Known as a Canadian singer and songwriter, Twain became one of the world's best-selling artists of all time with having sold over 85 million records. She is also the best selling female artist in the hostory of country music, which garnered her honorific titles including the "Queen of Country Pop".She attended the TV shows as American Idol in Chicago, and Why not? with Shania Twain.
After graduating from Timmins High in June 1983, Twain was eager to expand her musical horizons.After the demise of the band Longshot, Twain was approached by a cover band led by Diane Chase called "Flirt" and they toured all over Ontario.She also began taking singing lessons from Toronto-based coach lan Garrett and would often clean his house in payment for her lessons.On November 1, 1987, her mother and stepfather died in a car accident,then she moved back to Timmins to take care of her younger siblings and took them all to Huntsville , Ontario.Perforning at the nearby Deerhurst Resort brought her money to support her siblings.
Twain met producer Robert "Mutt" Lange after he heard her original songs, and then they were married on December 28, 1993.The couple has a son named
Eja( pronounced Asia) in August 2001.
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