Did you know that on this day in Country Music History in 2012 Shania Twain began a two-year, 120-show residency at the Colosseum at Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas?

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It's true! She sings "You're Still The One" to a horse, and does "Up!," "Any Man Of Mine," "That Don't Impress Me Much" and "Man! I Feel Like A Woman!"

Check out this Shania video!

Here are 5 interesting facts about Shania Twain.

  • While growing up in poverty, she earned money by singing in local bars.
  • She raised her three younger siblings after her mother and stepfather died in a car accident in 1987.
  • Her stepfather, Jerry, was an Ojibwa native; when she changed her name from Eileen, she chose "Shania," which is Ojibwa for "I'm on my way."
  • She won the 1999 Entertainer of the Year Award at both the Academy of Country Music Awards and the Country Music Association Awards.
  • She is a vegetarian; she was the first celebrity to be named Sexiest Vegetarian Alive by PETA, in 2001.