Wednesday 14 February 2024

Shania Twain announces outdoor UK and Ireland shows in 2024

Country-pop sensation at American Express presents BST Hyde Park and will hit venues in Belfast, Stirling, Lancashire and more in Summer 2014!


Tickets for Shania Twain at American Express presents BST Hyde Park for her BST debut on Sunday 7 July are on sale!
Shania will be joined by multi-million selling sibling quartet The Corrs, and more TBA.
The Grammy winner will be joined by special guests The Corrs (Ireland’s first family of music, a multi-million selling sibling quartet who have conquered the world with a seamless blend of sleek pop rock, lush harmonies and Celtic folk trimmings).
Shania, 58, said: “I’ve seen so many of my own musical heroes headlining at Hyde Park and have wonderful summer memories there. It is a real privilege to headline my own show this year."
 
Shania tweeted: “My dream is to have a little - I just want to neighbor the stables at Hyde Park, I just wanna be a neighbor, I don't care. Yeah! I wanna live right by the stables so I can go to the stables every day and ride in the park”.
 
Back on July 12, 2003 Shania played her only UK gig of that year at London's Hyde Park and was a “virtual sell-out”. Bjorn Again & The Mavericks opened see setlists.
 
Shania Twain has additionally announced an outdoor tour of the UK and Ireland in the lead-up to her headline set at this year’s BST Hyde Park show.
Tickets for her Ireland shows go on sale at 9am on Thursday 15 February, while her three UK shows go on sale at 9am on Friday 16 February.
 
Shania Twain UK & Ireland 2024 Dates
Thursday 27 June 2024 - Ormeau Park, Belfast (Ormeau Road, Belfast, BT7 3GG) 
Friday 28 June 2024 - Malahide Castle, Co. Dublin, D
Tuesday 2 July 2024 - City Park, Stirling (Raploch Road, Stirling, FK8 3AA)
Thursday 4 July 2024 - Lytham Festival, Lytham Green, Lancashire (Clifton Drive, Lancashire, FY8 5LB)
Friday 5 July 2024 - Chepstow Summer Sessions, Chepstow Racecourse, Chepstow (Monmouthshire, Chepstow, NP16 6BE)
Sun, 7 July 2024 - Hyde Park, London (Rangers Lodge, London, W2 2UH; American Express Presents BST Hyde Park)
Tickets: TICKETMASTER UK | AXS


Canadian country-pop’s most well-known exponent will hit outdoor venues in Belfast, Dublin, Stirling, Lancashire and Chepstow this June and July. She’ll be joined by the tattooed soul-singing everyman Rag’n’Bone Man on all five new dates of her tour. 
News of the shows comes only a few days after she confirmed a headline appearance at American Express Presents BST Hyde Park on Sunday 7 July.
 
About Shania Twain
Global Superstar, Celebrated Songwriter and Style Icon Shania Twain is a five-time GRAMMY winner and one of music and fashion’s most renowned trailblazers.
With six albums released and more than 100 million albums sold worldwide, Twain remains the top-selling female country pop artist of all time. Her hits include “Any Man of Mine,” “That Don’t Impress Me Much,” “You’re Still the One” and “Man! I Feel Like A Woman!”. Shania was the first artist in history to release 3 consecutive diamond certified albums. Twain’s first album in 15 years, NOW, was released in September 2017 and debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Top 200 albums, making it the first female country release in over 3 years to top the all-genre chart.
The release was followed by a year-long sold-out NOW World Tour.
In 2021, Shania kicked off her second residency in Las Vegas called “Let’s Go!” which completely sold out and continued through September 2022.
 
The country pop superstar has enjoyed a resurgence in popularity since the release of her 2023 album, QUEEN OF ME, which launched amidst a wave of nostalgia towards her sassy 90s persona.
Queen of the charts: Long dubbed The Queen Of Country Pop, Twain was the royal ruler of the UK album chart for the third time in her career when QUEEN OF ME took the No.1 crown.
Twain’s sixth studio album, which arrived almost exactly 30 years after her eponymous debut, and 25 years after her first chart success, COME ON OVER, hit No.1 on consumption of 17,976 units (12,022 CDs, 2,933 vinyl albums, 896 cassettes, 1,379 digital downloads and 746 sales-equivalent streams).
On the Billboard 200 Shania captured her sixth top 10-charting album when QUEEN OF ME, debuted at No. 10 with 38,000 equivalent album units earned.  Of that sum, album sales comprised 34,000; SEA units comprised 3,500 (equalling 4.92 million official on-demand streams of the set’s tracks) and TEA units comprised 500. Twain previously visited the top 10 with Now (No. 1 in 2017), Greatest Hits (No. 2; 2004), Up! (No. 1, 2002), Come On Over (No. 2, 1997) and The Woman In Me (No. 5, 1996).

Her first album for Republic, its success came months after the release of her career-spanning Netflix documentary NOT JUST A GIRL, which spawned a Highlights album that reached No.48 last September.
All its songs co-written by Twain, Queen Of Me was the follow-up to her comeback album, NOW, which opened atop the chart in 2017 on consumption of 20,097 units. Now was Twain’s first album in 15 years, partly because Lyme Disease weakened her vocal chords, making it difficult for her to sing.
 
In late June 2023 Shania made a guest appearance on the Anne-Marie single ‘UNHEALTHY’, a hyper-camp pop caper with more giddy-up energy than a night on the sauce with John Wayne. Watch the video HERE.
 
In August 2023 Shania announced the release of multiple expanded U.S. and International Diamond Editions of her all-time classic third studio album, November 1997’s COME ON OVER, which dropped on August 25, 2023 via Mercury/UMe. In celebration of the benchmark album’s 25th anniversary and its accumulation of over 40 million-plus in global album sales, both the U.S. and International versions of Come On Over were remastered from the original tapes for the first time ever. Come On Over was released in the following formats: 3CD Super Deluxe, 3LP Super Deluxe, 3LP International Super Deluxe, 2LP Deluxe, 2CD Deluxe, and Digital. 2LP Deluxe Retail Exclusive.
 
In July 2023 she wrapped up the sold-out first leg of her global Queen of Me tour. The second leg picked up in September in the U.K. with Breland re-joining as support. She then made her return back to North America in October 2023.

One of music’s most renowned trailblazers and the top-selling female country artist of all-time, is returning to the Las Vegas Strip with Shania Twain: COME ON OVER – The Las Vegas Residency – All The Hits! opening at Bakkt Theater at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino on Friday, May 10, 2024. 

About her return to Vegas, Shania states, “I am excited to be returning to Vegas for my third residency COME ON OVER, performing in Vegas is a huge honor and I love this theatre. The audience can expect ALL THE HITS with a few fan favorites from the new album in there too. I am in a celebratory mood and there is nowhere better to party than VEGAS so I hope you all join me!

The 24 performances on sale are:
May 2024: 10, 11, 15, 17, 18, 23, 25, 26 | Aug. 2024: 23, 24, 29, 31 | Sept. 2024: 1, 4, 6, 7 | Nov. 2024: 29, 30 | Dec. 2024: 4, 6, 7, 11, 13, 14
 
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Wednesday 31 January 2024

CMT HONORS LEGENDARY COUNTRY GROUP ALABAMA WITH STAR-STUDDED “CMT GIANTS: ALABAMA”











Blake Shelton, Brad Paisley, Evander Holyfield, Jason Aldean,
Jamey Johnson, Lionel Richie, Little Big Town, Lorrie Morgan, Luke Bryan, Martina McBride, Old Dominion, Pam Tillis, Riley Green, Sam Hunt, and Vince Gill to Celebrate Band’s Storied Career 

Nashville, Tenn. (January 17, 2024) — CMT today announced “CMT GIANTS: ALABAMA,” a star-studded salute celebrating the extraordinary career and music of one of the most successful and iconic country groups of all time. Filming at Belmont University’s Fisher Center for the Performing Arts in Nashville, it will air as a 2-hour special later this year.


Music’s biggest names, including Blake Shelton ft. Steve Wariner, Brad Paisley, Jamey Johnson, Jason Aldean, Little Big Town, Old Dominion, Pam Tillis & Lorrie Morgan, Riley Green, and Sam Hunt will come together to perform some of the band’s most legendary hits for a once-in-a-lifetime tribute event.


Additionally, Evander Holyfield, Lionel Richie, Luke Bryan, Martina McBride, Vince Gill and more will appear both in-person and virtually to share personal stories reflecting on ALABAMA’s forever impact on music, blended alongside rare photos, performance footage and interviews from the vault – plus an all-new sit down with ALABAMA themselves reflecting on their storied career.

PRODUCTION CREDITS: “CMT GIANTS: ALABAMA” is executive produced by CMT’s Margaret Comeaux and Taillight’s Tom Forrest. Executives in Charge of Production are Jackie Barba and Heather D. Graffagnino. Leslie Fram is Executive in Charge of Talent; Suzanne Bender and Donna Duncan are Talent Producers.

ADDITIONAL INFO: Visit CMT.com, follow @CMT on Facebook, Instagram, X, YouTube, TikTok and use hashtag #CMTGiants. 

About ALABAMA

Over 50 years ago, Jeff Cook, Teddy Gentry and Randy Owen left the cotton farms of Fort Payne, Alabama to spend the summer playing music in a Myrtle Beach, South Carolina bar called The Bowery. It took them six long years of tip jars and word-of-mouth to earn the major label deal they'd been dreaming of. Then, seemingly no time at all to change the face of country music. ALABAMA, country music’s first band, was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2005. The group is known for hit songs including “Mountain Music,” “Roll On,” “Dixieland Delight” and “If You're Gonna Play In Texas (You Gotta Have A Fiddle In The Band).” From humble beginnings picking cotton in the fields, to international stars, ALABAMA went on to sell 80 million albums and charted 43 No.1 hits, becoming the most successful band in the history of country music. In November 2022, ALABAMA co-founder Jeff Cook passed following a lengthy battle with Parkinson’s disease. With his prior encouragement and wishes, ALABAMA continues touring on a limited basis, keeping the iconic music they created alive for the current and future generation of fans.

For more information on ALABAMA, visit thealabamaband.com