Billy Joel: New York State of Mind, the documentary film explores Joel’s unprecedented franchise at Madison Square Garden, now in its 51st consecutive show. Billy Joel: New York State of Mind recently won 4 New York Emmys for the MSG Network at the 61st Annual NY Emmy Awards held on April 14th at the Marriott Marquis. The show won an Emmy for best “Entertainment Program/Special.” The program also was awarded 3 additional Emmys for Directing, Editing and Audio. This brings the total number of New York Emmy Awards to 5 for the Billy Joel franchise on MSG Networks.
Since Billy Joel became Madison Square Garden’s first music franchise and started his monthly residency in 2014, he has broken one record after another. Joel has performed at The Garden more than any other artist in history, he has sold more than 1 million tickets at The Garden and a new banner commemorating the record gets raised with each monthly show.
Billy Joel: New York State of Mind features interviews with the legendary musician, behind-the-scenes footage of Billy, his band and crew, plus interviews with Joel’s “Super-Fans” including actor and comedian Kevin James.