Shania Twain is starting 2017 with a bang! Not only is she set to release a new album this year, it's also been announced that she'll have an exhibit dedicated to her work at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. The showcase will highlight elements from the 51-year-old's impressive career. Everything from props to costumes she wore on tour will be on display for fans to see.
The exhibit is set to open on June 26 at the Nashville-based museum, and will stick around until at least 2018. "It’s an honour to be a part of the Country Music Hall of Fame exhibitions for 2017," the icon said in a statement. "Being able to re-visit favourite costumes, photographs and memories from my career has been a special feeling, especially as this year will see a new stage for me with a brand new album! I’m very excited to have these important creative moments on display."
The album the star mentions is set for release in the spring. It will be her first new batch of tunes in 14 years; her last compilation was 2002's Up!
"I'm so overdue!" the Timmins, Ont. native told Entertainment Weekly in 2016. "I feel like I just need to keep making albums now."
The decision to release a new record reportedly came after the busy mom wrapped up her successful two-year residency in Las Vegas. During her time in Nevada, she told the publication she actively recorded her ideas and made notes for new songs.
"By the time I got into the studio, I was already quite familiar with what I wanted to do," she said. "I felt like I had climbed a huge mountain and was standing on top of it, looking God in the eye, and saying, 'I'm here! What do I gotta do next?'"