The French-Canadian sang Edith Piaf's Hymne a l'Amour as a montage showing of Paris landmarks, including the the Louvre and the Arc de Triomphe, and the French capital uniting in the wake of the attacks, played behind her.
Several audience members at at the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles, California, were visibly moved as Celine sang the emotional French classic in honour of the 130 people who died in the attacks on November 13.
Multiple guests of the American Music Awards were shown wiping away tears as they watched Celine's powerful performance.
As the grand finale neared Celine raised her arms in the air as an image of the Eiffel Tower lit up in the French colors behind her.
Terrorist organisation ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attacks in Paris that killed 130 people and wounded hundreds more, as well as the suicide bombings in Beirut that killed 43 people and injured more than 200; and the downing of the Russian jetliner carrying 224 people in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, all of which took place within the past month.
Earlier today, British Prime Minister David Cameron and French President Francois Hollande, meeting in Paris, paid a quiet visit to the Bataclan concert venue, were 89 people were slaughtered.
President Hollande plans to meet later this week with Russian President Vladimir Putin, German Chancellor Angela Merkeld and then U.S. President Barack Obama in pursuit of a unified strategy in Syria.
Culled from DailyMail UK