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Straight from Yahoo! News.
International Superstar Celine Dion to Headline Nabisco Championship Celebrity Pro-Am
RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif.--(ENTERTAINMENT WIRE)--March 8, 2000--The Nabisco Championship, the first major LPGA golf tournament of the year, has announced that global superstar Celine Dion will headline the tournament's 2000 Celebrity Pro-Am.
The Nabisco Championship Celebrity Pro-Am marks one of Dion's first public appearances since she started her hiatus from active performance at the end of last year. Moreover, the event represents Dion's first celebrity pro-am appearance on the LPGA Tour. The Nabisco Championship Celebrity Pro-Am will be held Tuesday, March 21, and Wednesday, March 22, at Mission Hills Country Club in Rancho Mirage.
Considered the premier contemporary pop vocalist, Dion has earned music accolades from around the world including Grammy awards in the United States; Juno and Felix awards in Canada; and World Music awards in Europe. So far in her career, she has sold more than 120 million albums worldwide - more than any other female solo artist in the history of the music business.
Dion has been an avid golfer for three years and plays golf year-round. She and her husband, Rene, spend winters at their house on a golf course in Jupiter, Fla., and summers at their own golf course in Montreal, Quebec.
``I have an almost obsessive love for golf, so I am very excited about playing in The Nabisco Championship Celebrity Pro-Am,'' Dion said. ``The game is always a great challenge and great fun. All of that will be heightened by playing side-by-side with the great champions of the LPGA and the other celebrities in Nabisco's tournament.''
Joining Dion at the 2000 Nabisco Championship Pro-Am is a lengthy list of famous names from film, television and music. Other celebrities set to compete include Michael Bolton, Alice Cooper, Patrick Duffy, Jamie Farr, Glenn Frey, Don Meredith and Tommy Smothers.
During the two days of celebrity golf action, The Nabisco Championship is offering free admission to adults 55 years and older as part ``Senior Appreciation Days.''
The 2000 Nabisco Championship starts on Monday, March 20, with a practice round for LPGA players and the finals for the Toyota/Nabisco $1 Million Hole-in-One Contest and the Celebrity Hole-in-One Contest for Charity. Both events are free and open to the public. Championship play will follow on Thursday, March 23, through Sunday, March 26.
In mid-March, Celine Dion's second single from "All The Way...A Decade Of Song" will be "I Want You To Need Me," ...a Diane Warren power ballad.(CA & USA)
For the 29th annual Juno Awards Celine has been nominated for:(CA)
Best Female Artist,
Best Album - "These Are Special Times"
(View the Juno's CBC and on the webcast..on Sunday, March 12, 2000)
MTV's Diary: USA
Wednesday, February 16 at 10:30 p.m.
Thursday, February 17 at 12:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.
Friday, February 18 at 8:30 p.m.
Saturday, February 19 at 11:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m.
Sunday, February 20 at 10:00 a.m., 4:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.
Behind the Music:February 23 at 8:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m. ET &
Thursday, February 24, at 1:00 p.m. ET.(CA)
Much Music- Behind The Music:
In 1999, in Europe alone, SSD has sold 2 million copies, and ATW has sold 4 million copies. This means, Celine will again receive European Diamond awards this year. These annual awards are given out by IFPI to singers in recognition for their albums selling more than 1 million copies in Europe. In the past few years, Celine has also received few of this award consecutively for her various, including LTAL, FIY, TAST, ACDS, TCOML, Deux...etc.
Celine is nominated for 'Sixth Annual Blockbuster Entertainment Awards to air in June on FOX, for:
"Favorite Female Artist -- Pop : Celine Dion All the Way ... A Decade of Song
Celine Dion album was certified by the Canadian Recording Industry Association's in January for her best selling recording: All The Way...A Decade of Song/Sony Music-NINE TIMES PLATINUM ALBUM(S) - 900,000 UNITS
ALL THE WAY..A DECADE OF SONG IS NUMBER 4 ON THE BILLBOARD CHARTS! It sold another 156,000 albums.
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