Billy Joel’s career in music started the day he saw The Beatles on "The Ed Sullivan Show." He became a household name after his autobiographical song "Piano Man" 45 years ago, and remains among the best-selling recording artists in the United States. Joel scored five Grammy awards and 33 Top 40 hits in the U.S., all of which he wrote himself. As if that wasn't impressive enough, he has been romantically linked to supermodels and performed with the Muppets.
In Elton John's five-decade career he’s sung ballads, rock anthems, and deeply personal songs such as "Goodbye Yellow Brick Road" and "Daniel." He’s has sold more than 300 million records—making him one of the best-selling music artists in history. With his songwriting partner Bernie Taupin, he’s created more than fifty Top 40 hits (including seven chart-topping #1 U.S. albums. He won an Academy Award in 1995 for the "The Lion King" theme song "Can You Feel the Love Tonight." And he performed with Muppets, too.