Celine Dion cancels Lebanon concert

The 51-year-old recently released her new album “Courage,” her 12th in English. (AFP)
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Updated 15 January 2020

Celine Dion cancels Lebanon concert

  • Celine Dion was set to perform in Lebanon as part of her ‘Courage World Tour’

DUBAI: Five-time Grammy award-winning singer Celine Dion has cancelled her Lebanon concert, the Byblos International Festival confirmed.

“Due to the current situation in Lebanon, Byblos International Festival and Celine Dion Management have both agreed with deep regret to cancel Celine Dion appearance at Beirut Waterfront on July 31st 2020,” the festival account tweeted.

Dion was set to perform in Lebanon as part of her “Courage World Tour.” The 51-year-old recently released her new album “Courage,” her 12th in English.

On the album cover, the star is wearing a dazzling gown by Kuwaiti designer Youssef Al-Jasmi.

Dion performed in a similar outfit by the designer — a copper-toned, form-fitting number with a skirt that curves away to only cover one leg.


K-pop bands Super Junior, NCT 127 to perform in Dubai

Super Junior, also known as SJ or SuJu, is a South Korean boy band that rose to fame following the release of their best-selling single, “Sorry, Sorry,” in 2009. (Supplied)
Updated 22 January 2020

K-pop bands Super Junior, NCT 127 to perform in Dubai

DUBAI: K-pop bands Super Junior and NCT 127, along with other South Korean groups, are set to perform in the UAE at Dubai’s Coca-Cola Arena on March 20.

RGP, LABOUM and Jun will also hit the stage.

Super Junior, also known as SJ or SuJu, is a South Korean boy band that rose to fame following the release of their best-selling single, “Sorry, Sorry,” in 2009.  The group has received a number of awards, including 13 prizes at the Mnet Asian Music Awards, as well as 19 from the Golden Disc Awards .

In 2019, the group released their ninth studio album, “Time Slip,” and embarked on their eighth music tour.

NCT 127 made their official debut with “NCT #127” in 2016. The EP ranked second on the Gaon Album Chart.