Celine Dion tops Billboard Hot Tours chart with 2016 summer tour launch
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Celine Dion dominated Billboard's Hot Tours chart this week with the launch of her sold-out European summer tour. The Canadian international superstar performed 11 shows, including a two-night stand June 20 - June 21 in Antwerp, Belgium, at Sportpaleis, followed by nine nights from June 24 - July 9 in Paris at AccordHotel to gross a whopping $23.2 million.

Billboard reports on July 21 that the five-time Grammy winner blew away the competition. Country star Kenny Chesney, who raked in a hefty $5.1 million over four shows, secured the No. 2 spot, followed by Billy Joel ($4,162,880), Bruce Springsteen ($4,103,898) and Dixie Chicks ($3,701,491).  Dion's 10-week summer run is in support of her upcoming French-language studio album Encore un Soir (translated as "One More Night"), which will hit shelves on August 26 via Columbia Records.

The 20-time Juno winner will increase her tally significantly later this month when she continues the international trek in Canada. The multi-platinum seller will launch her string of "special engagements" in her home province of Quebec with a ten-night run from July 31 - Aug. 17 in Montreal at Bell Centre, followed by five nights from Aug. 20 - Aug. 27 at Quebec City's Videotron Centre and a two-night stand Aug. 31 - Aug 31 in Trois-Rivieres at Amphitheatre Cogeco.

Following the summer tour's completion, the recently widowed singer will return to the U.S. this fall to continue her hugely successful residency in Las Vegas at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace. The beloved pop diva will perform a 27-show run in Sin City from Sept. 20 - Nov. 26. Tickets for all Celine Dion shows are available at AXS.

The "My Heart Will Go On" hitmaker gave a rare live television performance July 22 on NBC's popular morning program "The Today Show." Fans who missed it can check out a 5:27-minute video clip posted above of the beloved diva singing a medley of hits including "A New Day Has Come," "That's The Way It Is," and "I'm Alive."

See below for Dion's 2016 - 2017 North American performance schedule. For all the latest detail on Celine Dion, click here.

July 31   Montreal, QC  Bell Centre  
Aug. 1   Montreal, QC  Bell Centre  
Aug. 4   Montreal, QC  Bell Centre  
 Aug. 5   Montreal, QC  Bell Centre  
Aug. 8   Montreal, QC  Bell Centre  
Aug. 9   Montreal, QC  Bell Centre  
Aug. 12   Montreal, QC  Bell Centre  
Aug. 13   Montreal, QC  Bell Centre
Aug. 16   Montreal, QC  Bell Centre
Aug. 17   Montreal, QC  Bell Centre  
Aug. 20   Quebec City, QC  Centre Vidéotron
Aug. 27   Quebec City, QC  Centre Vidéotron  
Aug. 21   Quebec City, QC  Centre Vidéotron  
Aug. 24   Quebec City, QC  Centre Vidéotron  
Aug. 25   Quebec City, QC  Centre Vidéotron
Aug. 30    Trois-Rivieres, QC  Amphitheatre Cogeco
Sept. 20-21  Las Vegas, Nev. - The Colosseum at Caesars Palace
Sept. 23-24  Las Vegas, Nev. - The Colosseum at Caesars Palace
Sept. 27-28 Las Vegas, Nev. - The Colosseum at Caesars Palace
Sept. 30 - Oct. 1 Las Vegas, Nev. - The Colosseum at Caesars Palace
Oct. 4-5 Las Vegas, Nev. - The Colosseum at Caesars Palace
Oct. 7-8 Las Vegas, Nev. - The Colosseum at Caesars Palace
Nov. 1-2 Las Vegas, Nev. - The Colosseum at Caesars Palace
Nov. 4-5 Las Vegas, Nev. - The Colosseum at Caesars Palace
Nov.7 Las Vegas, Nev. - The Colosseum at Caesars Palace
Nov. 9 Las Vegas, Nev. - The Colosseum at Caesars Palace
Nov. 11-12 Las Vegas, Nev. - The Colosseum at Caesars Palace
Nov. 15-16 Las Vegas, Nev. - The Colosseum at Caesars Palace
Nov. 18-19 Las Vegas, Nev. - The Colosseum at Caesars Palace
Nov. 22 Las Vegas, Nev. - The Colosseum at Caesars Palace
Nov. 25-26 Las Vegas, Nev. - The Colosseum at Caesars Palace

Celine Dion's 2017 North American show schedule:

Jan. 17  Las Vegas, Nev. - The Colosseum at Caesars Palace
Jan. 18 Las Vegas, Nev. - The Colosseum at Caesars Palace
Jan. 20 Las Vegas, Nev. - The Colosseum at Caesars Palace
Jan. 21 Las Vegas, Nev. - The Colosseum at Caesars Palace
Jan. 24 Las Vegas, Nev. - The Colosseum at Caesars Palace
Jan. 25 Las Vegas, Nev. - The Colosseum at Caesars Palace
Jan. 27 Las Vegas, Nev. - The Colosseum at Caesars Palace
Jan. 28 Las Vegas, Nev. - The Colosseum at Caesars Palace
Jan. 31 Las Vegas, Nev. - The Colosseum at Caesars Palace
Feb. 1 Las Vegas, Nev. - The Colosseum at Caesars Palace
Feb. 3 Las Vegas, Nev. - The Colosseum at Caesars Palace
Feb, 4 Las Vegas, Nev. - The Colosseum at Caesars Palace