On Friday, May 17, Céline will sit down with Today Show hosts Katie Couric and Matt Lauer on the popular morning news/talk show. Watch for Céline's live performance as well. The show will air on NBC at 7:00 a.m. ET.
On this day, in 1998 Céline was presented with the esteemed Order of Canada medal by Governor-General Roméo LeBlanc in Ottawa. She was bestowed with the title 'Officer of the Order of Canada' in honour of her singing career, humanitarian work and outstanding representation of Canada.
On this day, in 1988, Céline won the Eurovision Song Contest in Dublin, Ireland, for the song "Ne partez pas sans moi." Céline represented Switzerland for the contest.
Also, on this day, in 1998, Céline received the prestigious 'Officier de l'ordre national du Québec' title. Quebec's Premier Lucien Bouchard proclaimed Céline to be Quebec's greatest ambassador. The title was bestowed in recognition of her singing career and humanitarian work.
"To Love You More" was the theme song for a popular Japanese drama series, which went on to become a #1, million-selling single in Japan, from Céline's 'The Colour Of My Love' album. The song is also included on the 'Live à Paris' album.
Check out the May edition of the exclusive Céline calendar, now available in the TeamCeline area.
The first time that Céline appeared on Michel Drucker's show Champs-Élysées, Michel introduced her with: "Mesdames et messieurs, you'll never forget the voice you're about to hear. So remember this name: Céline Dion." When 'Unison,' was released years later, those words were used as a slogan to promote Céline and her English album.
Céline will be a guest on The Rosie O'Donnell Show airing on Thursday, May 16. She will perform live from her new album 'A New Day Has Come.' Check your local listings for show time.
On Saturday, June 15, 2002 Céline will join No Doubt, JaRule w/Ashanti, Pink, Paulina Rubio, Michelle Branch, Aaron Carter, The Calling, Marc Anthony, Mary J. Blige, Alanis Morissette, O-Town, Craig David and India.Arie at the Rosebowl in Pasadena, CA for KIISFM's WANGO TANGO concert. Tickets go on sale at Ticketmaster Friday, April 27 at 10:00 a.m. ET.
Watch for Céline on the widely anticipated 'Beauty And The Beast: Special Edition' DVD release. Along with other celebrity hosts (James Earl Jones, David Ogden Stiers, Ming Na, Angela Lansbury, Robby Benson, Paige O'Hara and Jodi Benson), Céline shares the stories behind some of the beloved Disney characters from the film. The DVD is scheduled for release October 8, 2002 and will be available for a limited time only.
Two songs that were very successful from Céline's 1987 'Incognito' album were "Lolita" and "Incognito" written by Luc Plamondon. It was the first time of many more to come that Céline and René would be working with the renowned songwriter.