Grammys 2024: Celine Dion makes shock comeback amid well being struggles

Celebrity Celine Dion made a shock look on the Grammys on Monday amid her battle with a uncommon neurological dysfunction that pressured her out of the highlight.

The legendary Canadian singer took to the stage to current the award for Album of the 12 months to Taylor Swift, who received for a file fourth time, and acquired a heat welcome from the viewers who gave her a standing ovation earlier than her touching speech.

“Thanks all. I really like you proper again,” stated the star.

“You look lovely. After I say that I’m completely satisfied to be right here, I actually imply it. From my coronary heart.”

She continued: “Those that have been blessed sufficient to be right here, the Grammy, the awards, mustn’t ever take without any consideration the great love and pleasure that music brings to our lives and to individuals all world wide.”

Dion was final seen in public in November 2023 when she attended Katy Perry’s Las Vegas residency on the Resorts World Theatre. She had additionally been scheduled to play the enduring venue herself however was pressured to name off her appearances on account of her dysfunction.

The enduring singer’s look on the Grammys comes simply days after she introduced a brand new tell-all documentary that guarantees to disclose how her life away from the limelight has been since her tragic analysis.

“This final couple of years has been such a problem for me, the journey from discovering my situation to studying how one can reside with and handle it, however to not let it outline me,” she stated in a press release concerning the documentary’s launch. “Because the street to resuming my performing profession continues, I’ve realised how a lot I’ve missed it, of having the ability to see my followers. Throughout this absence, I made a decision I wished to doc this a part of my life to assist others who share this analysis.”

Final December, Dion’s sister Claudette disclosed that the dysfunction affected the star’s skill to stroll and sing, due to this fact placing a tragic finish to all of her reside performances and scheduled excursions.

“She works arduous, however she doesn’t have management over her muscular tissues,” she advised French journal 7 Jours. “What breaks my coronary heart is that she’s all the time been disciplined. She’s all the time labored arduous.”

The star’s sibling went on to say she has been in touch with many individuals affected by stiff particular person syndrome — and their family members — who’ve “misplaced hope” {that a} treatment will ever be discovered.

“If solely you knew the quantity the variety of messages the inspiration will get about Celine! Folks inform us they love her and so they’re praying for her,” she stated. “She will get so many messages, presents and blessed crucifixes.”

Dion introduced her analysis in December 2022 after numerous live performance cancellations — and in the end ended her “Braveness” world tour. She final took the stage in March 2020.

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