After hearing her voice, music manager Rene Angelil mortgaged his house to produce her debut album.
But referring to motherhood, she added: 'I thought I had a life before, but until I was a mom, I had no idea.
That's the only nomination I want.
This is a dress Celine knows well and clearly loves, the simplest evocation of the private luxury of couture and the total antithesis of the red carpet hoopla that attends the union of fashion and celebrity.
It's a big loss for all of us.
Dion shocked fans when she stripped down for a backstage snapshot with Vogue in its documentation of her time at Paris Couture Week.