1. Charlie Puth Debuts the 'Piana-Pella' Version of 'One Call Away': Exclusive Video Premiere

    December 10, 2015 3:00 PM EST First discovered on YouTube, Charlie Puth  has lent his talents to multiple get-stuck-in-your-head good tracks in 2015, including “Marvin Gaye” featuring Meghan Trainor and “See You Again” featuring Wiz Khalifa , which has garnered Puth both Grammy and Golden Globe nominations. Puth’s debut…

  2. Billy Joel Joins Mets Fans for 'Piano Man' Sing-Along at World Series: Watch

    October 31, 2015 12:12 PM EDT Billy Joel helped make the New York Mets’ win against the Kansas City Royals extra special during Game 3 of the World Series by joining the crowd for a sing-along of his hit tune “Piano Man.” Billy Joel Brings Out Steve Miller & John Mayer, Plays 'Meet the Mets' at MSG Joel, a…

  3. Cubs vs. Mets: Who Has the Cooler Musician Fans?

    October 18, 2015 10:30 AM EDT From Jose Bautista’s badass bat flip to Kyle Schwarber’s scoreboard-smacking home run to the Royals’ epic ALDS comeback, the Major League Baseball postseason has been one for the ages. It’s certainly been a wild, GIF-happy ride, and heyoo  -- there are still two rounds of baseball left to…

  4. Phil Woods, Saxophonist Behind Jazz Classics & Pop Hits, Dies at 83

    October 01, 2015 7:52 PM EDT Phil Woods , a leading alto saxophonist in mainstream jazz for more than 60 years whose piercing solos could also be heard on hit records by Billy Joel and Paul Simon , has died. He was 83. Woods died Tuesday in Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, said Philip Bensing, owner of the Bensing-Thomas…

  5. Rewinding the Charts: In 1983, a Risque Video Helped Bonnie Tyler Hit No. 1

    October 01, 2015 9:05 AM EDT The Welsh singer didn't like cavorting with barely dressed boys, but asked director Russell Mulcahy back after she scored a smash. BONNIE TYLER'S WAGNERIAN POWER ballad "Total Eclipse of the Heart" hit No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 on Oct. 1, 1983, giving the then-32-year…

  6. Artists' Best College Commencement Speeches: Kanye West, Bon Jovi, John Legend & More

    August 10, 2015 2:15 PM EDT Whether they're former college dropouts or college graduates, these musicians all have one thing in common: they're now doctors. Check out some of the most inspiring commencement speeches artists have shared after being honored with a doctorate degree below: Back to College 2015…

  7. Midyear Touring Report: One Direction, Foo Fighters Top the List

    July 23, 2015 2:00 PM EDT Midyear Boxscore charts show fans flocking to familiar sounds from One Direction, The Rolling Stones and Foo Fighters. As the opening riffs of "Jumpin’ Jack Flash" sliced through the Midwest summer air, the fans at The Rolling Stones concert at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on…

  8. Billy Joel's Summer of 'Nuggets': The Piano Man Is in the Midst of a Record-Breaking Tour

    July 17, 2015 12:42 PM EDT Billy Joel is notching milestone dates and breaking records in what his longtime agent Dennis Arfa calls Joel’s “summer of nuggets.” Through June 6, Joel has grossed $22.5 million from just 12 shows, not counting a headlining gig at Bonnaroo in Manchester, Tenn. Summer Concert Tours: Who'…

  9. This Week in Billboard Chart History: 25 Years Ago, Garth Brooks Completed 'Dance' to No. 1

    July 13, 2015 8:05 AM EDT In 1990, his classic ballad topped Hot Country Songs. Plus, remembering chart feats by Duran Duran, Don Henley & Miley Cyrus. Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more than seven decades of Billboard chart history. July 13, 1985 A year after scoring its first…

  10. Billy Joel Marries Alexis Roderick in Surprise 4th of July Wedding Ceremony

    July 04, 2015 9:40 PM EDT Billy Joel is a married man. The singer wed Alexis Roderick in an intimate ceremony on Saturday, July 4, at his estate in Long Island, N.Y. The 9 Best Things That Happened at Billy Joel's Record-Breaking Madison Square Garden Show The couple -- who have been together since 2009…

  11. The 9 Best Things That Happened at Billy Joel's Record-Breaking Madison Square Garden Show

    July 02, 2015 1:00 PM EDT To paraphrase Jay Z : There’s never been another this good for this long. On Wednesday night, Billy Joel played Madison Square Garden for the 65th time, breaking the record for solo performances at the famed New York City arena previously held by his buddy Elton John . It’s been a long road…

  12. Born in the U.S.A.: The Top 50 Artists by State

    July 02, 2015 9:05 AM EDT From Billy Joel's New York state of mind to the Beach Boys being synonymous with sunny California, each state has given us some amazing music. A clever entry on the website "Thinking Pseudogeographically," entitled "50 States, 50 Television Shows," considered…

  13. Billy Joel Bests Elton John, Sets New Record At MSG

    July 02, 2015 4:31 AM EDT Billy Joel set a record for most performances by a single artist at Madison Square Garden with his 65th show Wednesday night, besting Elton John . The Piano Man was full of energy as he performed for a feverish crowd of all ages in New York City for more than two hours. He sang hits like …

  14. Stephen Colbert Inducts Toby Keith Into Songwriters Hall Of Fame: Read His Hilarious Speech

    June 19, 2015 1:41 AM EDT The annual Songwriters Hall of Fame ceremony is a one-of-a-kind event, a sort of cross between the Grammys and a trade-awards show, where superstars like Billy Joel meet equally great but near-anonymous songwriters like country great Bobby Braddock as peers. Each year, the show has a…

  15. Bonnaroo Day 4 Recap: Florence + the Machine Dazzles, Billy Joel Closes Out Fest

    June 15, 2015 4:05 AM EDT Bonnaroo 2015 is in the books. Sunday -- the fest's fourth and final day -- was a little tamer than the days before it, since the crowd began to realize the inevitability of work the next day or a long trip home. Even if Sunday wasn't as turnt as the days before it, the closing…

  16. Billy Joel Closes Out Bonnaroo, Covers AC/DC With Roadie (Live Review)

    June 15, 2015 2:15 AM EDT Last year Elton John , this year Billy Joel . Bonnaroo's had some master piano man headliners lately, and Joel did his best to hit the mark set by Sir Elton in 2014. Songs once written for piano bars are a tough sell for closing Bonnaroo, but the Piano Man knows a thing or two about…

  17. Billy Joel Receives Honorary Doctorate From Stony Brook University

    May 24, 2015 11:49 AM EDT Billy Joel told graduates at Stony Brook University that they're wasting their time if they're not doing what they love. Head of the Class: Photos of Kanye, Diddy & More Graduating with Top Honors! The Piano Man received an honorary doctor of music degree Friday, May 22, and…

  18. What Are the 10 Top-Grossing Summer Concerts Ever? The Three Tenors (Yes, You Read That Right) and More

    May 15, 2015 11:05 AM EDT The Three Tenors made how much for one stadium gig? Plus nine other record-setting paydays... Actual gross $13,404,350 Location Giants Stadium, East Rutherford, N.J. Date July 20, 1996 Founded in 1990 to raise money for the International Leukemia Foundation after Spanish singer Jose Carreras…

  19. Billy Joel Expecting a Baby With His Girlfriend

    April 14, 2015 6:13 PM EDT Billy Joel and girlfriend Alexis Roderick are expecting their first child, a representative for the 65-year-old singer announced. They have been dating since 2009. Billy Joel to Break His Own Record at Madison Square Garden Roderick will be 34 next month. The baby will be Joel's second…

  20. The Biggest Hot 100 Hits to Peak at Nos. 25-1

    January 27, 2015 11:05 AM EST Clearly, the most popular songs at any given time scale the upper ranks of the Billboard Hot 100. Still, America's singles chart of record for 56 years sports a history filled with well-loved classics that peaked at every position, from No. 1 … all the way down to No. 100. For renowned…

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