Next up for Shania Twain? A potential collaboration with Celine Dion!
The legendary singer stopped by the ET stage for an interview with Nancy O’Dell on Tuesday, the place she revealed that it is at all times been her dream to work with the “My Heart Will Go On” singer.
“One of my dreams has always been that she would record one of my songs. So yeah, I’d love her to sing one of my songs,” Twain shared. “I’m going to write one for her! I love her, she’s extraordinary.”
While the brunette magnificence is completely dedicated to writing for Dion, she’s much less certain about a duet. “I could write the song, she could sing it,” she insisted.
Twain is all about creating change within the music trade and opened up to ET about increasing nation music together with her singing competitors sequence, Real Country, which she hopes will enable the style to sound — and look — a little bit completely different.
“I love the difference in the fact that it is genre specific, it’s about country, we’ve got so many great artists out there that need to be discovered,” stated Twain, who serves as government producer and panelist on the present. “We want to make room for them, particularly for variety. We want to make room for variety. We want extra ladies, stylistically, now we have to reap the benefits of all of the completely different kinds that fall underneath nation music. So that is my ardour, Real Country.”
Diversity is unquestionably being rewarded within the trade, with black artists like Kane Brown and Jimmie Allen seeing success on the charts with Brown’s sophomore album, Experiment, and Allen’s single, “Best Shot.”
Joining Twain to discover that subsequent celebrity on the USA sequence are Jake Owen and Travis Tritt. The 53-year-old singer says Real Country additionally honors longstanding nation roots.
“Just the history of country music alone, we forget so many of our great music legends were country music artists,” the “You’re Still the One” singer famous — however defined that her current appearances on American Idol and The Voice might have been the inspiration behind her forming her personal singing competitors.
“It gave me the bug,” she confessed, “We’ve never seen Blake [Shelton] angry yet, but we are. He’s going to get mad… I’m taking him on, of course!”
Real Country is not the one factor Twain has on her plate. The GRAMMY winner is gearing up for the final leg of her tour, Now.
“I’m going to Australia and New Zealand, and I’ll make it home on [December] 24th, just in time [for Christmas],” she revealed.
“I do love to cook. My specialty is gravy. You can never have enough gravy,” Twain added of her traditions, earlier than dishing on how she manages to maintain her determine all through the vacations. “There’s no trick — I guess Spanx.”
Real Country airs Tuesdays at 10 p.m. ET/PT on USA.