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30th Mar '16 11:08:04 PM harharhar
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Céline Marie Claudette Dion is one of the most popular [[CanadaEh Canadian]] singers of all time. Born in 1968 in [[UsefulNotes/{{Quebec}} Quebec]], ''the'' Canadian province whose [[EverythingSoundsSexierInFrench majority of populace speak French]]. Thus, she spent her early years speaking and singing French. Met her future husband, music manager René Angélil in 1981, who has been her manager ever since. Started singing English in the 90s, but until present day she still sings in both French and English. Married René in 1994 and has been living happily despite [[MayDecemberRomance their age difference]], now with three sons. Sadly, René lost his battle with throat cancer and died on January 14, 2016. Upon his death, he and Dion had been married for 21 years, and together for 26.

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Céline Marie Claudette Dion is one of the most popular [[CanadaEh Canadian]] singers of all time. Born in 1968 in [[UsefulNotes/{{Quebec}} Quebec]], ''the'' Canadian province whose [[EverythingSoundsSexierInFrench majority of populace speak French]]. Thus, she spent her early years speaking and singing French. Met her future husband, music manager René Angélil in 1981, who has been her manager ever since. Started singing English in the 90s, but until present day she still sings in both French and English. Married René in 1994 and has been living lived happily together along with three sons despite [[MayDecemberRomance their the two's age difference]], now with three sons. Sadly, difference]] until René lost his battle with passing due to throat cancer and died on January 14, 2016. Upon his death, he and Dion had been married for 2016, 21 years, and together for 26.
years into their marriage (and 26 years into their relationship in total).



* BoyishShortHair: She sported this during the ''One Heart'' era.



* TheCoverChangesTheMeaning: There was once a song by Jean Jacques Goldman called ''Puisque tu pars'', which is basically the [[TearJerker tearjerking]] complaint of a parent who sees their child leave them to experience life in the outside world. Then Céline decided to [[TranslatedCoverVersion sing it in English]], with lyrics that have [[TheCoverChangesTheMeaning nothing to do with the original's]]. You might know her version as the infamous ''Let's Talk About Love''.

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* TheCoverChangesTheMeaning: There was once a song by Jean Jacques Goldman called ''Puisque tu pars'', which is basically the [[TearJerker tearjerking]] complaint of a parent who sees their child leave them to experience life in the outside world. Then Céline decided to [[TranslatedCoverVersion sing it in English]], with lyrics that have [[TheCoverChangesTheMeaning nothing to do with the original's]]. You might know her version as the infamous ''Let's Talk About Love''.



** TranslatedCoverVersion: Her early French songs exhibit several French-translated English songs, and some of her English albums contain songs that are translated from some French songs, some hers some others'. Then she occasionally sing in other languages such as Japanese, Spanish etc.

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** TranslatedCoverVersion: Her early French songs exhibit several French-translated English songs, and some of her English albums contain songs that are translated from some French songs, some hers hers, some others'. Then she occasionally sing in other languages such as Japanese, Spanish etc.



* KeepTheReward: In 1990, she won "Best English Speaking Artist" in Felix Award (the Quebec Grammys). She rejected the award because she felt she has always been a French artist, not English. This reportedly caused the award name to be changed into "''Quebec Artist Achieving Most Success in A Language Other Than French''".


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* MedalOfDishonor: In 1990, she won "Best English Speaking Artist" in Felix Award (the Quebec Grammys). She rejected the award because she felt she has always been a French artist, not English. This reportedly caused the award name to be changed into "''Quebec Artist Achieving Most Success in A Language Other Than French''".
17th Feb '16 1:38:29 AM Adept
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* AllWomenLoveShoes: She once told EllenDeGeneres that she had over 3000 pairs of shoes.

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* AllWomenLoveShoes: She once told EllenDeGeneres Creator/EllenDeGeneres that she had over 3000 pairs of shoes.
17th Jan '16 2:09:54 AM Aquila89
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One of the most popular [[CanadaEh Canadian]] singers of all time. Born in 1968 in [[UsefulNotes/{{Quebec}} Quebec]], ''the'' Canadian province whose [[EverythingSoundsSexierInFrench majority of populace speak French]]. Thus, she spent her early years speaking and singing French. Met her future husband, music manager René Angélil in 1981, who has been her manager ever since. Started singing English in the 90s, but until present day she still sings in both French and English. Married René in 1994 and has been living happily despite [[MayDecemberRomance their age difference]], now with three sons. Sadly, René lost his battle with throat cancer and died on January 14, 2016. Upon his death, he and Dion had been married for 21 years, and together for 26.

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One Céline Marie Claudette Dion is one of the most popular [[CanadaEh Canadian]] singers of all time. Born in 1968 in [[UsefulNotes/{{Quebec}} Quebec]], ''the'' Canadian province whose [[EverythingSoundsSexierInFrench majority of populace speak French]]. Thus, she spent her early years speaking and singing French. Met her future husband, music manager René Angélil in 1981, who has been her manager ever since. Started singing English in the 90s, but until present day she still sings in both French and English. Married René in 1994 and has been living happily despite [[MayDecemberRomance their age difference]], now with three sons. Sadly, René lost his battle with throat cancer and died on January 14, 2016. Upon his death, he and Dion had been married for 21 years, and together for 26.
15th Jan '16 9:52:00 AM DiScOrDtHeLuNaTiC
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One of the most popular [[CanadaEh Canadian]] singers of all time. Born in 1968 in [[UsefulNotes/{{Quebec}} Quebec]], ''the'' Canadian province whose [[EverythingSoundsSexierInFrench majority of populace speak French]]. Thus, she spent her early years speaking and singing French. Met her future husband, music manager René Angélil in 1981, who has been her manager ever since. Started singing English in the 90s, but until present day she still sings in both French and English. Married René in 1994 and has been living happily despite [[MayDecemberRomance their age difference]], now with three sons.

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One of the most popular [[CanadaEh Canadian]] singers of all time. Born in 1968 in [[UsefulNotes/{{Quebec}} Quebec]], ''the'' Canadian province whose [[EverythingSoundsSexierInFrench majority of populace speak French]]. Thus, she spent her early years speaking and singing French. Met her future husband, music manager René Angélil in 1981, who has been her manager ever since. Started singing English in the 90s, but until present day she still sings in both French and English. Married René in 1994 and has been living happily despite [[MayDecemberRomance their age difference]], now with three sons.
sons. Sadly, René lost his battle with throat cancer and died on January 14, 2016. Upon his death, he and Dion had been married for 21 years, and together for 26.
9th Dec '15 5:32:51 PM MoonlightBomber
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** CoveredUp: Some of her covers outfamed the originals, such as ''The Power Of Love'' (from Jennifer Rush), ''It's All Coming Back to Me Now'' (from Pandora's Box), ''All By Myself'' (from Eric Carmen), and ''If You Asked Me To'' (from Patti La Belle). So much so, that many people tend to mistakenly attribute those songs to having been originally sung by her.

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** CoveredUp: Some of her covers outfamed the originals, such as ''The Power Of Love'' (from Jennifer Rush), ''It's All Coming Back to Me Now'' (from Pandora's Box), ''All By Myself'' (from Eric Carmen), Music/EricCarmen), and ''If You Asked Me To'' (from Patti La Belle). So much so, that many people tend to mistakenly attribute those songs to having been originally sung by her.
9th Nov '15 8:32:55 AM LadyYuki
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* ScareChord: During the intro of ''It's All Coming Back To Me Now'' The music video utilizes this to represent the exact moment her love interest was killed.

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* ScareChord: During the intro of ''It's All Coming Back To Me Now'' Now''. The music video utilizes this to represent the exact moment her love interest was killed.
9th Nov '15 8:31:27 AM LadyYuki
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* ScareChord: During the intro of ''It's All Coming Back To Me Now'' The music video utilizes this to represent the exact moment her love interest was killed.
14th Jul '15 11:35:23 AM Morgenthaler
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* IncompatibleOrientation: ''Ziggy (Un Garcon Pas Comme Les Autres)'', cover from {{Starmania}}.

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* IncompatibleOrientation: ''Ziggy (Un Garcon Pas Comme Les Autres)'', cover from {{Starmania}}.Theatre/{{Starmania}}.
29th May '15 2:05:19 AM Anddrix
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* ButtMonkey
** Like her contemporaries MichaelBolton and BarbraStreisand, Dion is frequently the target of jokes, both in Canada and the U.S., as an example of providing "terrible" music, due mostly for her propensity for ballads and the ubiquity of hits such as "My Heart Will Go On".
** One example came in the ''Series/CriminalMinds'' episode "Memoriam", where the team was investigating Reid's father. When they received his background check, JJ noted, "aside from purchasing Celine Dion tickets, (he's done) nothing questionable."
* TheCoverChangesTheMeaning: There was once a song by Jean Jacques Goldman called ''Puisque tu pars'', which is basically the [[TearJerker tearjerking]] complaint of a parent who sees their child leave them to experience life in the outside world. Then Céline decided to [[TranslatedCoverVersion sing it in English]], with lyrics that have [[TheCoverChangesTheMeaning nothing to do with the original's]]. You might know her version as the infamous ''Let's Talk About Love''.
29th May '15 1:53:43 AM harharhar
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* AwardBaitSong: It started with ''Disney/BeautyAndTheBeast'', and she went on to sing a few more, winning some Grammys (such as ''Because You Loved Me'') and Oscars (''My Hearth Will Go On'') along the way.

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* AwardBaitSong: It started with ''Disney/BeautyAndTheBeast'', and she went on to sing a few more, winning some Grammys (such as ''Because You Loved Me'') and Oscars (''My Hearth Heart Will Go On'') along the way.



** TranslatedCoverVersion: Her early French songs contained several French-translated English songs, and some of her English albums contain songs that were translated from her earlier French songs. Then she occasionally delved into other languages such as Japanese, Spanish etc.

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** TranslatedCoverVersion: Her early French songs contained exhibit several French-translated English songs, and some of her English albums contain songs that were are translated from her earlier some French songs. songs, some hers some others'. Then she occasionally delved into sing in other languages such as Japanese, Spanish etc.



* TheFourLoves: Especially in her French discography, though aside from romantic love, she generally only dabbles in family love.



* TheFourLoves: Especially in her French discography, though aside from romantic love, she generally only dabbles in family love.
* IncompatibleOrientation: ''[[{{Starmania}} Ziggy (Un Garcon Pas Comme Les Autres)]]'', which is a cover.

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* TheFourLoves: Especially IdenticalStranger: Used in her old French discography, though aside from romantic love, she generally only dabbles in family love.
video of ''Fais Ce Que Tu Voudras'' (''Do Whatever You Want''), where there are three Dions at different parts of a train station.
* IncompatibleOrientation: ''[[{{Starmania}} Ziggy ''Ziggy (Un Garcon Pas Comme Les Autres)]]'', which is a cover.Autres)'', cover from {{Starmania}}.



* NamedAfterSomebodyFamous: Céline herself is named after the song ''Céline'' by Hugues Aufray. Then she made a self-referential case of this by naming her first son René [[OddNameOut Charles]] Dion Angélil. Then she named her next twin sons Eddy (after Eddy Marnay, Francophone songwriter who wrote a lot of songs for her) and Nelson (after the Nelson Mandela).

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* NamedAfterSomebodyFamous: Céline herself is named after the song ''Céline'' by Hugues Aufray. Then she made a self-referential case of this by naming her Her first son son, René [[OddNameOut Charles]] Dion Angélil. Then she named Angélil, is a bit complicated case of this, as the name Charles was actually taken from her next grandfather. Her younger twin sons are more straightforward: Eddy (after Eddy Marnay, Francophone songwriter who wrote a lot of songs for her) collaborated with her early in her career) and Nelson (after the Nelson Mandela).Mandela).
* NunTooHoly: One of her old French song, ''La Religieuse'' (''The Nun'') has shades of this, with the eponymous nun having had some romantic affairs in the past.



* OminousPipeOrgan: What better instrument to accompany a song about nuns (''La Religieuse'')?



* ShowerScene: In some videos, but she's never the one showering.
* SingingVoiceDissonance: she sings in French with only the barest Québecois accent. When she speaks however, her accent's so thick, a common joke is to say that even the people of Québec have trouble understanding what she says.

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* ShowerScene: In some videos, but though she's never the one showering.
* SingingVoiceDissonance: she She sings in French with only the barest Québecois accent. When she speaks however, her accent's so thick, a common joke is to say that even the people of Québec have trouble understanding what she says.
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