Shania Twain Sets Box Office Records in Canada

(CelebrityAccess News Service) — Shania Twain set a new record in concert sales in Canada. She kicked off the first date of her worldwide "UP!" tour setting an all-time record at Copps Coliseum in Hamilton, Ontario with an attendance of 18,573 and a record-setting gross of $1,282,984 (USD). Twain followed her opening night success with a sell-out crowd in Ottawa, Ontario, where she grossed $1,195,587 (USD), exceeding her country cohorts, The Dixie Chicks. –Bob Grossweiner and Jane Cohen