Shania Twain has paid tribute to Celine Dion amid her recent health problems, hoping Dion will “sing again for all of us”.
Last year, the Canadian singer revealed that she had been diagnosed with the neurological condition known as stiff person syndrome, an extremely rare autoimmune neurological condition that affects one in a million people. Unfortunately, this meant that Dion had to postpone and later cancel dates for her upcoming 2024 “Courage” tour due to her “ongoing health issues”.
Speaking to Billboard, Shania Twain shared a heartfelt message, wishing her friend and fellow singer the best of luck: “I hope I can touch her at some point,” Shania told the publication. “I’m a big fan of Celine’s voice. She’s a unique and extraordinary singer and artist.”
“I think it must be very difficult, and I know – I’m only speaking from experience – how terrible it is to think that something is stopping you from singing or interfering with the joy that in your life. So, I pray that she. can get over it and get back to him.” Be there on stage singing for us all.
“Unfortunately, these spasms affect all aspects of my daily life,” Celine told fans in an Instagram video in December, “sometimes causing difficulty in walking and not letting my chords to use my voice to sing the way I’m used to it. I have to admit it was a struggle. All I know is singing: that’s what I’ve done all my life.”
In April 2022, Dion said through an Instagram post: “The good news is that I’m a little better. It’s going very slowly and it’s very frustrating for me.
“I’m receiving treatment from my doctors, taking medication,” he continued, “but I’m still having some spasms and it’s taking me much longer to recover than I expected. I need to be in shape it’s best when I go on stage. I’m impatient, but I’m not there yet.”
Twain also spoke openly about his health problems after contracting Lyme disease in 2003. As a result, the country singer was diagnosed with dysphonia, a disorder of the vocal cords, and had to undergo an open throat operation to correct the condition. correction. “I’m probably more proud that I didn’t give up on my voice,” the singer told NME: “It was seven years of not knowing what was wrong with me. [con mi voz] and then don’t give up.”
The Grammy Award winner is currently touring the world on her “Queen of Me” Tour, following the release of her sixth studio album “Queen of Me”. The tour will begin early in Europe, with stops at London’s O2 and Glasgow’s OVO Hydro, before returning to the US in October. Fans can purchase available tickets here.
A new biopic based on the life of Celine Dion was released in 2021. Aline was a musical comedy film that fictionalized the singer’s life “My Heart Will Go On”, co-written, directed, and starring Valérie Lemercier.
Last June, Celine Dion, along with Rihanna, Taylor Swift and Beyoncé, among others, appeared on the Forbes list of the richest self-made women. The singer was ranked 56. Meanwhile, earlier this year, Shania Twain expressed her hope to land on the coveted Glastonbury legend: “It’s on my wish list, for sure. So I’ll make sure to do it. It’s legendary, I know. , but it’s on my bucket list.”
On the other hand, the Nashville Songwriters Hall Of Fame member covered Harry Styles’ “Falling” in a Spotify Sings session. Speaking about the cover art, he told Stereogum: “I fell in love with ‘Falling’. I love Harry Styles though and I was really moved by his version of the song and wanted to try take it out. It came out more emotional than I thought. And I really liked it; I can hear my pain in it.”
At this year’s BRIT Awards, Twain also discussed collaborating with Twenty One Pilots’ Tyler Joseph on his latest album. “I’m a big fan of his,” she said. “I was very happy and very lucky that he gave me his time. And he did a great job, I’m very proud of him as an artist and I’m very proud of the work he did on ‘The Hardest Stone’, [es] One of my favorites on the album.”