NEW YORK - Jewel is expecting a precious gift - a baby.

The 36-year-old pop-country singer is pregnant. Her publicist, Nicole Perez-Krueger, said it will be the first child for http://www.jeweljk.com/" target="_self">Jewel and her husband, rodeo champion Ty Murray.

Jewel and Murray were married in 2008.

Her hits include "You Were Meant for Me."