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March 26, 2000 - eBay has a hand painted watercolor picture of Shania up for bid. The 21 1/2 by 14 1/2 inch painting was done by European Artist Mirela and has an opening bid of $99 (item #302060490) and ends April 15. We think it would be a beautiful piece of art for any Shania fan, especially at this price.

March 26, 2000 - eBay has an autographed picture of Shania up for bid at a whopping opening price of $60. The 8x10 photo features Shania's illegible scribe and the auction closes March 27 and as expected nobody is bidding at this price.

March 20, 2000 - dotmusic.com reports that Shania's Come On Over has now sold over 26 million copies and is the 5th highest selling album of all time, and the highest by a female artist.

March 13, 2000 - Well finally we have something to talk about besides the cult story. Shania got two Juno Awards last Saturday and Sunday (Canada's equivalent to the Grammys), winning in the Best Songwriting and Best Country Female Artist categories.

March 3, 2000 - More news on the Shania cult story, apparently another part of this group is that members are strongly encouraged to give 10% of their wealth to the group, and Shania's family is worried that she may get brainwashed into giving much of her fortune to the group. Shania is living in Switzerland with her husband, according to the Megastar story today as well.

March 2, 2000 - Shania Twain has been nominated for Entertainer of the Year and Best Female Vocalist in this year's Academy of Country Music awards which is held May 3rd in Los Angeles and televised on CBS.

March 2, 2000 - In a bizarre story, Megastar is reporting that Shania Twain has joined the Sant Mat cult that bans booze, eating meat, or having sex, even with her husband. Her brother Darryl is claiming "She's been turned into a robot." adding, "Mutt calls the shots, and Shania follows." [hmm, but what about Paul Bolduc, is this some sort of repentance?]

February 23, 2000 - Shania Twain wins two Grammys for Best Female Country Vocal Performance in Man! I Feel Like A Woman! and Best Country Song with Come On Over.

February 11, 2000 - Seagram's CEO Edgar Bronfman Jr. angrily denied rumors that his company is up for sale. Seagram owns Polygram, which is Shania's record label.

February 10, 2000 - Lycos has Shania Twain as the 7th most popular Grammy Nominated artist in terms of search queries on its engine.

February 9, 2000 - 70s and 80s country music star Crystal Gayle responds to questioning if Shania Twain's pop-country hits had pushed country music too pop for its own good in a recent interview by saying "What's country? What's pop?".

February 8, 2000 - Shania Twain is nominated for Favorite CD and Favorite Female Artist in the Sixth Annual Blockbuster Entertainment Awards to be aired in June on the FOX Network.

January 17, 2000 - Shania Twain wins two American Music Awards for Favorite Female Artist in both Pop and Country categories.