15 years ago today, Celine appeared on the CBS special ‘A Rosie Christmas’. During the show, she performed “The Magic of Christmas Day (God Bless Us Everyone)” in duet with Rosie O’Donnell. This song is included on Rosie’s first album, ‘A Rosie Christmas’. Did you know you can find Celine’s solo version of the song on her holiday album ‘These Are Special Times’?
The powerful and soulful track “Breakaway” was the second single in the UK from ‘Loved Me Back To Life’. Upon its release in December of last year, the song made it on BBC Radio 2’s ‘Record Of The Week’ list and was quickly added to their A-list Playlist. Did you know that the album was certified gold in the UK, just three weeks after its release and was later certified Platinum?
It is with great sadness that we learned about the passing of Mr. Jean Béliveau. Beloved Captain of the Montreal Canadiens, he was a fine gentleman and a true hockey legend. He will always be a role model and hero, both on and off the ice. We send our most sincere condolences to his family and friends.
(Celine and René with M. Jean Béliveau and his granddaughter, Magalie.)
The finalists have been announced and Celine is one of the five nominees in the ‘Artist of the Year’ category at the CBC Music Awards! Thank you to all the awesome fans for making this happen! It’s not over yet! Please continue showing your support for Celine by voting once more!
Every year Starbucks releases a holiday CD featuring a collection of songs from various artists. This year the coffee chain is celebrating the music of producer David Foster. Celine’s version of "The Christmas Song", is one of the 10 songs featured on the 2014 album, Merry & Bright! The song is also included Celine’s own holiday album ‘These Are Special Times’, along with several other songs produced by David Foster!
World Aids Day, established in 1988 by the World Health Organization, aims to raise global awareness about the AIDS epidemic. From 2011 to 2015, the theme for World Aids Day is “Getting to Zero: Zero new HIV infections. Zero discrimination. Zero AIDS-related deaths.” More than 35 million people around the world are HIV positive or have AIDS. This day aims to highlight the importance of education, prevention and pays tribute to the memory of those who die each year to this deadly disease.
Today is Celine’s brother, Daniel’s birthday. Daniel remembers one of Celine’s earlier performances, at the age of thirteen. As Celine sang, he watched the public’s reaction to her; this is when he realized that his sister would be a huge star!
Calling all fans! As Celine and Rene will celebrate 20 glorious years of marriage on December 17th, we invite you to create a unique piece in honour of their special milestone! This is your chance to express your congratulations by sharing your drawings, collages, posters or writings in the Forum!