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Shania Twain, OC (/na.

twen/; born Eilleen Regina Edwards; August 28, 1965)


is a Canadian singer and songwriter. Twain has sold over 100 million records, making
her the best-selling female artist in country music history and among the best-selling
music artists of all time.[2][3] Her success garnered her several honorific titles including
the "Queen of Country Pop".[4]

Twain's second album, 1995's The Woman in Me, brought her widespread success
selling 20 million copies worldwide, spawning hits such as "Any Man of Mine" and
earning her a Grammy Award. Twain's third 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, selling around 40 million copies worldwide.[5] Come On Over produced several
singles, including "You're Still the One", "From This Moment On" and "Man! I Feel
Like a Woman!", and earned Twain four Grammy Awards. Her fourth and latest studio
album, Up!, was released in 2002 and, like her previous two albums, was also certified
Diamond in the U.S., spawning hits like "I'm Gonna Getcha Good!" and "Forever and
for Always".

Twain has received five Grammy Awards, 27 BMI Songwriter awards, stars on
Canada's Walk of Fame and the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and an induction into the
Canadian Music Hall of Fame.[6] She is the only female artist in history to have three
consecutive albums certified Diamond by the RIAA. Altogether, Twain is ranked as the
10th best-selling artist of the Nielsen SoundScan era.[7]

In 2004, Twain retired from performing and retreated to her home in Switzerland.[8] In
her 2011 autobiography, she cited a weakening singing voice as the reason for not
performing publicly.[9] When both her singing and speaking were affected, Twain
consulted the Vanderbilt Dayani Center in Nashville. Specialists discovered lesions on
her vocal cords and diagnosed her with dysphonia, which she attributes to Lyme
Disease, all treatable with careful rehabilitation.[10][11] In 2012, Twain returned to the
concert stage in her critically acclaimed show Still the One, exclusively at The
Colosseum at Caesars Palace. In 2015, Twain returned to the road for what she has
billed as her farewell tour. The Rock This Country Tour kicked off on June 5, 2015 in
Seattle, Washington and originally concluded in Fresno, California on August 23[12] but
was extended to include additional dates and ended October 27, 2015, in Kelowna,
British Columbia, Canada.[13]