Celine Dion Gives a Tearful Interview After Her 2016 Billboard Music Awards Performance: Music Is Extremely Therapeutic

May 23, 2016 11:33 AM

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At the 2016 Billboard Music Awards Sunday, the 48-year-old diva brought down the house with her cover of Queen's "The Show Must Go On." Celine received a standing ovation inside the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, and to top it off, she received the ICON Award from her 15-year-old son, René-Charles Angélil. A surprised and emotional Celine thanked her fans, family, children, and "most importantly," her late husband René Angélil, "who I know will continue to watch over me from above." Celine added, "René, this one's for you. The show must go on."

Celine then made her way backstage to do interviews, but paused to watch Madonna and Stevie Wonder's tribute to Prince. She danced, sang along and snapped her fingers as they performed "Nothing Compares 2 U" (which Prince wrote Sinéad O'Connor) and "Purple Rain." Afterward, Celine and E! News' Sible...

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