On this day 21-years ago country-pop superstar Shania Twain released her first number 1 single ‘Any Man Of Mine’.
The infectious and unique blend of country and pop made ‘Any Man Of Mine’ a sure-fire hit for the then 29-year-old singer and was her first of many number 1 hit singles.
Released in April 1995 via Mercury Records, the song topped the country charts for two weeks in America and was also Shania’s first crossover hit, charting in the top 40 of the pop charts.
The song was the first single to be lifted from Twain’s record breaking second album ‘The Woman In Me’, and was the track that catapulted the Canadian star to the forefront of country music.
As well as being a massive chart hit, ‘Any Man Of Mine’ which was written by Twain and her then husband Mutt Lange, who also produced the hit, it was also nominated for various awards, including ‘best country song’ at the Grammy Awards, and also won ‘single of the year’ at the Canadian Country Music Awards.
And despite being 21-years-old the song still strikes a chord with women across the world, and reads like a rule book for all the men out there trying to win the heart of a woman.
‘The Woman In Me’ album which was the follow up to Shania Twain’s first self-titled album sold over 10 million copies worldwide making her the biggest selling female in country music of all time.
Since her first number 1 single, Shania Twain has sold over an incredible 85 million records.
At the moment Shania Twain is hard at work in the recording studio working on her fifth studio album, which is due for release this year.
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