Jewel at Yahoo Yodel 2009
|Birth name||Jewel Kilcher|
|Born||May 23, 1974 
Payson, Utah, United States
|Origin||Homer, Alaska, United States|
|Genres||Pop, folk, rock, country|
|Occupations||Singer-songwriter, guitarist,actress, poet|
|Instruments||Vocals, guitar, autoharp|
Jewel Kilcher (born May 23, 1974), professionally known as Jewel, is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, producer, actress, and poet. She has received four Grammy Award nominations and has sold over 27 million albums worldwide.
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. On July 2, 2013, NBC announced that Jewel would be a judge on the fourth season of the a cappella competition The Sing-Off
|Birth name||Gerald Maxwell Rivera|
|Born||May 23, 1973
Brooklyn, New York, United States
|Genres||R&B, soul, neo soul, quiet storm,funk, jazz|
|Occupations||Singer–songwriter, record producer|
|Instruments||Vocals, piano, guitar, moog|
|Years active||1991–2002, 2009-present|
Gerald Maxwell Rivera, known as Maxwell is a Grammy award-winning American singer-songwriter, record producer and multi-instrumentalist. His music spans R&B, funk and soul, but he is best known as one of the exemplars of the subgenre neo-soul movement of the latter 1990s. After a successful debut album Maxwell’s Urban Hang Suite, he released Embrya, Now 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.
Range performing with the Sugababes.
|Birth name||Heidi India Range|
|Born||23 May 1983
|Associated acts||Sugababes, Atomic Kitten|
Heidi India Range (born 23 May 1983) is a British singer and songwriter from Liverpool, England 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.