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Shania Twain

Shania Twain

Mercury Nashville

Full Name:

Eileen Regina Edwards

Birthday:

August 28, 1965

Birthplace:

Windsor, Ontario, Canada

Children:

Son - Aja D'Angelo, born August 12, 2001.

A born performer:

Shania began singing standards in local bars when she was 8 and graduated to fronting rock bands in her teens. Then, when she was 21, her parents were killed in a car accident and Shania became the principal guardian of her siblings. She supported the family by performing in a Vegas-style review in Deerhurst, Ontario.

Early music tastes:

"The first concert I saw was Ted Nugent in Toronto, and I had a major thing about Bryan Adams and David Lee Roth. I didn't even get into the art school-type thing - R.E.M. and all those bands - because I was so into the rock. AC/DC, man."

First album she bought::

Supertramp's Even in the Quietest Moments.

Discography:

  • Shania Twain - 1993 Compare Prices
  • The Woman in Me - 1995 Compare Prices
  • Come On Over - 1997 Compare Prices
  • Up! - 2002 Compare Prices

Billboard No. 1 Singles:

  • "Any Man of Mine" (1995)
  • "(If You're Not in it for Love) I'm Outta Here!" (1996)
  • "You Win My Love" (1996)
  • "No One Needs to Know" (1996)
  • "Love Gets Me Every Time" (1997)
  • "You're Still the One" (1998)
  • "Honey, I'm Home" (1998)

Awards:

ACMs:
Album of the Year - The Woman In Me, 1996
Top New Female Vocalist, 1996
Double-Diamond Award - The Woman In Me & Come On Over, 1999
Entertainer of the Year, 2000

CMAs:
CMA International Artist Achievement, 1999
Entertainer of the Year, 1999

Grammys:
Best Country Album - The Woman in Me, 1996
Best Country Song - You're Still The One, 1999
Best Female Country Vocal Performance - You're Still The One, 1999
Best Country Song - Come On Over, 2000
Best Female Country Vocal Performance - Man! I Feel Like A Woman!, 2000

CCMAs:
Female Vocalist of the Year, 1995
Album of the Year - The Woman In Me, 1995
Single of the Year - Any Man Of Mine, 1995
SOCAN Song of the Year - Whose Bed Have Your Boots Been Under?, 1995
Video of the Year - Any Man Of Mine, 1995
Female Vocalist of the Year, 1996
NCN Fan's Choice Entertainer of the Year, 1996
Video of the Year - (If You're Not In It For Love) I'm Outta Here!, 1996
Special Achievement Award - The Woman In Me (Top selling album by a female country artist ever, selling over 12 million copies worldwide), 1997
Top Selling Album - The Woman In Me, 1997
Album of the Year - Come On Over, 1998
CMT Maple Leaf Foods Fan's Choice Award - Entertainer of the Year, 1998
Female Vocalist of the Year, 1998
Single of the Year - You're Still The One, 1998
Top Selling Album - Come On Over, 1998
Video of the Year - Don't Be Stupid (You Know I Love You), 1998
CMT Maple Leaf Foods Fan's Choice Award - Entertainer of the Year, 1999
Female Vocalist of the Year, 1999
Video of the Year - That Don't Impress Me Much, 1999
Vocal/Instrumental Collaboration of the Year - From This Moment On, 1999
Female Vocalist of the Year, 2003
Top Selling Album - Up!, 2003
Album of the Year - Up!, 2003
Video of the Year - I'm Gonna Getcha Good!, 2003

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