1. Cyndi Lauper Explains 'Detour' Into Country Music: 'I Don't Want to Be Stopped, I Want to Keep Growing'

    May 18, 2016 2:19 PM EDT Just to clear the air, Cyndi Lauper is not the latest in a long string of pop stars attempting to “go country.” Her new release, Detour , an album full of classic country song covers, is less an indicator of the veteran pop star’s desire to change genres than it is a sincere homage to a dozen…

  2. Knicks Owner James Dolan is Going on Tour With Jewel: Report

    January 20, 2016 10:00 PM EST Billionaire Cablevision CEO James Dolan, who also runs Madison Square Garden and owns the New York Knicks, says he's opening up for Jewel on the singer-songwriter's upcoming spring tour.  A Rare Q&A With James Dolan: Viacom's Weakness, MSG's Strength and Why He's…

  3. Watch Jewel & The Gang Unite for 'Jimmy Kimmel' Mashup Mondays

    November 17, 2015 5:01 PM EST It was "Ladies' Night" for Kool & The Gang Monday night (Nov. 16) in more ways than one. The legendary R&B and jazz group participated in Jimmy Kimmel's Mashup Mondays segment by inviting Jewel onstage to create Jewel & The Gang. Jewel & Dolly Parton…

  4. Jewel & Dolly Parton Reflect on Childhood in 'My Father's Daughter' Video: Watch

    October 26, 2015 7:06 PM EDT Jewel has released a new music video for “My Father’s Daughter,” an ode to her dad that also features vocals from Dolly Parton . Post-Divorce, Jewel Picks Up the Pieces With New Album, Book "My family didn’t have heirlooms. We had songs," the nostalgic clip begins. Directed by Tom…

  5. Jewel Secretly Dated, Fell in Love With Sean Penn in the 1990s

    September 23, 2015 8:45 PM EDT Jewel has reveled she had a secret romance with Sean Penn, while she was rising to fame and he was on a break from his future wife Robin Wright.  In her new memoir, Never Broken: Songs Are Only Half the Story , Jewel details the story of how she and the two time-Oscar winner got together. …

  6. Jewel Says Ex-Husband Is 'Going to Get Blamed for a Lot of Songs' on 'Picking Up the Pieces'

    September 11, 2015 5:44 PM EDT Jewel knows without being told that when fans are listening to her new album Picking Up The Pieces , they are likely going to be connecting the emotional dots. "Yeah, that's probably going to happen," she said. "My ex-husband is going to get blamed for a lot of songs."…

  7. This Week in Billboard Chart History: In 1997, Jewel Was 'Meant For' No. 1

    April 06, 2015 8:05 AM EDT Eighteen years ago, the singer-songwriter reigned among the Lilith Fair boom. Plus, remembering chart feats by Mariah Carey, ABBA and Lady Gaga. Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more than seven decades of Billboard chart history. April 6, 1991 A week of several…

  8. Hear Jewel's Free Song to Support Public Housing

    September 16, 2014 8:28 PM EDT Jewel is planning an album for release next fall. But for now, she's giving away her latest song for free. Jewel Recording 'Pieces of You'-Inspired Album The once-homeless singer-songwriter wrote "Home to Me" to support the ReThink public housing initiative. She…

  9. This Week In Billboard Chart History: TLC Takes 'No Scrubs' To No. 1

    April 07, 2014 8:05 AM EDT This week in 1999, the trio topped the Billboard Hot 100 for the third time. Plus, remembering key chart feats for ABBA, Lady Gaga, Jewel and 'til tuesday Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more than seven decades of Billboard chart history April 7,…

  10. Jewel Recording 'Pieces'-Inspired Album

    March 05, 2014 7:07 PM EST Jewel launches a crowdfunding campaign to bring fans to Nashville to watch her "make a record that is really pure and me" … The singer-songwriter also tells Billboard she's writing an autobiography Jewel's next album will be a companion piece to her 12-times platinum 1995…

  11. Jewel Announces 'Let It Snow' Holiday Album

    August 06, 2013 7:00 PM EDT Her first holiday set since 1999's "Joy" will include two new compositions Jewel is returning to Christmas canon with the December release of "Let It Snow," her second holiday album and the follow-up to 1999's platinum "Joy: A Holiday Collection." The…

  12. Jewel Gives Birth to Baby Boy, Kase Townes

    July 12, 2011 2:22 PM EDT It's a boy for Jewel : The singer and co-host of Bravo's reality show "Platinum Hit" welcomed her first son with Ty Murray on Monday in Texas. Kase Townes Murray was born at 7 p.m. CST and weighed 7 lbs, 6 oz. "Ty and I are so pleased to welcome our new baby boy into…

  13. Jewel Rocks "Sweet and Wild" Live

    June 08, 2010 5:29 PM EDT A motorcycle-riding, cigar-smoking Jewel isn't the first image that comes to mind when fans think her, but the pop-rock songstress tells Billboard.com that her latest album gives equal times to both sides of her personality. Ahead of today's (June 8) release of "Sweet and Wild,…

  14. Jewel Puts A Shine On Neil Young

    June 07, 2010 9:37 AM EDT The Alaskan sensation who even put her mark atop the Hot Dance Club Songs chart with her 2003 hit "Intuition" strips it all down for a cover of Neil Young 's 1972 acoustic rock classic "The Needle and the Damage Done." For this week's Mashup Monday, Jewel puts a…

  15. Chart Beat: Paula Abdul, 'Epiphany', Frank Sinatra and more!

    May 14, 2009 4:07 PM EDT HEY PAULA (AND DAUGHTRY AND MICHAEL): Twenty years ago this week, Paula Abdul moved into the Billboard Hot 100 penthouse with her second No. 1, "Forever Your Girl." (Her first, "Straight Up," held on for a final frame at No. 90). Fast-forwarding to the present, only one…

  16. This Day in Music

    November 19, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Vines lead singer Craig Nicholls reveals that he has Asperger Syndrome, a neurobiologcal disorder that causes autistic-like episodes and severe communication difficulties. 2004 - Vines lead singer Craig Nicholls reveals that he has Asperger Syndrome, a neurobiologcal disorder that…

  17. This Day in Music

    November 16, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Pink Floyd, the Kinks and the Eurythmics are among the honorees inducted into the U.K. Music Hall of Fame. The second annual show, which takes place in a ceremony at London's Alexandra Palace, 2005 - Pink Floyd, the Kinks and the Eurythmics are among the honorees inducted into the…

  18. 'Clear' As a Jewel

    June 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT "I've been wanting to do this record my whole career," says Jewel of the country-leaning "Perfectly Clear," due this week via Valory Music Group. "I've been wanting to do this record my whole career," says Jewel of the country-leaning "Perfectly…

  19. 'Nashville Star' Finds New Home On NBC

    January 17, 2008 12:00 AM EST "Nashville Star," the country talent show that helped launch the careers of Miranda Lambert, Chris Young, Buddy Jewel and Lance Miller, will move from USA Network, where it has aired for the last five "Nashville Star," the country talent show that helped launch the careers…

  20. This Day in Music

    November 19, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Vines lead singer Craig Nicholls reveals that he has Asperger Syndrome, a neurobiologcal disorder that causes autistic-like episodes and severe communication difficulties. 2004 - Vines lead singer Craig Nicholls reveals that he has Asperger Syndrome, a neurobiologcal disorder that…

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