Confetti and balloons rained on Celine Dion and thousands of her fans Saturday at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. The show was different compared to the ones she's put on since taking over Sin City 13 years ago. The 48-year-old celebrated her 1,000th show. During the 90-minute show, she thanked her four million fans that have come out and seen her perform over the years. Her show included new music and classic hits like, "My Heart Will Go On." In an interview with CBS News, Dion said a lot has changed over the course of her residency including losing her husband and manager Rene Angelil.


Her husband passed away in January from throat cancer. The musical icon says she is still mourning the death of her husband.

"For me especially, and my children, to see the man of my life die a little bit more every day. And when he left, it was kind of a relief for me that the man that I love, the only man that I kissed, the only man that I loved...I never kissed another man in my life," Celine said.

Celine Dion and Rene Angelil were married for more than two decades

Dion and her husband Angelil met when the singer was just 12-years-old and were married for 21 years.


She says her feelings for her future-husband began to change at 17 or 18-years-old. Dion says the pair began dating when she was 19-years-old. Angelil was 26 years older than his wife and was the father of her three children. On several occasions, the five-time Grammy winner took off time to care for her sick husband. But he always encouraged her to return to the stage she loved. 

Dion paved the way for acts in Las Vegas

Critics didn't believe the singer had the star power to sell out 4,000 seats night after night. But it's evident Dion reshaped Las Vegas entertainment.

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She debuted her show on March 25, 2003 and since has paved the way for performers like Britney Spears, Jennifer Lopez and Lionel Richie. 

The singer will continue to perform in Las Vegas 

The Canadian superstar will continue her Las Vegas residency through 2017. Twenty-four more dates have been added for next year. 

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