Celine Dion's 'Loved Me Back To Life' Tops Charts Across The Globe
Loved Me Back To Life, thecritically acclaimednew album from multi-platinum-sellingand five-time Grammy Award-winning musical legendCeline Dion,has made an impressive debut across the globe.Highlighted by the pulsating, upbeat lead single "LovedMe Back To Life"as well asduets with music superstars Ne-Yo("Incredible") and Stevie Wonder ("Overjoyed"), the albumCeline'sfirst English-language album in six yearsranks #1 on Nielsen's SoundScan in Canada and#2on this week'sBillboard 200 in the U.S.
This fantastic North American debutcomesalongside much international success.Loved Me BackToLifesoared to #1 on iTunes in 44 countries including Austria, Belgium, Switzerland, Finland, Luxembourg, Poland, and South Africa, and reached Top 5 in an additional 42 countries including Canada, France, Germany, U.K., Sweden, Brazil, The Netherlands, Italy, Ireland, Czech Republic, and Denmark. The albumenters the chartsin the Top 5 throughout several international territories, including France, Switzerland, Austria, Belgium,the Middle East, and Holland, where the album's#1rankingis Celine's first chart-toppingdebut in more than a decade.
Celine is currently in Europe, wherethis past weekthe singer performed"Loved Me BackToLife"onX Factorin the U.K. andWetten,Dass?inGermany.In France, Celine will perform on five nationally televised specials airing through the holidays.Celine will also perform onStrictly Come Dancingin the U.K.onDecember 14.
Praised for her incredible, one-of-a-kind vocal ability, criticsare raving about Celine andLoved Me BackToLife. "She is the iceberg, destroying allTitanics,"exclaimsThe New York Times. Billboard suggests that the album "features some of her most vocally challenging and artistically rewarding performances yet," whileUSA Todaysays the singer is "still at her best."TheNew York Postdeclares that "Dion has returned with a record that's easily her edgiest," whilePEOPLEsimplyshouts, "She's back!"
Just yesterday, Celineannounced the addition of 35 summer 2014 performances of her critically-acclaimed residencyatThe Colosseum at Caesars Palace. The summer performances scheduled fromJune 10 to August 31go on sale beginningFriday, November 15 at 10 a.m. PST.and may be purchased by calling 877.4CELINEor 888.9.AXS.TIX, online at www.axs.com www.thecolosseum.com or www.celineinvegas.com or in person at TheColosseumat Caesars Palace Box Office open dailyfrom10 a.m. to 10 p.m.