VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Ne-Yo & More on A HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS WITH CELINE DION
The 15th annual A Home for the Holidays WITH Celine Dion, an entertainment special to be broadcast Wednesday, Dec. 18 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network, will be hosted by multiple-platinum-selling and five-time Grammy Award-winning superstar Celine Dion. Her sensational new album, Loved Me Back To Life, was released Nov. 5 and made an impressive debut across the globe, coming in at Number One in Canada and Number Two in the U.S. Dion will perform songs from this critically-acclaimed album on the special. Also, Ne-Yo, Chris Young and others are set to perform.
Watch clips from the upcoming special below!
The special continues to tell uplifting stories of adoption from foster care in order to raise awareness for this important social issue. The inspirational stories of these American families are enhanced with performances by some of today's most popular artists.
Musical performances will accompany the heartwarming stories, which are introduced by celebrities who have their own adoption experiences or are involved with children's issues. The stories highlight the remarkable American children and families involved in this rewarding process.
Gerber Family (Las Vegas)
When Tammy Gerber volunteered at a Summer Camp which brought together separated foster children, she had no idea that she and her husband, Jason, would soon become the proud parents of a sibling group of three. "I noticed Josh, Kyla and Skyler right away and fell in love with them. They were 12, 9 and 8 and had been separated in foster care," said Tammy." "I missed my siblings every day," said Sklyer, the youngest. "When my wife called me on the last night of camp and told me about Kyla and her brothers, I couldn't imagine them living without each other," said Jason. "The day we were adopted was a dream come true," said Kyla. "We came to camp that summer because we were always separated. And little did we know that our mom was right there next to us," said Josh.
Cabaccang Family (Los Angeles)
Nicole and Fernando Cabaccang had been married six years when they were inspired to adopt after watching stories from "A Home for the Holidays." "We loved raising our daughter Kayla and when we saw the heartbreaking lives that foster children have, we knew that we wanted to adopt," said Nicole. In 2009, the couple received a call about a 2-year-old girl and her younger brother who needed emergency placement. "When Karly and Kai arrived, they didn't speak very much. Kai barely even babbled," said Fernando. "The children needed the care of a loving family and once they had that, their personalities began to shine," said Nicole. "Having a younger brother and sister is awesome," said 9-year-old Kayla. "So many foster children need a permanent home and all you have to do is take that first step," said Nicole.