Celine Dion is one of the most renowned female singers around the world and her incredible talent has led her to an unbelievable career. The Canadian singer is now a world-renowned music icon, and it isn’t for lack of hard work. Dion has been working on her career since she was five years old and has the distinction of becoming Canada’s best-selling artist. With 15 French albums, 11 English albums, numerous awards and countless shows under her belt, here are 10 things you didn’t know about the incredible singer:
10. Almost Lost Her Voice
It is no secret that Celine Dion is one of the hardest working stars in the music industry, but early in her career, her determination almost cost her her career. While on tour for her first English album, Unison, in the very early ’90s Dion battled laryngitis. Along with stress and fatigue from her schedule, Dion refused to take a break and her vocal cords became inflamed and she was forced to cancel some shows. She was advised to undergo vocal cord surgery, but instead opted to get better by remaining completely silent for three weeks. Following the scare she has since had a strict routine in order to take care of herself and her voice.