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Faith Hill

is an American country pop singer and occasional actress. She is one of the most successful country artists of all time, having sold more than 40 million albums worldwide. Hill is married to country singer Tim McGraw, with whom she has recorded several duets. Hill has won five Grammy Awards, 15 Academy of Country Music Awards, six American Music Awards and several other awards. Her Soul2Soul II Tour 2006 with McGraw became the highest-grossing country tour of all time. In 2001, she was named one of the “30 Most Powerful Women in America” by Ladies Home Journal. In 2009, Billboard named her as the No. 1 Adult Contemporary artist of the 2000 decade and also as the 39th best artist. From 2007 to 2012, Hill was the voice of NBC Sunday Night Football’s intro song. Continue reading : en.wikipedia.org


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Miranda Lambert

is an American country music singer and songwriter. She is best known as a solo artist, and is a member of the Pistol Annies. Lambert has been honored by the Grammy Awards, the Academy of Country Music Awards, and the Country Music Association Awards. Lambert’s debut album Kerosene (2005) was certified Platinum in the United States. All four singles were top 40 hits on Billboard Hot Country Songs. Her second album, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, was released in early 2007. Although the title track failed to make top 40, the next three singles were top 20 hits, with “Gunpowder & Lead” becoming her first top 10 country hit in July 2008. Her third album, Revolution, was released in September 2009. Five singles were released from the album, including two Number One hits: “The House That Built Me”, which spent four weeks at the top; and “Heart Like Mine”. 2011’s Four the Record, included the singles “Baggage Claim”, “Over You”, “Fastest Girl in Town”, “Mama’s Broken Heart”, and “All Kinds of Kinds”. Lambert released her fifth album, which hit top 5 on the Country charts, and won the Grammy Award for Best Country Album. Continue reading : en.wikipedia.org


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Reba McEntire

is an American country music singer, songwriter, record producer, actress and television producer. She began her career in the music industry as a high school student singing in the Kiowa High School band, on local radio shows with her siblings, and at rodeos. While a sophomore in college, she performed the National Anthem at the National Rodeo in Oklahoma City and caught the attention of country artist Red Steagall who brought her to Nashville, Tennessee. She signed a contract with Mercury Records a year later in 1975. She released her first solo album in 1977 and released five additional studio albums under the label until 1983. Continue reading : en.wikipedia.org


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Kellie Pickler

is an American country music artist and television personality. She gained fame as a contestant on the fifth season of American Idol, and finished in sixth place. In 2006, she signed to 19 Recordings and BNA Records as a recording artist, releasing her debut album, Small Town Girl, later that year. As of 2014, it has sold over 900,000 copies. She also parted ways with her former record label. In October 2012, she signed with Black River Entertainment. On May 21, 2013, Pickler and her partner Derek Hough were declared the winners of sixteenth season of Dancing with the Stars. Continue reading : en.wikipedia.org


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Trisha Yearwood

is an American singer, author, and actress. She is known for her ballads about vulnerable young women from a female perspective that have been described by some music critics as “strong” and “confident”. Yearwood is a member of the Grand Ole Opry and was inducted into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame in 2000. Yearwood rose to fame in 1991 with her debut single “She’s in Love with the Boy”, which became her first No. 1 single and was featured on her self-titled debut album. In 1997, Yearwood recorded the song “How Do I Live” for the soundtrack of the movie Con Air. It became her signature song, achieving high positions and sales worldwide, and won her a Grammy Award. She has also recorded successful duets with her husband, country singer Garth Brooks, including “In Another’s Eyes”, which won the couple a Grammy Award. Continue reading : en.wikipedia.org


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Patsy Cline

was an American singer. Part of the early 1960s Nashville sound, Cline successfully “crossed over” to pop music and was one of the most influential, successful and acclaimed vocalists of the 20th century. She died at the age of 30 in a multiple-fatality crash in the private plane of her manager, Randy Hughes. Cline was best known for her rich tone, emotionally expressive and bold contralto voice and her role as a country music industry pioneer. Along with Kitty Wells, she helped pave the way for women as headline performers in the genre. Cline was cited as an inspiration by singers in several styles. Books, movies, documentaries, articles and stage plays document her life and career. Continue reading : en.wikipedia.org


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Sara Evans

is an American country music singer and songwriter. For her entire career, she has been signed to RCA Nashville. Evans has released seven studio albums with a double-platinum certification from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for shipments of two million copies. She has charted more than 20 singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts; while none of the singles from her debut album made Top 40 there, plus four more that reached Top 10. Several of her singles have also crossed over to the Billboard Hot 100, where she has seven Top 40 entries. Evans has also won one award each from Billboard, the Academy of Country Music, Country Music Association, Broadcast Music Incorporated (BMI), and a Dove Award. Continue reading : en.wikipedia.org


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Dolly Parton

is an American singer-songwriter, actress, author, businesswoman, and humanitarian, known primarily for her work in country music. Parton is the most honored female country performer of all time. Achieving 25 RIAA certified gold, platinum, and multi-platinum awards, she has had 25 songs reach No. 1 on the Billboard Country charts, a record for a female artist. She has 41 career top 10 country albums, a record for any artist, and she has 110 career charted singles over the past 40 years. She has garnered eight Grammy Awards, two Academy Award nominations, ten Country Music Association Awards, seven Academy of Country Music Awards, three American Music Awards, and is one of only seven female artists to win the Country Music Association’s Entertainer of the Year Award. Continue reading : en.wikipedia.org


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Shania Twain

is a Canadian singer and songwriter. Twain has sold over 85 million records, making her the second world’s best-selling artist of all time. She is also the best selling female artist in the history of country music, which garnered her honorific titles including the “Queen of Country Pop”. Twain’s second studio album, 1995’s The Woman in Me, brought her widespread fame. It sold 20 million copies worldwide, spawning hits such as “Any Man of Mine” and earning her a Grammy Award. Continue reading : en.wikipedia.org


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Carrie Underwood

is an American country music singer, songwriter and actress. She rose to fame as the winner of the fourth season of American Idol in 2005, and has since become one of the most successful artists in any musical genre. Her achievements led her to be inducted into the Grand Ole Opry in 2008 and into the Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame in 2009. She has won numerous music awards, including 7 Grammy Awards, 17 Billboard Music Awards, 12 Academy of Country Music Awards and 9 American Music Awards. Continue reading : en.wikipedia.org


 

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Alright Shania Twain haters. Be gone! Yesterday was the greatest day of all time for Shania fans. The Man! I Feel Like a Woman singer is back on tour. In honor of her return, we’re looking at 11 reasons why Shania Twain is still the one.

1. Shania Twain started singing at bars at the age of eight to try to help pay her family’s bills; she often earned 20 dollars between midnight and one in the morning performing for remaining customers after the bar had finished serving.

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2. Twain spent some time working in her stepfather’s reforestation business, where she couldn’t wear any makeup, use deodorant, or shampoo. She could only bathe in the lake, and learned how to be rugged. If that ain’t country we don’t know what is!

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3. When Twain’s mother and stepfather died in a car accident, she took in her siblings and raised them until they were old enough to live on their own. She supported them by earning money performing at the nearby Deerhurst Resort.

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4. The Woman in Me album won the Grammy Award for Best Country Album as well as the Academy of Country Music award for Album of the Year. The album earned Diamond status selling 12 million copies.

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5. The Come On Over album charted for 2 years, selling 40 million units, becoming the best selling Country album, and best selling album by any female musician (in any genre) in history! The album also won 4 Grammys.

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6. Up! The follow up album was released in 2002 and went to sell over 11 million copies worldwide.

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7. She is the only female artist in history to have three consecutive albums certified Diamond by the RIAA.

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8. With a career spawning over 2 decades, she has earned 27 BMI Songwriter awards.

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9. Twain is ranked as the 10th best-selling artist of the Nielsen SoundScan era.

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10. On June 2, 2011, Twain received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

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11. After all these years, she’s back on tour… AND WE COULDN’T BE MORE EXCITED!

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So there you have it Shania Twain haters. Doesn’t matter what you say, Shania is Still The One!

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1. Blake and Miranda Country

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After four tumultuous years The King and Queen of Country are divorcing. Looks like the star of The Voice isn’t picking Miranda to be a finalist.

2. Jason Aldean and Jessica Usery

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After 12 years of marriage the court docs sited “irreconcilable differences”. Translation: His wife couldn’t reconcile Jason dating former American Idol contestant Brittany Kerr. Oh, he married the differences part of the irreconcilable after the breakup.

3. Shania Twain and Mutt Lange

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Well maybe we should have known that this wouldn’t work. After all when you marry a man named “Mutt” …

4. Kenny Chesney and Renee Zellweger

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This marriage lasted 4 months there were rumors that Kenny’s middle name was really “beard” which he denied in a sixty minutes interview. He apparently didn’t understand what it was like to be married … for four months?

 

5. Leann Rimes and Dean Sheremet

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(where do these people get their names?) I guess Sheremet rimes with According to Sheremet the business ended up destroying them. It may have been the business or it may have been Leann’s affair with Cibrian…

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“I’m finally, after 11 years, I’m going back on tour,” the “Man! I Feel Like a Woman” singer Shania Twain said on “Good Morning America.”

The 5x Canadian Grammy Winner will kick off the “Rock This Country” tour in Seattle on June 5, 2015 and take the show to 48 cities throughout the U.S. and Canada.

This is a bittersweet moment for Twain who says the tour will be the end of her touring legacy.

“This is a very, very important time on the road for me,” she said. “I just feel like I’m ready to hang my hat up in that regard. I just really want to go out with a bang.”

We couldn’t be more thrilled! The world needs Shania back. Don’t you agree?

Here are some fun facts about the Country Superstar:

*  Come on Over, remains the bestselling album ever by a woman and the bestselling country album of all time.
* Shania Twain’s real name is Eilleen Regina Edwards
* Shania will be turning 50 at the end of her tour. (I want to look like her when I’m 50!
* She is the only female artist in history to have three consecutive albums certified Diamond

 

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Prepare to have your mind blown. We all know the importance of a unique stage name, but some of these Country Artists were down right creative when it came to revamping their persona. Here are 10 Country Artists who were born with completely different names than their stage name.

1. Wynonna Judd
Real Name: Christina Claire Ciminella

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2. Luke Bryan
Real Name: Thomas Luther Bryan

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3. Shania Twain
Real Name: Eileen Regina Edwards

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4. Chely Wright
Real Name: Richell Rene Wright

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5. Tim McGraw
Real Name: Samuel Timothy Smith

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6. LeAnn Rimes
Real Name: Margaret LeAnn Rimes

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7. Jason Aldean
Real Name: Jason Aldine Williams 

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8. Garth Brooks
Real Name: Troyal Garth Brooks

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9. Faith Hill
Real Name: Audrey Faith Perry

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10. Patsy Cline
Real Name: Virginia Patterson Hensley

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After 12 years since releasing the critically acclaimed album Up, Shania Twain revealed in a recent interview with the Las Vegas Sun, that she ready to get back into the studio.

“The success here in Las Vegas has given me a confidence that I have not had in years, even in past tours,” she said. “I really have been able to build up a lot more courage and a lot more confidence in myself. Yeah, I’m ready for more things now.”

Two-years in Vegas has given her the courage to stir up some new hits.

“Being with these giant crowds was very exciting, and it’s motivated me to carry on doing that,” she added.

Well Shania, we can’t wait to hear what’s in store! Are you excited about the new album? Leave us a comment!


1. This Canadian girl went on to be one of the most commercially successful artists of all time.

2. She’s won 5 Grammy Awards

3. She’s sold over 85 million albums worldwide

4. She has the best selling Country Music Album of all time.

5. At the age of 22 her parents were killed in a car accident and she had to support her siblings by performing at a nearby resort.

6.  She is know as the Queen of Country Pop Music.

Can you guess who this is?

It’s Shania Twain!