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Celine Dion Makes Triumphant Return From Surgery, Performs New Song "Ashes"
Two months after being sidelined from performing by a health issue, Canadian GRAMMY winner Celine Dion returns to the stage in Las Vegas, delighting fans with a set full of her hits plus her first-ever performance of her newest song, "Ashes," from the Deadpool 2 soundtrack.
The singer was welcomed back with a standing ovation at the Caesars Palace on May 22 after canceling shows in March and April due to a middle ear condition, “which causes hearing irregularities, and makes it extremely difficult to sing,” necessitating a "minimally invasive surgery."
“You know it’s been a while since we’ve done a show. I had a little health issue — don’t we all,” said Dion. “But I have to tell you, I’m extremely happy to be back. The stage is kind of my home away from home and I have to admit I can barely stand on my feet tonight as I am a little bit nervous.”
"Ashes" arrived earlier this month along with a hilarious video featuring a cameo from Deadpool 2 star Ryan Reynolds, whose character delivers an epic dance routine before breaking it to Dion after the song that she'll need to do again, saying "It's too good. This is Deadpool 2, not Titanic… just phone it in."
Dion has 11 more shows scheduled in Las Vegas through June 9 before she heads to Tokyo, Japan on June 29 to embark on her first-ever tour of Asia-Pacific region followed by dates in Australia.
For a full list of Dion's performances in Las Vegas and around the globe, visit her website.