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Céline Dion gets a standing ovation after singing Titanic song at the jubilee

Céline Dion gets a standing ovation after singing Titanic song at the jubilee

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Céline Dion has Sunday to a standing ovation after her performance at the Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas. The 49-year-old singer sang her hitsong My Heart Will Go On, from the movie Titanic because of the 20-year anniversary of the song and the movie.

“This song means a lot to me, it has played a major role in my career,” said Dion prior to the performance. “I’m Will Jennings and the late James Horner grateful for the song, that gave me the change to be part of Titanic, a great film that many generations will be enchanted,” said the 49-year-old Canadian.

The number was right after it was released in 1997 on the first place in many charts, including the Billboard Hot 100. Also won both an Oscar as a golden Globe in the guard for Best Original Song and was awarded with multiple Grammy Awards.

Dion wore a white dress and stood under a chandelier while behind her images were played back from the legendary movie by James Cameron from 1997 with Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet in the lead role.

After the singer the last notes had been sung, were the attendees in the hall and sounded a thunderous applause. Dion was visibly moved by the standing ovation.

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