One of the most loved singers in music history Celine Dion, who is known as ‘The Queen of Pop’ has announced she will be performing live in Athens for the first time.
The French Canadian superstar announced additional dates for her COURAGE WORLD TOUR, which includes new North American dates and international dates. The tour kicked off on September 18 in Québec City, which marks her first tour in the U.S. in over 10 years, and will include first-time appearances in Greece, Cyprus, and Malta.
Celine Dion will be meeting her fans for the very first time in Athens on Friday 31st July 2020 at the Olympic Stadium of Athens (OAKA).
The COURAGE WORLD TOUR, which supports Celine’s first English album in 6 years, will be stopping in nearly 100 cities worldwide. A third show has been added by demand in Brooklyn, NY as well as a number of West Coast dates including San Diego and San Francisco, CA. European stops include Athens, Prague, Budapest, Munich, Paris, Berlin, Stockholm, London, and many more. The tour is produced by Concerts West/AEG Presents.
Dion is one of the most immediately recognised, widely respected and successful performers in pop music history. She won numerous awards by the age of 18, dominated the pop charts in the 1990s and has sold almost 250 million albums during her over a 35-year career. She has earned five Grammy Awards, two Academy Awards, seven American Music Awards, 20 Juno Awards (Canada) and an astonishing 40 Félix Awards (Quebec). She remains one of the most sought-after recording artists, receiving the Diamond award at the 2004 World Music Awards recognizing her status as the best-selling female artist of all time.
In 2016 the Billboard Music Awards presented her with the lifetime achievement Icon Award. Celine continues to break records with her Las Vegas residency at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace which has played over 1,100 shows to more than 4.5 million fans. In June 2018, Celine took a two-month hiatus from her Las Vegas residency to head overseas for her sold-out tour CELINE DION LIVE 2018, playing 22 shows across 12 cities in Asia, Australia, and New Zealand. The tour was one of the highest-grossing of the year, grossing nearly $57 million for 260,000 fans. She also topped the US Dance Club charts in July 2018 with the remix of her single Ashes from the Deadpool 2 movie. On June 8, 2019, Celine Dion’s iconic 16-year Las Vegas residency came to an end.
*Source and images: Celine Dion official website and Facebook Page