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Celine Dion's Michael Jackson Tribute Will Also Appear in Las Vegas Show

February 23, 2011 (9:03 am) GMT
Dion is due to sing Jackson's favorite song 'Smile' at the upcoming Oscars' In Memoriam section and would reprise it at her Las Vegas shows.

The Charlie Chaplin tune will perform at the Oscars on Sunday, February 27 will also feature in her new show in Las Vegas - as part of a tribute to . Dion will perform "Smile" as images of the celebrities and film technicians who have passed away in the last 12 months are flashed onto a screen behind her at the Academy Awards.

But it won't be a one-off performance - Dion, who was part of a tribute to the King of Pop at the 2010 Grammy Awards, will salute the late star during her new Sin City show with the song, a favorite of Jackson's.

She explains, "He changed my life. I saw him on TV and I wanted to sing in English because he was, so and I went to learn English and met with him and I (sang) with him and he came to see the show and he had a big impact on my life."

Jackson's brother sang the Chaplin song at the King of Pop's memorial concert in 2009.

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