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"Billy and I would be cooking in the kitchen, doing Broadway shows all the time - singing and dancing." CHRISTIE BRINKLEY insists her supportive ex-husband BILLY JOEL was far from surprised to hear the supermodel...

16th February 2011

Brinkley Wasn't Sure Who Joel Was When They First Met

Supermodel CHRISTIE BRINKLEY had no idea who BILLY JOEL was when she first met her husband-to-be in the early 1980s, while he was playing piano in a club.The stunner was out with pals Whitney Houston...

16th February 2011

Joel: 'I Don't Want To Punch Elton, He Should Call Me'

BILLY JOEL has assured pal ELTON JOHN he doesn't want to punch him in the face for recent remarks he made about the PIANO MAN's sobriety issues - but he does want the Brit to...

11th February 2011

Elton: 'Joel Wants To Punch My Face In For Alcoholism Comments'

SIR ELTON JOHN has no regrets about airing his views about BILLY JOEL's sobriety issues in the press, even though his rock pal has made it clear he's far from happy with the Brit for...

10th February 2011

Joel Not Upset By Elton's Rehab Comments

BILLY JOEL is not upset by comments pal ELTON JOHN made in a new ROLLING STONE interview about his sobriety issues, insisting the remarks are just "Elton being Elton".The Brit, who battled drug and alcohol...

2nd February 2011

Elton To Joel: 'You Need Tough Love Rehab'

SIR ELTON JOHN is urging his longtime pal and tour mate BILLY JOEL to get serious about overcoming his drink demons once and for all, because he's "coasting" through life.The Rocket Man battled drug and...

2nd February 2011

Billy Joel Needs To Consider Rehab Says Elton John

BILLY JOEL should seriously consider getting rehabilitation, according to his friend Sir ELTON JOHN.BILLY JOEL has been sent a tough message from his friend Sir ELTON JOHN, urging the singer to "do something better" with...

2nd February 2011

Elton John Styled By James Blunt

James Blunt once styled Elton John for one of his concerts. The 'So Far Gone' hitmaker said he was feeling bad on his birthday last year as he was on his own in the US,...

28th January 2011

American Idol Contestent Chris Medina Wows Judges

AMERICAN IDOL – AMERICAN IDOL returned to screens last night (26th January 2011) for the third episode of its tenth season. JENNIFER LOPEZ, STEVEN TYLER and RANDY JACKON judged a new batch of hopefuls in...

27th January 2011

Diamond, Joel And Sedaka Lead Tributes To Kirshner

NEIL DIAMOND, BILLY JOEL and NEIL SEDAKA have led the tributes to music mogul DON KIRSHNER, who died on Monday (17Jan11).The 76-year-old producer, promoter and music publisher passed away at a Florida hospital after suffering...

19th January 2011

Joel To Return To Stage With Elton?

BILLY JOEL is reportedly set to celebrate his speedy recovery from double hip replacement surgery by joining his pal SIR ELTON JOHN onstage in March (11) when the Brit plays New York's fabled Madison Square...

7th January 2011

Joel Slashes Price Of Marital Home

Rocker BILLY JOEL has slashed the price of an ocean front estate he shared with estranged wife KATIE LEE in a desperate bid to sell the property.The couple announced its split back in June, 2009...

6th January 2011

Blizzard Prompts Joel's Daughter To Postpone New York Show

New York's blizzard has prompted BILLY JOEL's singer/songwriter daughter ALEXA RAY to postpone Monday's (27Dec10) Oak Room concert at the Plaza Hotel.The Notice Me singer kicked off her four-week residency at the venue on 20...

27th December 2010

Joel Congratulates Alexa Ray With Flowers

Rocker BILLY JOEL surprised his singer daughter ALEXA RAY with a big bouquet of flowers on Monday night (20Dec10) to congratulate her on her residency at a New York hotel.Singer/songwriter Alexa Ray Joel kicked off...

22nd December 2010

Fascinating Fact 10537

BILLY JOEL's singer daughter ALEXA RAY JOEL is already proving to be a hit before she steps onstage to kick off her residency at The Plaza Hotel's Oak Room in New York - her first...

20th December 2010

Billy Joel Dating Bank Worker

Billy Joel has a new girlfriend. The 'Piano Man' singer - who split from third wife, chef Katie Lee Joel last year - is reportedly dating 29-year-old Alexis Roderick, who works for Morgan Stanley bank...

8th December 2010

Joel's New Uptown Girl Is A Successful Banker

BILLY JOEL's new girlfriend is an UPTOWN GIRL - she's a high-flying banker from New York.The musician was famously married to supermodel Christie Brinkley until 1994 and then wed much younger TV presenter Katie Lee...

8th December 2010

Family Emails Keep Alexa Ray Joel From Depression

BILLY JOEL's daughter ALEXA RAY regularly emails her divorced father and mother CHRISTIE BRINKLEY as if they were still together because imagining they are a happy family stops her from feeling depressed.Singer Alexa Ray Joel...

5th December 2010

Joel Back On His Feet After Hip Surgery

Rock legend BILLY JOEL is racing up the road to recovery - he's back on his feet less than two weeks after undergoing a double hip replacement.The Piano Man, 61, checked into a hospital in...

4th December 2010

Elton John Thinks His Career Will Last Forever

Sir Elton John doesn't think his career will ever end.The 63-year-old musician - who recently released his 30th studio album 'The Union' - doesn't think his career will end because his back catalogue of songs...

1st December 2010

Joel 'Doing Extremely Well' Following Hip Surgery

Rocker BILLY JOEL is recuperating "extremely well" after undergoing hip surgery in New York over the weekend (20-21Nov10).The Piano Man has been hobbling around with a cane due to a congenital hip ailment in recent...

25th November 2010

Joel Undergoes Surgery On Bad Hip

Rocker BILLY JOEL will be putting his feet up over America's Thanksgiving holiday (25Nov10) after undergoing hip surgery in New York at the weekend.The Piano Man has been hobbling around with a cane due to...

23rd November 2010

The Things They Say 18976

"Even the girl in the song that says, 'And the waitress is practicing politics as the businessmen slowly get stoned' - that was my first wife. She was working there too." BILLY JOEL admits his...

15th November 2010

Fascinating Fact 10072

BILLY JOEL's ex-wife KATIE LEE is swapping cookbooks for novels. The chef has written her first fiction book, Ground Swell, about a young woman who learns to surf.

4th October 2010

Joel Opening His Own Motorcycle Store

Rocker BILLY JOEL is turning his love for motorcycles into a money-making venture - he's opening his own bike store in his New York home town.The finishing touches are being added to 20th Century Cycles...

2nd October 2010

Lindsay Lohan's Treatment Blasted By Dad

Lindsay Lohan is receiving treatment at the Betty Ford Clinic in California.The troubled actress admitted herself to the world-famous facility on Monday (27.09.10), much to the unhappiness of her father Michael Lohan, who does not...

30th September 2010

Kimberley Walsh Wants Girls Glee

Kimberley Walsh wants a Girls Aloud episode of 'Glee'.The 28-year-old singer loves the musical TV drama and would be thrilled if show bosses decided to make a one-off special featuring just her group's music.She said:...

26th August 2010

Billy Joel Gets Glee Special

'Glee' bosses are planning a special Billy Joel episode.The 61-year-old musician - whose hit song 'Piano Man' was performed on the US TV musical drama last year - revealed he has given programme chiefs permission...

25th August 2010

Billy Joel To Get The Glee Treatment

BILLY JOEL has given the producers of TV hit GLEE permission to pick through his back catalogue for an upcoming episode of the show dedicated to the music of the Piano Man.The rocker reveals he...

25th August 2010

New Guillemots Album Underway

GUILLEMOTS are currently recording their new album - the follow up to 2008's Red, frontman FYFE DANGERFIELD has confirmed. Speaking exclusively in an interview with Contact Music, the musician said, "We're recording it, and it's...

20th August 2010

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