Billy Joel

107k
Listen to Billy Joel
and similar artists
Play Now

Home > Music > J > Joel, Billy


News:
Billy Joel To Receive Gershwin Prize For Popular Song From The Library Of Congress
10 Great 80's Guilty Pleasure Songs
Top 10 Jimmy Fallon Tonight Show Moments So Far
Billy Joel Got Sick On Heroin
12 Greatest Opening Lines in Rock Music Ever!
More News >>

Albums:

The Bridge To Russia

Brause

Collected Additional Masters

Shout!

The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting On An …
All Albums >>


Biography:
Birth Name: William Martin Joel
Born: 1949/05/09
Birth Place: Levittown, New York
Years Active: 1964–present
Genres: Rock, Pop, Classical

William Martin “Billy” Joel (born May 9, 1949) is an American musician and pianist, singer-songwriter, and classical composer. Since releasing his first hit song, “Piano Man,” in 1973, Joel has become the sixth best-selling recording artist and the third best-selling solo artist in the United States, according to the RIAA. Joel made his debut in 1971 with “Cold Spring Harbor” but achieved breakthrough success with his 1973 follow-up “Piano Man.” The single “Piano Man,” a fictionalized retelling of Joel's days as a lounge singer in Los Angeles, peaked at #25 on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles chart and at #4 on the Adult Contemporary Singles chart. The album hit #27 on the ... Continue Bio >>

Photo Gallery:
Joel,_Billy
Joel,_Billy
Joel,_Billy
Joel,_Billy
Joel,_Billy
Joel,_Billy
Joel,_Billy
Joel,_Billy
Joel,_Billy
Joel,_Billy
Joel,_Billy
Joel,_Billy
Joel,_Billy
Joel,_Billy
Joel,_Billy
Joel,_Billy
View All Pictures >>

Facebook:
Billy Joel A true honor, Billy will be receiving the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song! Read more here: http://www.billyjoel.com/news/billy-joel-receive-library-congress-gershwin-prize-popular-song Photo credit: Myrna Suarez

Billy Joel To Receive Library of Congress Gershwin Prize For Popular Song
Librarian of Congress James H. Billington today announced that Billy Joel is the next recipient of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. Billy Joel will receive the prize in Washington, D.C., in November and be feted with a series of events, including an honoree’s luncheon and mus…
Tuesday 22nd of July 2014 03:05:05 PM
Billy Joel We did it, thanks to your help! Billy has been deemed the most "Long Island" of them all, and he's proud of it! http://www.billyjoel.com/news/billy-joel-wins-newsdays-thats-so-long-island-tournament

Billy Joel Wins Newsday's 'That's SO Long Island' Tournament!
Billy Joel has emerged the victor of Newsday’s “That’s SO Long Island” tournament. After three weeks and more than 520,000 reader votes, Billy beat out 63 other local celebrities, foods, places and activities to be declared the most “Long Island” of them all.
Tuesday 22nd of July 2014 10:33:34 AM

View All Facebook Posts >>

Video News:

Tickets:
07/26/2014 Nationals Park
08/02/2014 Citizens Bank Park
08/07/2014 Madison Square Garden
09/17/2014 Madison Square Garden
10/02/2014 Madison Square Garden
More Concert Tickets >>

Popular Movies:

12-12-12

The Love We Make

Ultrasuede: In Search of Halston

Oliver & Company
More Credits >>


Related Artists:
Huey Lewis & The News Don Henley Elton John Carole King Paul McCartney Jim Croce James Taylor Eddie Money John Denver Carly Simon
More >>




Browse More Music:
# A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

LIVE TWEETS