Billy Joel is an American singer, pianist, and songwriter born in 1949 in Bronx, New York. He is the third highest selling solo artist in the United States. Joel’s Greatest Hits Vol. 1 & 2 is the third highest selling album in the United States in terms of discs shipped. He has had Top 40 hits in three different decades and has won six Grammy Awards. Joel has sold over 150 million records across the world and was inducted into The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1999. He was previously married three times and has a daughter.