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Celine Dion has been excluded from Rolling Stone magazine’s list of greatest singers

Celine Dion was not included in the list of 200 Greatest Singers compiled by the magazine. Rollingstone. The absence surprises many and angers fans of Quebecer.


Famous magazine Rollingstone The release of the list of the greatest singers of all time on Sunday has drawn the ire of many music lovers. Not a single name appears in the ranking when we see Aretha Franklin (in first place), Frank Sinatra, Beyoncé, Amy Winehouse, Adele, but Rosalia, Billie Eilish (youngest on the list), Ozzy Osbourne or Kurt Cobain. : That of Celine Dion.

A deliberate decision? Just forget? The Rollingstone The case has yet to be commented on, but social networks are on fire, with several media outlets in Europe and Canada writing on Monday about this surprising omission. In the eyes of many, the American magazine simply “scorned” the Quebec singer.

Rollingstone Removing Celine Dion from the list of greatest singers of all time is a crime against humanity,” one user wrote on Twitter. Another posted: “Excluding him from the 200 Greatest Singers of All Time list is a regrettable mistake as it is a crime to do so on purpose.”

“Delete your article until you add Celine Dion Top 5 From the list, one user asked in a tweet. [Elle est] Best singer of all time. »

Despite Celine Dion’s undeniable legacy, the team Rollingstone Liked 200 other artists, though he says he includes “singers who have shaped history and defined our lives.”

“Remember this is a list of the best singers, not a list of the best voices,” it warns Rollingstone Its classification precedes the text and places it in context. “However, what matters most to us is an artist’s originality, influence, depth of repertoire and breadth of musical heritage. »

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Celine Dion, now 54, has released 27 albums, sold more than 200 million copies, and won five Grammy Awards.

Aretha Franklin tops the list of 200 Greatest Singers Rollingstone. The Queen of Soul is followed by Whitney Houston, Sam Cooke, Billie Holiday, Mariah Carey, Ray Charles, Stevie Wonder, Beyoncé, Otis Redding and Al Green.