Jewel will serve as a judge on this season's Nashville Star which will premiere on NBC on June 9. Last year, Jewel hosted the show. This year, Billy Ray Cyrus takes over those duties. Jewel is currently climbing the country airplay chart with "Stronger Woman." She will release a country album, Perfectly Clear, on June 3. Big & Rich's John Rich, who produced Jewel's album, will also be a judge on the TV series.