Shania Twain, OC (born Eilleen Regina Edwards; August 28, 1965) is a Canadian country pop singer and songwriter. She rose to fame in the early 1990s with her self-titled debut album Shania Twain (1993), and achieved worldwide success with her 1997 album Come On Over, which became the best-selling album of all time by a female musician, and the best selling country album of all time. The Album Come on Over has sold over 20 million records in the U.S. and more than 15 million copies sold worldwide. Come on Over is also the 9th bestselling album in the U.S.
A five-time Grammy Award winner, Twain has also achieved major success as a songwriter, winning 27 BMI Songwriter awards. Twain is one of the first country artists to achieve major crossover success in pop music. She is the only female musician to have three albums certified Diamond by the Recording Industry Association of America and is also the second best-selling artist in Canada, behind fellow Canadian CÚline Dion, with three of her studio albums being certified double diamond by the Canadian Recording Industry Association. Twain has sold over 65 million albums worldwide to date, including 48 million in the U.S. She is ranked as the 10th best-selling artist of the Nielsen SoundScan era, with approximately 33.5 million in sales through April 2008.