Billy Joel performs 100th sold-out show at MSG

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Billy Joel performed his 100th sold-out show at Madison Square Garden Wednesday night.

Joel has the most sold-out lifetime performances by any artist in a single arena. The show also marked the 54th in the four-and-a-half year run at the Garden.

Joel, his wife Alexis and daughter Della, along with his crew raised a banner to the rafters in front of the crowd to commemorate his 100th show. Bruce Springsteen also joined Joel on stage to perform as the surprise guest.

Before the performance, a special ceremony was held for the Hicksville native, where he was presented with a piano, plaque and proclamation from Gov. Andrew Cuomo, declaring yesterday Billy Joel Day. The piano and plaque will be on display at the Garden for fans to visit.

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