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Piano Man Joel Auctioning Baby Steinway

BILLY JOEL is helping to raise money for budding musicians in New York by auctioning off a signed baby grand piano. The Piano Man has agreed to autograph the $60,000 (£41,380) Steinway to benefit a programme...

Joel's Wife Blasts Cheating Claims

BILLY JOEL's wife KATIE LEE has slammed reports she had an affair with Israeli designer YIGAL AZROUEL, branding the false rumours "mean-spirited". Chef Lee sparked claims of infidelity after she and Azrouel were photographed dancing intimately...

Brinkley's Bunny Memories Of Billy Joel

Model CHRISTIE BRINKLEY can't get through Easter without fondly recalling the time her ex-husband BILLY JOEL dressed up in a bunny suit and appeared at her door. The couple was dating when the singer/songwriter decided to...

Joel's Wife Cooking Up Restaurant Plans

BILLY JOEL's chef wife KATIE LEE JOEL is cooking up plans for her own New York City burger joint. The former Top Chef TV host's beef patties won the top spot at last year's (08) Food...

Joel And Elton's Dressing Rooms Couldn't Be More Different

BILLY JOEL insists his backstage dressing room is like a different world compared to touring partner SIR ELTON JOHN's colourful space. The pair has hit the road again on the Face2Face tour and Joel insists the...

Joel Amazed By Supergroup Jam At Bon Jovi Party

BILLY JOEL fears he'll never be able to top one private performance at a JON BON JOVI party, where PAUL MCCARTNEY, BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN, ROGER WATERS and JIMMY BUFFETT joined him for an impromptu jam. The supergroup...

Joel Has No Plans To Retire

Rocker BILLY JOEL is determined not to let his upcoming 60th birthday affect his career - he has no plans to retire from the music business. The Piano Man hitmaker will reach the milestone age on...

Elton John To Play O2 Arena On New Year's Eve

Thousands of fans can ring in the New Year with Sir Elton John at London's O2 Arena, it has been announced.The Rocket Man will take to the stage at the Greenwich venue on December 31st,...

By on 14 November 2008

Sir Elton John And Billy Joel's Marathon Two-for-one Tour

SIR ELTON JOHN and BILLY JOEL's 2009 tour will be a two-year-long marathon road trip, taking in venues across the globe. The pianist pals recently announced plans to team up for a series of spectacular...

Alexa Ray Joel Wants To Wed - Despite Her Mother's Advice

BILLY JOEL and CHRISTIE BRINKLEY's musician daughter ALEXA is desperately looking for love - but her four-times divorced mother is begging her to stay single. Brinkley spent the summer embroiled in a very public and...

Joels Host Thanksgiving Day Early

Rocker BILLY JOEL and his chef wife KATIE LEE are such big fans of America's Thanksgiving holiday they've already celebrated - over a month early. The couple had their Thanksgiving, surrounded by family and friends,...

Joel's Wife Cooks Up A Touring Treat

BILLY JOEL's chef wife KATIE LEE JOEL has bought the rocker a mobile rotisserie so she can cook up treats for the Piano Man and his bandmates on the road. The rocker is a big...

Springsteen + Joel Thrill Fans At Obama Rally

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN took to the stage with BILLY JOEL on Thursday (16Oct08) to rouse support for U.S. presidential hopeful BARACK OBAMA. Just two weeks before the impending American elections in November (08), the legendary rockers...

Elton John To Tour With Joel In 2009

Rock veteran SIR ELTON JOHN is planning to head out on tour with BILLY JOEL next year (09) in a new series of concerts. The two legends have hit the road together on a number...

Chicks Star Sings For The Sterns

LATEST: DIXIE CHICKS star NATALIE MAINES sang at radio shock jock HOWARD STERN's wedding on Friday (03Oct08), before BILLY JOEL took the stage for a rocking reception. The Wide Open Spaces singer performed as bride...

Wedding Singer Joel Helps Stern Celebrate Nuptials

Rocker BILLY JOEL turned wedding singer on Friday (03Oct08) night, when he helped U.S. shock jock HOWARD STERN celebrate his nuptials to model girlfriend BETH OSTROSKY in New York City. Stern, 54, and Ostrosky, 36,...

Joel Helps Fisherman's Family With Funeral Costs

Generous rocker BILLY JOEL is helping to pay for the funeral of a clam digger who was found dead close to the singer's New York home. Edwin Flores' body was discovered off the coast of...

Billy Joel Hails New York Rock Museum

Rocker BILLY JOEL has donated memorabilia to a new rock and roll museum in New York. The Big Apple native joined record mogul Clive Davis and New York mayor Michael Bloomberg on Wednesday (13Aug08) at...

New York Dash Got Mccartney To Shea Before The Wrecking Ball

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY's recent showstopping performance alongside BILLY JOEL at the final Shea Stadium concert in New York was such a last-minute thing, even the headliner had no idea if the Beatle would make it....

Bernstein Wants To Close Shea Stadium... Again

Former BEATLES promoter SID BERNSTEIN wants to hold one more performance at New York's doomed Shea Stadium, after he was snubbed for BILLY JOEL's final concerts there last week (beg14Jul08). Bernstein is credited with spawning...

Late Mccartney Lands Police Escort

PAUL MCCARTNEY was given a high-speed police escort to his surprise appearance at a BILLY JOEL gig - because his flight was late. The Beatles legend arrived at New York's JFK airport on Friday (18Jul08)...

Dizzee Rascal Dances His Way To Third Week At #1

Dizzee Rascal has held on to the number one spot in the UK singles chart for a third week.The grime star's track Dance Wiv Me - featuring Calvin Harris - held off the challenge of...

By on 21 July 2008

Joel Has Security Glitch At New York Concert

Security was so tight at singer BILLY JOEL's New York concert this weekend (begs18Jul08), the star's own undercover security officers were reportedly denied admission to the event. Eight undercover guards for the U.S. Federal Bureau...

Billy Joel: `Betty Ford Was Like A Concentration Camp'

Rocker BILLY JOEL hated his 2005 stint at the Betty Ford Center in California - because the clinic was like a "concentration camp". The Piano Man singer checked into the famous Rancho Mirage rehabilitation clinic...

Stars Join Joel For Shea Stadium Farewell

BILLY JOEL turned the first of two fond farewell concerts at New York's Shea Stadium into a star-studded affair on Wednesday (16Jul08) with a string of top guests. Tony Bennett, John Mayer, John Mellencamp and...

Ghostly Goings On At Joel's Former Home

BILLY JOEL had to rethink his views on things that go bump in the night after confronting a ghost in his former East Hampton, New York home. The rocker was not a believer in the...

Joel Regrets Atilla Album Cover

The cover of BILLY JOEL's first album with rock band ATILLA still haunts the PIANO MAN. Joel reluctantly posed as a barbarian, surrounded by chunks of raw meat, for the band's one-off 1970 album, and...

Billy Joel Explains His Dark, Yet Comic, Failed Suicide Attempt

'New York State Of Mind' singer, Billy Joel, has confessed to an embarrassing suicide attempt in his early 20s, when he tried to poison himself. His failure came when he made the decision to drink...

Joel Turns Historic Gigs Into A Movie

BILLY JOEL is turning his historic concerts at New York's Shea Stadium this week (begs14Jul08) into a documentary. The rocker will take to the stage at the home of the New York Mets baseball team...

Joel Ditched Mozart To Be A Rocker

BILLY JOEL is glad he turned his back on classical music to be a rocker - because pop music has brought him more fun and more money. The Uptown Girl star started out playing Mozart...

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