Celine Dion’s 10 Best Songs of All Time

Celine Dion

When Celine Dion burst onto the scene as a 25-year-old French-Canadian singer, many people touted her as the next Barbra Streisand. Celine Dion had released seven French albums by the age of 18 before her manager introduced her to English music.

She credits her success to her manager, Rene Angelil, who mortgaged his house to fund her debut studio album, Unison, in 1990. Her 5-octave vocal range is one of the most powerful voices, which has produced some some of the most powerful pop music of recent times.

Let’s count down some of the best and most powerful Celine Dion songs of all time.

10. If You Asked Me

This track was originally recorded by Patti Labelle in 1989 as the soundtrack to the James Bond film License to Kill. Celine Dion covered the song for her self-titled second studio album in 1992. The song peaked at number one on the Canadian charts and reached number four on the US Billboard Hot 100. Celine Dion’s powerful voice in her version of the song is unmatched, and her performance will touch your soul more than the original version.

9. A New Day Has Come

“A New Day Has Come” is the perfect song to listen to when you’re sad, depressed or in pain. The track is a piano ballad complete with Celine Dion’s celestial voice.

According to Celine, the song represented the birth of her new child. The song was well received by critics who praised Celine for her uplifting vocals and lyrics. The track peaked at number 22 on the US Billboard Hot 100 and reached the top ten in several European countries.

8. Beauty and the Beast

If you have a voice like Celine Dion, you are bound to attract the attention of movie producers to produce movie soundtracks. “Beauty and the Beast”, which was performed by Celine Dion and Peabo Bryson, is the soundtrack to the Disney movie “Beauty and the Beast”. The two singers effectively complement each other with their soft, warm voices that perfectly match Disney’s narrative for Beauty and the Beast.

7. I Am Alive

Track seven on our list of the best Celine Dion songs is another uplifting midtempo classic in which Celine expressed her fulfillment as a mother and wife. The track was a commercial success in the United States, Canada and many European countries. The song was certified platinum in Belgium and is certified gold in France.

6. That’s how it is

“That’s the Way It Is” is a track that has stood the test of time and is still a masterpiece every time you listen to it. The track was produced by Swedish producers who had produced hits for Backstreet Boys, Britney Spears and NSYNC.

Even by her high standards, this track remains one of Celine Dion’s most compelling releases. The track spent 85 weeks on the US Billboard Adult Contemporary Chart, becoming one of the longest running songs in the chart’s history.

5. It’s all coming back to me now

“It’s All Coming back To Me Now” is the first track from Celine Dion’s 1996 album, Falling Into You. The full version of the song is seven minutes and thirty-seven seconds long, while the radio edit is five minutes and thirty-one seconds long. The song was written by Jim Steinman, who wanted to write the most romantic song he could ever create. The video for the song depicts the theme of a lost loved one and is one of Celine Dion’s best songs.

4. Where My Heart Beats

This song premiered in 1989 at the Eurovision Song Contest in Switzerland, where Celine Dion performed the song along with her winning song “Ne partez pas sans moi”. The track also became Celine Dion’s highest charting song in English at the time and won her the ASCAP Pop award.

Although it was her first song in English, she delivered the perfect vocal performance in the song. The song peaked at number four on the US Billboard Hot 100, making Celine Dion the first French-Canadian artist to break into the top ten.

3. The power of love

The devotion and love that Celine Dion showed for her husband was immense, and one can feel it through such songs. “The Power of Love” was originally written by Jennifer Rush in 1984 before Celine Dion covered it. In the song, Celine Dion’s voice is clear and powerful, but it’s quite elegant. The song was certified platinum in the United States and Australia and is considered one of the most powerful love songs of all time.

2. Because you loved me

This track has sold over 2 million copies in the United States alone and is a global hit that has topped multiple charts in the United States, Australia, and Canada. In the song, Celine Dion thanks her lover for always encouraging her, supporting her and making the world a better place for her, allowing her to achieve her dreams. The song won Celine Dion a Grammy Award for Best Song Written for Visual Media and is her second most-streamed song in the United States.

1. My Heart Will Go On

“My Heart Will Go On” is Celine Dion’s ultimate signature song. If you’ve watched the movie Titanic, you’ll remember hearing this classic piece in the credits. The track is widely considered the best movie song of all time, selling over 18 million copies worldwide, and is one of the best-selling singles of all time.

In addition to being the best-selling track of 1996, “My Heart Will Go On” was included on the RIAA’s (Recording Industry Association of America) Greatest Songs of All-Time list. The song won two Grammy Awards and an Oscar and is Celine Dion’s greatest song.

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