Celine Dion’s Titanic mega-hit gets a shiny makeover for its 25-year anniversary

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Singer Celine Dion is being honoured by her production team. (PHOTO: Gallo Images/Getty Images)
Singer Celine Dion is being honoured by her production team. (PHOTO: Gallo Images/Getty Images)

She wasn't kidding when she said her heart would go on.

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of Celine Dion performing Titanic, her 1998 Oscar- and Grammy-winning track, a newly restored and re-edited version of the music video has been released.

The track, the theme song to James Cameron's megahit Titanic, sold 18 million copies worldwide and has had more than 700 million streams in the US alone.

The re-released video features restored and never-before-seen footage, in ultra high-definition video quality.

Celine first performed My Heart Will Go On in 1998 at the 70th Academy Awards. (PHOTO: Gallo Images/Getty Images)

Her team posted the news on Instagram ahead of the video's re-release on 23 March.

“To celebrate Celine’s biggest hit of all time, the music video has been upgraded and re-imagined, featuring remastered footage in stunning clarity."  

One of the biggest changes in the video is that there is no footage from Titanic in it.

Celine (54) has stayed out of the spotlight in recent years due to her health problems.

Her last performance was at the British Summer Time Festival concert in Hyde Park in England, in 2019, before she shared in 2022 that she had been diagnosed with stiff person syndrome, a rare auto-immune disorder that causes muscle spasms.

The megastar last performed her hit track at the British Summer Time Festival in Hyde Park, London, in 2019. (PHOTO: Instagram/@celinedion)

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“Unfortunately, these spasms affect my daily life, including not allowing me to use my vocal chords to sing the way I’m used to,” she said. It's unclear when she'll be seen on stage again but the re-release of the song that formed the backdrop to Rose and Jack's tragic love is a treat for fans feeling the absence of the super star.


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