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Ballet dancer Mikhail Baryshnikov, center, arrives at the reception honoring the 2013 Kennedy Center Honors honorees, in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

Billy Joel, 4 others receive Kennedy Center Honors

WASHINGTON (AP) — The “Piano Man” who became one of the world’s best-selling artists of all time with such hits as “Just the Way You Are,” ”Uptown Girl” and “Allentown” was awarded the nation’s highest […]

12/08/2013

Billy Joel at a news conference at Madison Square Garden, Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013 in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

Billy Joel plans Madison Square Garden residency

NEW YORK (AP) — Billy Joel will perform once a month at Madison Square Garden — as long as the fans will have him. The Grammy Award-winning icon announced Tuesday that he’ll perform a residency […]

12/03/2013

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Elton John after receiving her Founders award during the Elton John AIDS Foundation's 12th Annual "An Enduring Vision" benefit gala at Cipriani Wall Street on Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, in New York. (Photo by Carlo Allegri/Invision/AP)

Hillary Clinton honored for her work on HIV/AIDS

NEW YORK (AP) — Elton John honored Hillary Rodham Clinton for her work to help those affected by HIV and AIDS at an annual event for his foundation. Clinton was excited as she accepted the […]

10/16/2013

Musician Carlos Santana (AP Photo/Tsering Topgyal, File)

Santana, 4 others to receive Kennedy Center Honors

WASHINGTON (AP) — For Carlos Santana, music has always been a calling. He idolized his mariachi musician father as a boy in their remote hometown in Mexico and later grew up with the Woodstock generation […]

09/12/2013

Elton John accepts award at the Songwriters Hall of Fame (AP Video)

Sting, Billy Joel, Elton John at Songwriters Hall

NEW YORK (AP) — Sting performed in honor of Elton John, Billy Joel sang snippets of Foreigner’s hits when introducing the band and Smokey Robinson debuted part of a new song he wrote about Berry […]

06/14/2013

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Phil Ramone, Grammy-winning producer, dead at 72

NEW YORK (AP) – Phil Ramone, the masterful Grammy Award-winning engineer, arranger and producer whose platinum touch included recordings with Ray Charles, Billy Joel and Paul Simon, has died at 72.

03/30/2013

12-12-12 The Concert for Sandy Relief

Rolling Stones added to Sandy benefit concert

NEW YORK (AP) — The Rolling Stones will join the artists already booked for next week’s televised Superstorm Sandy benefit show in New York City, which producers said Friday would be the most widely available live concert ever.

12/07/2012

12-12-12 Sandy benefit to be aired on 34 outlets

NEW YORK (AP) – The 12-12-12 Hurricane Sandy benefit concert will be broadcast across 34 U.S. and international television, radio and Internet across six continents.

Producers said in a Monday news release the concert will be available to 1 billion people across six continents.

12/03/2012

Springsteen, McCartney, Kanye set for Sandy show

NEW YORK (AP) – Paul McCartney, Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band and Kanye West will hit the stage at a Superstorm Sandy benefit concert next month at Madison Square Garden in New York […]

11/15/2012

NBC holding a benefit concert for Sandy victims

NEW YORK (AP) – NBC is doing a benefit concert for victims of Hurricane Sandy featuring some artists native to the areas hardest hit. Bruce Springsteen and Jon Bon Jovi of New Jersey and Billy […]

11/01/2012

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