Let’s Talk About Love is the fifth English-language studio album by Canadian singer Celine Dion, released on 14 November 1997 by Columbia/Epic Records. The follow-up to her commercially successful album Falling into You (1996), Let’s Talk About Love showed a further progression of Dion’s music. Throughout the project, she collaborated with Barbra Streisand, the Bee Gees, Luciano Pavarotti, Carole King, George Martin, Diana King, Brownstone, Corey Hart and her previous producers: David Foster, Ric Wake, Walter Afanasieff, Humberto Gatica and Jim Steinman. Let’s Talk About Love includes Dion’s biggest hit, “My Heart Will Go On”. Written by James Horner and Will Jennings, and serving as the love theme for James Cameron’s blockbuster film Titanic, “My Heart Will Go On” topped the charts around the world, and has become Dion’s signature song.
Let’s Talk About Love and its songs won many awards around the world. “My Heart Will Go On” won the Grammy Award for Record of the Year, Best Female Pop Vocal Performance, Song of the Year and Best Song Written Specifically for a Motion Picture or Television. Let’s Talk About Love was nominated for the Grammy Award for Best Pop Vocal Album and “Tell Him” for the Grammy Award for Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals.
Let’s Talk About Love became one of the best-selling albums in history, with sales of over 31 million copies worldwide. It topped the charts around the world, including number one in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, France, Australia and many more. It became one of the best-selling albums of 1997 and 1998 in various countries and also one of the top-selling albums of the decade. It was certified Diamond, Multi-Platinum, Platinum and Gold around the world. The album has sold ten million copies in the US, another ten million in Europe, two million in Latin America, two million in the UK, 1.7 million in Canada, 1.6 million in France, 1.5 million in Germany and over one million in Japan. Various singles were released from the album, depending on the country. In addition to the major success of “My Heart Will Go On”, other singles included “Tell Him”, “Be the Man”, “The Reason”, “To Love You More”, “Immortality”, “Miles to Go (Before I Sleep)” and “Treat Her Like a Lady”.