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Celine Dion flawlessly impersonates Cher, Rihanna and Sia

The star showed off her incredible talent in a game of musical impressions with Jimmy Fallon.

By Katie Skelly
Celine Dion

Celine Dion certainly knows how to work, work, work the stage when it comes to performing, and her appearance on the The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon was no exception!

While we all knew at home that she would absolutely nail it, the 48-year-old had some reservations.

"I'm so scared!" She quipped before drawing the combination of Cher singing Frère Jacques.

"Not fair… She's my friend," she hesitated before pulling off a flawless delivery of the French lullaby with the singer’s signature twang.

Watch Celine totally own the stage in the video player below! Post continues…

The mother-of-three then kicked it up a notch, with a down-and dirty rendition of Row, Row, Row Your Boat, sung in the style of Rihanna’s Work.

"There are children watching!" Jimmy called out as the blonde beauty surprised the audience by twerking with a rhythm that would make the Barbados-born songstress proud.

Just like any superstar, the My Heart Will Go On hitmaker saved her best performance for last.

Belting out a near-perfect version of Hush, Little Baby sung in Sia’s squeaky pitch, Celine flipped her hair over her face for dramatic effect while Jimmy understandably lost his cool watching on.

It was an incredible sight to see the icon in such good spirits, despite the tragic loss of her loving husband, René Angélilto, to throat cancer earlier this year.

Getting into character, Celine even made sure she had Sia's hair down pat.
Getting into character, Celine even made sure she had Sia's hair down pat.

Speaking recently of her daily battle to US talk show host Kathie Lee Gifford, who too lost her husband Frank Gifford less than a year ago, she said: "I lost the man of my life."

"But I cannot live thinking this way. I have to say, 'I found the best man in the world,'" she concluded just as Kathie began to tear up.

Turning to the Today show host, she added, "Like you did for yourself. We were both extremely lucky."

Fighting back tears, Kathie Lee added, "We're all going up someday."

Celine broke the news of her husband's death to her kids in the most beautiful way.
Celine broke the news of her husband's death to her kids in the most beautiful way.

The TV host was, of course, making reference to the touching way Celine broke the news of Rene’s death to her five-year-old twins Nelson and Eddy.

In a previous interview with ABC News, the brave mother revealed that she utilised the family favourite Disney movie, Up, to notify the kids of his passing.

"Before I told them that their dad was not there, I talked about when we, everybody, gets sick. Then I said, 'Do you remember the movie Up?'" She said of the 2009 Disney feature length animation.

"'Oh,' they said, ‘Yes, Ellie went up. You know, she, with the balloons.’ And I said, ‘Well, yeah. You know, today Papa went up.’”

The Canadian songstress explained that whenever she heard her children refer to where their father had gone, she wanted to hear them say “up”.

"Up is good. Up is uplifting,” she explained.

The singer has stepped out in good spirits as she promotes her upcoming album.
The singer has stepped out in good spirits as she promotes her upcoming album.

She then explained that she took the children outside for a private family ceremony that involved sprinkling “pixie dust” and releasing balloons up into the sky.

“We’re gonna say ‘Papa we love you. Have a good up' and we’re gonna spread this and it’s gonna go to him,” she remembers telling them.

Watch Celine’s brave interview on Today in the video player below.

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