Celine Dion ends 16 year Las Vegas residency – but her heart will go on
Pop icon Celine Dion has ended her historic Las Vegas residency after 16 years and more than 1,400 shows.
On Saturday night the Canadian singer bid an emotional farewell to her audience after the final show at the Caesar’s Palace.
She paid an emotional tribute to her late husband René Angélil. As well as being her husband, Angélil was also Dion’s manager and is credited with managing her phenomenal global success.
In an emotion filled evening, the star also invited her three children on stage. As well as singing her favourite songs she performed a resounding version of Julie Garland classic – Somewhere, over the Rainbow.
In a packed auditorium, Dion paid tribute to her support team, dancers and production team.
A huge screen behind the star played a video montage of her husband, who died in January 2016 from throat cancer, aged 73.
Dion, whose net worth is estimated by Forbes to be $430m, look every inch the global superstar.
Flying on her own
The chanteuse also treated fans to a rendition of her newest song – Flying On My Own.
Dion will only have a short break before she kicks off her Courage World Tour in London’s Hyde Park, on 5 July.
Earlier this year, Dion also became the newest face French cosmetics giant L’Oreal.
“I am so proud to announce that I’m a spokeswoman for L’Oréal Paris and will be spreading the magic words “I’m worth it” with all women around the world.
“I’m excited to use my voice to empower others to feel beautiful, confident, and to learn to embrace themselves.”
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Author: Mark Johnson