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Shania Twain readies new single

Friday, June 3, 2011 – Shania Twain will unveil her new single - her first in six years - during the finale episode of "Why Not? with Shania Twain" airing Sunday, June 12 at 10 p.m. eastern/Pacific time on the OWN network.

Today Is Your Day will be exclusively available on iTunes immediately following the world premiere on OWN starting Sunday, June 12 at 11 p.m. eastern/Pacific. Mercury Nashville will service the song to country radio stations after the show's airing.

The song, produced by Twain and Nathan Chapman, is the first song Twain has written solo in six years, and the creation process for the single was documented throughout the docu-series "Why Not? with Shania Twain" currently airing Sundays on OWN.

Twain is seen as she works through the lyrics, meets with vocal doctors and a grief counselor and embarks on unexpected adventures throughout North America that test her courage and self-confidence in an effort to reclaim her life.

In an all new episode, titled "Finding My Voice," airing this Sunday, June 5 at 10 p.m. eastern/Pacific, Twain has a one-on-one vocal training session with vocal coach Eric Vetro before meeting with music producer David Foster to discuss producing her new single.

Twain then reaches the end of her tour in the finale episode titled "Endless Love," as she marries Frederic Thiebaud and shares new wedding footage from the Bahamas. As Twain faces her final challenge, recording a duet of Endless Love with Lionel Richie, she reflects on the journey that has brought her to this point in her life.

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Come On Over
Like a good many country artists in the HNC phase of country, success seems to breed a situation where artists turn their backs on the very genre which spawned them. After the massive success of "The Woman In Me," Shania Twain has strayed very far from country in what is essentially a pop album. Few of the 16 songs are country: the first single, the catchy, uptempo "Love Gets Me Every Time" with its killer three fiddle attack, "You're Still The One," "Honey, I'm Home," (a lousy job blues song, »»»
Editorial: Walking the talk – When names like Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Waylon and the Hag are invoked, you're talking hard core country. These are the touchstones of country , the guys who made country music what it was and still is (or maybe can be). When these folks would sing about being down-and-out and the rough-and-tumble, they knew of what they were singing about. Fast forward a few years to the country singers of today. »»»
Concert Review: Cantrell continues to satisfy – Laura Cantrell may never be a country star. Not at this stage of her career when she's 50, touring here and there and releasing new music every few years or so. But five albums in, Cantrell continues as a warm, enjoyable and worthy purveyor of her brand of country. That would mean going towards a more traditional side, not rushing the songs... »»»
Concert Review: Not only is Turner traditional, he's popular – Every time Josh Turner reached for some of those wonderful subterranean low notes, which he often pulled out during his enjoyable night show, it was like a superhero applying a superpower. He didn't need this extra advantage to please his audience; he has so many quality songs stockpiled in his catalogue already doing the job.... »»»
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