“Celine Dion’s music possesses class and style unlike any other artist, and we’re very excited to debut her new song and in-studio video on Amazon.com,” said Peter Faricy, vice president of music and movies at Amazon.com. “This is an extraordinary opportunity for Celine’s fans to get their very first glimpse of her latest work online. Music video premieres and live chat sessions with artists are just a couple of ways we’ve brought new content to our customers. We will continue to deliver innovative offerings that will excite and enrich our customers’ experiences.”
“A new record by Celine Dion, the world's top-selling female artist, is truly cause for celebration, and Amazon.com offers an ideal venue to premiere 'Taking Chances,' her latest song and video,” said Steve Barnett, Columbia Records. “We are thrilled to be working with Amazon.com, inviting music lovers to share the excitement of this exclusive premiere of 'Taking Chances,' Celine Dion's latest pop masterpiece.”
Having sold more than 180 million albums around the world since her American debut in 1990, Celine Dion is one of the most immediately recognized, widely respected and successful performers in pop music history. Dion 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. In 2004, after achieving total global sales of more than 175 million albums, Dion was presented the World Music Award for the Bestselling Female Pop Artist of all time.
The album “Taking Chances” will be released on Tuesday, November 13, 2007. The album “Taking Chances” is now available for pre-order on www.amazon.com for $9.99