CMT COUNTS DOWN THE GREATEST MOMENTS IN THE CAREER OF THE LEGENDARY SHANIA TWAIN IN “CMT GREATEST MOMENTS: SHANIA TWAIN”PREMIERING APRIL 22 ON CMT
NASHVILLE – April 18, 2006 – CMT continues to count down the greatest moments in the careers of some of the most talented and well-known country music superstars in its series, CMT GREATEST MOMENTS. Featured in the third episode of the series is a woman who has sold more records than any other female artist in history – Mercury singer/songwriter Shania Twain. CMT GREATEST MOMENTS: SHANIA TWAIN, premieres Saturday, April 22 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT.
In this one-hour episode, CMT will outline some of the most significant and notable moments in the career of this country music superstar. From overcoming her extremely difficult childhood in Timmons, Ontario, to becoming an award-winning international superstar, to living in Switzerland with her family, CMT highlights the triumphs of the girl next door.
Since the 1995 release of The Woman In Me, Shania Twain has become the top selling female country artist in history. With 70 million albums sold worldwide, platinum and multi-platinum album sales in 37 countries, 17 top ten songs and multiple Grammy, ACM and CMA Awards, Shania is a country music phenomenon. A mainstay at the top of the charts for over 13 years, Shania has had eight No. 1 hits including “Any Man of Mine,” “You Win My Love” and “You’re Still The One.” Shania is the only artist in history to have three consecutive albums sell more than 10 million copies.
CMT, America’s No. 1 country music network, carries original programming, specials, and live concerts and events, as well as a mix of videos by established country music artists and new cutting-edge acts, including world premiere exclusive videos. Founded March 6, 1983, CMT, owned and operated by MTV Networks, reaches 82 million households in the United States. Go to country music’s biggest web site at www.cmt.com.
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