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Celine Dion To Perform New Song For 2017 ‘Beauty and the Beast’

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Legendary singer and Grammy winner Celine Dion has revealed that she will be performing a brand new song for Disney’s upcoming Beauty and the Beast live-action remake. The new song, titled ‘How Does A Moment Last Forever, will be featured in the movie, while Dion will be recording the pop version to be played over the end credits.

Celine Dion was a relatively lesser known singer back in 1991 when she was offered to perform the iconic theme song for Disney’s animated classic, with Peabo Bryson. The Oscar-winning song propelled Dion to fame, and established her in the English-speaking world as one of the greatest voices of our generation. It makes perfect sense, therefore, that Dion is on board to record another potential classic for a new legion of fans.

In related news, Ariana Grande and John Legend will be performing the title track, ‘Beauty and the Beast,’ for the soundtrack. The soundtrack of the upcoming film, featuring three new songs written by Alan Menken and Tim Rice, and including all the original Alan Menken-Howard Ashman tunes, is scheduled to be released this March.

While you wait not-so-patiently for the new soundtrack and film, watch the original 1991 ‘Beauty and the Beast’ duet, featuring Celine Dion and Peabo Bryson, below:

 

Beauty and the Beast, starring Emma Watson, Dan Stevens and many more A-list stars, hits theatres on March 17, 2017.

Are you looking forward to 2017’s Beauty and the Beast remake?

Edited by: Kajsa Rain Forden

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  • I’m glad that Celine Dion will still be on the soundtrack and sing in this film, though a part of me wants her to sing the Beauty and the Beast song. Regardless, this is a brilliant Opportunity for Grande.

    • Manuel Orozco

      I was assuming from rumors that Josh Groban was going to be on the soundtrack in some way

    • Manuel Orozco

      Actually I was right Josh Groban will be on the soundtrack.

  • Manuel Orozco

    I’m not looking forward to the remake of BATB. However, I’m actually surprised Celine Dion will be on the soundtrack. She’s one of my favorite singers!

  • This is EXCITING!! I love all these singers they got in to record the 2 songs here! :)))

    • Manuel Orozco

      I do like Celine, Ariana and John too. I’m actually a much bigger fan of Ms. Dion

  • You know, I wasn’t too excited for this. But with all the talent involved, that might change.