Jewel Kilcher

Jewel Kilcher

Pop rock singer
Date of Birth: 23.05.1974
Country: USA

  1. Biography of Jewel Kilcher
  2. Early Career and Breakthrough
  3. Diversifying Her Career
  4. Continued Success

Biography of Jewel Kilcher

Jewel Kilcher, also known as Jewel, is an American pop-rock singer. She was born in Utah, but grew up in a small village in Alaska. Jewel started pursuing music at the age of six, initially performing in nearby villages and tourist destinations. At the age of 16, she enrolled in the Michigan Academy of Fine Arts to study opera singing and it was there that she began writing her own songs.

Early Career and Breakthrough

After some time, Jewel found a job as a singer in a coffee shop, where her talent started gaining recognition in the surrounding areas. Several record companies showed interest in signing a contract with the young singer, but Jewel chose to work with Atlantic Records. In early 1995, she released her debut album "Pieces of You." Initially, the album did not receive much attention, but after the release of the hit single "Who Will Save Your Soul," sales skyrocketed, eventually reaching multi-platinum status. The success continued with the release of singles like "You Were Meant For Me" and "Foolish Games."

Diversifying Her Career

In 1998, Jewel ventured into a different field by releasing a spoken word album featuring her own poetry. Her second album, "Spirit," which was produced by renowned producer Patrick Leonard, debuted at number three on the US album chart. The single "Hands" from the album also made it into the top ten on the Billboard chart. In 1999, Jewel tried her hand at acting, starring in the war drama film "Ride With The Devil." That same year, she released her Christmas album "Joy: A Holiday Collection."

Continued Success

Jewel's third studio album, "This Way," was released in 2001. However, she gained worldwide fame in 2003 with the release of her album "0304" and the hit single "Intuition," which topped the charts in many countries. Throughout her career, Jewel has released several albums, including "Pieces of You" (1995), "Spirit" (1998), "Joy: A Holday Collection" (1999), "This Way" (2001), and "0304" (2003).

Jewel's unique voice, heartfelt lyrics, and musical talent have made her a respected and celebrated artist in the pop-rock genre. She continues to create music and perform, leaving a lasting impact on the music industry.