Jewel Takes a Shine to 'Nashville Star'
The musician-actress has signed on to host the the fifth season of
"I grew up on a ranch in
Sharing hosting duties is Cowboy Troy, billed as "the world's only six-foot-five black rapping cowboy" and the originator of "Hick-Hop." He also co-hosted alongside
The winner of the fifth season will receive a major music recording contract with a top-level record label. "Nashville Star" will broadcast live from Nashville's
Jewel, 32, is a Grammy-nominated artist whose debut album "Pieces of You" went 12 times platinum. Her latest album, "Goodbye Alice in Wonderland" was released in May. Actingwise, she appeared as a guest star on the short-lived