Celine Dion’s Official Top 40 Biggest Selling Singles revealed

To celebrate the release of her new album, Loved Me Back To Life, we reveal Celine Dion’s Official Top 40 Biggest Selling UK Singles!

To celebrate the release of her new album, Loved Me Back To Life, we reveal Celine Dion’s Official Top 40 Biggest Selling UK Singles!

Celine Dion is well and truly back! The Canadian singing sensation released her 11th English language album, Loved Me Back To Life, earlier this week, and it went straight into Wednesday’s Official Albums Chart Update at Number 2 (right behind Lady Gaga’s ARTPOP). If it maintains its momentum through to Sunday night’s final whistle, Loved Me Back To Life is on track to become her highest charting UK album in over a decade.

To celebrate Celine's return, and her impending chart success, we reveal her Official Top 40 Biggest Selling UK Singles!

While her recording career spans 33 years (she released her first album in 1981 when she was just 12-years-old), Celine Dion didn’t become a household name in the UK until 1988… But it was for all the wrong reasons!

The then 20-year-old was chosen to represent Switzerland at Eurovision Song Contest. She finished in first place with her track Ne Partez Pas Sans Moi (which roughly translates as ‘Don't Leave Without Me’), beating the UK entry, Go, by Scott Fitzgerald by 137 points to 136. Grrr! (Maybe that’s why it’s only her 72nd biggest selling UK single? – Eurovision Ed)

Her English language album, Unison, was released in 1990 in North America, but Celine didn’t find chart success on these shores until 1992 with her version of the title song from Disney’s Beauty And The Beast. The track, which also features the vocals of Peabo Bryson, was ditched from the film’s final theatrical release, but Disney elected to keep it on the official soundtrack. It peaked at Number 9 on the Official Singles Chart in May, 1992 and is her 24th biggest selling UK single to date.

While her subsequent three UK single releases (1992’s If You Asked Me, Love Can Move Mountains and 1993’s Where Does My Heart Beat Now?) failed to make the UK Top 40, Celine was back with a vengeance in 1994 with The Power Of Love, which peaked at Number 4. It’s now her 11th biggest selling UK single overall with 157,000 sales to date.

Celine scored her first UK Number 1 the following year with Think Twice. This slow burning, powerhouse of a ballad, would go on to become one of the UK’s biggest selling singles of all time. It’s also her second biggest selling single so far, with more than 1.32 million copies sold to date.

However it would be Celine’s second Number 1, My Heart Will Go On, which would go on to become her first UK million selling single, and her over-all biggest selling single of all-time.

Taken from the soundtrack to James Cameron’s cinema epic Titanic, My Heart Will Go On spent two non-consecutive weeks at Number 1 in 1998. It lost the top spot initially to Fatboy Slim’s remix of Cornershop’s Brimfull Of Asha and the Run DMC Vs Jason NevinsIt’s Like That. We don't think Celine minded, too much, as My Heart Will Go On passed the million copies mark in the UK after just eight weeks. It has now sold over one-and-a-half million copies to date in the UK.

1996’s Because You Loved Me is Celine’s third biggest selling UK single with more than 467,000 sales, while her 1997 duet with Barbra Streisand is at Number 4 with 436,000 sales. The Top 5 is completed by 1996’s It’s All Coming Back To Me Now (425,000 UK sales to date).

So here they are then, Celine Dion’s Official Top 40 Biggest Selling UK Singles of all-time!

Celine Dion’s Official Top 40 Biggest Selling UK Singles

  TITLE ARTIST CREDIT PEAK CHART
POSITION
YEAR OF
RELEASE
1 MY HEART WILL GO ON CELINE DION 1 1998
2 THINK TWICE CELINE DION 1 1994
3 BECAUSE YOU LOVED ME CELINE DION 5 1996
4 TELL HIM BARBRA STREISAND & CELINE DION 3 1997
5 IT'S ALL COMING BACK TO ME NOW CELINE DION 3 1996
6 I'M YOUR ANGEL CELINE DION & R KELLY 3 1998
7 ALL BY MYSELF CELINE DION 6 1996
8 IMMORTALITY CELINE DION WITH THE BEE GEES 5 1998
9 FALLING INTO YOU CELINE DION 10 1996
10 A NEW DAY HAS COME CELINE DION 7 2002
11 THE POWER OF LOVE CELINE DION 4 1994
12 THE REASON CELINE DION 11 1997
13 THAT'S THE WAY IT IS CELINE DION 12 1999
14 TU M'AIMES ENCORE (TO LOVE ME AGAIN) CELINE DION 7 1995
15 ONLY ONE ROAD CELINE DION 8 1995
16 I'M ALIVE CELINE DION 17 2002
17 CALL THE MAN CELINE DION 11 1997
18 MISLED CELINE DION 15 1995
19 THE FIRST TIME EVER I SAW YOUR FACE CELINE DION 19 2000
20 TREAT HER LIKE A LADY CELINE DION 29 1999
21 I DROVE ALL NIGHT CELINE DION 27 2003
22 TAKING CHANCES CELINE DION 40 2007
23 ALONE CELINE DION 85 2007
24 BEAUTY AND THE BEAST CELINE DION & PEABO BRYSON 9 1992
25 GOODBYE'S (THE SADDEST WORD) CELINE DION 38 2002
26 THE PRAYER CELINE DION N/A 1999
27 RIVER DEEP MOUNTAIN HIGH CELINE DION N/A 2005
28 ONE HEART CELINE DION 27 2003
29 I BELIEVE IN YOU (JE CROIS EN TOI) IL DIVO & CELINE DION N/A 2005
30 LOVED ME BACK TO LIFE CELINE DION 75 2013
31 DANCE WITH MY FATHER CELINE DION N/A 2005
32 I LOVE YOU CELINE DION N/A 2005
33 IF THATS WHAT IT TAKES CELINE DION N/A 2005
34 EYES ON ME CELINE DION 113 2007
35 TO LOVE YOU MORE CELINE DION N/A 2004
36 FLY CELINE DION N/A 2005
37 I SURRENDER CELINE DION N/A 2004
38 THEN YOU LOOK AT ME CELINE DION N/A 2004
39 O HOLY NIGHT CELINE DION N/A 2004
40 WHERE DOES MY HEART BEAT NOW CELINE DION 72 1993

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