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Billy Joel Honoured At Stony Brook University

The Piano Man singer donned traditional cap and gown for the commencement ceremony at Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium and told graduates to make sure they searched out careers that allowed them to do...

Billy Joel To Close Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum

The Piano Man will say farewell to the arena in August (15) before a major renovation gets underway. The Long Island native last performed there in 1998 and sold out a string...

Billy Joel's Ex-wife Thrilled Over Baby News

Billy Joel's ex-wife is ''really happy'' that he is to be a father again.The 'Piano Man' hitmaker and girlfriend Alexis Roderick are expecting their first child together and Katie Lee - who was married to...

Billy Joel To Become A Father Again At The Age Of 65

At the age of 65, Billy Joel is getting ready to become a father again.A representative for the ‘Piano Man’ singer confirmed to People magazine that he and his girlfriend Alexis Roderick are expecting their...

Billy Joel's Girlfriend Is Pregnant

Billy Joel and Alexis Roderick are expecting their first child together.The 'Piano Man' hitmaker, who already has 29-year-old daughter Alexa Ray Joel with supermodel ex-wife Christie Brinkley, is reportedly ''thrilled'' that his long-term girlfriend, 33,...

Billy Joel To Be A Dad At 65

The Piano Man hitmaker and his girlfriend, Alexis Roderick, will welcome a baby this summer (15), according to the spokesman. Joel already has a grown-up daughter, singer/songwriter Alexa Ray Joel, from his...

Gavin Degraw Wants Billy Joel Duet

Gavin DeGraw wants to record with Billy Joel.The 38-year-old musician is a self-proclaimed super fan of the singer-songwriter and said working with the 65-year-old 'Piano Man' hitmaker is his ultimate wish.He exclusively told BANG Showbiz:...

Elle Macpherson Witnessed The Birth Of Whitney Houston's Singing Career

Elle Macpherson witnessed the beginnings of both Billy Joel's romance with Christie Brinkley and Whitney Houston's career as a singer during a modelling assignment in St. Barts.The Australian beauty was just starting out when she...

Billy Joel Will Break Madison Square Garden Record For Most Performances

Billy Joel is on track to set a record for the most lives performances by any artist or act at the world's most famous arena, Madison Square Garden, when he plays his forthcoming 65th show...

Billy Joel Sets New Madison Square Garden Record With Extended Residency

Rock legend Billy Joel has overtaken his old pal Sir Elton John as the artist with the most performances at New York's fabled Madison Square Garden after booking his 65th show at the historic venue...

'Piano Man' Billy Joel Set To Break Madison Square Garden Record

Billy Joel is set to break the record for most performances by any artist at legendary venue Madison Square Garden, with his upcoming 65th show on July 1st 2015.Madison Square Garden veteran Billy JoelThe show...

Stars Perform At Billy Joel's Gershwin Prize Ceremony

A host of stars including Tony Bennett, Leann Rimes and Boyz Ii Men performed Billy Joel's classic hits to pay tribute to the musician as he received America's prestigious Gershwin Prize for Popular Song on...

Billy Joel Respects Taylor Swift

Billy Joel respects Taylor Swift.The 65-year-old singer doesn't understand why the 'Blank Space' hitmaker gets so much abuse from critics because he thinks she is ''talented.''The 'Uptown Girl' hitmaker said: ''I think she's a talented...

Stevie Wonder And Billy Joel Feted At Ascap Centennial Awards

Music veterans Stevie Wonder and Billy Joel were among the artists honoured for their career achievements at a once in a lifetime awards show in New York City on Monday (17Nov14).The singers were both honoured...

Billy Joel Urges New Yorkers To Embrace Taylor Swift

Billy Joel has urged fellow New Yorkers to embrace Taylor Swift as the city's new tourism ambassador following a wave of criticism over her appointment.Swift, who moved to the Big Apple earlier this year (14),...

Billy Joel's Girlfriend Keen For Him To Propose

Billy Joel's girlfriend is desperate for him to propose.The 'Piano Man' hitmaker, 64, reportedly presented Alexis Roderick, 32, with an expensive diamond ring two years ago, but she is still waiting for him to pop...

Billy Joel Breaks His Own Concert Record In New York

Billy Joel has broken his own Madison Square Garden concert record by adding a 13th show to his current residency.The singer/songwriter will perform his 59th gig at the fabled New York City venue on 9...

Billy Joel Details Suicide Attempts In New Memoir

Singer Billy Joel attempted to kill himself twice in the early 1970s over a failed affair with a pal's wife.In his new memoir, Billy Joel: The Definitive Biography, the Piano Man reveals he overdosed on...

Clive Davis & Billy Joel Band To Be Inducted In To Long Island Music Hall Of Fame

Music mogul Clive Davis and Billy Joel's backing band will headline the inductees into the Long Island Music Hall of Fame in New York next week (23Oct14).Rapper Kurtis Blow, songwriter Gerry Goffin, Patti Lupone and...

Billy Joel Picks Up Trash For New York Beach Clean Up

Billy Joel joined volunteers picking up trash for the New York State Beach Clean Up on Saturday (20Sep14).The Piano Man hitmaker and New York Governor Andrew Cumo were among those who spent hours removing garbage...

Billy Joel Helps Clean Beach

Billy Joel helped clean a New York beach on Saturday (20.09.14).The 'Uptown Girl' hitmaker arrived at Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Park by boat with Governor Andrew M. Cuomo at around 10am for the 21st annual Oyster...

Paul Mccartney Enlists Stars For Tribute Album

Sir Paul Mccartney has enlisted his famous friends including Bob Dylan, Billy Joel, Kiss and The Cure to record a tribute album featuring covers of his songs.Artists including Willie Nelson, Barry Gibb, Roger Daltrey, Brian...

Kevin Spacey Performing At One-off Benefit Concert

Oscar-winning actor Kevin Spacey is set to tackle song classics by Billy Joel, Frank Sinatra and Simon & Garfunkel at a one-off benefit concert next month (Sep14).The House of Cards star, who portrayed singer Bobby...

John Legend, Metallica And Billy Joel's Representatives Slam Nfl's Pay-for-play Request

Representatives for John Legend, Metallica and Billy Joel have blasted National Football League bosses for reportedly asking next year's potential Super Bowl half-time performers to donate a portion of their post-show tour profits in order...

Garth Brooks & Billy Joel Among Ascap Centennial Award Recipients

Joan Baez, Garth Brooks, Billy Joel, Stephen Sondheim and Stevie Wonder are to receive top honours at the upcoming American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (Ascap) Centennial Awards in New York.The accolade is handed...

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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