NEW YORK -- Singer Jewel and her husband are divorcing after a 16-year relationship.
The 40-year-old writes in a letter posted on her website that she and Ty Murray want their separation to be nothing less loving than the way we came together.
A representative for the singer confirmed the news Wednesday.
Jewel and Murray were married in 2008. They have a son named Kase.
MOBILE USERS: Click here to view photos of the couple over the years.