CONGRATS!Céline Dion to be Honored at Billboard Music Awards Months After Husband René Angélil’s Death
Things are starting to look up for Céline Dion!
The 48-year-old-singer — who sadly lost her husband, René Angélil, to cancer last January — will be honored with the Icon Award at the upcoming Billboard Music Awards on Sunday, May 22.
Céline and René in 2007.
At the event, Céline will perform a rendition of one of Queen’s songs. “Céline Dion has a huge repertoire of monster hits and she personally chose to perform “The Show Must Go On” as her Icon performance at the Billboard Music Awards. I think at this moment in her life, the song has many meanings,” the show’s executive producer, Mark Bracco, recently told Billboard. “It is an amazing choice.”
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Céline is the fifth star to receive this coveted award. Past recipients include Neil Diamond, Prince, Jennifer Lopez and Stevie Wonder.