With over 150 million albums sold worldwide, countless awards and continuously sold-out concerts to his name, Billy Joel is one of the world's biggest rock stars. Although he has not released new music since 1993, his vast catalog of hit songs keeps this renowned singer-songwriter one of the most popular artists around.
Billy Joel's career began in the early 1970s with the release of his debut album Cold Spring Harbor. His early work includes the now fan-favorite songs "She's Got A Way," "New York State of Mind" and "Piano Man," however, he didn't experience a strong commercial breakthrough until the 1977 release of his album The Stranger.
Over the next 15 years, Billy Joel would release an additional seven albums and solidify his place as one of rock music's most electrifying forces. The singer has gone on to earn several accolades. Among them are five Grammys, a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Kennedy Center Honor, and induction into both the Songwriters Hall of Fame and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
The Piano Man has played some of the most famous venues in the world, including New York institutions Madison Square Garden, Yankee Stadium, Shea Stadium and Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. Since 2014, he has held a monthly concert residency at Madison Square Garden.
Greatest HitsBilly Joel has penned nearly three dozen Billboard Top 40 hits and topped the chart with 1980's "It's Still Rock and Roll to Me," 1983's "Tell Her About It" and 1989's "We Didn't Start The Fire." Some of his other greatest hits include "Uptown Girl," "My Life," "Just The Way You Are," "Big Shot," "New York State of Mind" and "You May Be Right." However, he remains best-known for 1973's "Piano Man," which has become his signature song and a perennial fan-favorite in concert.
Billy Joel has performed over 100 shows at New York City's Madison Square Garden, the most of any artist.
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