Remember Celine Dion's son? He's all grown up and follows in his mom’s footsteps

Ksenia Novikova
May 11, 2018
04:40 A.M.
Share this pen

His music has topped the charts of an online music platform.


The iconic singer Celine Dion appears to have passed on her musical genes to the next generation.

Her teenage son, René-Charles Angélil, recently published his first set of cover songs online, and they gained instant popularity among listeners

Like many independent musicians, René-Charles took to Sound Cloud to release his maiden music project online for the world to listen. The tracks have been released under the pseudonym Big Tip.

The 17-year-old chose a few The Weeknd songs and created his own versions of them.

Within a few hours after release, his music got listen under the Charts on SoundCloud, ranking #1 and #2 under R&B and Soul and New & Hot sections.


So far, the most popular cover is that of the song Sidewalks, originally from the album Starboy featuring Kendrick Lamar.

René-Charles’ reprised version of the song has been named Catwalks, and has been heard over 124,000 times. The hit song received over 30 comments and more than 730 likes.

Other Weeknd songs recreated by the budding musician include Loft Music, Never Stop and The Kid.

The star child took to social media to share regular updates about his release, after which listenership boomed and fans and followers flooded his feed with rave reviews.


He often shared photos from his studio, either of himself sitting by the recording setup or of the laptop screen in the middle of a session. Other photos include candid clicks with popular singers like Drake and Rihanna.

As reported by Closer Weekly, René-Charles is the eldest of Dion’s children that she shared with René Angélil. Angélil tragically passed away in 2016 at the age of 73 owing to the complications of throat cancer.

Apart from René-Charles, the duo was also blessed with twins, 7-year-old boys Eddy and Nelson.