Jeffrey Steele, Jewel bound for 'Nashville'


NASHVILLE -- Hit songwriter Jeffrey Steele and singer-songwriter Jewel will join John Rich as judges on NBC's "Nashville Star" when the talent show debuts June 9. Jewel co-hosted the show last year with Cowboy Troy.

Rich produced Jewel's country debut, "Perfectly Clear" (Valory Music), due June 3.

Billy Ray Cyrus is hosting the show, which spent its first five years on cable's USA Network.