Céline Dion sings with Sonyae Elise backstage at Grammys
By TOI Desk Report February 8, 2024 Update on : February 8, 2024
Celine Dion, 55, who is battling stiff-person syndrome, sang the impromptu duet with singer-songwriter Sonyae Elise.
On Tuesday, the Platinum Hit winner Sonyae Elise, 26, shared a video on Instagram with highlights from the night showing her singing an impromptu duet with the “Power of Love” singer.
The video clip begins with the two singers having fun doing riffs and runs together backstage. Later in the clip, Celine Dion sings a little again.
The Canadian pop superstar, Dion, showed off her incredible vocals in the video as Elise joined in beside her.
A clip later also showed Dion singing as she stood next to a smiling Stevie Wonder. Stevie honoured late music legend Tony Bennett during the ceremony.
The clip ended with smiles on both singers’ faces and Sonyaé Elise jumping up and down with excitement.
The pop superstar made the appearance at 2024 Grammys to present the final award of the night, album of the year amid her battle with the rare neurological condition Stiff Person Syndrome.
The music icon announced in 2022 that she has a rare neurological disease that makes it difficult for her to sing.
She earned a standing ovation as she walked on stage to present the album of the year award.
The “My Heart Will Go On” hitmaker presented the prize to Taylor Swift for her album Midnights. The 34-year-old Taylor Swift celebrated her win by hugging the pop icon.
Dion recently indicated in the announcement that she was aiming to return to singing.
The singer who announced a documentary following her battle against the disorder has sold more than 250 million albums during her 40-year career.