Born on May 9, 1949, William Martin Joel is the third best selling solo artist and the sixth best selling recording artist in the United States. Famously known by his fans as Billy Joel, he has a massive following. Billy is a singer, songwriter, composer, and a pianist. He has composed and sung songs for different types of genres. They include rock, rock and roll, pop rock, soft rock, classical, and pop. Joel has been nominated for the Grammy Awards 23 times and has earned 6 Grammy’s over the years. He has charted more than 40+ hits internationally which were both sung and composed by him. Selling over 150 million worldwide records, he received a lot of fame and is one of the best selling artists of all times. In order to appreciate what he has done for the music industry, he was nominated into the Songwriters Hall of Fame. But his achievements do not end here, he has also been inducted in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Long Island Music Hall of Fame. Billy Joel even received an award from the Songwriters Hall of Fame called the Johnny Mercer Award. Joel has been awarded the Kennedy Center Honors. Many believe that he has changed America and the perception of thousands through his art and his songs. He has been contributing to the world of music from the young age of 16, and even played various instruments asides of the piano. These instruments include the accordion, harmonica, keyboards, and the guitar. Score with TicketCity - the place to go for Billy Joel Tickets.
Billy Joel’s 2015 North American Tour
Billy Joel will once again take to the road in 2015, announcing shows accross North America. Billy Joel has compelled his fans for years, and is known for his unforgettable live performances. This includes his performances and all of his compositions. Being an international icon and legend, Joel is determined to give the message of peace and love through his compositions and songs. His piano skills are bound to put each individual in the audience at the edge of their seats. Billy Joel's 2015 North American Tour will make stops at Boston, Baltimore, Uniondale, Philadelphia, New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Denver, Houston, Charlotte and at the Bonnaroo Music Festival.