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Bon Jovi formed in 1983, Bon Jovi consists of lead singer and namesake 'Jon Bon Jovi' (John Francis
Bongiovi, Jr.), guitarist Richie Sambora, keyboardist David Bryan, drummer Tico Torres as well as bassist
Hugh McDonald. Is a rock music group from New Jersey, United States. They have sold more than 40
                                                million albums in the United States and more than 120
                                                million albums worldwide since its establishment in 1984.

                                                The band became famous for writing some rock songs,
                                                and received wide acclaim with their third album Slippery
                                                When Wet, which was released in 1986. After touring and
                                                recording non-stop during the 1980s, the band went on
                                                hiatus after the New Jersey Tour in 1990, during which
                                                time Jon Bon Jovi and Richie Sambora both released
                                                successful solo albums. In 1992, the band returned with
                                                the album Keep The Faith. They released the single "It's
                                                My Life", which followed the second hiatus, successfully
                                                introduced the band to a younger audience. Bon Jovi has
                                                been known to use different styles in their music, which
                                                includes the state for their 2007 album Lost Highway.
                                                Their latest album, The Circle, was released on November
                                                10, 2009 in the United States.

Jon Bon Jovi began to play piano and guitar in 1975 in a class of thirteen with his first band 'break down'.
At sixteen Bon Jovi met David Bryan and formed 12-piece cover band Atlantic City Expressway. They
played clubs in New Jersey even though they were minors. Still in the teens, Bon Jovi played in the band
John Bongiovi and the Wild Ones, playing local clubs like "The Fast Lane" and opening for known acts in
the area. In 1980, he formed another band, "The Rest", New Jersey and opened for acts like Southside
Johnny and the Asbury Jukes.

In mid 1982, out of school and working part-time in women's shoe store ', Jon Bon Jovi took a job at the
Power Station Studios, Manhattan recording facility where his cousin Tony Bongiovi is a co-owner. Bon
Jovi made several demos - including one produced by Billy Squier - and send it to the record company
but failed to make an impact. His first professional recording lead vocals in "R2-D2 We Wish You Merry
Christmas," which is part of a co-star Christmas album produced cousin.

Bon Jovi visited the local radio station WAPP 103.5FM "Apple" in Lake Success, New York. He spoke
directly to the Director John Lassman promotion, which received the song "Runaway" for inclusion on
the compilation album of local homegrown talent stations. Bon Jovi was initially reluctant but eventually
gave them the song Bon Jovi had used studio musicians to play on the song "Runaway". Studio musicians
who helped record "Runaway" - known as The All Star Review - is guitarist Tim Pierce, keyboardist Roy
Bittan, drummer Frankie LaRocka, and bassist Hugh McDonald.

This song is starting to get played on the New York area, then other sister stations in major markets to
take the song. March 1983 Bon Jovi called David Bryan, who in turn called bassist Alec John Such (b. Alec
John Such, 14 November 1952, Yonkers, New York, USA) ex-Phantom's Opera and a drummer named
Tico Torres experienced. Tapped to play the guitar was Bon Jovi's neighbor, Dave Sabo (aka The Snake)
which then formed the group Skid Row. Sabo eventually replaced by Richie Sambora (b. Richard Stephen
Sambora, July 11, 1959, Perth Amboy, New Jersey, USA). Prior to joining the group, Sambora had toured
with Joe Cocker, played with a group called Mercy and had been called to audition for Kiss. He also
played on the album Lessons with the band Message, which was re-released on CD through Long Island
Records in 1995. The message that was originally signed to Led Zeppelin Swan Song Records label,
although the album was never released.

                                                        Tico Torres was also a seasoned musician,
                                                        having recorded and played live with Phantom's
                                                        Opera, The Marvelettes, and Chuck Berry. He
                                                        appeared in 26 new records and recorded with
                                                        Franke and the knockouts, a Jersey band with
                                                        hit singles during the early 1980s. David Bryan
                                                        had quit the band he and Bon Jovi founded in
                                                        order to study medicine. While in college, he
                                                        realized that he wanted to pursue music full-
                                                        time and have received the Juilliard School, New
                                                        York music school. When Bon Jovi called his
                                                        friend and said he put together a band and a
                                                        record deal looked likely, Bryan followed Bon
Jovi and gave up his studies.

Once the band began playing shows and opening for local talent, they attract the attention of record
executive Derek Shulman, who signed them to Mercury Records and is part of the PolyGram company.
Because Jon Bon Jovi wanted a group name, Pamela Maher, a friend of an employee Richard Fischer and
Doc McGhee, suggested they call themselves they Bon Jovi, following the example of two other famous
bands like Van Halen said. This name was chosen instead of the original idea Johnny Electric. Pamela's
name suggestion was greeted with little enthusiasm, but two years later they hit the charts under the
name. Cover art for Runaway.

With the help of their new manager Doc McGhee they recorded the band's debut album, Bon Jovi, who
was released on January 21, 1984. The album included the band's first hit single, "Runaway", reached
Top 40 on the Billboard Hot 100, followed by "She Do not Know Me" which is a song Mercury requested
Jon record and include on the album as part of the deal. Until now, the song remained on track only ever
entered in the album that Jon Bon Jovi has no writing credit.

The group found themselves opening for the Scorpions in the U.S. and to Kiss in Europe. In August of
1984 the band made appearances at the Super Rock Festival in Japan as a special guest. However,
"Runaway" became a hit and attracted the attention of Bon Jovi in Japan. Bon Jovi gets first gold disc for
their first album in Japan. This album peaked at # 43 on the Billboard 200 album chart in the United
States and one year after its release, it was certified Gold by the RIAA. In 1985, Bon Jovi's second album
7800 ° Fahrenheit was released. The band released three singles "Only Lonely", "In And Out Of Love"
and the ballad "Silent Night". This album peaked at # 37 on the Billboard 200 and certified Gold in the
U.S. While the album did not perform as well as they expect in terms of sales, it was allowed Bon Jovi to
come out on the road touring again. their first show in Japan as a headliner that has been done
immediately after the release of the album and shows a total of eight sold-out all, and the album hit the
Top 5 and was certified Gold in Japan.

In May 1985, titled Bon Jovi place in the UK and Europe. Fahrenheit 7800 peaked at # 28 in the UK and #
40 in Germany. At the end of a European tour, the band began to run 6-month high of U.S. tourdates
supporting Ratt. In the midst of a tour that they managed to make appearances in Texas, and Monster
Jam's Rock Castle Donnington concert in England. Jon Bon Jovi also did a solo performance at the first
Farm Aid in 1985.

In April 1986 Bon Jovi moved to Vancouver to record their third album. Six months of work the studio
produces Slippery When Wet. The album, produced by Bruce Fairbairn and mixed by Bob Rock, was
released in August 1986 and became Bon Jovi's breakthrough album. The first single, "You Give Love A
Bad Name", became the band's first # 1 single on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 singles chart. The follow-up
single, hit "Livin 'on a prayer" # 1 well, spending four weeks in the top position, both co-written with
songwriter virtually unknown young man named Desmond Child (b. John Charles Barrett, October 28,
1953, Gainesville, Florida, USA) which tracks talents recommended by KISS frontman, Paul Stanley.
Partnerships songs from Jon Bon Jovi / Child / Richie Sambora Desmond continues to this day. The
album's third single "Wanted Dead or Alive" is a big Top 10 hit and still to this day, the Bon Jovi's
"National Anthem".

MTV wholeheartedly embraced Bon Jovi, the camera looks good and friendly concert videos helped
catapult the band into superstardom. With the tremendous success of Slippery When Wet Bon Jovi has
become a musical superstar in the world they had dreamed. Slippery When Wet reached number one in
Australia, Canada, Norway, Finland, New Zealand, Switzerland and holds the record for most weeks of
hard rock album at # 1 in the U.S., spending eight weeks at # 1 on the Billboard 200. The album also hit
the Top 10 in Austria, the Netherlands, Japan, and England, spent 107 weeks on the UK Albums Chart. In
the year 1987, Slippery When Wet named top selling album of the year by Billboard and "Livin 'On A
Prayer" won the MTV Video Music Award for Best Stage Performance in 1988., The band also won the
award for Favorite Pop / Rock Band at the American Music Awards and the award for Favorite Rock
Group at People's Choice Awards.

When Slippery When Wet was released in August 1986, Bon Jovi is an act of support for the Special 38.
At the end of 1986, Bon Jovi with either a six-month headline dates in arenas across America. In August
1987, the band British titles "Monsters of Rock" festival. During their set Dee Snider, Bruce Dickinson
and Paul Stanley joined the band to perform "We're an American Band". The band ended the year it has
130 titles shown in "The Never Ending Tour", grossing $ 28.4 million.

Jon Bon Jovi asked what all this meant the success of astronomy, which he replied, "Everything is bigger,
and moving twice as fast. You have been recognized twice as often. It's bigger, the whole world will be
greater. You have to sell more recordings, a Huger. you get smarter and you understand the business a
little more, so the more responsibility you understand now. and you want to make sure everything goes
right ".
Following the success of the group, Jon Bon Jovi and Richie Sambora are asked to assist in producing self
'back' Cher's-titled album in 1987. Jon and Richie co-wrote and sang backing vocals on Cher's single "We
All Sleep Alone" and also made some tracks on the album, then going to co-produce a multi-platinum
album Cher's Heart of Stone in 1989.

Determined to prove that success is not accidental Slippery When Wet, Bon Jovi released their fourth
attempt of New Jersey in September 1988. The resulting album was a commercial hit. New Jersey spent
four consecutive weeks at # 1 on the Billboard 200 and two weeks in the UK Albums Chart. New Jersey
also holds the record for hard rock album to spawn the most Top 10 singles, with five Top 10 singles
record on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart in the United States. "Bad Medicine" and the ballad "I'll Be
There for You", both hit # 1 on the Billboard Hot 100. three album's other singles ("Born to Be My Baby",
"Lay Your Hands on Me", and "Living in Sin") reached the Top 10 and the big hits on MTV.

Bon Jovi even made headlines when the video for "Living In Sin" was banned by MTV for showing some
overzealous romance / sex scenes. After that, re-edited and put it on heavy rotation MTV. Bon Jovi
mounted another tour around the big world that continued throughout 1989 and 1990. They visited
more than 22 countries and performed more than 232 shows before the whole. The culmination of the
band's personal for June 11, 1989 they sold-out homecoming at Giants Stadium in New Jersey. In August
1989, the band was headed to Russia for the Moscow Music Peace Festival. Bon Jovi was the first band
by the Russian government official to perform in Russia and New Jersey released the state-owned
record label, Melodiya, a privilege no Western artist had ever given before. Monsters of Rock Festival
was canceled in 1989 because of the death of two fans during the Guns N 'Roses performance' in 1988.
It was replaced with another rock festival that took place in Milton Keynes with Bon Jovi, Europe, Skid
Row, and Vixen as a participant.

The non-stop touring was taking its toll on the band. At the end of the tour of New Jersey, Bon Jovi
concert has been 16 months under their belt and band members were exhausted physically, mentally
and emotionally. Finally, after the date of the last tour in Mexico, and without a clear plan for their
future, the new band members to go home. Between 1990 and 1991 they split up the band members.
Fatigue recording both Slippery When Wet and New Jersey back to back, with an all-round world tour
after every album, taking its toll on the band. The band has stated that there is little if any goodbyes
between them at the end of the tour of New Jersey. During their time off from the scene, the band
retreated to their own interests and showing no desire to make another album.

Jon Bon Jovi recorded a solo album, a soundtrack for the movie Young Guns II, better known as Blaze
Glory. After initially approached by his friend Emilio Estevez to lend "Wanted Dead Or Alive" as the
theme song for the upcoming sequel to The Kid Billy, Jon Bon Jovi finally put together a new theme song
for the soundtrack all the movie and gave his first solo album. Released in 1990, the album featured high
profile guests such as Elton John, Little Richard and Jeff Beck. Album fared well commercially and
obtained a positive response. The title track, "Blaze of Glory" hit # 1 in the United States. In 1991 the
"Blaze of Glory" won the award for Favorite Pop / Rock Single at the American Music Awards and Golden
Globe awards, too. This song also get Jon Bon Jovi nominated for an Academy Award and Grammy

Sambora, with the help of Tico Torres and David Bryan, released a solo album entitled Stranger In This
Town, in 1991. The album featured Eric Clapton on the song "Mr. Bluesman". David Bryan recorded the
soundtrack for the horror film The Hereafter, which is a bright part of that year after he was hospitalized
with a disease caused by parasites of South America. Alec John Such take the fall off of his motorcycle,
which injured his hand playing bass, forcing him to develop a new way to hold and play his instrument.
Disillusioned with the music business, despite its success, and unhappy with the status quo, in 1991 Jon
Bon Jovi fired her management, business advisers, and agents, including a long-time manager, Doc
McGhee. Jon took the quarterbacking responsibilities himself by closing ranks and creating Bon Jovi

In October 1991 the band went to a Caribbean island of St. Thomas to discuss plans for the future. They
managed to resolve their differences by allowing each member to talk about his feelings without
interruption from one another. After completing their problems, they walked back to the Vancouver
Little Mountain studio with Bob Rock to work on the band's fifth album in January 1992.

Fifth studio album Keep the Faith Bon Jovi released in November 1992, is "the beginning of a new
chapter in the history of Bon Jovi's" and marked a change in the voice band. Keep The Faith to promote
their return to their roots playing a few dates in small clubs in New Jersey where they launch their
careers. Musical tastes have changed in four years between New Jersey and Keep the Faith. Although
the industry and a growing affinity for Grunge audience, Bon Jovi's sound morphed itself to work in the
music world in 1990, and also changed their image. The media focus attention on Jon Bon Jovi's hair.
When Jon Bon Jovi's hair cut, she made headlines on CNN.

The album reached double platinum in the United States and peaked at # 5 on the Billboard 200. But on
the other side of the Atlantic, the reaction is quite impressive. The album debuted at # 1 on both
England and Australia and reached 5x platinum in Canada and 3x platinum both in Japan and Australia.
Keep The Faith is also a huge success in Germany, and sold very well in Asia and South America, two
emerging and developed markets recorded. The band appeared on MTV Unplugged in late 1992, but
that is different from other episodes of MTV's Unplugged series. Bon Jovi's performance captured in an
intimate, "in the round" experience, performing acoustic and electric renditions of hits of classical (non-
Bon Jovi and Bon Jovi tracks) and new material from Keep the Faith. The concert was released
commercially in 1993 as Keep the Faith: An Evening with Bon Jovi.
To mark the beginning of the next stage of the band Bon Jovi launch an extensive international tour,
visiting the countries of this band has never been seen before and headlining stadiums in America,
Europe, Asia and Australia. They visited 38 countries and performed 177 shows on tour Keep the Faith /
I'll Sleep When I'm Dead Tour.

In October 1994, Bon Jovi released a greatest hits album titled Cross Road, with two new songs:
"Always" and "Someday I'll Be Saturday Night". The first single off the album, "Always", is a big hit.
"Always" spent six months in the top 10 Billboard Hot 100, hit # 1 in 21 countries certified platinum in
the United States, sold 3 million copies worldwide and became Bon Jovi's highest selling single. That
year Bon Jovi won the award for Best Selling Rock Band in the World Music Awards.

In the same year, bassist Alec John Such left the band, the first lineup change since Bon Jovi began. The
bassist Hugh McDonald in "Runaway," unofficially replaced as bassist, with rumors that he also recorded
bass on previous albums. Jon Bon Jovi said, regarding the departure of such as: "Of course it hurts But
I'm learning to accept and honor The fact that I'm a workaholic, studio, studio out, stage, stage off, want
to .. dealing with music day and night, does not mean everyone must adjust to the speed that would like
Alec. to stop for a while now, so it does not come as a complete surprise. "

Bon Jovi's sixth studio album, These Days, was released in June 1995. This is Bon Jovi's first album
released after the departure of bassist Alec John Such. Today many critics responded as they should
Keep The Faith, noting that the band has continued to mature lyrics and explore different musical styles,
while keeping the musical nuances of Bon Jovi. Jon Bon Jovi has revealed that despite their darkest
album, the band was in a very happy place at the time.
This album hit the Top 10 on the Billboard 200 and reached the status of Platinum by the RIAA in the
U.S. but fared better internationally than in the U.S. The album debuted at # 1 in the UK where replaced
Michael Jackson's History album at number one on the UK Albums Chart and spent four consecutive
weeks also at # 1. In Japan, the album topped the Oricon chart with sales of 379,000 copies in its first
week, then became the fastest-selling album by a non-Japanese artist in the history of the state table.
This lead single Is not A Love Song reached # 14 in the United States, and is the only significant U.S. hit
from the album. However, the album produced four UK Top 10 hits. That year the band won BRIT Award
for best international band and also won the MTV Europe Music Award for Best Rock.

World tour that began in India took the band though Asia, Europe, Australia and South America before
the band's first show in South Africa. A culmination of his career came in June 1995 when Bon Jovi sold
out three nights at London's Wembley Stadium history. With a film crew in tow, this concert has been
documented for Bon Jovi: Live From London, a Grammy-nominated video record their appearance. Bon
Jovi visited 35 countries and performed 126 shows on this tour today.

After the huge success of the Tour today, the members of Bon Jovi they parted. But unlike the next
period of the New Jersey tour, tainted with uncertainty, this hiatus is a conscious group decision. Bon
Jovi members approved two-year self-imposed sabbatical from the band. In 1997, Jon Bon Jovi landed
major roles in several films. While he was free between filming different movies, Jon wrote what would
be the second solo album, Destination Anywhere in 1997. A short film of the same name recorded about
the release of records, based entirely on the songs of the record and starring Jon Bon Jovi, Demi Moore,
Kevin Bacon and Whoopi Goldberg. Tico Torres used the opportunity to further pursue his painting while
David Bryan began to write and compile a variety of musicals. In 1998, Richie Sambora released his
second solo outing called Undiscovered Soul.

Bon Jovi regrouped in 1999 to record the song "Real Life" for the film EDTV minus Bryan who recovered
from an accident where he almost broke his finger. In 1999 Bon Jovi is ready to release a new album,
under the "Sex Sells" title work, but the album was delayed and only three of more than thirty songs
written used for Crush. In Real Life music video you can see some of the posters from this album).

After an absence of nearly four years, in which several band members worked on independent projects,
Bon Jovi regrouped in 1999 to begin work on their next studio album. In June 2000, Crush was released
as the band's seventh studio album. The first single "It's My Life" was recorded as one of the most
successful releases in a decade and, most importantly, became a symbol of longevity of this band when
they won through different changes in the mainstream rock scene with admirable success. This album
helped introduce them to the base, a new fan of the younger. That year the band received two Grammy
nominations for Best Rock Album and Best Rock Performance Crush Duo / Group "It's My Life". The
video for "It's My Life" won a My VH1 Music Awards for "My Favorite Video". VH1 also featured the
band on an episode of Behind The Music in 2000.

Bon Jovi played stadiums in Japan and Europe during the summer of 2000, including two sold-out
concerts at London's historic Wembley Stadium, the last concert ever held in the legendary prior to
demolition. That summer the band played to more than one million fans in less than 30 shows. After
they returned to the U.S. band perform sold-out arena tour in the spring of 2000, followed in spring
2001 with a sold-out arena-run amphitheater dates in America. They revisited stadiums in Japan and
Europe, including their first date in Wales at the Millennium Stadium. After this they had one more lap
than the date of warehouses in the United States.

Bon Jovi sold out two homecoming concerts at Giants Stadium New Jersey. The concert not only meet
the career and personal highlights for the band but record-breaking ratings for the broadcast network
VH-1. Main article: One Wild Night: Live 1985-2001
While on tour, Bon Jovi released a collection of live performances from throughout their career in an
album titled One Wild Night: Live 1985-2001. This is the first time Bon Jovi's live album. The songs were
taken from the archives of recorded material the band has gathered from the early days they were on
the right path through the tour. The band was awarded for "Most Popular Live Show" in 2001 My VH1
Music Awards The awards show, Jon Bon Jovi and Richie Sambora surprised a live theater full of
participants and television viewers living with a beautiful rendition of "Here Comes The Sun" as a tribute
to George Harrison.

When the Crush and One Wild Night tour is completed, the band members had anticipated a brief
vacation before work would begin on the eighth studio album the band. But on September 11, the world
changed. A few days after the terrorist attacks, Jon and Richie has filmed Public Service Announcements
for the Red Cross, noted "America The Beautiful" for the NFL and performed as part of a historic
American: A Tribute to Heroes telethon live. One month later, the band participated at two Monmouth
County Alliance of Neighbors concerts in Red Bank, NJ to raise money for the family home near the
band, which hit the World Trade Center disaster. And on October 21, 2001, Bon Jovi performed at the
Concert For New York's monumental at Madison Square Garden, raising relief funds and honoring those
who work to save lives during the attack. Bon Jovi also released a second greatest hits album titled
Tokyo Road in 2001.

In the spring of 2002, the group entered the studio to begin recording eighth studio album, title, Bounce
is a reference not only to New York City and the United States the ability to bounce back from the World
Trade Center attacks as a nation but, it is also called Bon Jovi, This band's ability to bounce back again
and again, over the years. Bounce back to Bon Jovi represents the "root" with Richie Sambora playing
very distorted guitar, raspy vocals by Jon, keyboard effects and piano by David Bryan and drummer Tico
Torres boom by. Jon Bon Jovi noted that "Bounce" especially the "Jon and Richie album". However, this
return to a more sound "Bon Jovi classic," while aid to some fans, also bring some critics who accused
the band is too "formulaic", a criticism that was directed at the band in the past.

The first single from the album "Everyday", nominated at the 2003 Grammy Awards for Best Pop
Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal. The band continued Bounce Tour for this album, where they
made history as the last band to play Veterans Stadium in Philadelphia before it was demolished.
Following the end of the Bounce Tour in August 2003, Bon Jovi embarked on a project, originally
intended to produce an album consisting of live acoustic performances, the band finally rewrites, re-
recording and reinventing 12 of their biggest hits in a new and much different light . This Time Feels
Right was released in November 2003. Main article: 100,000,000 Bon Jovi Fans Can not Be Wrong

The following year, the band released a box entitled 100,000,000 Bon Jovi Fans Can not Be Wrong, the
title of a tribute to Elvis Presley 50,000,000 Elvis Fans Can not Be Wrong. Set consists of four CDs packed
with 38 unreleased and 12 rare tracks, as well as DVDs. Box set marked the sales of 100 million Bon Jovi
albums and also the 20th anniversary of the band's first album release in 1984. In November 2004, Bon
Jovi was honored with the Award for Merit at the American Music Awards, where they perform a sneak
preview of an unfinished song, "Have a Nice Day".
Bon Jovi participated in Live 8 on July 2, 2005 where they debuted version, the last full "Have a Nice
Day", with "Livin 'on a Prayer" and "It's My Life". Bon Jovi's ninth studio album, Have a Nice Day, was
released in September 2005. "Have A Nice Day," the first single from the album. The second single,
"Who Says You Can not Go Home", was released in the United States in early 2006. In the U.S., a duet
version of "Who Says You Can not Go Home" with country singer Jennifer Nettles of the band Sugarland
was released, they also released "Welcome to wherever you are" as the third single. And in May 2006,
Bon Jovi became the first Rock & Roll Band has hit # 1 on the Billboard Hot Country Chart. On February
11, 2007, Bon Jovi and Jennifer Nettles won a Grammy Award for "Best Country Collaboration with
Vocals" for "Who Says You Can not Go Home". The band also won the award for Favorite Rock Song at
the People's Choice Awards with "Who Says You Can not Go Home".

Soon after the release of Have A Nice Day, the band began getting ready for the new 2005-2006
worldwide Have A Nice Day Tour. This tour, being shorter than the previous one by only seventy-five
shows originally planned, taking the band to stage a lot and stadiums around the world. The tour is a
significant commercial success, as the group played to 2,002,000 fans, and the tour grossed a total of $
191 million. The tour is the third highest grossing tours of 2006 took in just $ 131 million, just behind the
A Rolling Stones' Bigger Bang World Tour and Madonna's Confessions Tour. On November 14, 2006, Bon
Jovi has been inducted into the UK Music Hall of Fame with James Brown and Led Zeppelin.

In June 2007, Bon Jovi released their tenth studio album, Lost Highway. This album is the sound effects
rock band with a country music version of the country following the success of bands 2006 single "Who
Says You Can not Go Home", a duet with Jennifer Nettles.
To promote the new album, Bon Jovi made several television appearances, including the annual CMT
Awards in Nashville 6, American Idol, and MTV Unplugged, as well as playing at the Live Earth concert at
Giants Stadium. They also performed ten promotional gigs in the U.S., Canada, UK and Japan. As part of
the 'tour' it, Bon Jovi is the first group to perform at London's new O2 Arena (formerly Millennium
Dome) when it was opened to the public on June 24, 2007. 23 000-seater stadium sold out within 30
minutes tickets were released.

Lost Highway topped the charts in the United States, the Netherlands, Japan, Australia, Europe, and
Canada. The album was nominated for Best Pop Vocal Album and the album's first single "(You Want To)
Make a Memory" was nominated for Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal at the 2008
Grammy Awards. The third album single "Till We Is not Strangers Anymore" won a CMT Music Award for
Collaborative Video of the year 2008 Presenter LeAnn Rimes received. Award on behalf of the bands,
like Bon Jovi is not at the award ceremony. The song was also nominated for an Academy Award for
Country Music Vocal Event of the Year.
In October 2007 the band announced the Lost Highway Tour.

"Runaway" · "She Do not Know Me" · "In and Out of Love" · "The Hardest Part Is the Night" · "Only
Lonely" · "Silent Night" · "You Give Love a Bad Name" · "Livin 'on a Prayer "·" Wanted Dead or Alive "·"
Never Say Goodbye "·" Bad Medicine "·" Born to Be My Baby "·" I'll Be There for You "·" Lay Your Hands
on Me "· "Living in Sin" · "Please Come Home for Christmas" · "Keep the Faith" · "Bed of Roses" · "in
These Arms" · "I'll Sleep When I'm Dead" · "I Believe" · "Dry County" · "Always" · "Someday I'll Be
Saturday Night" · "This Is not a Love Song" · "Something for the Pain" · "Lie to Me" · "These Days" · "Hey
God "·" real Life "·" It's My Life "·" Say It Is not So "·" Thank You for Loving Me "·" One Wild Night "·"
Everyday "·" Misunderstood "·" All About Lovin 'You "·" Bounce "·" Have a Nice Day "·" Who Says You
Can not Go Home "·" Welcome to Wherever You Are "·" (You Want to) Make a Memory "·" Lost Highway
"·" Till We Is not Strangers Anymore "·

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