... and DOWN goes Shania!!!
After the fall, Shania Twain posted a video on her website ... saying, "I'm here to tell you that I now realize I don't need a stunt double ... to wipe out on my way to the CMT Awards stage."
She added, "I didn't hurt myself ... I have a bit of a sore thumb. That's about it."
Shania Twain FALLS HARD At The CMT Awards
6/9/2011 7:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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