We have just launched a new section on celinedion.com dedicated to contests and contest winners! Click here to find out more about previous contests held on www.celinedion.com and TeamCeline, as well as to see who won. We are also giving out 10 ‘Collector’s Series, Volume One’ prize packs, including a poster and the CD! This contest is open to everyone. Enter before August 1, 2003 for your chance to win. Good luck!
On this day in 2001, Céline and René’s young son René-Charles was baptized at the Notre-Dame Basilica in Montréal, Quebec before family and friends. René-Charles is two and half years old today.
VH1 has named Céline among its 200 Greatest Pop Culture Icons with the likes of Elvis Presley, Barbra Streisand and Oprah Winfrey. The show airs on Thursday, July 24 on VH1. Check your local listings for more information and rebroadcast schedule.
As singer Luther Vandross continues to recover from a stroke, many of his friends have come together and donated their time and/or their family photos to create the video for his latest single. Céline, as well as several other artists such as Beyonce, Patti LaBelle and Stevie Wonder will be featured in the video for the song “Dance With My Father.”
In 1998, Céline sang the hit song “Hélène” in a duet with Jean-Jacques Goldman and Roch Voisine at the broadcast of 'Tapis Rouge' hosted by Michel Drucker. The song “Hélène,” released by Roch Voisine in 1989, became a huge hit in Quebec before taking France by storm shortly afterwards.
Two television specials featuring Céline received Emmy nominations earlier this week. ‘Céline in Las Vegas : Opening Night Live’ which aired on CBS is nominated in the Choreography category. Mia Michaels is the choreogrpaher for A New Day…
The television special ‘The Concert for World Children’s Day’ is also nominated for an Emmy Award in the Music and Lyrics category for the song "Aren't They All Our Children" performed by Céline and several other artists. The song was written by David Foster and Linda Thompson. The Emmy Awards will be handed out on September 21 and will be broadcast on the Fox Network.
In the 1987 Radio-Canada TV special Incognito, Céline charmed the audience with her incredible voice and comical impersonations. Disguising herself as different characters, including a Garbo-like vamp, a Lolita, a goody-goody, a suburban lady, a tomboy and a rock star, she showcased songs from her ‘Incognito’ album, in addition to comical pieces like "My Heart Belongs to Daddy" and "Chattanooga Choo Choo".