Born August 28, 1965 in Windsor, Ontario. Is a Canadian singer and songwriter who has enjoyed popular if not critical success in the country and pop music genres. Her third album Come on Over is the biggest-selling album of all time by a female artist, and the sixth biggest selling album in music history, and she is the only female artist to have three albums certified Diamond by the RIAA, and is also the recipient of five Grammy awards, many BMI Songwriter awards and numerous other prestigious music awards. She is married to legendary Rock producer Mutt Lange, and they have a son, Eja. Shania and her family currently reside between Switzerland and New Zealand.
Shania Twain (born Eileen Regina Edwards) is a country pop singer from Windsor, Ontario, Canada. She released her self titled debut album Shania Twain in 1993. Her third album Come On Over is the best-selling album of all time by a female musician, Second overall by any musician of the SoundScan era and the best-selling album in the history of country music. Songfacts reports that Twain's first single in six years, Today Is Your Day debuted on the June 12...
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Shania Twain, OC (born Eilleen Regina Edwards; August 28, 1965) is a Canadian country pop singer-songwriter. Her 1995 album The Woman in Me brought her fame, and her 1997 album Come On Over became the best-selling studio album of all time by a female act in any genre and the best-selling country album of all time, Come On Over sold more than 40 million copies worldwide. Her fourth album, Up!, was released in November 2002 and has sold more than 20 million copies worldwide.
Twain has won 5 Grammy Awards and 27 BMI Songwriter awards. She has had three albums certified Diamond by the Recording Industry Association of America and is the second best-selling artist in Canada, behind Céline Dion, with three of her studio albums certified double diamond by the Canadian Recording Industry Association. She is the first (and currently only) female artist in history to have 3 consecutive albums reach diamond status, certified by the RIAA.
Sometimes referred to as "The Queen of Country Pop", she has sold more than 85 million albums worldwide and is ranked 10th best-selling artist of the Nielsen SoundScan era. She was also ranked 72nd on Billboard's "Artists of the decade" (2000-10). Most recently, Twain has her own TV series, Why Not? with Shania Twain, that premiered on the OWN on May 8, 2011. She received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on June 2, 2011.