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Lindsey Stirling performs with Celine Dion at Billboard Music Awards

Posted May 26

Dubstep violinist Lindsey Stirling was featured in Celine Dion’s performance of Queen’s “The Show Must Go On” at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards on Sunday. The audio version of the cover can be found on the CelineDionVEVO YouTube channel.

Before the awards, Celine Dion’s official Twitter account posted about the song’s release on Apple Music.

Celinedion.com announced that Dion’s cover of “The Show Must Go On” features “electronic violin sensation” Stirling, and the cover is available “everywhere,” including iTunes, Spotify and Apple Music.

The People Magazine Twitter account also mentioned Dion and Stirling's Billboard performance.

Billboard’s YouTube channel uploaded a video of an interview with Stirling from the event.

“It’s going to be an emotional number,” Stirling said in the video. “It means a lot to her. The song, for my own reasons, means so much to me. I think the synchronicity of it all, that we’re performing this together, it was meant to be.”

Stirling also mentioned that she will release her third album this summer.

The audio of the live performance and Dion’s acceptance speech as she received the ICON Award was uploaded to The Celine Dion Podcast YouTube channel.

Dion's 15-year-old son presented the award, and her speech included a tribute to her late husband. Dion also mentioned Stirling in her speech.

Email: kschwab@deseretnews.com

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