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Stars Turn Out To Honour Songwriters

17th June 2011

Billy Joel and Chrissie Hynde were on hand to honour stars including Garth Brooks, Leon Russell and Allen Toussaint as they were inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame on Thursday night (16Jun11).The annual ceremony...

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Billy Joel Advises Christie Brinkley Over Chicago Role

12th May 2011

Billy Joel advised his ex-wife Christie Brinkley to hire a vocal coach to protect her voice as she thrills audiences in the Broadway production of Chicago.The former model is currently starring as Roxie Hart in...

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The Things They Say 21608

12th May 2011

"I'm single but interviewing." Billy Joel's ex-wife Christie Brinkley is on the hunt for a new man.

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Stars Cover Mccartney Songs For Tribute Album

11th April 2011

Legendary rock stars including Kiss, Billy Joel, and The Cure are reportedly set to contribute versions of songs by Sir Paul Mccartney for a new covers album.The Beatles star is planning to put together a...

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Paul Mccartney's Son Records With The Cure

11th April 2011

Paul McCartney's son has covered one of his father's tracks with The Cure.James McCartney plays on a new tribute album which sees artists including Billy Joel and BB King record songs from Paul's post-Beatles solo...

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Christie Brinkley To Make Broadway Debut In Chicago

8th April 2011

Christie Brinkley will appear on Broadway for the first time playing Roxie Hart in 'Chicago'.The 57-year-old former supermodel - who shot to fame in ex-husband Billy Joel's music video for 'Uptown Girl' - will tread...

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Christian Slater & Billy Joel Team Up For Standards At Mystery Restaurant

6th April 2011

Christian Slater and Billy Joel formed a new lounge double act during a recent vacation after becoming celebrity friends.The actor had been performing Frank Sinatra numbers and standards with the house pianist in the remote...

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Billy Joel Axes Autobiography Plans

31st March 2011

Rock icon Billy Joel has scrapped plans for his memoirs because he has no interest in discussing the problems of his past.The Piano Man announced in early March (11) he was putting pen to paper...

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Billy Joel Will Address Substance Abuse In Memoirs

3rd March 2011

Billy Joel will open up about his highly-publicised battle with booze in an upcoming autobiography, just weeks after Sir Elton John went public with his concerns for his pal's heavy drinking problems in a candid...

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The Things They Say 20376

16th February 2011

"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...

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

16th February 2011

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...

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

11th February 2011

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...

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

10th February 2011

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...

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Joel Not Upset By Elton's Rehab Comments

2nd February 2011

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...

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Elton To Joel: 'You Need Tough Love Rehab'

2nd February 2011

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...

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Billy Joel Needs To Consider Rehab Says Elton John

2nd February 2011

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...

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Elton John Styled By James Blunt

28th January 2011

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,...

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American Idol Contestent Chris Medina Wows Judges

27th January 2011

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...

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Diamond, Joel And Sedaka Lead Tributes To Kirshner

19th January 2011

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...

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Joel To Return To Stage With Elton?

7th January 2011

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...

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Joel Slashes Price Of Marital Home

6th January 2011

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...

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Blizzard Prompts Joel's Daughter To Postpone New York Show

27th December 2010

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...

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Joel Congratulates Alexa Ray With Flowers

22nd December 2010

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...

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Fascinating Fact 10537

20th December 2010

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...

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Billy Joel Dating Bank Worker

8th December 2010

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...

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Joel's New Uptown Girl Is A Successful Banker

8th December 2010

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...

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Family Emails Keep Alexa Ray Joel From Depression

5th December 2010

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...

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Joel Back On His Feet After Hip Surgery

4th December 2010

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...

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Elton John Thinks His Career Will Last Forever

1st December 2010

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...

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Joel 'Doing Extremely Well' Following Hip Surgery

25th November 2010

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...

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