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BILLY JOEL has bought his wife KATIE a new $18 million (GBP9 million) home in The Hamptons, New York....

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...

Joel Returns To Pop With St Valentine's Day Tune

BILLY JOEL has put his retirement plans on hold to record a new love song for St Valentine's Day (14FEB07). The rocker insisted he wouldn't pen anymore pop tunes after releasing his RIVER OF DREAMS...

Joel's Suicidal Past Comes To Light In New Biography

BILLY JOEL's past is coming back to haunt him in a revealing new book. Claims the PIANO MAN once attempted suicide by swallowing furniture polish and had his wallet stolen by a woman performing fellatio...

Billy Joel Lands National Anthem Honour At The Super Bowl

Rocker BILLY JOEL will perform the American National Anthem at the Super Bowl next month (FEB07). The PIANO MAN singer will take to the field at Miami, Florida's Dolphin Stadium with the Chicago Bears and...

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BILLY JOEL's daughter ALEXA RAY is dating TORTURE SERMON frontman JIMMY RIOT, who is also the bass player in her backing band....

Billy Joel's Daughter Attacks Stepfather In New Song

BILLY JOEL's daughter ALEXA RAY has blasted her estranged stepfather PETER COOK in a new song - criticising him for the pain he's caused her mother CHRISTIE BRINKLEY. The singer/songwriter, 20, is on the verge...

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BILLY JOEL has confirmed he'll sing the US NATIONAL ANTHEM at the Superbowl in Miami, Florida on 4 February (07).

Joel Denies Charity Snub

Singer/songwriter BILLY JOEL has slammed reports he refused permission for one of his songs to be used on a BBC charity appeal. The PIANO MAN hitmaker insists he knew nothing about the request for Scottish...

Bob Dylan Show To Close

A BOB DYLAN-inspired Broadway musical is set to close less than a month after its premiere after receiving a critical mauling. THE TIMES THEY ARE A-CHANGIN' will shut after just 28 performances next week (19NOV06),...

Twisted Sister: 'Music Hall Of Fame Will Boost Long Island Pride'

TWISTED SISTER rockers DEE SNIDER and EDDIE OJEDA have praised the Long Island Music Hall of Fame, saying it will help New York City's neighbour to overcome its inferiority complex. The WE'RE NOT GONNA TAKE...

Joel Sells Up On Long Island

BILLY JOEL is looking to make a killing in the property market on Long Island, New York by selling off his five bedroom estate for a whopping $37.5 million (GBP21 million). The rocker bought the...

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SALMAN RUSHDIE's wife PADMA LAKSHMI is to replace BILLY JOEL's wife KATIE LEE as the host of US cooking show TOP CHEF.

Joel's Daughter Passes Out Before College Show

BILLY JOEL and CHRISTIE BRINKLEY's daughter ALEXA RAY JOEL has spoken out after passing out backstage before a concert at Marist College in New York last Saturday night (09SEP06). Writing on her MySpace.com blog site,...

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Get Your First Look At Jared Leto As The 'Suicide Squad's' Joker

Director David Ayer has shared the first official image of Leto as the DC villain.

Lady Gaga Receive Contemporary Icon Award Songwriters Hall Fame

Lady Gaga will be honoured by the Songwriters Hall of Fame when she receives their Contemporary Icon Award in a ceremony on 19th June.

Earl Sweatshirt - I Don't Like S**t, I Don't Go Outside: An Album by Earl Sweatshirt Album Review

Earl Sweatshirt sounds comfortable and mature on 'I Don't Like S**t, I Don't Go Outside', and his raw style with a high energy sounds at home over...

Johnny Depp Shows Off Acting Talent In Monstrous 'Black Mass' Trailer [Pictures]

For anyone overtaken by Johnny Depp's recent filmography, the trailer for 'Black Mass' can serve as a great reminder that he is a phenomenal actor.

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Bruce Jenner Interview: What We Learned From Former Olympian's Diane Sawyer Special

After months of intrigue and speculation Bruce Jenner’s two hour sit-down with Diane Sawyer aired on ABC Friday night.

Steven Moffat Talks 'Doctor Who' Movie: "There's Money To Be Made But That's Not The Point"

The showrunner has spoken out after leaked Sony emails revealed talk of a ‘Doctor Who’ movie.

Is Tom Cruise Ready To Face The Music In Disney's 'Bob The Musical'?

The ‘Mission: Impossible-Rogue Nation’ star is reportedly being eyed for the long in development project.

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