Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Sheryl Crow: The E! True Hollywood Story


Childhood Friends, Industry Colleagues and Music Journalists Join E! To Uncover the Real Story Behind the Singer's Climb to the Top

Sheryl Crow has produced many catchy chart-topping hits like "All I Wanna Do" and "Soak up the Sun," but her path to super-stardom has been anything but smooth. Still, through her perseverance and indomitable spirit, this leading lady of rock and nine-time Grammy award winner has inspired a new generation of female artists with her signature blend of country rock and pop. "THS: Sheryl Crow" chronicles Crow's amazing journey from small town backup singer to respected rocker, taking a very personal look at the woman whose strength comes from the many hardships that life has dealt her. This one-hour episode goes inside Crow's brave victory over breast cancer and highly-publicized split with super-cyclist Lance Armstrong, as well as her high-profile relationship with actor Owen Wilson. Plus, THS reveals the lesser-known stories of Sheryl's early struggles in the industry.

Featured are interviews with numerous childhood friends, industry colleagues, and leading music journalists who chart Crow's music history - from the pains of early rejection to her whirlwind tour as a backup singer for pop legend Michael Jackson and collaborations with several other high-profile musical partners. The show details how Sheryl's first album was shelved by the record company and what caused a rift to surface between Crow and her collaborators after the runaway success of her second album, "The Tuesday Night Music Club." "THS: Sheryl Crow" reveals the depth and grace with which the singer songwriter has overcome adversity and highlights the many joys she's experienced along the way, including motherhood. "Sheryl Crow: The E! True Hollywood Story" premieres Friday, January 23 at 9pm ET/PT on E!