David Foster and Katharine McPhee welcome a baby boy
FILE - David Foster, left, and Katharine McPhee arrive at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party on Feb. 9, 2020, in Beverly Hills, Calif. The couple, who wed in 2019, have welcomed a baby boy, McPhee's publicist confirmed Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)NEW YORK – Katharine McPhee and David Foster may want to channel their musical talents into lullabies. The couple, who wed in 2019, have welcomed a baby boy, McPhee's publicist confirmed Wednesday. She was also tapped to perform in Foster's 2008 “David Foster & Friends” concert special alongside Celine Dion, Michael Bublé, Josh Groban and Andrea Bocelli.
Pollstar: Live events industry lost $30B due to pandemic
NEW YORK – Due to the global coronavirus pandemic, concert trade publication Pollstar puts the total lost revenue for the live events industry in 2020 at more than $30 billion. Pollstar on Friday released its year-end report, explaining that the live events industry should have hit a record-setting $12.2 billion this year, but instead it incurred $9.7 billion in losses. The company added that the projected $30 billion figure in losses includes “unreported events, ancillary revenues, including sponsorships, ticketing, concessions, merch, transportation, restaurants, hotels, and other economic activity tied to the live events.” Those losses accounted for more than $8 billion. Celine Dion came in second this year with $71.2 million, followed by Trans-Siberian Orchestra ($58.2 million), U2 ($52.1 million) and Queen + Adam Lambert ($44.6 million). “It’s been an extraordinarily difficult year for the events industry, which has been disproportionately impacted by the coronavirus.
Star-studded benefit concert to honor nurses on Thanksgiving
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Celine Dion doesn't want Drake to tattoo her face on his body
Singer Celine Dion performs during the 2017 Billboard Music Awards at T-Mobile Arena on May 21, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (CNN) - Just because you loved her, Drake, it doesn't mean that Celine Dion wants her face on your body. The singer has asked her fellow Canadian to not get a Celine Dion tattoo. "Please, Drake, I love you very much," Dion said during an interview with iHeartRadio Canada. Whatever you want, but please..."The singer's reasoning is that she doesn't think her face will age well on Drake's body as time goes on.
Celine Dion back with three new songs, world tour
Dion released "Courage," "Lying Down" and "Imperfections" from her "Courage" album to be released November 15. On Wednesday, she released three new songs and kicked off her Courage World Tour. Dion dropped "Courage," "Lying Down" and "Imperfections" from her "Courage" album to be released November 15. In April, Dion announced the new album and a tour to start in Quebec City, Canada, with stops in more than 50 North American cities. "We all go through a lot of things in life," Dion said.
Celine Dion styled at Paris Fashion Week
Celine Dion attends the Alexandre Vauthier Haute Couture Fall/Winter 2019 2020 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on July 2, 2019, in Paris. (CNN) - Cline Dion made the streets of Paris her own personal runway in celebration of the city's Fashion Week. The "My Heart Will Go On" singer wore a variety of looks, including one colorful outfit that didn't require pants. That look was first worn by Gigi Hadid on the Off-White runway, but Dion obviously had her own take on it, paring it with heels and sunglasses. Dion looked like a dream in a ruffled pink Miu Miu party gown with a black accent bow.