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Billy Joel (American Musician)
Date of Birth:
May 9, 1949
William Joseph Martin "Billy" Joel is an American pianist and singer-songwriter. He released his first hit song, "Piano Man", in 1973. According to the RIAA, he is the sixth best-selling recording artist in the United States.
Joel had Top 10 hits in the '70s, '80s, and '90s; is a six-time Grammy Award winner, and has sold in excess of 150 million albums worldwide. He was inducted into the Songwriter's Hall of Fame , the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame , and the Long Island Music Hall of Fame . Joel "retired" from recording pop music in 1993 but continued to tour . In 2001 he subsequently released Fantasies & Delusions, a CD of classical compositions for piano. In 2007 he returned to recording with a single entitled "All My Life," followed by an extensive "World Tour" from 2005-2008, covering many of the major world cities.