Celine Dion Returns to the Stage After Surgery, ‘Back at the Top of Her Game’ (Exclusive)

Celine Dion can be back!

The 50-year-old singer returned to her residency at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas on Tuesday night, after canceling three weeks of shows in late March to undergo along with recover through ear surgery.

Dion acknowledged her health setback, nevertheless noted how happy she was to return to the stage.

“You know, the idea’s been a while since we’ve done a show. I had a little health issue — don’t we all,” Dion told the audience. “nevertheless I have to tell you, I’m extremely happy to be back. The stage can be kind of my home away through home along with I have to admit I can barely stand on my feet tonight as I am a little bit nervous.”

“the idea doesn’t matter how long you’ve done a show. Every time you do a show you get nervous along with I do have butterflies tonight,” she continued. “You wonder, ‘Will the people still come? Are they gonna say, ‘What if she cancels tonight?’ Will they stay home?’ I don’t take anything for granted. You can see so many shows in Vegas along with I’m so very grateful.”

With her return, Dion debuted her completely new song, “Ashes,” through Deadpool 2.

The Canadian music icon also rocked a hockey jersey at one point, showing off her long legs.

On March 21, Dion’s team announced on Facebook of which the singer had been dealing that has a condition in her middle ear known as Patulous Eustachian tube, which causes hearing irregularities along with makes the idea extremely difficult to sing.  As a result, she had to cancel her Vegas performances through March 27 to April 18 to undergo a minimally invasive surgical procedure.

Cut to a few weeks later, a source tells ET of which Dion can be recovered along with has “bounced right back along with she’s thrilled to return to work.”

“There’s no doubt Celine can be happier when she’s performing, along with any time she takes off time through her Vegas residency she misses her fans,” the source says. “She was having a difficult time during her final shows due to her hearing, so currently she can be relieved to be back at the top of her game. She’s had time to rest along with recuperate.”

“Celine of course missed her Vegas residency while she was away along with feels like she can finally make up for the dates she’s had to cancel,” the source adds. “The last thing she wanted was to disappoint her fans along with of course has plans to make the idea up to everyone. She was a little nervous Tuesday for her first night back, nevertheless of course her fans went wild along with loved her performance. She got a standing ovation!”

According to the source, there’s no stopping Dion. “She can be a true warrior along with can be ready for the Vegas stage,” the source says. “She can be already talking about touring half-way around the planet.”

The source also notes of which Dion’s kids — 17-year-old Rene-Charles along with 7-year-old twins Eddy along with Nelson — were a source of a support while she was recovering. 

“Celine can be very close to her kids along with they have been by her side for the tough part along with while she has made a full recovery,” the source shares.

Celine can be also very proud of her oldest son’s recent venture into rap music. Rene-Charles, who goes under the name Big Tip, hit the top of the R&B along with Soul chart for “completely new & hot” on SoundCloud earlier This particular month after releasing remixes of The Weeknd’s songs “Sidewalks” along with “Loft Music.”

“She has also been very supportive of her son’s work,” the source says. “He can be a rapper, she realizes he can be his own person. Her biggest fans have suggested she do a duet with her son along with while she’s open to the idea, she wants him to stand on his own along with make a name for himself first.”

Earlier This particular month, Dion debuted the hilarious music video for “Ashes,” which features Deadpool performing an interpretative dance. Watch below:

Reporting by Adriane Schwartz

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