Bon Jovi

Bon Jovi

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Bon Jovi is a hard rock band from Sayreville, New Jersey. Fronted by lead singer and namesake Jon Bon Jovi (born John Francis Bongiovi, Jr.), the group originally achieved large-scale success in the 1980s. Bon Jovi formed in 1983 with lead singer Jon Bon Jovi, guitarist Richie Sambora, keyboardist David Bryan, bassist Alec John Such, and drummer Tico Torres. Other than the departure of Alec John Such in 1994 (which pared the lineup down to a quartet), the lineup has remained the same for the past 27 years. More Info »

Top Albums

  • Cross Road
    Cross Road
  • Crush
    Crush
  • Slippery When Wet
    Slippery When Wet
  • Bon Jovi Greatest Hits
    Bon Jovi Greatest Hits
  • Bon Jovi Greatest Hits - The Ultimate Collection
    Bon Jovi Greatest Hits - The Ultimate Collection
  • Cross Road (Sound & Vision)
    Cross Road (Sound & Vision)
  • Have A Nice Day
    Have A Nice Day
  • Bounce
    Bounce
  • New Jersey
    New Jersey
  • Bon Jovi
    Bon Jovi
  • Keep The Faith
    Keep The Faith
  • These Days
    These Days
  • Lost Highway
    Lost Highway
  • The Circle
    The Circle
  • This Left Feels Right
    This Left Feels Right
  • We Weren't Born To Follow
    We Weren't Born To Follow
  • One Wild Night: Live 1985-2001
    One Wild Night: Live 1985-2001
  • Gold
    Gold
  • Bon Jovi: Special Edition
    Bon Jovi: Special Edition
  • Bounce - Special Edition
    Bounce - Special Edition
  • It's My Life
    It's My Life
  • One Wild Night
    One Wild Night
  • New Jersey: Special Edition
    New Jersey: Special Edition
  • One Wild Night Live 1985-2001
    One Wild Night Live 1985-2001
  • 7800 Fahrenheit
    7800 Fahrenheit
  • Live on Air
    Live on Air
  • 100,000,000 Bon Jovi Fans Can't Be Wrong (disc 4)
    100,000,000 Bon Jovi Fans Can't Be Wrong (disc 4)
  • 7800° Fahrenheit: Special Edition
    7800° Fahrenheit: Special Edition
  • 100,000,000 Bon Jovi Fans Can't Be Wrong
    100,000,000 Bon Jovi Fans Can't Be Wrong
  • What Do You Got?
    What Do You Got?
  • 100,000,000 Bon Jovi Fans Can't Be Wrong...
    100,000,000 Bon Jovi Fans Can't Be Wrong...
  • The Best of Bon Jovi
    The Best of Bon Jovi
  • Tokyo Road
    Tokyo Road
  • Cross Road - The Best Of
    Cross Road - The Best Of
  • Slippery When Wet (Remastered)
    Slippery When Wet (Remastered)
  • Best Ballads
    Best Ballads
  • Bon Jovi - Live in Moscow
    Bon Jovi - Live in Moscow
  • Unplugged
    Unplugged
  • Misunderstood
    Misunderstood
  • Lost Highway (Int'l Tour Edition)
    Lost Highway (Int'l Tour Edition)
  • Chronicles (3CD econopak)
    Chronicles (3CD econopak)
  • Fields of Fire
    Fields of Fire
  • Crossroad: The Best of Bon Jovi
    Crossroad: The Best of Bon Jovi
  • Always
    Always
  • 2 CD
    2 CD
  • Ultra Rare Tracks
    Ultra Rare Tracks
  • All About Lovin' You
    All About Lovin' You
  • Everyday
    Everyday

Bon Jovi. Artist Bio

Bon Jovi is a hard rock band from Sayreville, New Jersey. Fronted by lead singer and namesake Jon Bon Jovi (born John Francis Bongiovi, Jr.), the group originally achieved large-scale success in the 1980s.

Bon Jovi formed in 1983 with lead singer Jon Bon Jovi, guitarist Richie Sambora, keyboardist David Bryan, bassist Alec John Such, and drummer Tico Torres. Other than the departure of Alec John Such in 1994 (which pared the lineup down to a quartet), the lineup has remained the same for the past 27 years.

After two moderately successful albums in 1984 and 1985, the band scored big with Slippery When Wet (1986) and New Jersey (1988), which sold a combined 19 million copies in the U.S. alone, charted eight Top Ten hits, and launched the band into global superstardom. After non-stop touring, 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 double platinum Keep The Faith and has since created a string of platinum albums throughout the 1990s and 2000s, also expanding their musical horizons, combining rock with such genres as pop, adult contemporary, and country. The band has also been credited with inspiring the MTV Unplugged series with their famous sit-down acoustic performance at the 1989 MTV Video Music Awards.

In 2006, the band won a Grammy for best Country Collaboration for "Who Says You Can't Go Home" with Jennifer Nettles from Sugarland and also became the first rock band to reach #1 on the Hot Country Songs chart with the same song. They have also been nominated twice for the smash hit "It's My Life" and two songs from the album Bounce, "Misunderstood" and "Everyday".

Throughout their career, the band has released ten studio albums, of which nine have gone platinum. In addition, the band has charted 19 singles to the Top 40 of the Billboard Hot 100, four of which reached #1 ("You Give Love a Bad Name", "Livin' On A Prayer", "Bad Medicine", and "I'll Be There For You"). The band also holds the record for the most weeks for a hard rock album at #1 on the billboard 200 with Slippery When Wet, as well as the most Top 10 singles from a hard rock album, with New Jersey, which charted five such singles.

In 2007 The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame included Slippery When Wet in the Definitive 200 Albums at #44

On November 2nd 2009 Bon Jovi released their 11th studio album and it is called: The Circle. The first single off the album is slated to hit radio on August 31st and is called "We Weren't Born To Follow". A tour to promote this album will be annouced soon on www.bonjovi.com. All this info has been confirmed by Bon Jovi's engineer Obie O'brien.

Over the past 25 years, Bon Jovi has sold over 120 million albums worldwide, 34 million in the United States alone.

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