Billboard Music Awards: Celine Dion Gives Powerful Performance of "My Heart Will Go On"

The music icon performed the ballad from 'Titanic' while scenes of Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet from the Oscar-winning film played in the background.

Celine Dion took the stage Sunday night at the Billboard Music Awards to perform her hit song "My Heart Will Go On" from Titanic.

The music icon performed the infamous ballad while scenes of Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet from the Oscar-winning film played in the background.

She also wore a white gown with enormous sleeves as she sang in the middle of the T-Mobile Arena, earning a long standing ovation at the end of her powerful performance, after which she became visibly emotional.

Even co-host Vanessa Hudgens got teary and her co-host Ludacris called for another round of applause.

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the ballad, which earned an Oscar and a Golden Globe for best original song. The film's soundtrack hit No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart and was named soundtrack album of the year at the 1998 Billboard Music Awards.

The song also reached No. 1 in several countries, including Canada, Ireland, the United Kingdom and Australia, and was a hit on Billboard's charts in the U.S., reaching No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, Adult Contemporary Pop Songs and Radio Songs charts and spending a total of 20 weeks on the charts.

The Billboard Music Awards are airing live on ABC from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Vanessa Hudgens and Ludacris are hosting. Keep up with all the latest news here.

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