Celine Dion celebrates 25th anniversary of multi-million selling Falling In You album

Celine's fourth English-language album sold over 32 million worldwide.

Celine Dion has celebrated the 25th anniversary of her album Falling Into You, the world's best-selling album of 1996, by releasing an HD version of the video for its title track.

The album, released on March 12 1996, has shifted a reported 32 million copies and won two Grammys for Album of the Year and Best Pop Album. 

The record's big birthday has been marked by unveiling a remastered music video of its title track, helmed by British director Nigel Dick and set in a small village in France.

In the UK, Falling Into You was the fourth best-selling album of 1996, selling 1.47 million copies that year, finishing behind Alanis Morissette's Jagged Little Pill (1), Spice Girls' Spice (2) and Oasis' (What's The Story) Morning Glory? (3). Its current chart sales total, including streaming equivalent sales since 2014, stands at 2.17 million.

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The album - Celine's fourth English-language record - spawned five hit singles, including Top 10 hits Because You Loved Me (5), It's All Coming Back To Me Now (3), and All By Myself (6). View Celine Dion's Official Chart history in full here.

The album's title track served as its lead single in Europe, co-produced by Rick Nowels (Adele, Lana Del Rey, Madonna) and co-written by Argentine singer Marie Claire D'Ubaldo, who originally released the song in 1994. 

The record also includes Celine's rendition of Ike & Tina Turner's River Deep, Mountain High, and a cover of Aretha Franklin's (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman. 

The album's most popular track in the UK is Because You Loved Me with 27 million streams, 366,000 physical CD sales and 163,000 downloads.

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Edgle Bennett


Great singer.




Amazing album




The single, Falling into You, also made the top ten reaching number 10.


Gary Feld


How many pure sales has the album had?


Official Charts


2.14 million in the UK.