Billy Joel will headline a solo arena concert in New York City for the first time since 2006 when he performs at Barclays Center on New Year’s Eve. Billy Joel will be joined by Ben Folds Five.
Billy Joel is one of the highest grossing touring artists in the world. Having sold over 150 million albums globally, Joel’s music has remained among the most popular in the world. The singer/songwriter/composer is the sixth best-selling recording artist of all time and the third best-selling solo artist.
Billy Joel has received six GRAMMY® Awards, including the prestigious Grammy Legend Award. He has been inducted into the Songwriter’s Hall of Fame and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and has received numerous industry awards. His music has also served as the inspiration and score for the hit, Tony-winning Broadway play “Movin’ Out”. Joel was honored by Steinway & Sons with a painted portrait that hangs in Steinway Hall in Manhattan. He is the first non-classical pianist to be immortalized in the Steinway Hall collection.