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Timeline : Shania Twain

August 28, 1965

Shania Twain is born Eilleen Regina Edwards in Windsor, Ontario, Canada.

April 20, 1993

Shania Twain's self-titled debut album is released. It's an impressive debut, establishing her in the world of country music. Her next three releases, produced by her husband Mutt Lange, make her a pop superstar.

December 28, 1993

Shania Twain and superproducer Mutt Lange get married. In 2001, they have a son named Eja, but divorce in 2010 after Lange takes up with Twain's best friend.

November 17, 1997

Shania Twain's second album, The Woman in Me, is certified Diamond for sales of 10 million copies.

November 4, 1997

Shania Twain's third album, Come On Over, is released.More

April 14, 1998

The very first VH1 Divas special debuts on the music channel as a benefit concert for VH1's Save The Music Foundation. Headliners are Aretha Franklin, Mariah Carey, Celine Dion, Gloria Estefan, and Shania Twain, with a guest appearance by Carole King.More

April 7, 1999

Shania Twain's third album Come On Over is certified Diamond (10 million in sales) by the RIAA, making her the first female artist with back-to-back Diamond albums; her second album, The Woman in Me, was certified in 1997.

November 18, 2002

Shania Twain issues her fourth album, Up!. It's her last album produced by her husband Mutt Lange, as the couple divorce in 2010. Up! sells an astounding 11 million copies in America, which is still only half the tally of her previous album, Come On Over.

December 16, 2003

Shania Twain becomes the first woman with three Diamond albums when the RIAA certifies her fourth album, Up!, with 10 million in sales. Her second and third albums, The Woman in Me (1995) and Come On Over (1997) also went Diamond.

November 15, 2004

Shania Twain's album Come On Over is certified double diamond by the RIAA, with over 20 million copies sold in the US. It's just the seventh album to do so, and the only one by a female artist.

May 15, 2008

Shania Twain and producer Robert "Mutt" Lange announce they are separating after 14 years of marriage. Lange's affair with Twain's best friend, Marie-Anne Thiébaud, triggered the split. Twain later marries Thiébaud's ex-husband, Frédéric.

June 9, 2010

Shania Twain's divorce from producer Robert "Mutt" Lange is finalized. The couple announced the split in 2008.

January 1, 2011

Shania Twain gets married for the second time, this time to Frédéric Thiébaud, the ex-husband of Twain's former best friend Marie-Anne Thiébaud, who had an affair with Twain's first husband, Mutt Lange, leading to their divorce.

December 1, 2012

Shania Twain begins a two-year residency at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, returning to the stage for the first time since 2004.More

June 5, 2015

Shania Twain begins her Rock This Country Tour with a show in Seattle. Billed as her farewell tour, it's her first trek since her 2003-2004 Up! tour.

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