Celine Dion Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

22nd March 2017

Quote: "My son is already playing hockey and he asked me if I can be the coach. I prefer to be on the couch." Celine Dion has no intention of taking over her son's sports team.

15th February 2017

Quote: “This song means more and more to me each day". Celine Dion has found new meaning in Immortality, the song the Bee Gees wrote for her, since her husband Rene Angelil's death in January, 2016. The 48-year-old singer was just one of the stars who paid tribute to the sibling trio at the taping of CBS' Stayin' Alive: A Grammy Salute to the Music of the Bee Gees on Tuesday night (14Feb17).

26th August 2015

Quote: "I don't know if he'll be in the audience, but he'll be there... We have a plan; even if he has to stay in the living room (at home) with my kids, he'll see the show live." Celine Dion insists her cancer-stricken manager and husband Rene Angelil will be able to watch as she returns to the stage in Las Vegas on Thursday (27Aug15) after taking a break to care for her ailing partner.

22nd May 2015

Quote: "It's very difficult on the organs. I hope they have cans of saline. Get the nose very moist because the desert... You just have to have as much humidity as possible. If they live here, the only advice that I can say is I do have a built-in humidifier system on stage and in my house." Celine Dion offers up some sage advice to stars planning residencies in Las Vegas.

26th March 2015

Quote: "If there's one thing that Rene loves just beneath the family, her, their personal life, it's her voice, her ability. It gives him life. For him to say to her, 'I want you to go out there and give that to the people,' that's typical them." Singer Josh Groban on his friend Celine Dion's decision to return to her Las Vegas residency after taking a leave of absence to care for her husband Rene Angelil as he battles cancer.

22nd March 2015

Fact: Pop star Ariana Grande showed off her impression of Celine Dion during an appearance on America's THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON on Friday (20Mar15) as she joined the host in a rendition of Beauty and the Beast. The singer/actress also took part in the programme's popular Ew! comedy sketch, in which Fallon and his guest play dorky teenage girls. Taylor Swift and Lindsay Lohan have both previously featured in the segment.

20th March 2015

Quote: "It is very emotional for me and I'm anticipating the emotions to grow even more as the date gets closer. It's very touching. Every night is a new show... I promise there will be high, happy notes." Celine Dion is looking forward to resuming her Las Vegas residency in late August (15), a year after going on an indefinite hiatus to take care of her husband, Rene Angelil, as he battled cancer.

7th July 2014

Fact: Celine Dion kept her promise and met with superfan Richard Dunn on Independence Day (04Jul14). Dunn caught her attention with video footage of him miming a rendition of her hit All By Myself while stranded at a Las Vegas airport. Dion gave him tickets to her Caesar's Palace show in Sin City and met with him backstage.

12th November 2013

Quote: "Before we judge her for getting naked... Hannah Montana gave herself for so many years and one day, she said, ‘I am fed up with the life that I had to be (sic). I’m going to show you my real skin.’ There’s nothing evil about that. It’s expression. I just hope that she remains healthy." Celine Dion offers her support to embattled pop star Miley Cyrus.

9th November 2013

Quote: "She has an influence on my life. Period. I love her. I'm taking hot tea everyday and I'm hoping she's going to pop up and have tea with me (but) I haven't got the guts to ask for a duet. I just would love to meet with her. If I see her, I would be starstruck and tell her that I'm her number one fan." Celine Dion admits she's a big fan of British singer Adele.

2nd October 2013

Quote: "What I wish for her, especially as a mother, is for her to find wonderful people who can help her find a balance between the artist that she is and the mother, and to try and find an emotional balance to cope with those two and be the best of both worlds... but I don't think she needs any advice from me! She's been there, she's been on stage, she's shook it all out! She's very talented and knows exactly what to do." Celine Dion on the advice she would give to Britney Spears as she embarks on a two-year Las Vegas residency this winter (13).

10th September 2013

Quote: "If I sing with them, I can't be too serious. They get a little emotional, because they're not sure. I have to sing in a little funnier (voice)." Singer Celine Dion cannot sing to her two year old twins Eddy and Nelson with her regular voice during karaoke sessions at home, because it makes them cry.

10th September 2013

Quote: "I find personally that people are sullying their soul and it's very unfortunate... What else do you have to offer? It's very sad for our children... I feel sorry for them. It hurts to watch." Celine Dion is not a fan of provocative stars like Lady Gaga and Miley Cyrus.

9th September 2013

Quote: "I'm the 14th (child). I'm the accident of the family." Celine Dion reveals her parents were not planning on having another kid when she was conceived.

23rd August 2013

Fact: Celine Dion is selling her Florida water park home for a staggering $72 million (Gbp48 million). The sprawling five-bedroom Jupiter Island estate, which comes complete with water slides, a river, watergun stations and a guest house, is on the market.

23rd August 2013

Tweet: "Hello Twitter! How are you? Excited to talk to you more." Celine Dion posts her first tweet.

20th June 2013

Quote: "I'm still writing for her... I just recently got a call to do some more songs, so I know she's doing some more work." Singer/songwriter Ne-Yo on working with Celine Dion.

21st May 2013

Quote: "We meet here and there. She works a lot and I do too, so once in a while when we can say hi we do, and every time we see each other we kinda laugh, because she's like, 'Oh my dad loves you so much,' and I say, 'Well, say hi.'" Celine Dion on her occasional backstage meetings with Madonna. The two pop veterans got together briefly behind the scenes at the Billboard Music Awards on Sunday (19May13).

13th May 2013

Fact: One Direction surprised fans during their concert in Berlin, Germany on Saturday (11May13) by tackling Celine Dion's classic Titanic theme tune My Heart Will Go On. After the performance, they confessed, "We didn't know the words and still got away with it. We did it for you."

26th April 2013

Quote: "One of my sons, Nelson, is two-and-a-half, and he walks better in heels than me! I don't know how he does it, but I'm not the only one in the family who loves shoes." Celine Dion reveals her son is also a fan of high-heeled style.

8th February 2013

Fact: Celine Dion and Psy will headline China's annual New Year's Eve variety Tv show. The four-hour show will air on Saturday (09Feb13) and Dion has been booked to perform her Titanic hit My Heart Will Go On, and she'll also reportedly sing in a duet in Chinese.

23rd January 2013

Quote: "I think I have 3,000 pairs of shoes." Celine Dion on her fashion obsession.

25th September 2012

Fact: Arcade Fire and Celine Dion are teaming up to perform at a benefit gig honouring a lighting technician who worked for both acts. Denis Blanchette was the victim of a fatal shooting incident at an election-night party for Canada's Parti Quebecois earlier this month (Sep12). The two Canadian acts will join Patrick Watson and Coeur De Pirate onstage at the Metropolis in Montreal on 1 October (12).

5th June 2012

Quote: "I would look at my own life. I would do like my mum, I would try to probably make him not do it, but I would also pay attention with my own heart." Celine Dion is unsure whether she'd let her sons follow in her footsteps and marry someone years older than themselves. The superstar wed manager Rene Angelil, who is 26 years her senior, in 1994.

4th June 2012

Quote: "My 11 year old, he likes Eminem. You never know (I might collaborate with him). Maybe this (rapping) is something I don't know about myself!" Singing superstar Celine Dion jokes about showing off her secret rap skills with her son Rene-Charles' favourite artist.

4th June 2012

Quote: "My Heart Will Go On gave me the opportunity to be associated with a classic that will live forever. If I just count how many times I sang it, maybe it will get me sick. If she feels tired just hearing it, and like throwing up, I'm glad she was not the one singing it!" Music superstar Celine Dion reacts to Titanic actress Kate Winslet's recent comments admitting she had grown sick of hearing the movie's main theme song.

31st May 2012

Fact: Canadian singer Celine Dion and her husband Rene Angelil are selling off their Quebec mansion for a reported $29 million (£18 million), according to People magazine. The private island estate, which overlooks the Mille-Iles River, boasts six bedrooms, a games room, a wine cellar and tasting room, and a custom library.

30th March 2012

Quote: "Like throwing up. No, I shouldn't say that. No, actually, I do feel like throwing up." Kate Winslet isn't a fan of Celine Dion's Titanic theme song My Heart Will Go On.

11th January 2012

Quote: "One of my twins stopped nursing at nine-and-a-half months and Nelson is 14 months and he's still nursing." Singer Celine Dion is still breast-feeding one of her twins.

16th December 2011

Quote: "If you have, let's say, 600 pairs of shoes, you're considered a freak? I have about 3,000 pairs. Look, some people do drugs, and I buy shoes." Celine Dion on her huge footwear collection.

9th November 2011

Fact: Singer Celine Dion celebrated her baby twins' first birthday with a special family trip to Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida on 23 October (11). Little Nelson and Eddy Angelil each had their own cakes, decorated in the shape of Mickey Mouse.

16th September 2011

Fact: Celine Dion and Tony Bennett were among the stars who joined opera star Andrea Bocelli onstage in New York's Central Park on Thursday night (15Sep11). The tenor entertained fans for two hours during the free concert, which was also attended by property mogul Donald Trump.

7th July 2011

Fact: New mother Celine Dion has signed up to advertise a baby monitor - she is the face of the Angel Care Monitor system. The singer became a mother to twins in October last year (10).

23rd March 2011

Quote: "You get busy with twins and you feed them so they help you to recover very fast, so I helped them help me... The weightloss (happened) very rapidly. And genetically, I'm very lucky too." Celine Dion on how she lost her baby weight after giving birth to twins.

16th March 2011

Quote: "I'm very fortunate to shrink back. I do about four minutes of cardio. I have a little bike in my room." Singer Celine Dion doesn't have to do too much exercise to keep her body in tip-top shape after becoming a mum to twins last year (10).

17th February 2011

Quote: "We were driving up here on the strip, seeing the pictures and the Welcome Celine (sign), and I was like, 'Oh my God.'" Celine Dion was overwhelmed as she headed to Sin City ahead of her upcoming concert residency.

9th December 2010

Quote: "They are very different. Eddy is my smallest, very delicate and needs to be cuddled a lot. And Nelson is darker and very loud, in a good way. He's my bear, my big boy!" Celine Dion's twin boys are fast developing their own personalities.

9th December 2010

Quote: "I can't describe the pleasure and miracle of what we've been through - and it's happening around the holidays on top of that. I still have my mum. My son is growing. My kids are healthy. Love is surrounding us all. It's extraordinary. I don't care if I don't get to sleep again for the rest of my life!" Celine Dion is grateful for her blessings after welcoming healthy twin boys in October (10).

8th December 2010

Quote: "It's crazy - one minute I'm feeding them, then trying to spend time with R.C. (nine-year-old son Rene-Charles) or talk to my husband or answer the phone, then showering the same time as I brush my teeth. Sometimes I have to decide, do I clean myself, eat or sleep for 25 minutes?" Mother-of-three Celine Dion is struggling to juggle all of her responsibilities at once after welcoming twin boys in October (10).

8th December 2010

Quote: "It's about bonding, skin-on-skin contact and not rushing the moment. Everyone can bathe them or change a diaper, but nursing is a bond no one else has." Superstar Celine Dion is enjoying spending quality time with her newborn twins while breastfeeding.

2nd November 2010

Quote: "Celine's mum was there during the actual birth. And (her sister) Linda, who filmed the whole thing." Celine Dion's husband RENE ANGELIL reveals the singer's sister Linda filmed the delivery of the pair's new baby twins.

28th October 2010

Quote: "I've read nearly 15,000 names and nothing has stuck. Because (elder son) Rene-Charles goes to school in the United States, he's suggested English first names. My mother, on the other hand, has been hinting about very French first names and we're going a little bit crazy trying to decide." Celine Dion has yet to name her new twin boys, born on Saturday (23Oct10).

26th October 2010

Quote: "It was a very emotional moment, and even though we didn't speak to each other, we were both thinking about the time it took. We are very lucky, very privileged and very fortunate to have these boys... One looks like dad, and the other one looks like mom." Celine Dion's husband RENE ANGELIL on the weekend (23Oct10) birth of the couple's fraternal twins.

26th October 2010

Quote: "We know she's going to start rehearsing on January 17. It gives her three months to recoup and she thinks she can do it." Celine Dion's husband RENE ANGELIL insists the singer plans to keep her commitment to perform in Las Vegas after giving birth to twin boys on Saturday (23Oct10).

9th July 2010

Fact: Celine Dion is expecting twin boys this November (10). The singer and her husband Rene Angelil announced her pregnancy in May (10) and her rep has now confirmed the sex of the babies. They are already parents to nine-year-old Rene-Charles.

22nd June 2010

Fact: Bob Dylan and John Mellencamp are to take over the Las Vegas venue built for Celine Dion for one night only. The two troubadours will perform at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace on 18 August (10).

8th April 2010

Fact: Celine Dion, Leann Rimes and Gloria Estefan are all performing as part of a TV special honouring the career of singer/songwriter DIANE WARREN. The Grammy-winning writer penned Dion's Because You Love Me and Rimes' How Do I Live. The special will air in U.S. on 8 June (10).

24th March 2010

Fact: Stars including Alec Baldwin, Courteney Cox, Celine Dion and Tom Hanks have teamed up with chocolate company Lindt to raise money for charity. The celebrities have all autographed porcelain versions of the firm's signature chocolate rabbits which will be auctioned off to help families affected by autism. The online sale will run from 1 April (10) - 11 April (10).

7th March 2010

Quote: "I thought Avatar was incredible. What a message of having the connection from the people to these creatures to nature. It shows how strong we can be, but also how much we're missing about communing with our surroundings because we're too busy looking for the gold." Celine Dion hopes Avatar is a big winner at the Oscars.

18th February 2010

Quote: "I was trying to have a child and I was going through some in vitro treatments and it's a choice - that was my choice." Celine Dion confirms she put motherhood before her country when she was asked to headline the performances at the Vancouver Winter Olympics on Friday (12Feb10). The singer thought she'd be pregnant, but she suffered a miscarriage last year (09).

11th February 2010

Quote: "Sometimes I'm pizza mom. Once a month it's like a pizza bash... and I love it. It sounds kinda simple - you give pizza to all the children but I get to be in the classroom, to know the environment of my child... I drive him to school every morning, I pick him up, I do the homework with him." Celine Dion loves being part of her son Rene Charles' education.

11th February 2010

Quote: "It's alright, it's life. A lot of people go through this, but it's not being told because it's not in newspapers... They said I was pregnant and a couple of days after we were not pregnant again." Celine Dion is philosophical about her 2009 miscarriage.

4th February 2010

Quote: "I heard her brother told her to sing this song. He probably said 'You'll slay them in Vegas.' I bet he's still looking for his left testicle. Jesus! Talk about bad decision-making. Never get your family involved in music. Oh, and Celine - why the long face?" AC DC frontman BRIAN JOHNSON on Celine Dion's notorious cover version of the band's hit YOU SHOOK ME ALL NIGHT LONG.

3rd February 2010

Quote: "You're honoured that they picked you for the hardest part of the song, but, at the same time, it gives you a lot of pressure. Thanks a lot." Celine Dion on having to mimic Cyndi Lauper on the new recording of WE ARE THE WORLD.

13th August 2009

Quote: "Britney can sing, but it's different than being a singer and a person who can sing. The average person can sing pretty much, you can sing along to it in the car and you'll probably be in the same pitch. Britney Spears, Janet Jackson, Aaliyah - there are a lot of people with really great tones that aren't going to sing like Celine Dion or Whitney Houston." Grammy winning producer DALLAS AUSTIN.

2nd December 2008

Quote: "Nothing ever makes me angry. I never lose my temper. If I don't like something, I'm going to see someone I'm working with and they'll take care of it. It's not my job to get mad." Singer Celine Dion rarely gets in a bad mood.

25th August 2008

Fact: American Idol judges Paula Abdul, Simon Cowell and Randy Jackson will be joined on stage by Grammy-nominated songwriter KARA DIOGUARDI next year (09) when she joins the reality TV talent show's cast as its fourth judge. DioGuardi has penned tunes for stars including Jessica Simpson, Christina Aguilera, Britney Spears and Celine Dion.

13th August 2008

Fact: Celine Dion's Taking Chances world tour, which begins in Boston, Massachusetts on Tuesday night (12Aug08), will be directed by Jamie King, who has previously taken charge of spectaculars staged by Madonna, Ricky Martin and Christina Aguilera.

8th February 2008

Fact: Celine Dion's mother THERESE hosted a French cooking show in her native Canada, called LE BRUNCH DE MAMAN DION, from 1998 to 2003.

17th December 2007

Fact: One of the fans who attended Celine Dion's final A New Day show in Las Vegas on Saturday night (15Dec07) had seen the Caesars Palace spectacular 100 times before the curtain came down.

15th December 2007

Quote: "Between all those songs and shows there was a life. We have lost people along this journey and we've given birth to some children as well." Celine Dion gets nostalgic about her four-year A New Day run at Las Vegas' Caesar's Palace, which ends on Saturday night (15Dec07). Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes are expected to attend the final show.

10th December 2007

Quote: "I don't try to be cool. That's not me." Celine Dion try to fit into current trends.

15th November 2007

Quote: "I have to say that I'm touched. You go girl!" Celine Dion is thrilled to learn U.S. presidential wannabe Hillary Clinton in using her YOU + I song as her official campaign anthem.

14th November 2007

Fact: Tickets for Celine Dion's final bow in Las Vegas are on sale for more than $5,000 (GBP2,500) on website StubHub.com. Dion's final show in the city takes place on 15 December (07).

13th November 2007

Quote: "I want to hang my own laundry. You do that with sheets, it's a dream." Celine Dion loves certain domestic chores.

1st November 2007

Fact: Celine Dion will film a cameo appearance on U.S. TV soap All My Children on 13 November (07), during which she'll sing the title track from her new album TAKING CHANCES.

30th October 2007

Quote: "Cancer is part of your life forever. It changes you. If you catch a cold or have a sore throat, you think you have cancer. It's crazy." Singer Celine Dion still fears husband RENE'S cancer may return. (RSP/WNSEX/CG) "Cancer is part of your life forever. It changes you. If you catch a cold or have a sore throat, you think you have cancer. It's crazy." Singer CELINE DION still fears husband RENE'S cancer may return.

9th October 2007

Fact: Jennifer Lopez, Celine Dion and Alicia Keys will perform on British TV show SATURDAY NIGHT DIVA to promote Breast Cancer Awareness.

19th September 2007

Quote: "I'm not a party girl. I'm very fortunate to have my husband (RENE ANGELIL) - who's 65 - not only because I love him, but because it (marriage) would not work to have a husband my age who wants to go out twice a week. I would go crazy." Celine Dion on marriage to a much older man.

18th September 2007

Fact: Celine Dion owns "2,000 to 3,000" pairs of shoes.

18th July 2007

Fact: Annie Lennox's first album for four years, SONGS OF MASS DESTRUCTION, will include new tune SING, which features contributions from 23 female superstars, including Madonna, Faith Hill, Dido, Celine Dion, Shakira and Pink.

27th April 2007

Fact: The footage of Elvis Presley that provided Celine Dion with an eerie duet at the Idol Gives Back charity TV special on Wednesday night (25Apr07) came from The King's 1968 Comeback Special - filmed the year Dion was born.

4th December 2006

Fact: Stevie Wonder has stepped in to present Tony Bennett with the Century Award at tonight's (04DEC06) Billboard Awards in Las Vegas after ailing Celine Dion was forced to pull out of the show.

21st November 2006

Fact: The Killers frontman Brandon Flowers used to wait on Celine Dion when he was a busboy at Spago in Las Vegas, before his group hit fame.

2nd September 2005

Fact: <p>Celine Dion and the partners of her Las Vegas show, A NEW DAY - companies Concerts West/AEG Live and Dragone - have pledged a $1 million (GBP550,000) donation to the Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund to help victims of Hurricane Katrina. </p>

1st September 2005

Fact: <p>Celine Dion, Elton John, Loretta Lynn and George Clinton are among the stars scheduled to perform at comedian Jerry Lewis' 40th annual TV telethon for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. The eight-hour marathon of performances and pledges airs on Sunday (04SEP05) in America. </p>

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