Celine Dion, 48, performed Queen’s “The Show Must Go On” on May 22 at the Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas, which stunned in all the right ways. The star, whose husband Rene Angelil passed away on Jan. 14, 2016 from cancer, absolutely killed it during her performance. Afterwards, she was awarded the Billboard Icon Award from her son René-Charles Angelil, 15. Major celebrities like Lea Michele, 29, def took notice and took to social media to let their love for her be known. Check them out here!
It was a big first night back in the spotlight of the music industry, as Celine Dion not only performed at the Billboard Music Awards, she received their prestigious Icon Award! Keep reading for how her evening became even more emotional as her son came onstage to give Celine her trophy. There was no more perfect way…
For this year’s May 22 Billboard Music Awards, the 48-year-old Incredible singer looked every sense of the word in a beautiful, silver gown with a thigh-high slit. We’re breaking down Celine Dion‘s goddess-like performance here!
Celine Dion, 48, took the stage at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards and TOTALLY left fans in awe of her epic and raw performance of Queen’s “The Show Must Go On.” The singer personally chose the meaningful rock song as not only her breakout, televised performance since the deaths of her husband, Rene Angélil, and her brother, Daniel Dion, but also as her ICON performance. And honestly, she couldn’t have picked a more perfect anthem to highlight her amazing vocals and unwavering strength during this extremely difficult year.
Freddie Mercury may be looking down with pride and a huge smile on his face thanks to Celine Dion, 48. Celine must have been inspired by Freddie and his band, as she recorded a cover of Queen’s epic, “The Show Must Go On,” her first new music following the death of her husband, Rene Angelil.
Celine Dion‘s heart really will go on — and her husband would want it to. The singer revealed that her husband René Angélil, who passed away from cancer in January, was worrying about her nonstop before he passed — but right before, she reassured him he didn’t need to worry and that he could “leave in peace.” Watch her emotional interview.
Losing her husband, René Angélil, was hard enough. But then, Céline Dion, 48, had to break the devastating news to their three sons — including five-year-old twins, Nelson and Eddy. So when faced with delivering the hardest news of her life, the singer decided to turn to Disney. And apparently, her choice turned out to to be the decision Céline’s “most proud of.”