Shania Twain performs new music and classic hits at Rockefeller Plaza

By Clare Douglas

"Life's About To Get Good" for Shania Twain fans as the singer kicked off her triumphant return to music on Friday (June 16) with a electrifying performance in New York. The Canadian icon dropped by TODAY to perform her latest single and some classic hits as part of the show's summer concert series.

"I'm really feeling the love. I didn't realize how appreciated I was," said the humble star, who performed for a packed crowd at Rockefeller Plaza. Proving she is still the Queen of Country Pop, the 51-year-old belted out "Life's About to Get Good" and "Swinging With My Eyes Closed" off her upcoming fifth studio album, NOW, before treating fans to classic hits like "That Don't Impress Me Much" and "Man, I Feel Like A Woman."

Her new single is "really about going dark to light, sad to happy, lost to found," explained the mother of one, adding, "It's that euphoric feeling that we get when we realize there is a light at the end of the tunnel."

Now, the brightest of lights are shining down on the Timmins native as she prepares to release her first album in more than 15 years. "I'm a go-getter, I'm a fighter, I have a lot of determination in me," she explained to the TODAY co-hosts. "I was scared coming out again after so many years and writing the whole album alone, which I did on purpose: to push myself and really find and rediscover myself as a songwriter."

Following the release of her album on Sept. 29, Shania has announced plans to hit the road in 2018!

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