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The Alaska native and her husband, rodeo star Ty Murray, are thrilled with the new addition. "Ty and I are so pleased to welcome our new baby boy into the world," Jewel tells People magazine. "We are overcome with happiness -- it really is as great as everyone told us it would be -- better even!"
The songbird prepared for the birth of their new son by penning an album of children's songs, which will be released this fall. "I wrote this album for my child," she tells our sister site The Boot. "It was all the stuff I wanted to say to him."