JEWEL TO PERFORM DURING THE IN MEMORIAM TRIBUTE AT THE 62ND PRIMETIME EMMY® AWARDS
NORTH HOLLYWOOD, CA – Three-time Grammy® Award Nominee Jewel will perform during the In Memoriam Tribute at the 62nd Primetime Emmy® Awards. The telecast will be broadcast live coast-to-coast from the Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles on SUNDAY, AUGUST 29 (5:00pm PT / 8pm ET) on NBC.
Jewel will perform an acoustic version of her song “The Shape of You,” which she wrote about the loss of her friend. This song is previously unreleased, but will be available on iTunes.
Jewel is an acclaimed American singer, songwriter, actress, poet, painter, philanthropist and daughter to an Alaskan cowboy singer-songwriter. Growing up on a remote ranch in Alaska, Jewel endured poverty and teen homelessness on the road to the triumph of international stardom. The three-time Grammy nominee has enjoyed career longevity rare among her generation of artists and has sold 27 million albums worldwide. Her debut album, Pieces of You, became one of the best selling debut albums of all time. Jewel released her first country record, Perfectly Clear, which debuted at #1 on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart. She recently released her second country album, Sweet & Wild in June 2010.