Jewel Kilcher is a singer, songwriter, actress, and poet, generally known just by her first name, Jewel. She has won three Grammys and...

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What do you get when you cross Kelly Clarkson with Jewel?

This is not a trick question, readers, the answer is below.

These talented singers have collaborated on a new version of Jewel's "Foolish Games," as the American Idol winner drops in on the country star's Greatest Hits album. Listen now:

The CD is available in stores and on iTunes right at this very moment and includes Jewel tracks that go back to her 1995 debut "Pieces of You," as well as a re-worked rendition of “You Were Meant For Me” with the Pistol Annies.

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Jewel has completely changed her look - even fixing her famously bad teeth - to resemble the late June Carter Cash for her role in a new film.

In Lifetime's upcoming biopic, The June Carter Cash Story, the four-time Grammy nominee goes from blonde to brunette to portray the singer.

Jewel tweeted the first photo of her makeover on Tuesday, writing, "Here I am as June in my trailer with her blue eyes and perfect teeth."

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Director Allison Anders also wrote, "My lovely star Jewel with blue eyes, straight teeth and kick*** wardrobe as June Carter Cash. Ring of Fire."

The upcoming biopic will appear on Lifetime, which is also working on a Casey Anthony movie and one starring Lindsay Lohan as Elizabeth Taylor.

"Many people know about the legendary love story of Johnny and June," Executive Vice President of Programming Rob Sharenow said this week.

"But June Carter Cash has her own epic journey filled with triumphs, tragedies, loves and losses ... we're thrilled Jewel will be playing the title role."

Jewel, 38, became a first-time mom last July to son Kase with her husband Ty Murray. In another first, this is the singer's major acting debut.

She certainly looks the part!

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Singer Jewel and husband Ty Murray have welcomed a son. His name is Kase Townes Murray and he was born Monday evening in Texas!

Kase arrived at 7 p.m. CST and weighed in at 7 lbs., 6 oz.

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"We are so pleased to welcome our new baby boy into the world," Jewel and Murray, a professional bull rider, told People. "We are overcome with happiness – it really is as great as everyone told us it would be – better even!"

Jewel found out she was pregnant on the first day of her job co-hosting Bravo's Platinum Hit: "I took a pregnancy test and it was positive!"

"It was so hard to keep it a secret."

The Grammy-nominated singer, 36, had struggled to conceive, then was hit by a fire truck in March at five months pregnant. She was released from the hospital after tests concluded she and her unborn child were unharmed.

Jewel and Ty Murray – co-founder of the Professional Bull Riders, nine-time world champion and a color commentator for Built Ford Tough Series broadcasts – got hitched in a beach ceremony in the Bahamas in 2008.

Congratulations to the couple family!

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It was on the first day of her job as co-host of Bravo's upcoming reality show Going Platinum that Jewel received some unexpected, happy news:

She's pregnant!

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"I took a pregnancy test and it was positive!" the singer remembers. "It was so hard to keep it a secret. I was worried I'd start throwing up on set."

Jewel and Ty Murray are expecting!

Now in her second trimester, Jewel and her husband, rodeo star Ty Murray, are finally ready to share their happy news - and fans are happy to hear it.

The couple, who wed in the Bahamas in 2008, and who both competed on Dancing With the Stars, had been trying to have a baby for two years.

"I've always been a workaholic, so I had to learn how to slow down, to take care of myself in a different way," Jewel says of her struggle to conceive.

"I'm trying to be in the moment and really enjoy my pregnancy," says the singer, who we wish only the very best, along with her husband!

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Despite comments earlier this week that made it seem like she had an issue with Melissa Rycroft, Jewel wants to make one thing clear:

She hates a certain rule on Dancing with the Stars, not the lovely, former cheerleading brunette.

On Thursday, Jewel posted on husband Ty Murray's MySpace blog that she has an issue with the DWTS rule that says an injured contestant isn't instantly disqualified; but rather judged on his/her rehearsal footage.

"I like Melissa and think she's gifted (and a real Texas sweetheart), and I adore Steve-O," Jewel wrote yesterday, citing the two competitors that have benefited from this edict on season eight. "My comment had nothing to do with either of them. My comment was on a sports website about a rule I have never seen in any type of competition before."

Jewel added: "Name another sport where if you can’t compete, they use your score from practice. Can you imagine an Olympic diver who can’t compete for any reason, and so they let them use their practice dives from that day? Or a chess match, for that matter.

"This isn't a catty girl versus girl thing [the media] are trying to make it into. Neither I nor Melissa are like that."

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Jewel was originally scheduled to compete on the eighth season of Dancing with the Stars. However, she was forced to the sideline with a knee injury.

Now, as husband Ty Murray remains in the competition, the singer doesn't understand why Melissa Rycroft is allowed to recover from her recent injury.

"I think the rule about 'judging a rehearsal if the person is too injured to perform' was weird both times they have used it," Jewel wrote on her Murray's MySpace page.

She's referring to the fact a contestant too injured to perform on the live broadcast will be judged on his/her rehearsal footage. This is what happened on Monday, as a fractured rib made impossible for Rycroft to dance.

"As bad as I felt for Melissa, who I hope feels better and comes back, I'm used to our cowboy athletes that live by the rule: 'Ride hurt or don’t get a score,'" Jewel added. "It may seem harsh, but it seems like the only way to keep things honest."

The claws have come out. Now you must choose a side: Team Jewel or Team Rycroft?

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Jewel is married.

The singer and her longtime boyfriend, rodeo champ Ty Murray, eloped to the Bahamas and exchanged vows in a private ceremony Thursday night.

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"She wore a traditional wedding gown, while Ty Murray wore his favorite blue jeans, white shirt and cowboy hat," says Jewel's rep.

"The couple is very happy and look forward to their honeymoon."

The pair, who never announced an engagement, have been together for 10 years and share a 2,200-acre ranch in Stephenville, Texas.

Appropriately, Murray, 38, host of Ty Murray's Celebrity Bull-Riding Challenge on CMT, stars in the video for his wife's new single, "I Do."

At a charity event in Nashville days before the wedding, Jewel, 34, said of marriage, "It's something that needs to be taken seriously."

Just last year, she was in no rush to wed.

"We don't know if there's a point – we've lapped our friends who've gotten married and are already divorced," Jewel said.

"We probably would if we had kids – we're just not sure we want them yet. But we've had something really special already."

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