Character: June Carter Cash
Jewel is an acclaimed American singer, songwriter, actress, poet, painter and philanthropist. The four-time Grammy nominee, hailed by "The New York Times" as a “songwriter bursting with talents,” has enjoyed career longevity rare among her generation of artists. After tremendous success and more than 27 million albums sold, in 2013 Jewel released a Greatest Hits album. The album features a collection of her most known songs as well as two new duets with Kelly Clarkson and “The Pistol Annie’s” in addition to a new track called "Two Hearts Breaking."
Jewel released her debut country album, "Perfectly Clear," in June 2008, which garnered her spot at #1 on the Billboard country album charts. Shortly after Perfectly Clear, Jewel debuted her first-ever independent release, "Lullaby," in a partnership with Fisher-Price® and Somerset Entertainment. In 2010, she released her sophomore follow-up album, "Sweet and Wild," which she wrote and produced. In 2011 Jewel released "The Merry Goes Round," the follow-up to her bestselling album "Lullaby," on Somerset Entertainment’s Fisher-Price label. The album includes songs both children and their parents can enjoy together and was named by iTunes as best children’s album of the year.
In September of 2012 she launched her children’s book, "That’s What I’d Do," a gentle lullaby from a mother to a child celebrating their bond and limitless love. The book was inspired by the song "What I’d Do," music and lyrics by Jewel and Patrick Davis, from the bonus edition of the album "The Merry Goes Round." She currently lives on a working ranch in Stephenville, Texas, with her husband, World Champion bull-riding superstar Ty Murray, and their baby, Kase Townes Murray.
Singer-songwriter June Carter Cash was born Valerie June Carter on June 23, 1929, in Maces Springs, Virginia. The daughter of Ezra Carter and Mother Maybelle Carter, June was a born into the first family of country music. She and her sisters, Helen and Anita, performed as the Carter Sisters, with June singing, playing autoharp and rhythm guitar and keeping audiences entertained with her comedic wit... Read more about June Carter Cash on Biography.com.