This is beautiful, Celine. While the songstress has been trying to make the most of her time left with her ailing husband Rene Angelil, she took a break on Dec. 2 to perform at the star-studded Frank Sinatra tribute concert. See her touching performance here!
Our hearts go out to Celine Dion. The 47-year-old songstress took a break from tending to her ailing husband René Angélil, 73, who is currently battling throat cancer, to perform at the Sinatra 100: All-Star Grammy Concert in Las Vegas on Dec. 2. Despite trying to make the most of her time left with her long-time love, Celine took to the stage where she belted out an incredibly touching rendition of Frank Sinatra‘s hit “All The Way.” Prepare to be moved to tears.
Though suffering from the heartbreak of knowing that this may likely be her last Christmas together with her husband, Celine didn’t hold back during her performance at the celebrity-packed tribute concert at the Wynn Las Vegas. Taking to the stage in a sultry asymmetric black gown, the Canadian singer belted out a heartfelt version of Sinatra’s “All The Way” — a song that was as much a tribute to the legendary Rat Pack singer as it was to her beloved husband, as it was originally their wedding song. Needless to say, her performance was beautiful and heartbreaking all at once.
The epic performance comes just on the heels of her long-awaited return to her Las Vegas residency at Caesar’s Palace in September. After taking a year off to tend to her husband, Celine returned to a packed house, where she gave her fans personal glimpses into her private life with her husband and three children, Rene-Charles, 14 and twins Nelson and Eddy, 4. As images of Rene and her children popped up on the screen behind her, Celine started singing a breathtaking rendition of “The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face.” The video showed footage of her kids playing and having a great time, but it’s the three shots of Rene that moved the audience to erupt in thunderous applause.
Needless to say, it’s been a tough road for Celine and her husband these last couple of years. While opening up about her husband’s life-threatening cancer diagnosis for the first time back in May, Celine admit that she’s terrified of life without her one true love. “I am scared of losing him, because it’s bad. But I have to show myself, my husband and my kids that I’m strong and we’re okay,” she told People. “He wants me to sing again, and I want to do this with him.” While we are glad Celine is back, we hope Rene keeps up the good fight against his third bout with cancer and beats it for good this time.
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