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Billy Joel, girlfriend Alexis Roderick expecting baby this summer; 2nd child for Joel

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NEW YORK — Billy Joel has a new release this summer: a baby.

A representative for the 65-year-old singer said Joel and girlfriend Alexis Roderick are expecting their first child. They have been dating since 2009.

PHOTO: FILE - In this Nov. 19, 2014 file photo, Billy Joel, the recipient of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, stands on stage during a concert in his honor at DAR Constitution Hall in Washington. A representative for the 65-year-old singer said Joel and girlfriend Alexis Roderick are expecting their first child. They have been dating since 2009. The baby will be Joel’s second child and first with Roderick. He is the father of singer-songwriter Alexa Ray Joel. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
FILE - In this Nov. 19, 2014 file photo, Billy Joel, the recipient of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, stands on stage during a concert in his honor at DAR Constitution Hall in Washington. A representative for the 65-year-old singer said Joel and girlfriend Alexis Roderick are expecting their first child. They have been dating since 2009. The baby will be Joel’s second child and first with Roderick. He is the father of singer-songwriter Alexa Ray Joel. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

Roderick will be 34 next month.

The baby will be Joel's second child and first with Roderick. He is the father of singer-songwriter Alexa Ray Joel.

The statement from Joel's representative said the couple "opted to keep any further details of her pregnancy under wraps until their new addition makes an official debut."

Joel is completing a month-to-month residency at Madison Square Garden in New York City. His next show is on May 28.

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