Country Pop Bites: Shania Twain – July 22
Did you know that on this day in Country Music History in 1995 Shania Twain collected her first #1 single in Billboard with "Any Man Of Mine"?
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Here are 5 interesting facts about Shania Twain.
- While growing up in poverty, she earned money by singing in local bars.
- He 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.