December 19, 2002 - Shania
Twain will once again reside in the #1 slot of the Billboard albums chart
next week with her album Up!, which sold an additional 373,000 copies last
week, according to SoundScan. Read more.
14, 2002 - HitsDailyDouble.com reports chart-topping Shania Twain is again
leading the way, headed towards 400k in sales, a boost of 25% from this
week's total of 328k in the U.S. album charts.
December 13, 2002 - Shania
Twain is artist of the month on Channel V, India. She recorded a video
message for her fans: "Hi India, I'm Shania Twain, and I'm the chosen one."
December 13, 2002 - Shania
Twain, Christina Aguilera, matchbox twenty, Toby Keith and Willie Nelson,
Kelly Osbourne, and Kenny Chesney have been added to the list of performers
who will be appearing at the 39th annual American Music Awards, which will
air Monday, January 13, 2003, on ABC.
December 11, 2002 - Launch.com
reports Shania Twain will tour in support of her new chart-topping album,
Up!. The singer has tentative plans to hit the road sometime next year.
She said, "I definitely plan to tour with this CD, and it it'll take a
little time to get together because I'd really like to concentrate just
on the music for a little while. I want people to get familiar with the
music, and come early next year, I will start on the production of the
December 8, 2002 - Tina Fey
joked during Saturday Night Live's Weekend Update last night, "In an interview
with Time magazine, Shania Twain says that she doesn't care if she ever
performs again. This marks the first time Shania Twain and I have ever
agreed on anything."
December 6, 2002 - LFI has
photos of Shania Twain performing live on the Michel Drucker's talk show
'Vivement Dimanche' in Paris.
December 6, 2002 - "I needed
a break, physically and mentally," Shania Twain explained of her move to
Lake Geneva to People magazine, where people are "calm and discreet. They
might say hi or give me a smile, but they're not jumping up and down or
shaking. I don't feel like a star there. I feel normal." Which was exactly
the point. "I needed to leave behind the whole 'Shania' thing and be myself,"
says Twain. "I did a lot of hiking and cooking. I skied. I spent time with
my horses. For the first time in my life, I was just resting."
December 3, 2002 - Time magazine's
entire article with Shania Twain is posted on the mag's website. Check
it out here.
December 2, 2002 - Chuck
Yarborough of the Cleveland Plain Dealer reviewed Shania Twain's new album
'Up!' saying, "File Under: For this we waited three years? If the human
gene pool were as shallow as Shania Twain's writing, we'd still be brandishing
sharpened sticks and calling each other Oog." Ouch.
December 2, 2002 - "I never
burned to perform, and I don't care if I ever perform again," Shania Twain
said in a Time magazine interview on newsstands Monday. "I have no need
to do that."
December 1, 2002 - Sean Richardson
of the Boston Phoenix reviewed Shania Twain's new album 'Up!'. He writes,
"'Up!' is a logical follow-up to Come On Over, and a step forward in many
respects. Its only commercial liability is the lack of an obvious successor
to 'You're Still the One.'" Read more.
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