'Je t'aime maman': Céline Dion pays tribute to her late mother with emotional cover

The Canadian star performed Judy Garland's 'Somewhere Over the Rainbow.'

The Canadian star performed Judy Garland's 'Somewhere Over the Rainbow'

Singer Celine Dion performs during her Courage World Tour in Quebec City on September 18. (Jacques Boissinot/THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Céline Dion's mother, Thérèse Tanguay Dion, died last Thursday, but the show went on for the Canadian star who is currently on her Courage world tour.

"We dedicate tonight's show to you and I'll sing to you with all my heart," Dion wrote on Instagram on Friday alongside an old family photo.

That evening, she ended her Miami show by performing a cover of Judy Garland's signature song, "Somewhere Over the Rainbow," with a black and white photo of her mother projected onto the screen behind her.

Dion later posted a snippet online with the caption, "Je t'aime maman," (I love you, mom). 

Watch the full performance, captured and posted on YouTube by a fan, below.


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