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Celine Dion Returns To The Las Vegas Stage After A Year Hiatus To Support Husband's Battle With Cancer; Legendary Singer Premieres Headlining Residency Show At The Colosseum At Caesars

By Tony Sokol | August 31, 2015 09:50 PM EDT

After a year hiatusto care for her husband Rene Angelil as he battle throat cancer battle, Celine Dion brought "The Power of Love" to The Colosseum at Caesars Palace. Dion told her Twitter followers after the concert. "Tonight was not a new day, tonight was not really a new show. Tonight was a new beginning."  The Grammy Award winner resumed her critically-acclaimed Las Vegas residency show amid her husband Rene Angelil's throat cancer battle. .

Celine made her momentous return to a sold-out house and multiple standing ovations from thousands of fans.

Celine's updated Las Vegas show includes her biggest hits mixed with timeless hits by iconic artists that celebrate all generations and genres of music ranging from Frank Sinatra and Elvis to the Bee Gees, Queen and Prince.

Celine announced her return on the 12-year anniversary of her first performance in The Colosseum, when she opened the venue on March 25, 2003.

When her first show A New Day... opened, it went on to not only become one of the most successful shows in Las Vegas but also redefined the entertainment industry; Celine would become the first artist at the height of her career to stop touring and invite fans to come to her.

By the time the show closed on Dec. 15, 2007, more than three million fans spanning all seven continents and 138 countries had seen the show.

Celine at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace is a glamorous show directed by legendary Grammy Awards producer Ken Ehrlich and presented jointly by AEG Live and Caesars Entertainment. The show features a full orchestra and band and is set to a visually stunning presentation designed exclusively for the 4,300-seat state-of-the-art venue.

Celine also returns to The Colosseum with a new stage wardrobe composed of exclusive designs developed by her stylist in collaboration with Atelier Versace, Schiaparelli, Elie Saab and Mugler.

Tickets for performances are scheduled through Jan. 17, 2016. They can be purchased in person at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace Box Office, or online at thecolosseum.com or axs.com.

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