Raised in Timmins, Ontario, Twain pursued singing and songwriting from a young age before signing with Mercury Nashville Records in the early 1990s.Her self-titled debut studio album saw little commercial success upon release in 1993.Her third studio album, Come On Over (1997), became the best-selling studio album of all time by a female act in any genre and the best-selling country album, selling nearly 40 million copies worldwide. In 2004, Twain entered a hiatus, revealing years later that diagnoses with Lyme disease and dysphonia led to a severely weakened singing voice.Come On Over produced twelve singles, including "You're Still the One", "From This Moment On" and "Man! In 2011, she chronicled her vocal rehabilitation on the OWN miniseries Why Not?After collaborating with producer and later husband Robert John "Mutt" Lange, Twain rose to fame with her second studio album, The Woman in Me (1995), which brought her widespread success.It sold 20 million copies worldwide, spawned widely successful singles such as "Any Man of Mine", and earned her a Grammy Award. (2002), was also certified Diamond in the United States.To have referred to him as my step-father would have been the worst slap across the face to him.Shania currently holds a status card and is on the official band membership list of the Temagami First Nation.
It was a very rugged existence, but I was very creative and I would sit alone in the forest with my dog and a guitar and would just write songs." In the autumn of 1984, Twain's talents were noticed by Toronto DJ Stan Campbell who wrote about her in a Country Music News article: "Eilleen possesses a powerful voice with an impressive range.I'm not afraid of being in my own environment, being physical, working hard.