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Clive Davis And Billy Joel's Band Among Hall Of Fame Honourees

Record industry mogul Clive Davis and Billy Joel's early backing band are to be inducted into the Long Island Music Hall of Fame.The music mogul, Joel's early touring group, stage star Patti LuPone, and veteran...

Billy Joel Helps Animals

Billy Joel donated all the profits from a New York concert to an animal shelter.The 'Uptown Girl' hitmaker has been hailed a ''hero'' by Beth Stern - the wife of controversial US DJ Howard Stern...

Billy Joel Sings Uptown Girl To Christie Brinkley

Billy Joel reunited with his ex-wife Christie Brinkley at his concert on Thursday night (07Aug14) by singing his hit song Uptown Girl to the woman who starred in his video more than 30 years ago.The...

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Billy Joel's daughter Alexa Ray appears to have picked up her former stepmother and chef Katie Lee's love for the kitchen and now hosts weekly pasta nights for friends and family members. The singer has...

Billy Joel Finally Offloads Hamptons Mansion

Rock icon Billy Joel has finally offloaded a New York beach house he has been trying to sell for the past five years.The Piano Man hitmaker initially listed his home in the Hamptons, Long Island...

Gershwinner: Our Top 5 Billy Joel Songs

Billy Joel has long been regarded as one of music’s finest songwriters but it will soon be all more official as he receives the prestigious Gershwin Prize from the US Library of Congress. Praising Joel...

Billy Joel Becomes Sixth Recipient Of The Gershwin Prize For Popular Song

Billy Joel has added the Gershwin Prize for Popular song to his long list of accolades. The 65 year old is being recognised by US Library of Congress, which honours individuals for their lifetime achievement...

Billy Joel To Receive 2014 Gershwin Prize

Rock icon Billy Joel is set to be honoured with America's prestigious Gershwin Prize for Popular Song.The Piano Man star has been selected as the 2014 recipient of the Library of Congress award, which is...

Christie Brinkley Writes Heartfelt Tribute To Billy Joel's Late Mother

Model Christie Brinkley paid tribute to her ex-husband Billy Joel's late mother by writing a heartfelt letter praising the family matriarch.The Piano Man's mum, Rosalind Nyman Joel, died aged 92 on Sunday (13Jul14) at a...

Billy Joel's Mother Dies

Veteran musician Billy Joel is mourning the loss of his mother.Rosalind Nyman Joel passed away at a hospice in Long Island, New York on Sunday (13Jul14) at the age of 92. The Piano Man...

Zac Brown Gets A Head Start On Fenway Park Shows By Joining Billy Joel

Country star Zac Brown got a taste of Fenway Park magic ahead of his Friday and Saturday night (27-28Jun14) concerts at the Massachusetts baseball Mecca by joining Billy Joel onstage in Boston on Thursday (26Jun14).The...

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Rock icon Billy Joel came to the rescue of an elderly woman on Monday (23Jun14) after she tripped on a pedestrian crossing in East Hampton Village, New York. The singer, who was riding his motorcycle...

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Billy Joel's singer daughter Alexa Ray Joel is to make a return to the stage after collapsing during a show in New York in April (14). She will return to the same venue, the Cafe...

Billy Joel's Allentown Reworked For New York Rangers Fans

Rock legend Billy Joel has given New York Rangers ice hockey fans a new anthem to sing in the Stanley Cup finals after allowing his 1982 hit Allentown to be reworked as Rangertown.The New York...

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Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine was a surprise special guest during Billy Joel's concert at Los Angeles' Hollywood Bowl on Saturday (17May14), coming on stage to duet with the Piano Man on his hit song...

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"I was 20. I stayed for about a day and a half. I wanted to see (Jimi) Hendrix, but then I needed to use the bathroom facilities, and the toilets were pretty primitive. I think...

Drugs, Alcohol, A Super Group With Sting - Billy Joel's Chat With Howard Stern

When Billy Joel started talking about his rocky history with alcohol and his dabble with heroin, most thought that the interview had reached the rocky depths of the legendary musician’s inner soul. But it was...

Billy Joel 'Sickened' By Heroin Experience

Billy Joel was left ''drooling'' when he tried heroin.The 64-year-old star has admitted that he once tried the illicit drug while visiting Holland but vowed to never take it again after the experience left him...

Billy Joel Tried Heroin

Billy Joel has tried heroin.The 'River of Dreams' hitmaker experimented with the deadly narcotic once, but got so ''wasted'', he was too afraid to try it again.Recalling his experience, he said: ''This was back in...

Billy Joel Opens Up About Experience With Heroin

Music icon Billy Joel has opened up about trying heroin, revealing his high from the drug inspired his song Scandinavian Skies.The Piano Man celebrated his 65th birthday a week early on Monday (28Apr14) with a...

Alexa Ray Joel 'Fine' After Stage Collapse

Billy Joel's daughter has assured fans she is Ok after collapsing during a show in New York at the weekend (12Apr14).Alexa Ray Joel was wrapping up her two-week residency at Cafe Carlyle when she fainted...

Billy Joel's Daughter Thanks Fans

Billy Joel and Christie Brinkley's daughter has thanked her fans for their concern after she collapsed on stage on Saturday night (12.04.14).Alexa Ray Joel was rushed to New York's Presbyterian Hospital from her sold-out show...

Alexa Ray Joel Faints While Performing On Stage

Billy Joel's daughter Alexa Ray Joel has been admitted to New York Presbyterian Hospital after collapsing on stage this weekend (12-13Apr14).The 28 year old complained she was not feeling well before she was due to...

Billy Joel Attends Elementary School's Tribute Concert

Musician Billy Joel paid a visit to a New York school on Wednesday (09Apr14) to watch pupils perform a special tribute concert based on his music.Students at the Deasy Elementary School, aged five to eight,...

Christie Brinkley Wants Billy Joel To Duet With Daughter Alexa

Model/actress Christie Brinkley has called on her ex-husband Billy Joel to duet with their singer daughter before it's too late.Alexa Ray Joel has followed in her famous father's footsteps and established herself as a musician,...

Russell Crowe Doesn't Want Sons To See Him In Relationship

Russell Crowe doesn't want his sons to see him in another relationship. The 'Noah' star is reluctant to strike up a romance with someone because he doesn't think it's fair Charles, 10, and Tennyson, seven,...

Billy Joel's Daughter Dismisses Surgery Rumours

Billy Joel's singer daughter, Alexa Ray, has shrugged off rumours she has undergone drastic cosmetic surgery after she showed off a head-turning new look at a concert on Tuesday (01Apr14).The 28-year-old daughter of the Piano...

Billy Joel And Ac/dc. 'You Shook Me All Night Long'. It Happened.

In a frankly unusual live collaboration, singer-songwriter Billy Joel was joined on-stage by AC/DC's Brian Johnson at Madison Square Garden on Friday evening (March 21, 2014). The pair rocked a version of the band's classic...

Billy Joel Rocks Out With Brian Johnson

Billy Joel rocked out at his show in New York City on Friday night (21Mar14) by performing with Ac Dc star Brian Johnson.The Piano Man star is playing regular gigs at the Big Apple's fabled...

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Billy Joel is attempting to offload his Hamptons beach house in New York for the second time in five years. The rock legend, who bought the mansion from Jaws star Roy Scheider in 2007 for...

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Man Up - Review

Truly enjoyable British romantic-comedies come along so rarely (Four Weddings and a Funeral was more than 20 years ago) that there's cause to...

Mariachi El Bronx Lead Latest Additions To Reading & Leeds Festival 2015 Line-Up

They'll also be performing on the Lock Up stage as The Bronx.

Bradley Cooper And Emma Stone Take On 'Aloha' Critics

'Aloha', the new film from Cameron Crowe ('Almost Famous', 'Jerry Maguire'), opens this weekend in North America

Glastonbury's Emily Eavis Reveals She Received Death Threats Over Kanye Booking

With a little under a month to go before it kicks off, probably the most talked-about thing....

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Jason Schwartzman's Meanest Role To Date?

Ahead of the upcoming UK release of 'Listen Up Philip', the film's star, Jason Schwartzman...

'Spy' Is Melissa McCarthy's Big Break Out

Melissa McCarthy is now getting a chance to hold a movie up on her name alone.

'Danny Collins' Is a Risk that Paid Off for Al Pacino

Al Pacino shines in 'Danny Collins'

Trevor Noah To Replace Jon Stewart On 'The Daily Show' For The First Time On September 28th

Trevor Noah, the new host of Comedy Central’s ‘The Daily Show’ when Jon Stewart departs...

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