Singer Jewel gives birth to a boy

Tue Jul 12, 2011 1:31pm EDT
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NEW YORK (Reuters) - Singer Jewel has given birth to a baby boy, People magazine reported on Tuesday.

The Grammy-nominated singer, 37, and her professional bull riding husband, Ty Murray, welcomed their son named Kase Townes Murray on Monday in Texas, according to People.

"Ty and I are so pleased to welcome our new baby boy into the world," Jewel told the magazine. "We are overcome with happiness."

The singer-songwriter experienced her biggest hits in the mid-1990s with songs such as "You Were Meant For Me" and "Who Will Save Your Soul." In 2008 she released her first country record, "Perfectly Clear."

(Editing by Paul Casciato)