutique.
The latest edition of the Fête Champêtre, will be held on September 25 at the Mirage Golf Club in Terrebonne, Quebec. Guests will be treated to great art, local cuisine and remarkable musical performances all in a country setting evoking an enchanted forest. The benefit event raises funds for the ‘Maison Adhémar-Dion’ hospice, named after Celine’s late father.
Since it was announced last week that Celine was taking some time off to focus on her family, we’ve received an overwhelming number of messages of support for Celine and René. On behalf of Celine and her family, we sincerely thank you all for your incredible love and loyalty. We would also like to take this opportunity to encourage the Celine Dion online community to stay as active as ever! Rest assured that our team will continue to work hard to help fans stay close to Celine, even during her time out of the spotlight. If you would like to send a special message to Celine or René, we invite you to do so on the CelineDion.com Forum.
In honour of World Photo Day, which marks 175 years of photography, we want to see all your wonderful Celine-related photos! From photos of Celine in concert, Celine sightings, fan reunions or just photos of your Celine collection we want to see it all! Upload them in the Photos section under ‘Fan Photos’ and share with them everyone!
Today is Celine's brother and godfather Michel's birthday. Michel is the fifth child of the family. Although he left home when Celine was only five years old, they remain very close to one another. Michel is a team member behind many of Celine's tours, including her most recent mini tour in Europe in 2013, and he works on Celine’s Las Vegas show. Michel thinks that Celine is "the best person in the world."
Did you guess the song yesterday? The lyrics are from “Misled”, written by Peter Zizzo and Jimmy Bralower. “Misled” was released as the third single from Celine’s 1993 album ‘The Colour of My Love’. Did you know that the song topped the Hot Dance Club Play chart in the United States for 2 weeks? This was Celine’s first single to reach #1 on that chart.
Can you guess which Celine song the following lyrics are from?
I'm not somebody who commits the crime
And leaves the scene
But when I've been dissed
I don't spend much time on what might've been
Find out the answer tomorrow!
Today is Celine's sister Denise's birthday. Denise is the eldest of the family and has always thought of Celine as "her" baby. Denise recalls that when Celine was a young child, she possessed fourteen dolls and every night before going to bed she would play with all of them and tuck them away carefully.
Canadian fans, you still have time to nominate yourself or someone you know that goes above and beyond the call of duty to help friends, family or community for a chance to win a $2,500 personalized prize and a $2,500 donation to a charity of their choice from CARSTAR. Visit www.actsofshineness.com for more info!