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2000 News:

- Sony Music Canada has recently released a new compilation CD entitled "Sisters". The album contains some amazing tracks by Chantal Kreviazuk, Mandy Moore, Roberta Michele and Amanda Marshall! Amanda is the only artist to contribute a previously-unreleased track to the album. A live version of Amanda's hit single "Birmingham" is the final track on the CD. The song is always improved in concert, so this is a special treat for Amanda fans. Here is the full tracklisting:

1. I Want You To Need Me - Celine Dion
2. Don't Wanna Lose You - Gloria Estefan
3. If You Had My Love - Jennifer Lopez
4. Say My Name - Destiny's Child
5. Shackles (Praise You) - Mary Mary
6. I'm Outta Love - Anastacia
7. Don't Call Me Baby - Madison Avenue
8. Before You - Chantal Kreviazuk
9. I'll Watch Over You - Mae Moore
10. Waiting For The Tide - Melanie Doane
11. That's When You Came Along - Tara Lyn Hart
12. Pioneers - Roberta Michele
13. I Wanna Be With You - Mandy Moore
14. Before I Fall In Love - Coco Lee
15. Blame It On The Weatherman - B*Witched
16. Birmingham (Live Version) - Amanda Marshall

- Amanda was a major winner at the annual SOCAN Canadian songwriters awards this past week. She won two awards in the pop music category. "Believe In You" and "Love Lift Me" were two of the songs most played on Canadian radio stations this past year. The other winners were: "Angel" and "I Will Remember You" by Sarah McLachlan, "It's All Been Done" by the Barenaked Ladies, "She's So High" by Tal Bachman and "Love Song" by Sky.

- Amanda has finally released a new Canadian single from her album "Tuesday's Child". The song chosen is "Why Don't You Love Me". Good luck to Amanda with this incredible track. No news about a video has been announced.

- Amanda has rescheduled three upcoming Canadian tour dates due to illness. The Ottawa show has been postponed until April 30th. The Toronto date has been changed to May 1st. Finally, the Montreal show has been moved to May 2nd. Here is the complete list of new dates:

April 26 - Orpheum - Vancouver, Canada
April 30 - NAC Centre - Ottawa, Canada
May 1 - Massey Hall - Toronto, Canada
May 2 - St-Denis Theatre - Montreal, Canada
May 20 - Blossom Festival - Niagara Falls, Canada

- Amanda's self-titled debut album "Amanda Marshall" has just been certified DIAMOND in Canada!! This means that she has sold over ONE MILLION copies of the album. This is an incredible amount, especially considering Canada's relatively small population of 30 million people. Very few albums have ever acheived this level of sales. Congratulations!!

- The track listing for Amanda's new UK single "If I Didn't Have You" has been announced. The single includes the video for "If I Didn't Have You", making it Amanda's first ever enhanced CD. The tracks are as follows:

1) If I Didn't Have You (Single Edit)
2) Just Love Me
3) Dark Horse
4) If I Didn't Have You (Enhanced Multimedia Video)

- The opening act for Amanda Marshall's upcoming Canadian tour has been announced. Sony Music Canada artist Roberta Michele is scheduled to open for Amanda during her Canadian shows. Roberta's debut single "Get Real" is currently burning up the Canadian airwaves. Her debut album "Today" is set for release on April 16th.

- The full list of dates for Amanda's upcoming Canadian tour have been announced. Here are the dates confiirmed so far:

April 16 - NAC Centre - Ottawa, Canada
April 17 - St-Denis Theatre - Montreal, Canada
April 18 - Massey Hall - Toronto, Canada
April 20 - Walker Theatre - Winnipeg, Canada
April 22 - Sportsplex - Lethbridge, Canada
April 23 - Windspear - Edmonton, Canada
April 24 - Jubilee - Calgary, Canada
April 26 - Orpheum - Vancouver, Canada
May 20 - Blossom Festival - Niagara Falls, Canada

- The UK single for "If I Didn't Have You" is set for release on April 3rd. Hopefully it will perform well on the British charts. Unfortunately, Amanda has some tough competition from other great singles set for release that week. They include Ricky Martin's "Private Emotion" and Steps' "Deeper Shade Of Blue".

- Unfortunately, Amanda did not win any Junos at last nights award ceremony. She was nominated in three categories - best album, best songwriter and female artist of the year. Alanis Morissette won best album for her excellent CD "Supposed Former Infatuation Junkie". Shania Twain was voted best songwriter. Best Female Artist was won by the incredible Chantal Kreviazuk. Congratulations to the winners. Amanda has never won a Juno award, although she has been nominated numerous times.

- New European Amanda Marshall tour dates have been announced!! The following dates have
been confirmed:

Mar. 30, 2000 - Pratteln, Switzerland - Z7
April 1, 2000 - Munich, Germany - Georg-Elser-Halle
April 3, 2000 - Berlin, Germany - Columbiahalle
April 4, 2000 - Hamburg, Germany - GroŖe Freiheit
April 5, 2000 - Offenbach, Germany - Capitol
April 7, 2000 - Cologne, Germany - E-Werk
April 8, 2000 - Mannheim, Germany - Musensaal
April 9, 2000 - Ludwigsburg, Germany - Forum
April 11, 2000- Dresden, Germany - Alter Schlachthof
April 12, 2000 - Hannover, Germany - Capitol
April 13, 2000 - Bremen, Germany - Aladin

If you have any further dates or information
please e-mail me at
Adam_Klein@csi.com

- Amanda has announced that she will perform her hit single "Believe In You" at this year's Juno Awards. The award ceremony will take place on Sunday, March 20th, 2000. Check local listings for television airtimes and channels.

- Amanda has set a new record on the Canadian radio airplay charts! It seems that her self-titled debut album has spawned singles that have spanned the chart for the longest time ever! Starting with "Let It Rain" in 1995 and ending with "Trust Me (This Is Love)" in 1998, seven top ten singles were released from the album. Hopefully, Shania Twain won't eventually break Amanda's record - she has released more than nine singles from her latest album "Come On Over", and she is still generating hits!

- Nominations for Canada's Juno Awards (equivalent to the American Grammys) were announced today. Congratulations to Amanda for being nominated in three very important categories - best album, best female artist and best songwriter. Amanda is against some tough competion, including Chantal Kreviazuk, Alanis Morissette and Celine Dion. Click here for a full list of the nominees. Here are the nominees in each of Amanda's categories:

BEST ALBUM
Bryan Adams - On A Day Like Today
Alanis Morissette - Supposed Former Infatuation Junkie
Celine Dion - These Are Special Times
Amanda Marshall - Tuesday’s Child
Prozzšk - Hot Show

BEST FEMALE ARTIST
Celine Dion
Chantal Kreviazuk
Lynda Lemay
Amanda Marshall
Alanis Morissette

BEST SONGWRITER
Shania Twain (For "Man! I Feel Like A Woman", "You’ve Got A Way" and "That Don’t Impress Me Much")
Alanis Morissette (For "Thank U", "Unsent" and "So Pure")
Tal Bachman (For "She’s So High" and "If You Sleep")
Amanda Marshall (For "Believe In You", "If I Didn’t Have You", and "Love Lift Me")
Bruce Cockburn (For "Last Night Of The World", "Mango" and "Pacing The Cage")

- Amanda's hit single "Believe In You" can be found on MTV's new compilation "Fantastic Females Volume 2". This album was only released overseas, and includes such other artists as Sarah McLachlan, The Corrs and Britney Spears.

- The full list of peformers for the 2000 Juno Awards have been announced. In addition to Amanda Marshall, you can look forward to performances by Chantal Kreviazuk, Our Lady Peace, Barenaked Ladies, Diana Krall, Sky and Prozzak. Appearances by Melanie Doane and The Philosopher Kings are also scheduled.

- Quebec adult contemporary music video station MusiMax aired a half-hour Amanda Marshall interview this week. The interview was hosted by local television personality Sonia Benezra. Amanda answered questions about her new album "Tuesday's Child" in relation to her past experiences. Clips from the videos for "If I Didn't Have You", "Believe In You" and "Beautiful Goodbye" were played during the inteview. Programs on MusiMax are often repeated many times, so check local listings for repeat showtimes.

- More information on the "If I Didn't Have You" video is now available. The video was shot in the English countryside. It is very simple, and it incorporates Amanda dressed in somewhat antique clothing frolicking in a field. Even though the video is quite simple, it is visually striking and suits the song very well.

- Amanda is scheduled to perform at this year's Juno awards ceremony. The 29th annual ceremony will take place over two consecutive days - Saturday, March 11th at the Metro Toronto Convention Center and Sunday, March 12th at the Toronto Skydome. The exact date for Amanda's performance hasn't been set, but we will keep you posted on any new details. Amanda wll most likely perform her new single "Shades Of Grey".

- Amanda's latest single "Shades Of Grey" has been sent to radio stations across Canada. Be sure to request it whenever you get the opportunity. Also, the video for "If I Didn't Have You" is currently in rotation on many Canadian music video stations.

 

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