Hear the Premiere of Billy Joel’s First New Song in 17 Years on The Billy Joel Channel

It’s time to turn the lights back on.

Jackie Kolgraf
January 31, 2024

Hear Billy Joel’s first new song in 17 years on The Billy Joel Channel (Ch. 79) when it premieres February 1 at 9am ET.

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After the premiere, “Turn the Lights Back On” will continue to play every hour on The Billy Joel Channel (Ch. 79) that day, with frequent spins throughout the end of the channel run on February 10.

Also on The Billy Joel Channel (Ch. 79) — which returned to SiriusXM by popular demand on January 4 — you can hear Billy himself host shows playing some of his favorite recordings by other artists as well as deep-dives into the writing and meaning of his own songs. Plus, celebrities like Don Henley, Garth Brooks, Billy’s daughter Alexa Ray Joel, Billy’s band members, and more host their own Guest DJ shows. Learn more about The Billy Joel Channel.

“Turn the Lights Back On” is Billy’s first release (with lyrics) since “All My Life” in 2007.

Billy Joel has sold more than 150 million records and had 23 GRAMMY nominations since 1972. A member of the Songwriters Hall of Fame and the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, Billy has also received the GRAMMY Legend Award, a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and the Recording Industry Association of America Diamond Award  — to name just a few of his career milestones.

He will perform his final and 150th show at New York City’s Madison Square Garden on July 25, 2024, bringing an end to the record-breaking and unprecedented residency that began 10 years ago. Fans can also catch Billy at his seven stadium shows this year, including some with special guests like Stevie Nicks, Sting, and Rod Stewart.