From the remote ranch of her Alaskan youth to the triumph of international stardom, Jewel, the three-time Grammy nominee, hailed by the New York Times as a "songwriter bursting with talents," has enjoyed career longevity rare among her generation of artists.
Jewel's personal odyssey, partly chronicled on one of the best-selling debut albums of all time, the twelve-time platinum Pieces of You, comes full circle with her country album, Perfectly Clear, her debut release on Nashville-based independent label The Valory Music Co.
Jewel has spent a lot of time in Nashville over the last few years, and has naturally been drawn to and accepted by the Nashville music community. In 2007, she hosted the country talent show Nashville. She co-wrote and sings with new artist Jason Michael Carroll on "No Good in Goodbye" which appears on his debut album Waitin' in the Country. She was also invited to sing with Merle Haggard, a longtime hero of hers, on his album of No. 1's. In addition, she was a presenter on the 2007 Country Music Association Awards show with husband Ty Murray.
Jewel currently lives on a working ranch in Stephenville, Texas, with Murray, a world champion bull-riding superstar.
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