Céline Dion's Las Vegas residency is being put on hold.
"With heavy hearts, we regret to inform you that Celine performances Saturday, Jan. 16 and Sunday, Jan. 17 at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace have been cancelled. Celine earlier today announced the death of her husband Rene Angelil after a long fight with cancer. The couple had celebrated their 21st wedding anniversary last month," the statement read.
"All of us at AEG and at Caesars Palace have Celine and her children in our thoughts and prayers."
Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas but the resort announced on their website that the shows would not be happening.
"With heavy hearts, we regret to inform you that Celine performances Saturday, Jan. 16 and Sunday, Jan. 17 at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace have been cancelled…All of us at AEG and at Caesars Palace have Celine and her children in our thoughts and prayers," Caesar's Palace said in a statement.
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Dion is slated to return to the stage on February 23. Those who have purchased tickets for this weekend's shows will be automatically refunded.
The 73-year-old, who also mentored and managed the iconic singer's career, passed away in his Las Vegas home Thursday. "René Angélil, 73, passed away this morning at his home in Las Vegas after a long and courageous battle against cancer," the singer's camp posted on her website.
"The family requests that their privacy be respected at the moment; more details will be provided at a later time."
The Clark County Office states Angélil died of throat cancer at his home in Henderson while under care of a physician, adding that the technical medical description of the cause of death is "squamous carcinoma of the floor of the mouth." Furthermore, the coroner tells E! News, "We have determined Mr. Angélil's death was due to natural causes. No further investigation into his death is expected. Our condolences go out to Mr. Angélil's family and friends during this difficult time for them."
He is survived by their children René-Charles, 14, and 5-year-old twins Nelson and Eddy, and his adult children from a previous relationship, Anne-Marie, Patrick and Jean-Pierre.