It's been 20 years since Jewel, then a fresh-faced Alaskan barely out of her teens, released the album that would change her life forever. Jewel Kilcher. (Yes, Jewel is my real given name). I am 5'6”. . I never thought a storyteller in today's day and age would be able to go so far. It is because I have. Jewel. likes · talking about this. I'm a singer-songwriter from 15 years ago today, Jewel began a two night stand at London's Royal Albert Hall. Lil Jon The Good Life Friday, June 30, Ride with the Devil. She was introduced as "San Diego's own Jewel! She has received four Grammy Award nominations and, as of , has sold over 30 million albums worldwide. IRIE The Good Life Friday, May 26, Jewel singer American folk singers American folk guitarists American female guitarists American country singer-songwriters American female singer-songwriters American singer-songwriters American country guitarists American female country singers American female rock singers American pop singers American pop guitarists American rock songwriters American rock guitarists American film actresses 20th-century American actresses 21st-century American actresses 20th-century American singers 21st-century American singers Actresses from Utah Singers from Utah Feminist musicians American feminists American sopranos Yodelers Atlantic Records artists Big Machine Records artists American people of Swiss-German descent People from Homer, Alaska People from Payson, Utah births Living people Poets from Utah Poets from Alaska Actresses from Alaska Singers from Alaska Guitarists from Alaska Guitarists from Utah. The album received mixed reviews, but still managed to debut at No.