(2017) In March 2017, Celine Dion took part in the theme song of Disney’s new live-action "Beauty and the Beast" ! Written by eight-time Oscar-winning composer Alan Menken and veteran lyricist and three-time Oscar winner Tim Rice. "How Does A Moment Last Forever" is an emotional ballad about holding onto life’s precious moments. The movie was in theaters on March 17th, 2017.
(2018) On May 18, 2018, Twentieth Century Fox Film and Columbia Records released "Deadpool 2: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack". The 12-track compilation features two new original songs recorded exclusively for the film, including "Ashes" by Céline Dion. The accompanying official video for Ashes, helmed by the film’s director David Leitch, features Deadpool himself and was filmed in The Colosseum at Caesars Palace, the very venue where Celine hosts her Las Vegas residency shows.
"Over the years I’ve received some incredible songs and I’ve been involved in some amazing projects.’Ashes’ is one of those songs and ‘Deadpool 2’ is off-the-charts! Take the most insane ride of yourlife when ‘Deadpool 2’ opens on May 18 … you’ll be laughing your “ashes” off! – Céline xx…"
(2010) (Duet with Michel Sardou) On August 30, 2010, Michel Sardou released the album "Etre une femme 2010", featuring the song "Voler" in duet with Celine Dion.
On November 24, 2012, Celine Dion performed this song in duet with Michel Sardou during the TV special "Céline Dion : le grand show" broadcasted on the French channel France 2.
(2007) The upcoming album 'We All Love Ennio Morricone,' a tribute to the legendary composer of over 400 film soundtracks, features a new Celine recording. Composed by Maestro Morricone for 'Once Upon a Time In America', with brand new lyrics by Alan and Marilyn Bergman written especially for this release, "I Knew I Loved You" is the perfect ballad for Valentines Day and beyond. The CD is also scheduled to be released in the following countries: Germany and Austria - Feb 23, Switzerland - Feb 26, Korea - Feb 22, U.K. - Feb 19, Taiwan - Mar 1. Other regions will be releasing the album as well.
(2005) (Featuring various artists) The song, Come together now, written by Sharon Stone, Damon Sharpe, MarkFeist, and Denise Rich, was inspired by the magnitude of human suffering and tragedy that touched so many lives after the tsunami disaster in December 2004. In the wake of Hurricane Katrina in the USA in August 2005, the song has been used as a combined effort to raise funds for the two global tragedies. The following artists have participated: Celine Dion, The Game, Joss Stone, John Legend, Wyclef Jean, Mya, JoJo, Rueben Studdard, Patti Labelle, Gavin Degraw, Anthony Hamilton, Natalie Cole, Stacie Orrico, Kelly Price, Chingy, Jesse Macartney, The Backstreet Boys, Aaron Carter, Anthony Hamilton, Angie Stone, Lee Ryanand Glenn Lewis. The track was being produced by Mark J. Feist and Damon Sharpe (Destiny's Child, Jennifer Lopez, Mya.) Top musicians have offered their time to play on the track: Steve Lukather on guitar, Abe Laborial, Jr. on drums and Greg Phillinganes on acoustic grand piano. The strings were arranged and conducted by Bill Meyers. The song was mixed by legendary mix engineer Jon Gass. The song is released on Monday, October 17, 2005 during a press conference in Hollywood.
All proceeds from the song will benefit Hurricane Katrina/Tsunami relief. Rebuilding the damage is a journey that will take a long time and the intent is to establish revenue that will continue past the release of the single.
They have documented all the stages of production for the music video and a making of DVD that will also be sold and given to the Charity. Both will be directed by music video and feature film director Bille Woodruff.
The Come Together Foundation is a newly constituted (501 3c) charity with the purpose of collecting all monies raised from the album, DVD and all related merchandising and broadcast rights. The Foundation will distribute the funds to the appropriate charities working in the region.
(2005) (Marc Dupré & Céline Dion as a vocalist) Celine Dion offered to humorist and singer Marc Dupre the only song she has ever composed.
Entitled Tout près du bonheur, the melody was composed in 2000 for Marc Dupre & Rene Angelil's daughter, Anne-Marie Angelil's wedding. Celine Dion performed it after the ceremony.
During the recording of his album Refaire le monde, Marc Dupré asked to Celine the permission to cover the song and record it; the mother-in-law accepted at once.
The song, halfway between rock and pop, has been recorded by the humorist, accompanied by some vocals by the diva.
The album is released on October 18, 2005 at the Spectrum in Montreal, Quebec.