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2016 In Review

Stereogum’s 100 Favorite Songs Of 2016

Is anything more personal than a favorite song? Even with our thinking caps on, we all experience music through unrelentingly individual ears. When evaluating entire…
Stereogum | December 6, 2016 - 10:00 am

The Week In Pop

The Rise Of The Producer As A Lead Artist

A new Justin Bieber song debuted at #2 on Billboard's Hot 100 singles chart this week. Except "Cold Water" is not officially a Justin Bieber…
Chris DeVille | August 4, 2016 - 2:41 pm


Q&A: Gene Ween On His Billy Joel Tribute Band And Lifelong Love Of The Piano Man

Late last month Billy Joel played New York City's Madison Square Garden for the 63rd time. Meanwhile, across the river, Aaron Freeman played many of…
Scott Lapatine | June 17, 2015 - 2:10 pm

More Billy Joel stories

Watch Billy Joel Play “Don’t Ask Me Why” With Harry Connick, Jr. On HARRY

Billy Joel appeared on Harry Connick Jr.'s talk show to perform a song and poke fun at his buddy Elton John. Joel performed "Don't Ask…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 12, 2017 - 4:49 pm

Billy Joel Wears Star Of David Onstage In Response To Rising Neo-Nazi Activity

Billy Joel wore a bright yellow Star of David on his black suit during an encore at Madison Square Garden. Monday's performance by…
Associated Press | August 22, 2017 - 4:53 pm

Watch Billy Joel Give The Commencement Speech At His Long Island Alma Mater

Fifty years ago, Billy Joel was supposed to graduate from Hicksville High School in his Long Island hometown of Hicksville, NY. But after a late-night…
Peter Helman | June 27, 2017 - 6:31 pm

Watch Axl Rose Join Billy Joel In LA

Axl Rose made a surprise appearance during Billy Joel's show at LA's Dodger Stadium last night. Fittingly, the Guns N' Roses frontman and temporary AC/DC
Peter Helman | May 14, 2017 - 12:40 pm

Billy Joel Reveals Pink Collab, Potentially His First New Song In A Decade

Billy Joel hasn't been hiding lately — the 67-year-old pop-rock legend is on a well-deserved victory lap, regularly playing his hits to sold-out arenas when…
Scott Lapatine | May 5, 2017 - 11:06 am

Watch Billy Joel Rank His Songs, Make Dad Jokes, And Play “Miami 2017″ On Colbert

Billy Joel has been absurdly famous for longer than most of us have been alive, so it's to his credit that he still comes off…
Tom Breihan | January 10, 2017 - 9:09 am

Watch Billy Joel Play “Miami 2017″ In Miami, 2017

"Miami 2017 (Seen the Lights Go Out On Broadway)" is one of Billy Joel’s more popular ballads. He plays the Turnstiles cut regularly at his…
Scott Lapatine | January 1, 2017 - 2:15 pm

Watch The Tony Bennett Celebrates 90 Concert Special With Bob Dylan, Lady Gaga, Stevie Wonder, Billy Joel, & Elton John

Tony Bennett turned 90 earlier this year on, and bunch of stars including Stevie Wonder, Bob Dylan, Elton John, Aretha Franklin, Andrea Bocelli, Billy Joel,…
Collin Robinson | December 21, 2016 - 5:31 pm

Watch Nick Murphy Cover Edwin Collins, Alex Bleeker Cover Billy Joel At Dave Harrington’s Holiday Spectacular

The third annual Dave Harrington & Friends Holiday Spectacular (a benefit show that raises money for the Harlem School Of The Arts) went down at…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | December 19, 2016 - 2:17 pm

Billy Joel Takes Responsibility For Bruce Springsteen’s Motorcycle Breakdown, Covers “Born To Run” In His Honor

Bruce Springsteen was rescued by passing bikers after his motorcycle broke down in New Jersey last month. And now, as Page Six reports, Billy Joel…
Peter Helman | November 23, 2016 - 7:02 pm

Long Island Assembly Candidate Accuses Incumbent Of Not Honoring Billy Joel Enough

Oh boy, this election is contentious! Case in point: Prospective Long Island assemblyman Dr. Dean Hart is accusing incumbent nominee Michael Montesano of not honoring…
James Rettig | October 13, 2016 - 12:39 pm

Colorado College Plans First-Ever Scholarly Symposium On Billy Joel

Colorado College is holding the first-ever scholarly symposium on Billy Joel. The program, which is called "It's Still Rock And Roll To Me": The Music
James Rettig | August 18, 2016 - 5:05 pm

Watch Billy Joel Play “You’re Only Human” For The First Time In 29 Years In Tribute To Orlando

Last night, Billy Joel dedicated his concert at NYC's Madison Square Garden to those affected by the recent tragedy in Orlando. "We're no strangers to…
Peter Helman | June 18, 2016 - 5:17 pm
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