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Billy Joel Announces Miami, FL Concert January 31, 2015


On-Sale November 21 at 10:00 a.m.

MIAMI, FL – HEAT Group Enterprises has announced today that Billy Joel will perform at AmericanAirlines Arena on Saturday, January 31st, 2015. This concert marks Billy Joel’s first appearance in Miami since 2007.

“We’re extremely happy to welcome Billy Joel back to the AmericanAirlines Arena,” said Eric Woolworth, President of The HEAT Group’s Business Operations. “Billy’s visit to our facility is the perfect complement to the energy and excitement percolating throughout our ever-growing arts and entertainment district in downtown Miami.”

“The city of Miami and AmericanAirlines Arena are ready to be wowed by Billy Joel and his legendary piano,” said Jarred Diamond, Executive Vice President of HEAT Group Enterprises.

Having sold 150 million records over the past quarter century, Billy Joel ranks as one of most popular recording artists and respected entertainers in history. The singer/songwriter/composer is the sixth best-selling recording artist of all time, the third best-selling solo artist and is one of the highest grossing touring artists in the world. This month, Billy Joel will receive both The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song which honors living musical artists’ lifetime achievement in promoting the genre of song as a vehicle of cultural understanding; entertaining and informing audiences; and inspiring new generations, and the once-in-a-century ASCAP Centennial Award, which is presented to American music icons in recognition of their incomparable accomplishments in their respective music genres and beyond.

In December 2013, Joel received The Kennedy Center Honors, one of the United States' top cultural awards. He is also the recipient of six GRAMMY® Awards, including the prestigious Grammy Legend Award. Joel has been inducted into the Songwriter’s Hall of Fame and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and has received numerous industry awards. “Movin' Out,” a Broadway musical based on Joel’s music choreographed and directed by Twyla Tharp, took home two Tony Awards, including Best Orchestrations – Joel’s first Tony Award win – and Best Choreography. For his accomplishments as a musician and as a humanitarian, Joel was honored as the 2002 MusiCares Person Of TheYear by the MusiCares Foundation and the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences. Joel has also performed alongside other music greats at two of Madison Square Garden’s most extraordinary benefit concerts – “12-12-12, The Concert For Sandy Relief,” which raised awareness and money for those affected by Hurricane Sandy and “The Concert for New York City,” which was held to help aid 9/11 victims and heroes. Billy Joel received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles, adding another milestone to his extraordinary career.

American Express® Card Members can purchase tickets before the general public beginning Monday, November 17th at 10:00 a.m. through Thursday, November 20th 10:00 a.m. Tickets will be available for purchase by the general public beginning 10:00 a.m. on Friday, November 21st via, the AmericanAirlines Arena Box Office, and by calling (800) 745-3000.