How Cline Dion stands out as an icon of modern times

yon commercial success, it proves that at 51 years old she can definitely “cast off” by freeing herself from the critics.

C’is his moment. With Courage , her twelfth album in English released on November 15, Cline Dion squatted first place in the Billboard 200 (the ranking of best-selling albumBes in the United States). The last time she climbed to that place was in 2002 with her record A New Day Has Come . Above all, Billboard recalls that the international star is one of the few artists to have managed to rank one of his albums at the top of the charts in the past three decades (1990, 2000 and 2010). She now rubs shoulders with Janet Jackson, Jay-Z, Metallica, Nash, Pearl Jam, Bruce Springsteen, Barbra Streisand, Britney Spears and U.

“I am so grateful to the songwriters, directors, engineers and musicians who shared their talent with me. Thank you to all of my amazing fans for their support. You will never know what it means to me. I love you ! “

Crash Dion in 2020

But all of this is just a prelude to Storm Dion, which is set to hit the world in the coming months. In France, tickets for his concert at the Villeins Char-rues festival on July 16, 2020 sold out in 9 minutes, and tickets for his six concerts at Paris La Defense Arena, in late June and early July, in… 1 h 30. For his concert in Monaco on July 8, ticket prices soared, ranging from 600 to 1,600 euros .

And for those whose faith needs to be strengthened or who have not yet unraveled the “Cline” mystery, they will be entitled to a catch-up session: Aline Diem , a biopic in French, played and directed by will be released in theaters on November 11, 2020. At the same time , a feature film in English, supported by the Dion family, will focus on the star’s childhood, before success.

At 51, she proves that she can now afford the luxury of freeing herself from the criticism of those who saw in her only a karaoke singer from the 1990s or for nerdy shows in Las Vegas. Three years after the death of Rene Angling, she also definitively exploded the image of the singer cornucopia by her husband Pygmalion.

For the promotion of Courage , in New York, she chose to take a karaoke version of her Flying On My Own that could be translated as “Fly with my own wings”. On the title Perfect Goodbye , which closes Courage , she takes the liberty of launching “this shit is perfect” some 2.5 minutes after the first bars of the song.

Queen of karaoke, so what?

It was gradually that the star became established as an icon, Cline Dion was not built in a day. In 2014, she was dubbed by director (1998), for one of the strongest scenes in the film Mommy . He then confessed to the : “I grew up with Cline Dion! ” In 2017, MTV noted that it had reached another level of “cool” , that it “did not even need to sing anymore, that it could be content to continue living . This year, she finds herself begging rapper Drake not to get his face tattooed on the body. This phase marks what some Bazaar call it , while the chain tries to promote the term “Celinaissance”.