‘I saw Shania Twain live and she was incredible – Glastonbury 2024 let her down’ | Celebrity News | Showbiz & TV

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Shania Twain, 58, was electric on Sunday night as she had the BST Hyde Park crowd in the palm of her hands during her headline performance at the London-based music spectacle following a stellar performance from Irish family band The Corrs.

The 58-year-old Canadian beauty admitted to fans during the start of her vibrant set that she was battling a bit of a cold, but this didn’t stop her from putting on an incredible live performance of her greatest hits. From singing chartoppers like Man I Feel Like a Woman to power ballads like From This Moment On, Shania proved she has earned legendary status in the music world.

The country icon donned a patterned Vivienne Westwood two-piece red jacket and mini skirt paired with a white plunging bodysuit and white boxing trainers embellished with gemstones for the huge London crowd. She wore her long light brown locks down and wavy with bronze make-up and a nude lip.

And a Shania concert wouldn’t be complete without a Western cowboy hat covered in diamonds and a moving guitar solo of her stunning love song, Still The One.

It’s safe to say, she was on top form despite feeling under the weather. “I have a little cold but who cares? Just a little sniffle,” she shared while turning around to grab a tissue and blow her nose at the start of the show.

Shania later opened up to the crowd about the importance of always staying positive during the concert, which comes off the back of her Glastonbury performance on June 30 which was met with criticism online.

Myself and other members of the crowd agreed Shania’s BST performance was « better than Glastonbury ». Those who saw her Glastonbury set will recall she was struggling with sound issues during her time on the Pyramid Stage which was clearly a technical issue beyond her control.

The Don’t Impress Me Much singer was constantly having to fiddle around with her earpiece and it’s unacceptable that such a famous festival which was televised on the BBC would have put her in that difficult position.

However, the singer who has overcome a series of hardships over the decades – from tragically losing both her parents in a car crash to going through a heartbreaking divorce – proved her vocals were as strong as ever at BST. Her guitar playing and dancing were also in check as well as her ability to get the entire crowd to sing along with her.

Her entire show went down without a hitch – with the sun even deciding to come out after the morning’s downpour.

The resilient singer has always managed to bounce back, which is what makes her the reigning queen of country music.

There was even a point in her career when she thought it might have all been over after her voice was damaged by the effects of dysphonia from contracting Lyme disease in 2003. However, she kept pushing forward and continues to perform with as much enthusiasm as she did at the start of her career.

So if Glastonbury’s organisers invite Shania back to the festival in the future, they owe her a huge apology and should allow her to showcase her talents without any sound issues getting in the way.

While fans, including myself, are still raging over the festival’s error, Shania has clearly been holding her head high and hasn’t looked back or addressed the mishap.

Shania may have stolen the hearts of the BST Hyde Park crowd, but Anne Marie’s surprise appearance at the festival on Sunday afternoon also sent fans wild.

During the rest of the weekend, crowds were treated to performances from the likes of Andrea Bocelli and Robbie Williams on the Great Oak Stage.

Volvic, the official partner of American Express presents BST Hyde Park, joined forces with Anne Marie to search for the UK’s best new emerging arts to perform on the Birdcage Stage, positioned near the main stage.

To find out more about the event, visit www.bst-hydepark.