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Singer-songwriter Jewel to perform national anthem prior to Darlington’s second race

Singer-songwriter Jewel, who has sold more than 30 million albums in a distinguished and varied career, will sing the national anthem Wednesday night prior to the Toyota 500 NASCAR Cup Series race at Darlington Raceway (6 p.m. ET, FS1, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio).

Jewel, also an actress and New York Times best-selling author, is celebrating the 25th anniversary of he multi-platinum breakthrough debut album “Pieces of You” in 2020.

Wednesday’s race at Darlington marks the second event in NASCAR’s return to racing following a pause due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Musical artist Darius Ruckerperformed the national anthem for the series’ return Sunday.