1. Celine Dion's Brother Daniel Dies

    January 16, 2016 2:20 PM EST Just two days after Celine Dion 's husband René Angélil  died at age 73 from cancer, Dion's older brother Daniel has also passed away. Daniel, 59, had been battling brain, tongue and throat cancer, according to his sister Claudette,  per TMZ . A rep for Dion confirmed the news to…

  2. Rene Angelil Funeral Will Be Held at Church Where He Married Celine Dion

    January 15, 2016 5:30 PM EST Celine Dion 's husband René Angélil, who died Thursday at age 73 , will have his funeral at Notre-Dame Basilica in Montreal, where Dion and Angélil were married 21 years ago, according to a statement from her rep.  On Jan. 21, there will be a Chapel of Rest open to the public to pay…

  3. Celine Dion's Husband Was 'Class Personified': Canadian Music Execs Remember René Angélil

    January 15, 2016 3:56 PM EST René Angélil , who mortgaged his house to fund the first record by a 12-year-old Quebecois vocal powerhouse named Céline Dion , making her an international star and eventually marrying the singer, died Jan. 14 after a 17-year battle with throat cancer. He was 73. "Rene was one of…

  4. Celine Dion Cancels Shows Following Husband René Angélil's Death

    January 14, 2016 8:45 PM EST Her next scheduled show is Feb. 23 Following the death of Celine Dion 's husband and former manager René   Angélil on Thursday (Jan. 14), the superstar singer has canceled her Las Vegas performances scheduled for this weekend.  In a statement on her website , AEG and at Caesars Palace…

  5. Watch New Year's Eve 2016 Performances by Gwen Stefani, Pitbull, Mötley Crüe & More

    January 01, 2016 3:59 PM EST It was a musical night on Thursday, Dec. 31, as some of today’s biggest music stars helped ring in the new year. New Year's Eve 2016 Photos: Stars Ring in the New Year Artists like Carrie Underwood , Demi Lovato and Luke Bryan performed in Times Square for Dick Clark's New Year'…

  6. Celine Dion's Tribute to Paris: Metro Ticket in Her Pocket During AMAs Performance

    November 24, 2015 2:28 AM EST Celine Dion's tribute to Paris during Sunday night's American Music Awards came with a token, of sorts. The Canadian singer was carrying a ticket for the Paris Metro in her pocket while performing the Edith Piaf classic "Hymne a L'Amour," Dion told photographer…

  7. Adele's 'Hello' Crowns Pop Songs, Adult Pop Songs Charts

    November 23, 2015 10:35 AM EST The song takes over atop both tallies, making a record-setting rise on the latter. Another week, two more airplay charts that Adele 's "Hello" has conquered. "Hello" jumps 4-1 on Billboard 's mainstream top 40-based Pop Songs radio airplay chart and 3-1 on Adult…

  8. Justin Bieber, One Direction Highlight the 2015 American Music Awards

    November 22, 2015 11:32 PM EST In the midst of what is an increasingly crowded and tame awards show environment across the board, the 2015 American Music Awards managed to serve up a handful of surprises, some planned and some seemingly off-the-cuff. But the night's top award, artist of the year, wasn't…

  9. Celine Dion Will Perform Tribute to Paris Victims at American Music Awards

    November 20, 2015 12:30 PM EST In tribute to the victims of last week's attacks in Paris, dick clark productions and ABC have announced that Celine Dion will perform a "special rendition" of Edith Piaf 's "Hymne à L’Amour" at the 2015 American Music Awards on Nov. 17. Who Will Win at…

  10. Canada's Chart Invasion: 'It's an Attitude. Quiet, But Strong'

    October 30, 2015 11:05 AM EDT Brit Adele may take the Hot 100's top spot next week, but Canada's presence remains felt, thanks to The Weeknd, Justin Bieber and, especially, an influential Drake. "Great Canadian acts have been around all along. It's just taken a little longer for the rest of the…

  11. Ariana Grande Tops Classical Digital Songs Chart With Andrea Bocelli Duet

    October 06, 2015 4:59 PM EDT Ariana Grande is no stranger to the top spot of multiple Billboard pop charts, but now she adds a coronation that might come as a surprise … or, then again, maybe not, considering her powerhouse vocal abilities. Ariana Grande Sings Opera With Andrea Bocelli: Listen The singer launches atop…

  12. Bryan Adams, Bobby Brown & Celine Dion: Who Was on Billboard's First Pop Songs Chart in 1992?

    October 03, 2015 11:05 AM EDT Sporting a potpourri of pop, R&B and big-hair rock ballads, the airplay list launched on this date in 1992. Happy birthday, Billboard 's Pop Songs chart! In the Oct. 3, 1992 issue of Billboard magazine, the survey started (thanks to the then-new advent of Nielsen Music…

  13. Ariana Grande's Uncanny Impressions Boost Her Up Social 50 Chart

    September 24, 2015 1:35 PM EDT The star sees a spike in social activity following an appearance on 'The Tonight Show,' news of a new single, and more. Ariana Grande jumps 4-2 on the Social 50 chart dated Oct. 3, thanks to impact earned from her appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (Sept. 15).…

  14. Inside Janet Jackson's Comeback Gamble and the Hurdle of the 'Aging Diva' Stereotype

    July 23, 2015 10:30 AM EDT Ageism? hardly. With tour tickets selling briskly and a new album bringing major buzz, the 49-year-old bucks the trend. Time can be cruel to the female pop star rounding 50. No matter how little her talent might diminish, under the spotlight’s glare, critics gleefully count ­wrinkles and…

  15. Ed Sheeran Makes a Long Climb to No. 1 -- And Has the Guinness World Record to Show for It

    July 09, 2015 8:33 PM EDT "Thinking Out Loud" took 19 weeks to arrive at the top of the U.K. singles chart. Ed Sheeran received an exciting package in the mail today: The "Don't" singer was given his Guinness World Records certificate for "the longest climb to No. 1 on the U.K. singles…

  16. James Horner, Film Composer for 'Titanic' and 'Braveheart,' Dies in Plane Crash

    June 22, 2015 11:44 PM EDT James Horner, the consummate film composer known for his heart-tugging scores for Field of Dreams , Braveheart and Titanic , for which he won two Academy Awards, died Monday in a plane crash near Santa Barbara. He was 61. Gone But Not Forgotten: Musicians In Memoriam 2015 His death…

  17. The 100 Biggest Summer Songs of All Time: A Complete List

    June 06, 2015 6:02 PM EDT Looking back nearly 60 years and ranking the one-hit wonders, pop outliers and funky jams reveals how the season's most massive singles share two essential elements: sincere emotion and a touch of novelty.   Faith Evans and Sean "Diddy" Combs perform at the BET Awards at the…

  18. Walmart Employees Victorious -- Execs Agree to Play Less Justin Bieber, Celine Dion in Stores

    June 05, 2015 1:29 PM EDT Sad news for Beliebers shopping at Walmart (great news for everyone else, probably): Walmart won't be playing so much Justin Bieber and Celine Dion in stores anymore, citing employee requests. A s part of a Walmart shareholder meeting, Mike Moore, executive vice president of supercenters…

  19. Idina Menzel, Khloe Kardashian and Kylie Jenner Among Presenters For Billboard Music Awards

    May 13, 2015 10:00 AM EDT Idina Menzel , Prince Royce , Danica McKellar, Khloe Kardashian and Kylie Jenner are among the latest batch of A-listers confirmed as presenters for this weekend's 2015 Billboard Music Awards. Billboard and dick clark productions this morning announced a nucleus of stars from the worlds…

  20. 50 Cent, Celine Dion Among Presenters Announced for Billboard Music Awards

    May 06, 2015 12:00 PM EDT Buckle in, because the Billboard Music Awards is steaming ahead. Billboard and dick clark productions today announced a line-up of presenters from across music, TV and film for the annual awards ceremony later this month. Among the presenters this time will be hip-hop legend and 10-time…

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