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Céline Dion says Pink's track, called 'Recovering,' has helped her heal since the death of her husband, René Angélil

July 07, 2016 07:00 AM

Céline Dion has begun work on a new album, and at least one track will be a tribute to her late husband René Angélil – penned by fellow Grammy winner, Pink.

Dion revealed the news of the collaboration to Entertainment Tonight, saying the song, called “Recovering,” has helped her heal since Angélil’s passing in January.

She had the chance to thank Pink personally when the two crossed paths at May’s Billboard Music Awards – where Dion accepted the Icon award alongside 15-year-old son René-Charles and performed a cover of Queen’s “The Show Must Go On.”

“When I saw her, I said, ‘For you to take the time to really write a song, to give me a tool, a piece of luggage to help me to move forward to walk to keep going ‘ ” explained Dion.

“She is phenomenal,” she added. “I love her for her talent, for her strength, for her focus, the person she is.”

The 48-year-old singer said that fans should “get ready” for the emotional song.

Céline Dion on Life Since Losing Husband René Angelil: ‘It’s Not Living Without Him, It’s Living with Him Differently’

René Angélil died in January from throat cancer at the age of 73. The two married in 1994 and spent 21 years together, welcoming sons René-Charles and twins Nelson and Eddy, who turn 6 this year.

Dion opened up about losing her husband in a recent PEOPLE cover story, and said her late husband would have wanted her to keep singing.

“It’s what he would want for me,” the “My Heart Will Go On” singer said. “It’s what he always wanted for me. We still live that together. René and I met through the passion of show business – through the therapeutic music that made us be together.”

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