TORONTO, Sept. 10 /CNW/ - Sympatico/MSN and Sony BMG Music (Canada) Inc.
today announced that you can watch and listen to Celine Dion performing her
new song, "Taking Chances" in the studio exclusively on Sympatico.msn.ca
"Taking Chances" - written by Kara DioGuardi and the Eurythmics' Dave
Stewart and produced by John Shanks - is the first track to be released from
Dion's upcoming album Taking Chances, which becomes available on Tuesday,
November 13, 2007.
"We're very excited that music fans can get a first look at the newest
material from one of Canada's most celebrated and renowned musical artists
only at Sympatico/MSN," said Gary, Anderson, Vice President, Sympatico/MSN.
"This Céline Dion exclusive is just another example of how Sympatico/MSN
continues to offer Canadians the most unique and innovative digital content
"The anticipation and excitement for the new Céline Dion record can be
felt worldwide," said Shane Carter, Co-President, Sony BMG Music Canada, Inc.
"Céline Dion is an International superstar whose success is unparalleled. She
has an incredible legion of online fans and we are delighted to be celebrating
the release of Taking Chances with an exclusive premiere of the song with
in-studio video on Sympatico/MSN."
Having sold more than 180 million albums around the world, Céline Dion is
one of the most immediately recognized, widely respected and successful
performers in pop music history. In 2004, Celine was presented the World Music
Award for the Best-selling Female Artist of all time. Celine has been awarded
six Grammy Awards including 1992's Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with
Vocal (for "Beauty and the Beast"), 1996's Album of the Year and Best Pop
Vocal Album (for Falling Into You) and 1998's Record of the Year and Best
Female Pop Vocal Performance (for "My Heart Will Go On" (Love Theme from
'Titanic')). Both "Beauty and the Beast" and "My Heart Will Go On" received
Best Song Academy Awards for their respective years of release.
The album Taking Chances will be released on Tuesday, November 13, 2007.
Sympatico/MSN is Canada's most popular online destination, with more than
19 million unique visitors(*) experiencing its information and communication
services each month. Offered in a strategic alliance between Bell Sympatico
and Microsoft, Sympatico.MSN.ca brings together Bell Sympatico's Web content
and broadband services with popular web services for MSN, including Windows
Live Messenger, Windows Live Hotmail, Windows Live Spaces and Live Search. The
site gives Canadians easy access to the tools and services they love to use.
Bell Sympatico is Canada's leading Internet service provider and
Sympatico.MSN.ca delivers exclusive content to Sympatico High Speed Internet
service subscribers, while Windows Live Messenger, Windows Live Hotmail and
Windows Live Spaces are the country's most used instant messaging, web-based
email service and social networking services.
About Sony BMG Music (Canada) Inc.
SONY BMG MUSIC (CANADA) INC. is the Canadian subsidiary of SONY BMG MUSIC
ENTERTAINMENT, a global recording music joint venture with a roster of current
artists that includes a broad array of both local artists and international
superstars, as well as a vast catalogue that comprises some of the most
important recordings in history. SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT is 50 % owned by
Bertelsmann A.G. and 50% owned by Sony Corporation of America.
For further information:
For further information: Erica Silver, Sony BMG Music (Canada) Inc.,
Phone: (416) 589-3050, Email: email@example.com, www.celinedion.com,