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Joel To Play Shea?

11th December 2007

BILLY JOEL is in secret talks to play a landmark concert at New York's Shea Stadium, but it will be without longtime drummer LIBERTY DeVITO. The rocker and DeVito fell out on tour in 2005...

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Joel Was A Reluctant Rock Star

5th December 2007

Singer BILLY JOEL had no intentions of becoming a rock star during his youth - because he hated the sound of his own voice. The Grammy-winning star has sold over 150 million albums to date...

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Toys Flood In For Mottola's Newborn

4th December 2007

Music mogul TOMMY MOTTOLA and his Mexican pop star wife THALIA have been flooded with gifts from celebrity friends CELINE DION and BILLY JOEL following the birth of their baby girl SABRINA SAKAE. Mottola, 58,...

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Joel Buys The House Next Door

3rd December 2007

Rocker BILLY JOEL has spent $11.6 million (GBP5.8 million) buying the house next door to his $16.75 million (GBP8.38 million) New York mansion. Just six months after surprising wife Katie Lee by splashing out on...

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Joel's Gift To Newcomer

3rd December 2007

Rock legend BILLY JOEL is giving a young singer-songwriter his big break - by letting him record his newest track. Joel has handed Cass Dillon Christmas In Fallujah, which he reveals is "based on letters...

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Joel Denies Diddy Party Snub

7th September 2007

LATEST: BILLY JOEL's wife KATIE LEE has laughed off reports she was refused entry to SEAN COMBS' White Party after she turned up wearing cream. TV chef Lee insists she was just dropping off friends...

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Jovi Hosts Supergroup At Labor Day Party

3rd September 2007

Singer JON BON JOVI has formed a special supergroup to celebrate the Labor Day holiday, comprising BILLY JOEL on piano, JIMMY BUFFETT on guitar and SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY and PINK FLOYD's ROGER WATERS on vocals....

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Joel's Wife Turned Away From Diddy Party

3rd September 2007

BILLY JOEL's wife KATIE LEE was turned away from SEAN COMBS' annual White Party on Sunday (02Sep07), because she was dressed in cream. The hip-hop mogul had a strict white dress code at the end-of-summer...

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Brinkley Selling Hamptons Home For $30 Million

20th August 2007

Veteran model CHRISTIE BRINKLEY is selling her Hamptons, New York mansion for $30 million (GBP15 million). BILLY JOEL's ex-wife, who split from her fourth husband Peter Cook last year (06), has placed the Tower Hill...

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Fascinating Fact 3763

16th August 2007

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

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Joel Doubts Brinkley + Mccartney Are Dating

16th August 2007

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...

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Stars Flock To Exclusive Joel Gig

6th August 2007

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...

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Joni Mitchell Signs To Starbucks Label

25th July 2007

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...

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Seinfeld's Home Tops Celebrity Palace List

4th July 2007

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...

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Brinkley Fires Attorney

28th June 2007

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...

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Piano Man's Memorabilia Auctioned Off Unsuccessfully

18th June 2007

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...

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Brinkley's 'Easy' Divorce From Joel

12th June 2007

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...

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Joel Rubbishes Breakup Reports

7th June 2007

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...

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Scheider Sells His New York Home To Billy Joel

5th June 2007

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...

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Adam Levine Reveals The Secret Of Maroon 5'S Name To Billy Joel

By Steven Williams | 24th May 2007

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...

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Alexa Ray Joel: 'It's Tough Being A Legend's Daughter'

11th May 2007

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...

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Billy Joel's Ex Is Movin' Out

7th April 2007

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...

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Axl Rose's Whistling Tops Online Poll

2nd April 2007

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...

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Slipknot Star's Unhealthy Pre-show Ritual

6th March 2007

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...

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Brinkley Undergoes Emergency Surgery

1st March 2007

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...

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Super Bowl Third On All-time Us Tv Hits

6th February 2007

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...

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Billy Joel Is No Fan Of The Us National Anthem

3rd February 2007

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...

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Joel Returns To Pop With St Valentine's Day Tune

31st January 2007

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...

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Joel's Suicidal Past Comes To Light In New Biography

25th January 2007

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...

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Billy Joel Lands National Anthem Honour At The Super Bowl

23rd January 2007

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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