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Celine Dion's Michael Jackson Tribute Will Also Appear in Las Vegas Show

February 23, 2011 09:03:46 GMT

Dion is due to sing Jackson's favorite song 'Smile' at the upcoming Oscars' In Memoriam section and would reprise it at her Las Vegas shows.


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The Charlie Chaplin tune Celine Dion will perform at the Oscars on Sunday, February 27 will also feature in her new show in Las Vegas - as part of a tribute to Michael Jackson. Dion will perform "Smile" as images of the celebrities and film technicians who have passed away in the last 12 months are flashed onto a screen behind her at the Academy Awards.

But it won't be a one-off performance - Dion, who was part of a tribute to the King of Pop at the 2010 Grammy Awards, will salute the late star during her new Sin City show with the song, a favorite of Jackson's.

She explains, "He changed my life. I saw him on TV and I wanted to sing in English because he was, so and I went to learn English and met with him and I (sang) with him and he came to see the show and he had a big impact on my life."

Jackson's brother Jermaine Jackson sang the Chaplin song at the King of Pop's memorial concert in 2009.


 




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posted by Mevish on Feb 23, 2011
I miss you MJ ! :'(

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