Original Air Date:
Wednesday, February 10, 2010
Oprah welcomed Celine Dion and the Canadian Tenors.
Returning to speak about the latest events in her career and life, Oprah welcomed the one and only Celine Dion. With her documentary film based on her 2008 world tour being released just days after the episode aired, Celine expressed that while recording began as a way to capture memories with her family, they decided to share the project with fans. In addition to making the film, Celine has also recently participated in a tribute to Michael Jackson and the 25th anniversary remake of "We Are the World" to benefit Haiti. Discussing her career and family, Celine also made time on the show to surprise fans.
This episode featured the following highlights:
- Celine took time on her tour to see places she had never traveled before, including South Africa and a chance to meet Nelson Mandela.
- Celine Dion's tribute to Michael Jackson at the Grammy's was a way to honor him and carry on his message.
- Since her tour ended, Celine has been spending the last year focused on her son, husband, home, and trying for another child.
- After speaking with two fans via Skype, Celine surprised the Canadian Tenors as they performed their version of "Halleluiah" and joined in near the end.
- In March 2011, Celine will return to Las Vegas.
What to Take Away from the Show:
If you are a Celine Dion fan, there are a number of ways after watching this episode to see more of the beloved artist. The documentary film Celine: Through the Eyes of the World opens February 17, 2010 for a limited two week release. "We Are the World" debuted at the opening ceremony to the 2010 Winter Olympics and is available for download now to benefit Haiti. For a more intense Celine experience, the strip veteran will return to Las Vegan in March of 2011.