Brave Celine Dion takes to the stage in thigh-split gown

At Frank Sinatra tribute concert as she prepares for last Christmas with her husband

Singer Celine Dion performed at the Sinatra 100: An All-Star Grammy concert on Wednesday evening, wearing a very elegant long thigh-split dress.

The 47-year-old looked younger than her years as she belted out a tune in the beautiful one-sleeved number, which she teamed with a pair of Mary-Jane courts with a bow detail.

The performance at the Encore Theater at Wynn Las Vegas comes as the singer prepares for her last Christmas with her music manager husband Rene Angelil, 73, who is battling throat cancer.

Brave: Celine Dion performed at the Sinatra 100: An All-Star Grammy concert on Wednesday, wearing a very thigh-split dress as she prepares for her last Christmas with her cancer-stricken husband Rene Angelil

Brave: Celine Dion performed at the Sinatra 100: An All-Star Grammy concert on Wednesday, wearing a very thigh-split dress as she prepares for her last Christmas with her cancer-stricken husband Rene Angelil

Celine famously released a virtual duet with Sinatra, entitled All The Way, which was her and Rene’s wedding song.

So no doubt her rendition was all the more emotive, as she performed to a packed audience, which included the likes of Lady Gaga, Tony Bennett and Carrie Underwood.

Rene is currently battling throat cancer and a source told closer weekly that Celine is trying to make her time with her long-time love count.

Poignant: Celine famously released a virtual duet with Sinatra, entitled All The Way, which was her and Rene's wedding song

Poignant: Celine famously released a virtual duet with Sinatra, entitled All The Way, which was her and Rene’s wedding song

Heartache: The couple- pictured together in 2013 - are making their time together count amid claims this is to be their last Christmas together 

Heartache: The couple- pictured together in 2013 – are making their time together count amid claims this is to be their last Christmas together

‘This is very likely the last Christmas they’ll celebrate with Rene,’ said a friend. ‘Celine is trying to make the most of whatever time they have left with Rene.’

Together the couple have three kids – Rene-Charles, 14, and twins Nelson and Eddy, aged five.

‘Celine is hopeful by nature,’ said the insider. ‘She puts her trust in her faith.’

Dion is on break from her Las Vegas show at Caesars Palace until December 30 so she can have family time. She has a run until 2019.

She is set to perform a run of shows in Paris in June 2016, announcing the dates via her Twitter page.

The show will air on CBS on December 6.

Big names: The concert, held in celebration of the Sinatra's 100th birthday, also featured performances from the likes of Lady Gaga and Carrie Underwood  

Big names: The concert, held in celebration of the Sinatra’s 100th birthday, also featured performances from the likes of Lady Gaga and Carrie Underwood

Firm friends: Alicia Keys and Celine Dion posed backstage during the star-studded event 

Firm friends: Alicia Keys and Celine Dion posed backstage during the star-studded event

 

 

 

 

Source: Daily Mail

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