Shania Twain rings in her birthday with dazzling performance at the US Open

By Meaghan Wray

Shania Twain served up a winning performance on her 52nd birthday at the US Open on Monday (Aug. 28) The country maven stunned the audience with a medley of old and new songs at the UST Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Queens, New York. She appeared on stage in a daring black dress with flared arms and curls in her hair.

Shania Twain
Shania rocked the court at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Queens.

The star took to Twitter to voice her excitement about the performance, gushing, “It’s @usopen day, I can’t wait to perform. What a way to spend my birthday!” The post was accompanied by a gorgeous photo of Shania standing in front of the court, with lights shining down behind her.

Shania has been all over the headlines lately, with news of her upcoming Grey Cup halftime performance in November and the announcement of her highly-anticipated North American tour next year. The SHANIA NOW tour kicks off on May 3 in Tacoma, Washington, and will see the singer make stops in Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Saskatoon, Hamilton, Ottawa, London and Quebec City. Tickets to see the Canadian country queen are on sale now.

The mother of one also spoke recently about collaborating with fellow Canadian superstar Celine Dion. “Hell yes!” she exclaimed to The Cut( when asked if she’d like to sing with the Montreal native. She added: “I’d love to do that. I actually use her [Celine] as my warm-up music a lot of the time. She’s got such a high range. ‘Drove All Night’ is my favourite one to do my vocal warm-ups to, because it has the higher harmony, which is really hard.”

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