Country Artist Shania Twain: Her Career Then & Now
Shania Twain is an absolute Country Music Queen and has been performing hits since 1983. She continues to tour and play concerts still today and many fans consider her one of the greatest country music artists of all time. Let's take a look at her amazing career through the years down below...
Shania Twain, whose birth name is Eilleen Regina Edwards, was born in Ontario, Canada on August 28th, 1965. She was raised in Timmins Ontario and started to pursue singing and song-writing at a very young age. By the early 1990's, she signed with Mercury Nashville Records and her first self-titled solo album was released in 1993.
Shania Twain Found Success in 1995
Her second album titled The Woman in Me (1995), was her ticket to fame. It sold 20 million copies worldwide and even won her a Grammy Award. With hit singles on the album like "Any Man of Mine", the album brought her great commercial success.
Shania Twain: Come On Over
Her third studio album titled Come On Over was released in 1997 and it became the best-selling album of any genre by a female act and the best-selling country album, selling almost 40 million copies worldwide. This album earned her four Grammy awards and many of the hit singles are still fan favourites today, including "Man! I Feel Like a Woman!" and "You're Still the One".
Shania Twain: Diamond Status
Shania Twain's fourth studio album titled Up! was released in 2002 and reached certified Diamond status in the United States. After much success and fame, Twain entered a hiatus in 2004 which she later revealed that she had been diagnosed with Lyme disease and dysphonia which ultimately led to a weakened singing voice.
Shania Twain's Autobiography
In 2011, she released her first single in over six years titled "Today Is Your Day". She also released an autobiography called From This Moment On. Twain began performing once again the following year with a Las Vegas residency show at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace titled "Shania: Still the One". He show ran until 2014 in Vegas and then in 2015 she began what was supposed to be her farewell North American tour, Rock This Country Tour.
Shania Twain: Her Personal Life
In 2017, Shania Twain released her first studio album in fifteen years titled Now and began the Shania Now tour in 2018. She has been married twice, first to producer Robert John "Mutt" Lange from 1993 to 2010. She is now happily married to Frédéric Thiébaud. They got married in 2011. Shania has one son named named Eja with her first husband. Eja was born in August 2001.