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August 30, 2002 - The New York Post reports Shania Twain is saying so long to her manager of six years, Jon Landau, after she accused him of spending too much attention on his other client, Bruce Springsteen. "Shania threw a fit," one insider said. "Her new album is coming out in November, her single drops on Sept. 23, and she felt he was spending too much time with Bruce and his 'Rising' tour." Landau tried to talk to the demanding diva, but when Twain tried to cut his rates from 20 percent to 10 percent, he "told her to go scratch." The outraged music industry insider added: "Jon helped her sell 30 million albums, and she repays him by trying to skimp on his salary - nice, huh." 
Twain has now signed with Q Prime management - a heavy metal company that represents Metallica, Def Leppard and the Red Hot Chili Peppers. "This should be interesting," our source added. A rep for Landau Management said: "It was a joint decision among friends to part ways."

August 14, 2002 - HitsDailyDouble.com reports Shania Twain has signed with Peter Mensch and Cliff Burnstein's management company Q-Prime. According to sources, no other meetings with any other management companies took place. Insiders say that Clive Calder's long-standing relationship with Twain's husband/producer, Robert John Mutt Lange, came into play, and that Calder pushed Twain in the duo's direction.

August 13, 2002 - Hits Daily Double reports as the managerial sweepstakes for Shania Twain heats up among big-name suitors, speculators speculating about Clive Calder’s behind-the-scenes participation in the proceedings. Her new album is due out in November.

August 8, 2002 - HitsDailyDouble.com reports Shania Twain has parted ways with longtime manager Jon Landau. Twain is reportedly in advanced negotiations with other management companies.

July 1, 2002 - Launch.com reports Shania Twain is working on her upcoming album with her producer husband Mutt Lange in their Swiss studio. "Shania's album is currently in the works and is tentatively scheduled for release later this fall with a single released to radio prior to the album," the singer's record label said. "No official dates have been set at this time." They hope to release the album by this fall.

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