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Wyclef Jean Joins 'Nashville' Cast for Recurring Role

Singer will play the head of a record label on the ABC drama

October 22, 2012 11:50 AM ET
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Wyclef Jean performs at the Central Library in Philadelphia.
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Wyclef Jean will join ABC's country music drama Nashville for a recurring role as a the head of a record label, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Jean also tweeted a picture alongside cast members Sam Palladio, Clare Bowen, Jonathan Jackson and Rya Kihlstedt. Though he'll appear in multiple episodes, there's no word yet on when Jean's character will debut.

Nashville follows Connie Britton as Rayna James, an aging country star who's asked to play nice with the rising young singer Juliette Barnes, played by Hayden Panettiere, after her latest record fails to meet the expectations of her record label's owners.

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