23rd May ~ happy birthday wishes for today go to ~ Jewel ~ Maxwell ~ Tristan Prettyman & Heidi Range~ from the team at ~ Colly Dolly Music & Movies ~ Mareeba!

Jewel (singer)

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Not to be confused with Jewell (singer), the R&B singer.
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Jewel at Yahoo Yodel 2009
Background information
Birth name Jewel Kilcher
Born May 23, 1974 (age 39)[1]
Payson, Utah, United States
Origin Homer, Alaska, United States
Genres Popfolkrockcountry
Occupations Singer-songwriterguitarist,actresspoet
Instruments Vocalsguitarautoharp
Years active 1994–present
Labels AtlanticValory
Website www.jeweljk.com
Notable instruments
Taylor 912-C[2]

Jewel Kilcher (born May 23, 1974),[3] professionally known as Jewel, is an American singer-songwriterguitarist, producer, actress, and poet. She has received four Grammy Award nominations and has sold over 27 million albums worldwide.[4]

Jewel’s debut album, Pieces of You, released on February 28, 1995, became one of the best-selling debut albums of all time, going 15 times platinum. One single from the album, “Who Will Save Your Soul“, peaked at number eleven on the Billboard Hot 100; two others, “You Were Meant for Me” and “Foolish Games“, reached number seven and two respectively on the Hot 100, and were listed on Billboard‘s 1997 year-end singles chart, as well as Billboard‘s 1998 year-end singles chart. She has crossed several genres throughout her career. Perfectly Clear, her first country album, was released on The Valory Music Co. in 2008. It debuted atop Billboard‘s Top Country Albums chart and featured three singles, “Stronger Woman“, “I Do“, and “Til It Feels Like Cheating“. Jewel released her first independent album Lullaby in May 2009.

Jewel is the co-host, as well as a judge, with Kara DioGuardi on the songwriting competition reality television series Platinum Hit, which premiered May 30, 2011 on the cable network Bravo. Jewel has the vocal range of a lyric soprano.[5] On July 2, 2013, NBC announced that Jewel would be a judge on the fourth season of the a cappella competition The Sing-Off



Maxwell (musician)

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Background information
Birth name Gerald Maxwell Rivera
Born May 23, 1973 (age 40)
BrooklynNew York, United States
Genres R&Bsoulneo soulquiet storm,funkjazz
Occupations Singer–songwriterrecord producer
Instruments Vocalspianoguitarmoog[1]
Years active 1991–2002, 2009-present
Labels Columbia Records
Website musze.com

Gerald Maxwell Rivera,[2] known as Maxwell is a Grammy award-winning American singer-songwriterrecord producer and multi-instrumentalist. His music spans R&Bfunk and soul, but he is best known as one of the exemplars of the subgenre neo-soul movement of the latter 1990s.[3] After a successful debut album Maxwell’s Urban Hang Suite, he released EmbryaNow and a live album MTV Unplugged. After an eight-year hiatus, he returned with the platinum-selling BLACKsummers’night, the first of a trilogy. He has received 12 Grammy nominations with two wins.




Heidi Range

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Heidi Range

Range performing with the Sugababes.
Background information
Birth name Heidi India Range
Born 23 May 1983 (age 30)
Genres PopR&B
Occupations Singer-songwriter
Instruments Vocals
Years active 1997–present
Labels Island (2002–2011)
RCA (2011)
Associated acts SugababesAtomic Kitten

Heidi India Range (born 23 May 1983) is a British singer and songwriter from LiverpoolEngland best known for being a former member of the group Sugababes. Range was an original member of girl groupAtomic Kitten, although she left the group two years before releasing any material. In 2001 Range replaced Siobhán Donaghy of the Sugababes and has since accumulated six UK number one singles as well as two number one studio albums with the group. In September 2013 it was confirmed after months of speculation that the group had split.

In 2007, FHM listed Range as the 94th sexiest woman in the world.[1] After Sugababes split in late 2011, Range competed in the 2012 series of Dancing On Ice




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