Shania Twain has been hard at work revamping her country music career, and she has succeeded in a big way. Twain announced Wednesday that she has signed a residency deal with Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. Her show will be called “Still The One.”
“This a dream for any performing artist. What more could I ask for? I don’t want to even use the word opportunity. … It’s an exceptional gift, and that’s how I really feel about it,” Twain said of her upcoming concert series.
“I will let my imagination run wild,” she told reporters. I’m going to go nuts creatively.”
The deal includes 60 shows per year. “Still the One” will kick off on December 1, 2012 and will run for at least 2 years.
Twain, who married Frédéric Thiébaud in January, released her last album, “Up!,” in 2003. She remained mostly out of the spotlight after wrapping up her “Up!” tour in 2004. About a year after announcing her divorce from Robert Lange in 2008, Twain revealed plans to return to music.
Ryan O’Neal, his daughter Tatum and country music stars The Judds are the latest celebrities to sign TV deals with media queen OPRAH WINFREY – for the mogul’s new U.S. cable network.
The long-estranged O’Neals will attempt a reconciliation in their series on Winfrey’s new cable network, OWN, which is set to launch in January (11).
Meanwhile, The Judds’ show will follow mum Naomi and daughter Wynonna as they prepare for their first tour together in a decade and “continue to explore their complex relationship”.
An OWN network spokesperson reveals both shows will air sometime next year (11) The celebrity families join a growing number of stars set to work with OWN – Julia Roberts, Forest Whitaker, Goldie Hawn, Mariel Hemingway and Irish actor Gabriel Byrne have all agreed to develop documentaries for the mogul’s new network.
Country music singer Shania Twain will also star in Why Not? With Shania Twain, which will follow her life on the rebound after a messy public divorce, while Jenny McCarthy and Rosie O’Donnell have reportedly landed deals for their own talk shows.