Celine Dion Snubbed From Rolling Stone’s 200 Biggest Singers Checklist
Celine Dion‘s coronary heart may go on, however her followers are having a tough time getting previous this snub by Rolling Stone … which left her off their checklist of G.O.A.T. crooners.
The journal posted a refreshed 200 Biggest Singers of All Time — and their roster is fairly intensive … spanning many years of music, and even roping in some acts which can be elevating eyebrows (like Ozzy Osbourne, for instance). Nonetheless, it is a well-rounded mashup of expertise.
RANKING THE 200 GREATEST SINGERS OF ALL TIME https://t.co/IYXKLlgMds
— Rolling Stone (@RollingStone) January 1, 2023
Whereas some no-brainers made the minimize — Aretha, Whitney, Adele, Michael, Mariah, Freddie, and so forth. — there’s one one who’s noticeably lacking completely … Ms. Titanic herself.
There are different names that have been excluded, that are drawing some outrage, however none fairly measure as much as Celine not being included. Truth is … she is much and away one of the vital completed and impactful singers in fashionable historical past, commercially and critically.
Céline Dion was not included on Rolling Stone’s 200 Biggest Singers of All Time checklist. pic.twitter.com/pJKFEfhaYE
— Pop Base (@PopBase) January 1, 2023
After all, Celine has received numerous accolades … not the least of which embrace 5 Grammys, 6 AMAs, 7 Billboard Awards, 12 World Music Awards, 20 JUNO Awards, and on and on. Plus, seven of her albums have bought not less than 10 million copies worldwide — a benchmark solely a handful of solo feminine artists have achieved. A number of of her data have been licensed gold, platinum and diamond — and she or he’s obtained a number of #1 hits from a charts perspective.
Even by Rolling Stone’s personal commonplace on what warrants a terrific “singer” — the place they take into account the full breadth of their work and showmanship, quite than give attention to uncooked vocal expertise — Celine checks all of the bins after which some. She ought to be on there someplace.
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Celine herself does not appear to thoughts. She hasn’t responded to the slight, however quite … is busy celebrating her storied profession. Nonetheless, as some have famous — somebody screwed the pooch right here.
Let’s speak about … snubs.