The 10 Best Celine Dion Songs

To celebrate the French-Canadian singer's birthday, we've picked our favourite songs – are these yours too?

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Celine Dion released her first album back in 1981 when she was just 12 years old and has had an incredible career since then.

She became a household name when she won the Eurovision Song Content at 20 years old, representing Switzerland with her track 'Ne Partez Pas Sans Moi'.
 
In the 1990s, with the help of her manager and later husband, Rene Angelil, she achieved international fame releasing several English albums.
 
She remains one of the best-selling artists of all time with album sales of over 200 million copies worldwide.
 

1. Because You Loved Me (1996)

This song was written by Diane Warren as the theme song to the film 'Up Close & Personal'. It was nominated for three Grammys including Song of the Year but sadly didn't win any of them.

2. All by Myself (1996)

This song was originally released by American artist Eric Carmen in 1975 but was covered by Celine for her album 'Falling into You'.


3. It's All Coming Back To Me Now (1996)

This song written by Jim Steinman was inspired by 'Wuthering Heights' and was his attempt to write "the most passionate, romantic song" he could.


4. Think Twice (1994)

This song topped the charts in the UK and went on to become one of the biggest-selling records of all time. Despite reaching number one across many European countries, it was not a hit in America.


5. My Heart Will Go On (1997)

Taken from the soundtrack to 'Titanic', this is Celine's most successful hit so far, it went to number one all around the world. It won numerous awards including the Oscar for Best Original Song and five Grammys including Song of the Year.
 

6. Immortality (1998)

This song was composed especially for Celine by the Bee Gees and it features them on backing vocals.


7. Falling Into You (1996)

This song is a cover of a single by Argentine singer Marie-Claire D'Ubaldo which was released in 1994. It was a top ten hit in the UK.


8. The Power Of Love (1994)

The original version of this song was released by Jennifer Rush in 1984 and was covered by many singers but none as successfully as Celine Dion, her take on it went to number one in the States.


9. Tell Him (1997)

When Streisand was reluctant to perform 'I Finally Found Someone' at the 1997 Academy Awards, Dion agreed to step in. Streisand thanked her afterwards and said that next time they should sing together. Rene Angelil called up David Foster and had him write a duet for the pair.
 

10. Beauty And The Beast (1991)

At this stage of her career, Celine had only just begun to learn English, however, Rene Angelil put her forward for the duet and Alan Menken approved. She sang it with American Peabo Bryson and it was a top ten hit in the UK.


Which song is your favourite?

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