The interpreter of My Heart Will Go On, who has sold 27 albums over 200 million copies and 5 Grammy awards to her credit, makes way for Ariana Grande (at number 43), Usher (at number 97) or Barbra Streisand ( in 97th place). 147th place), among others.
It is objectively absolutely unimaginable that Celine Dion is not among the top 200, responded Eugénie Lépine-Blondeau, culture columnist for the show Tout un matin, on Twitter. The name Celine Dion has also been mentioned around 30,000 times on the platform in the last few hours.
Celine Dion should be on this list. That’s it, Canadian singer Jann Arden wrote again on Twitter. To say that Celine Dion is not one of the greatest singers of all time is incredible, added American critic Rama Tampubolone. It’s almost a betrayal, published British producer Jamie Lambert.
Celine Dion has won five Grammys over the course of her career.
Photo: (Francois Mori/The Associated Press)
TMZ, USA Today and CNN join in
Major American media outlets have also noted the absence of the 54-year-old Quebec singer, nicknamed Karl’s Diva, from the Rolling Stone charts. USA Today, TMZ and the New York Post discuss a list that snubs Celine Dion, while CNN and BuzzFeed News devote articles to popular outrage at her exclusion.
Rolling Stone, which volunteered for a similar exercise in 2008, says it relied on the opinions of its staff, contributors and key contributors to compile its list. What matters most to us is the artist’s originality, his influence, the depth of his catalog and the extent of his musical legacy, said the magazine in a text presenting its price list.
Celine Dion isn’t the only big name in the song who doesn’t appear on this list: neither are Madonna, P!nk or the Ontarian Justin Bieber. However, Canadian representatives include The Weeknd (#110), Leonard Cohen (#103) and Joni Mitchell (#50).