Join The Celebration!
On the evening of January 2, 2015 the Library of Congress, Corporation For Public Broadcasting, PBS and WETA invite you, your family and friends to watch from the comfort of your home the nationally televised broadcast of The Library Of Congress Gershwin Prize For Popular Song Celebrating The Music Of Billy Joel.
Featuring performances by Billy Joel, Tony Bennett, Boyz II Men, LeAnn Rimes, Gavin DeGraw, Josh Groban, and a special performance by Kevin Spacey.
9PM EST on your PBS station (check local listings)
This show was pre-recorded before a live audience on November 19, 2014 when the Librarian of Congress, James H. Billington, U.S. Supreme Court Justice, Sonia Sotomayor, and leaders from the U.S. House of Representatives presented the nation's highest honor for popular song, the 2014 Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, to Billy Joel at DAR Constitution Hall, Washington, D.C.
Movin’ Out (Anthony’s Song) (Library Of Congress Gershwin Prize – November 19, 2014)
Piano Man (Library Of Congress Gershwin Prize – November 19, 2014)
Billy Joel signs the registry at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C., on November 18, 2014.
Billy Joel's signature in the registry at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C., on November 18, 2014.
Photos by Jeff Schock, Claire Mercuri, Shawn Miller, Amanda Reynolds and John Harrington.
- * Exclusive Photos: Billy Joel Accepts Library Of Congress Gershwin Prize For Popular Song – November 26, 2014
- * Billy Joel Still A Big Shot, With Two New Tributes – USA Today – November 18, 2014
- * Tony Bennett, Kevin Spacey To Honor Billy Joel For Gershwin Prize – Newsday – November 14, 2014
- * Billy Joel To Receive Library of Congress Gershwin Prize For Popular Song – July 22, 2014