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March 28, 2003 - George Jones acknowledges Shania Twain is Canadian and points out that he means no disrespect, but he can't help but blame her for the genre's demise. "They still call it country music and that makes me madder than anything. Because to me they are using country music as a stepping stone," he told the Calgary Sun. "Shania Twain, and people like that, they don't care any more about country music than Joe Blow from Kokomo."

March 19, 2003 - Blender magazine caught up with Fabolous in their April issue. Asked what type of music he hates, Fab said, "Country. We don't hear a lot of country music in the 'hood. But for some reason, I like Shania Twain."

March 7, 2003 - Big Pictures had photos, since removed, of Shania Twain arriving at the Dorchester Hotel in London on Wednesday (March 5).

March 5, 2003 - Shania Twain performed at the San Remo Pop Festival in Italy on Tuesday (March 4). Check out pictures from RexFeatures.

February 27, 2003 - Shania Twain performed on the Dutch National Lottery Show on Tuesday (February 25) at Studio 24 in Hilversum, Holland. Check out pictures from WireImage.

February 18, 2003 - David Browne of Entertainment Weekly sounds a sour note on the future of Mariah Carey and Whitney Houston. Browne writes, "The apathetic public response to both 'Charmbracelet' and Whitney Houston's 'Just Whitney...' confirms that these two longstanding, long-screaming divas have met their expiration date." He added, "The lesson to learn from all this chaos would appear to be obvious: You can only take your control-freaky, money-flaunting, power-tripping behavior so far before it all comes crashing down around you. It's a lesson that has clearly made an impact on the two women who have replaced Whitney and Mariah in the hearts and stereos of America, namely Shania Twain and Jennifer Lopez." Read more.

February 14, 2003 - Canada's own Shania Twain got five nominations for this year's Juno Awards, organizers announced Wednesday. The gig takes place at the awards gala on April 6th at the Corel Centre in Ottawa-Gatineau. Read more.

February 11, 2003 - NPR has a profile of Shania Twain's latest album 'Up!' with an audio review by Ken Tucker. Listen to it here.

February 6, 2003 - Shania Twain has found herself in the Canadian record books. Twain's "Up!" held the No. 1 spot on the Canadian album charts for the 11th consecutive week, breaking the record for the longest run on top in Canadian Nielsen SoundScan history. Read more.

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