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Joel Adds Another Shea Date

LATEST: BILLY JOEL has been forced to add a second historic concert at New York's fabled Shea Stadium after selling out his first show in under an hour. Joel will become the last artist to...

Billy Joel To Play Shea Stadium Farewell Show

BILLY JOEL will become the last artist to perform at New York's Shea Stadium after announcing a summer (08) show at the home of baseball team the New York Mets. The Last Play At Shea,...

Joel To Make His Debut With Philadelphia Orchestra

Singer BILLY JOEL will premiere his classical composition WALTZ NO.2 (STEINWAY HALL) at the Academy of Music when he makes his debut with the Philadelphia Orchestra next month (Jan08). Joel will join soprano Disella Larusdottie,...

Queen Win Karaoke Crown

Rock classic Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen has been named the number one karaoke song of all time, after a new poll.The only single to have reached the UK Christmas number one spot twice, Bohemian Rhapsody...

By on 14 December 2007

Joel To Play Shea?

BILLY JOEL is in secret talks to play a landmark concert at New York's Shea Stadium, but it will be without longtime drummer LIBERTY DeVITO. The rocker and DeVito fell out on tour in 2005...

Joel Was A Reluctant Rock Star

Singer BILLY JOEL had no intentions of becoming a rock star during his youth - because he hated the sound of his own voice. The Grammy-winning star has sold over 150 million albums to date...

Toys Flood In For Mottola's Newborn

Music mogul TOMMY MOTTOLA and his Mexican pop star wife THALIA have been flooded with gifts from celebrity friends CELINE DION and BILLY JOEL following the birth of their baby girl SABRINA SAKAE. Mottola, 58,...

Joel Buys The House Next Door

Rocker BILLY JOEL has spent $11.6 million (GBP5.8 million) buying the house next door to his $16.75 million (GBP8.38 million) New York mansion. Just six months after surprising wife Katie Lee by splashing out on...

Joel's Gift To Newcomer

Rock legend BILLY JOEL is giving a young singer-songwriter his big break - by letting him record his newest track. Joel has handed Cass Dillon Christmas In Fallujah, which he reveals is "based on letters...

Joel Denies Diddy Party Snub

LATEST: BILLY JOEL's wife KATIE LEE has laughed off reports she was refused entry to SEAN COMBS' White Party after she turned up wearing cream. TV chef Lee insists she was just dropping off friends...

Jovi Hosts Supergroup At Labor Day Party

Singer JON BON JOVI has formed a special supergroup to celebrate the Labor Day holiday, comprising BILLY JOEL on piano, JIMMY BUFFETT on guitar and SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY and PINK FLOYD's ROGER WATERS on vocals....

Joel's Wife Turned Away From Diddy Party

BILLY JOEL's wife KATIE LEE was turned away from SEAN COMBS' annual White Party on Sunday (02Sep07), because she was dressed in cream. The hip-hop mogul had a strict white dress code at the end-of-summer...

Brinkley Selling Hamptons Home For $30 Million

Veteran model CHRISTIE BRINKLEY is selling her Hamptons, New York mansion for $30 million (GBP15 million). BILLY JOEL's ex-wife, who split from her fourth husband Peter Cook last year (06), has placed the Tower Hill...

Joel Doubts Brinkley + Mccartney Are Dating

Veteran singer/songwriter BILLY JOEL has poured doubt on his former wife CHRISTIE BRINKLEY's rumoured relationship with SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY, insisting they're all "old friends". Former supermodel Brinkley and MCCartney were spotted socialising at the Hamptons...

Stars Flock To Exclusive Joel Gig

A galaxy of celebrities including RENEE ZELLWEGER and ALEC BALDWIN turned out to watch BILLY JOEL perform an exclusive concert in the Hamptons, New York on Saturday (04Aug07). Piano Man Joel played the $4,000 (GBP2,000)-per-ticket...

Joni Mitchell Signs To Starbucks Label

Joni Mitchell is set to sign with the Starbucks' record label Hear Music to release her new album in the autumn.The musician will follow in the footsteps of Sir Paul McCartney, who released his latest...

By on 25 July 2007

Seinfeld's Home Tops Celebrity Palace List

Comedian JERRY SEINFELD's lavish East Hampton, New York estate has topped a new U.S. poll of celebrity homes. Seinfeld bought his $32 million (GBP16 million) pad from rocker BILLY JOEL and now the sprawling beachside...

Brinkley Fires Attorney

Former supermodel CHRISTIE BRINKLEY has fired her divorce attorney and reteamed with the lawyer who represented her when she split from BILLY JOEL. According to sources, Brinkley and Eleanor Alter had a series of heated...

Piano Man's Memorabilia Auctioned Off Unsuccessfully

The grand piano BILLY JOEL used on his early eighties Nylon Curtain tour has failed to fetch the $10,000 (GBP5,000) asking price on auction site eBay. According to New York Post's Page Six, the Piano...

Brinkley's 'Easy' Divorce From Joel

Model CHRISTIE BRINKLEY will always look back on her divorce from musician BILLY JOEL as her easiest relationship split. Four-times married Brinkley and Joel ended their nine year marriage in 1994 after a daughter, jazz...

Joel Rubbishes Breakup Reports

Rocker BILLY JOEL has rubbished reports his marriage to wife KATIE LEE is over. Biographer Mark Bego, who penned the recently released Billy Joel: A Biography, claims 26-year-old Katie Lee is "unhappy" with her decision...

Scheider Sells His New York Home To Billy Joel

Actor ROY SCHEIDER has expressed delight his New York residence is to be transformed into a musical haven - BILLY JOEL is buying it for approximately $18.75 million (GBP9.38 million). The Jaws star is already...

Adam Levine Reveals The Secret Of Maroon 5'S Name To Billy Joel

Adam Levine, the frontman for Maroon 5, recently broke a pact with the band when he told the singer Billy Joel about the meaning behind the band's name. Until now, only the members of Maroon...

Alexa Ray Joel: 'It's Tough Being A Legend's Daughter'

Singer ALEXA RAY JOEL is finding it tough being the daughter of legendary musician BILLY JOEL, because people expect her to be a songwriting prodigy. Alexa, whose mother is former supermodel Christie Brinkley, is used...

Billy Joel's Ex Is Movin' Out

Model CHRISTIE BRINKLEY has reportedly put the Hamptons, New York beach house she shared with cheating husband PETER COOK on the market for $8 million (GBP4.1 million). The four-bedroom home in Long Island's ritzy Water...

Axl Rose's Whistling Tops Online Poll

GUNS N' ROSES have topped a quirky new list of whistling stars. The group's hit PATIENCE has beaten out OTIS REDDING's (SITTING ON THE) DOCK OF THE BAY in a Rolling Stone magazine online poll...

Slipknot Star's Unhealthy Pre-show Ritual

SLIPKNOT frontman COREY TAYLOR has an unhealthy pre-concert ritual to give his voice its famous rasp - and it ends by crooning along to BILLY JOEL. The heavy rocker, who was recently voted Best Vocalist...

Brinkley Undergoes Emergency Surgery

Supermodel CHRISTIE BRINKLEY underwent an emergency operation on her back on Tuesday night (27FEB07) for an injury she incurred during a recent ski trip. The exact nature of the 53-year-old's injuries was not disclosed, but...

Super Bowl Third On All-time Us Tv Hits

The Super Bowl was the third most watched event in US television history, new figures have shown.Data from Nielsen indicated a mammoth audience for the NFL finale, as the Indianapolis Colts beat the Chicago Bears...

By on 06 February 2007

Billy Joel Is No Fan Of The Us National Anthem

BILLY JOEL has mixed emotions about performing the US National Anthem before this weekend's (04FEB07) Super Bowl - because it's "a difficult song." The PIANO MAN will become the first performer to sing the National...

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