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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.

For a more comprehensive information, see [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Celine_Dion the other wiki's entry]]

[[BreakthroughHit Gained full mainstream attention]] when she sang "My Heart Will Go On" for the film ''Film/{{Titanic 1997}}''.
!!Celine and her songs provide examples of:
* AbsoluteCleavage: In ''Then You Look at Me'', she wore a low-cut cat-suit.
* AllJustADream: Her first single ''C'est n'etait qu'un reve'' actually translates into this.
* AllWomenLoveShoes: She once told EllenDeGeneres that she had over 3000 pairs of shoes.
* 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 Heart Will Go On'') along the way.
* BathtubScene: In ''Misled''.
* 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''.
* CoverVersion: She has sung quite a number of covers.
** 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.
** 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.
* DeliberatelyMonochrome: Some of her older videos were shot this way, such as ''All by Myself'', ''Je Sais Pas'' and ''Water from the Moon''. Even some of her album covers are also monochromes, such as ''D'eux'', ''D'Elles'', ''Unison'', ''Loved Me Back To Life''.
* FairytaleWeddingDress
* TheFourLoves: Especially in her French discography, though aside from romantic love, she generally only dabbles in family love.
%%* HerHeartWillGoOn: TropeNamer
* IdenticalStranger: Used in her old French video of ''Fais Ce Que Tu Voudras'' (''Do Whatever You Want''), where there are three Dions at different parts of a train station.
* IncompatibleOrientation: ''Ziggy (Un Garcon Pas Comme Les Autres)'', cover from Theatre/{{Starmania}}.
* IncrediblyLongNote: Very common. Listen to ''If You Asked Me To'', ''The Power Of Love'', ''All By Myself'' and ''My Heart Will Go On'' for some examples.
* 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''".
* TheLostLenore: Her love interest -- a male example of the trope -- in the video for "It's All Coming Back to Me Now" is this to her.
* MassiveNumberedSiblings: She is the youngest of ''fourteen'' children.
* MayDecemberRomance: René Angélil is 26 years older than she is. They first met when she was 12 and their relationship (officially) began 7 years later. It was ''another'' 7 years before they were actually married.
* [[MesACrowd Me's A Crowd]]: She split into copies of herself in her video ''Et s'il n'en restait qu'une (je serais celle-là)'' (which translates into ''[[StealthPun And If There Was Only One Woman Left (I Would Be That One)]]'')
* NamedAfterSomebodyFamous: Céline herself is named after the song ''Céline'' by Hugues Aufray. Her first son, René [[OddNameOut Charles]] Dion Angélil, is a bit complicated case of this, as the name Charles was actually taken from her grandfather. Her younger twin sons are more straightforward: Eddy (after Eddy Marnay, Francophone songwriter who collaborated with her early in her career) and Nelson (after the Nelson 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.
* OhCrap / OOCIsSeriousBusiness: She normally stays out of talks when it came to politics, especially about other countries; Celine tearfully criticized George Bush’s Iraq War and response to Katrina during her interview on [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QXD4BGvPngM Larry King in 2005]]. Considering the situations happening at time and the fact she’s grew up in poverty when talking Katrina, [[YouAreNotAlone who can honestly blame her]]?
* OminousPipeOrgan: What better instrument to accompany a song about nuns (''La Religieuse'')?
* PimpedOutDress: A couple in her videos, with the one in ''Immortality'' being a stand-out.
** Also her wedding [[http://images.wedding-dress-secret.com.s3.amazonaws.com/badcelebwedding/3.jpg attire]]. And how!
* PowerBallad: Most of her discography in the 1990s. She became more or less the most prominent power ballad performing after the reigning king of the genre (MichaelBolton) declined in popularity at the end of the decade.
* PowerHair: Her hairdo during the early 90s. Incidentally, this is also when she started rising to power in music industry.
* PrettyInMink: Wore a white mink jacket over her wedding dress.
** Wore a white fox wrap (and probably [[NakedInMink nothing else]] other than {{Jewelry}}) for a magazine shoot; See the page picture.
* RhymesOnADime: Her French song ''Attendre'' is chock-full of this.
* 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.
* SatelliteCharacter: Her entire family is famous in Quebec mostly because of her. Her mom, known has Thérèse Dion, aka Maman Dion (Mommy Dion)had her own cooking show. Her old sister, Claudette Dion, is also a singer, though she remained strictly local and target a older audience. Her siblings as a whole produced a few albums, mostly under the name "La Famille Dion" (The Dion Family.) And when her father died a few years back, it was all over the news.
** Her manager and husband, René Angelil can also be considered as such. He was originally a singer as a member of the Quebec pop-rock group Les Barronnets (a Beatles knock-off who, like most group of that kind in Quebec at the time, sung mostly French covers of English-language song), but she's the only reason he made it so big.
*** Of course, he now has his own satellite characters - in Quebec, if an artist gets picked up by René Angelil, you know he or she is gonna be a big star, at least in the French-speaking world. He recently made a cameo as an Mafia Godfather in a recent movie ''Omertà''- every Quebec critics said it was perfect casting as soon as it was announced.
* SelfDeprecation: She's ''really'' good at taking a joke. When [=SNL=] was doing their [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SPwLSl_IWSI parodies of her]] in the wake of the success of ''Film/{{Titanic 1997}},'' she found it absolutely hilarious and even invited Ana Gasteyer to do her impression of her at one of her concerts.
* ShowerScene: In some videos, though 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 that even the people of Québec have trouble understanding what she says.
* TruckDriversGearChange: Very often.
* VocalEvolution: Most noticeable in her 80s French albums, from her first album that was released when she was just 13, to her late-80s albums just before she went English. After that her voice still underwent changes, but not as drastic.