Celine Dion celebrates her 50th birthday with cute throwback snaps showing her singing as a child
It's her 50th birthday on Friday.
And Celine Dion's team took to Facebook to celebrate the French Canadian star's milestone with a series of throwback snaps.
In the earliest shot, the hitmaker is just a tot wearing a huge pair of glasses.
Extravagant style: Celine Dion, seen at the Billboard Music Awards in a white gown with a train and billowing shoulders in Las Vegas in May, 2017, turned 50 on Friday
And the pretty brunette is still a child as she clutches a microphone and sings intently in another snap.
She actually had her first No. 1 hit when she was just 12 with a song she wrote with her mom Therese and brother Jacques.
Brother Michel sent it off to music manager Rene Angelil who signed her and guided her career, eventually marrying the star in 1994 despite the 26-year age difference.
The Because You Love Me singer looked very different as a 14-year-old on her first trip to Paris.
Pretty pout: Born in 1968, the earliest shot shows Celine Dion as a tot in a huge pair of glasses
It's in her blood: The pretty brunette is still a child as she clutches a microphone and sings her heart out
Recording star: Celine reads from music and sings into a much larger microphone
Getting a start The hitmaker sings with one of her brothers playing a Hammond organ
Celine posed with the Eiffel Tower in the background, looking adorable in a short sleeved white blouse, a red skirt plus white shoes and socks.
Two years later the bare-faced 16-year-old had long wavy hair when she opened for French singer and celebrity Patrick Sébastien at Paris Olympia in November 1984.
In one publicity photo, the My Heart Will Go On hitmaker wore a white blazer and sat with her back to the camera, but turned her head to pose for the snap.
Teen trip: The singer looked very different as a 14-year-old on her first trip to Paris, wearing a short sleeved white blouse, a red skirt plus white shoes and socks.
Play time: The young star tested her balance in a Paris playground
Publicity shot: The 16-year-old had long wavy hair when she opened for French singer and celebrity Patrick Sébastien at the Paris Olympia in November 1984
Striking a pose: The young star looked over her shoulder for this shot, as her tresses fell almost to her waist
Another shot showed her leaning on her hand for a close-up and the third saw her showing off her glowing complexion in a zoomed in image of her smiling.
By 1988, when she won the European Song Contest singing for Switzerland, Celine's brunette tresses were styled in trendy bubble curls.
Treated as royalty in her native Quebec, Celine looked fabulous in a frothy white gown when she married Rene in 1994 despite the 26-year age difference.
Changing style: Celine sported the trendy bubble curl look when she won the Eurovision Song Contest singing for Switzerland in 1988, which was held that year in Dublin, Ireland
Natural look: The 20-year-old toasted her big Eurovision win with water at breakfast at Dublin's Shelbourne Hotel the following day
By 1997 her style had matured to sleek and chic superstar when she sang at the Royal Command Performance for Queen Elizabeth II in London.
Celine's hair was blonde and slicked back off her face and she wore a sequinned black gown as she shook the Queen's hand.
Meanwhile, the singer recently cancelled her Las Vegas residency at The Colosseum from March 27 through April 18 due to an ongoing ear condition.
Treated as royalty in her native Quebec, Celine looked fabulous in a frothy white gown when she married her manager longtime Rene Angelil in 1994 despite the 26-year age difference
A statement on Celine’s Facebook page read that the condition, known as Patulous Eustachian tube, has been causing her 'hearing irregularities,' making it 'extremely difficult to sing.' She is expected to return to the stage in May.
In the statement, Celine apologized to fans, saying: 'I’ve been so looking forward to doing my shows again and this happens…. I just can’t believe it!
'I apologize to everyone who planned to travel to Las Vegas to see my show. I know how disappointing this is, and I’m so sorry.'
So sleek: By 1997 Celine had established her chic superstar style when she sang at the Royal Command Performance for Queen Elizabeth II in London.
Modern star: Celine at the 83rd Academy Awards at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, in 2011
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