Year 1996

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Billboard Music Awards (USA)

On December 4, 1996, Celine Dion took part in the Billboard Music Awards, held at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Celine performed "All by myself".

Karen Mulder, Michel Drucker, Céline Dion (© Stephane Cardinale)

Faites la fête Taping (France)

On December 1st, 1996, Celine Dion taped a New Year's Eve show Faites la fête hosted by Michel Drucker and broadcasted on December 31st on the channel France 2. Celine performed in duet with french actor Alain Delon the song "Paroles, paroles". Alain Delon admited that he was "subjugated and upset by Celine Dion's kindness …

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Taratata Show Taping (France)

On October 1st, 1996, Celine Dion taped the french show Taratata (#139) hosted by Alexandra Kazan, and aired on November 19 on France 2 channel. She performed : All by myself,  River deep mountain high, Les derniers seront les premiers, Quand on n'a que l'amour with Mauranne, Everything I do (I do it for you) …

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Olympic Games (USA)

On July 19, 1996, the event which doubtless crowned Céline's career is her participation in the Opening ceremonies of the 100th Olympic Games in Atlanta. In front of more than 3.5 billion televiewers, Céline performs the hymn of the opening ceremonies title "The Power of the Dream". This eminent honoring to the athletes, written by …

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The World Music Awards (Monaco)

On May 8, 1996, Celine Dion won the award for "World's Best Selling Canadian Recording Artist of the Year" on the World Music Awards in Monaco. She performed "Because you loved me".