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Now Trending: Celine Dion invites viral video lip-syncer to her Las Vegas show

Celine Dion performs on the Plains of Abraham in Quebec City on Saturday, July 27, 2013.



A man who spent the night in a deserted Las Vegas airport might soon be spending some quality time with Quebec's favourite diva.

Celine Dion is offering concert tickets to Moncton-native Richard Dunn, who created a viral video of himself singing her song All By Myself in the Las Vegas airport.

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Dunn made the most out of being stuck at the airport overnight by filming an impressive lip-sync rendition of Dion's1996 cover of Eric Carmen's hit.

He started filming himself in the empty Las Vegas McCarran International Airport at 2 a.m. while he was stranded there between flights, according to CBC. The parody music video went viral and was watched 12.5 million times on Vimeo in under a week.

All by myself from Richard Dunn on Vimeo.

It features a water-spilling tribute to Flashdance and lots of emotionally charged glances at the camera from the I-love-Las-Vegas t-shirt wearing Dunn.

He shot the video with an iPhone, sometimes using a ruler and tape for a tripod or attaching his cellphone to a bag on a rising escalator to create a zooming out effect.

Dion posted a reply on her YouTube channel yesterday to say she loved the video, calling it "hilarious" and "touching."

In the video reply, the singer also invites Dunn to be a guest at her show next time he is in Las Vegas airport limbo.

She even goes so far as to say that he is welcome to use her bathroom, referencing the scene in Dunn's video where he sits forlornly outside of a woman's bathroom trying to hold the hand of the life-sized woman sign on the wall.

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After taking a break for April and May, Dion returned to her residence this Tuesday in Las Vegas at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace. Last year, her contract with Caesars was renewed until 2019 and she is scheduled to perform several times a week until the end of August.

A day after her show reopened, Dion's husband René Angélil quit work as the star's manager, Huffington Post Canada reports. Aldo Giampaolo, a Quebecor executive who has worked with Angélil in the past, will take over the role.


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