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Having sold more than 100 million records over the course of a career spanning more than 40 years, Billy Joel ranks as one of most popular recording artists and respected entertainers in the world.
Billy Joel has had 33 Top 40 hits and 23 Grammy nominations since signing his first solo recording contract in 1972. He received the Recording Industry Association of America Diamond Award, presented for albums that have sold more than 10 million copies, for his "Greatest Hits Volume I and Volume II."
Taking its name from a key track on The Stranger, "Movin' Out," a Broadway musical based on Joel's music, choreographed and directed by Twyla Tharp, was nominated for 10 Tony Awards and took home two including Best Orchestrations--Billy's first Tony Award win--and Best Choreography.
Billy Joel received Grammy awards for Record of the Year and Song of the Year in 1978 for his song "Just the Way You Are"; Album of the Year in 1979 for "52nd Street"; and Best Male Pop Vocal Performance in 1979 for "52nd Street" and in 1980 for "Glass Houses" In 1990, he was presented with a Grammy Legend Award. Inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1992, he was also presented with the Johnny Mercer Award in 2001. In 1999 he was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and in 2004 received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. His other awards include the ASCAP Founders Award, the BMI Career Achievement Award, the American Music Awards Award of Merit, and the James Smithson Bicentennial Medal.
Billy Joel has donated his time and resources to a variety of charitable causes, and he has recently launched an ongoing educational initiative to provide seed money, musical scholarships, and endowments to a variety of East Coast colleges, universities, and music schools. For his accomplishments as a musician and as a humanitarian, he was honored as the 2002 MusiCares Person of the Year by the MusiCares Foundation and the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences; he has also received a humanitarian award from the Cathedral of St. John the Divine.
The net proceeds of Billy Joel's latest composition, "Christmas in Fallujah," inspired by soldiers' letters from Iraq, are being donated to Homes for Our Troops, a nonprofit organization that builds specially adapted homes for disabled service members returning from Iraq and Afghanistan.
Billy Joel returns to Portland’s Moda Center at the Rose Quarter on Friday, December 8, 2017. Tickets go on sale to the general public on Friday, February 24 at 10 a.m.
Billy Joel will play Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis on Friday, November 3, 2017. Tickets will be available for purchase to the general public beginning at 9:00 AM on Friday, February 24 via www.Ticketmaster.com
billyjoel.lnk.to legendary musician, Billy Joel will play Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis on Friday, November 3, 2017. Tickets go on sale to the general public on Friday, February 24 at 9 a.m.
Billy paid homage to New Orleans' musical history during his first show back in the city since 2013. Check out the recap:
billyjoel.lnk.to Fans who attended Billy Joel's Feb. 10 concert know they've seen one of the best "New Orleans" shows of the year.
A new documentary film, 'Billy Joel: New York State of Mind,' will begin airing tomorrow night on MSG Networks. For full air dates and times:
billyjoel.lnk.to Billy Joel: New York State of Mind, a new documentary film begins airing this Saturday night, February 11, on MSGN.
billyjoel.com Billy Joel will perform at Vivint Smart Home Arena. Tickets go on sale to the general public Feb. 17!
billyjoel.com First Ever Solo Stadium Appearance in Saint Louis!
The Green Bay Packers and Live Nation are proud to announce legendary musician Billy Joel will perform at Lambeau Field, the largest venue in the state of Wisconsin, on Saturday, June 17.
This performance will be Billy Joel’s first ever concert in Green Bay and his only live concert appearance in the state of Wisconsin in 2017.
Tickets for the general public go on sale Friday, February 10 at 10 AM via TicketMaster.com or by calling 800-745-3000.
American Express® Card Members can purchase tickets before the general public beginning Monday, February 6 at 10:00 AM through Thursday, February 9 at 10:00 PM.
In case you missed it, Billy's January 9 appearance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert will re-air tomorrow, January 25!
Tune in at 11:35/10:35c on CBS. #LSSC