Jewel's got a brand new reason to pick up her guitar and sing a happy song: She's going to be a mom.
After trying to conceive for two years, the singer and co-host of Bravo's Going Platinum is expecting her first child with husband Ty Murray, her rep confirms to UsMagazine.com.
"Ty and I are so excited!" the star (full name: Jewel Kilcher), 36, Tweeted on Tuesday. Her rep confirms that she is now in her second trimester.
After meeting in 1999, the "Who Will Save Your Soul" singer and rodeo champ Murray, 41, eloped at the Cove Atlantis in the Bahamas in August 2008.
The couple currently lives on a 2,200 acre-ranch in Texas. As it happens, Jewel released Lullaby — a collection of songs for kids — back in 2009.
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