Official press release
Bon Jovi Approaches 3.5 Million In Worldwide Album Sales, Wraps U.S. Leg of Sold-out World Tour & Charts Top Ten Hit at Country Radio with “Who Says You Can’t Go Home” Duet Less Than Six Months Since Release of Have A Nice Day
Band to perform on “Tonight Show with Jay Leno” on Wednesday, March 8
(New York, NY) – In the past week, momentum, praise, and accolades have culminated in a massive chart jump for Bon Jovi, as their Have A Nice Day album leaps up the Billboard Top 200 Chart from #70 to #36. Their sold-out Have A Nice Day World Tour is on record as one of the band’s biggest touring success stories yet and they’re even making a showing on the Country charts – their “Who Says You Can’t Go Home” duet with Jennifer Nettles of Sugarland has just entered the Top Ten on the country radio chart. Bon Jovi’s ninth studio album, Have A Nice Day was released in late September ’05 and has achieved platinum status in the US and sold over three million worldwide in less than six months’ time.
Tomorrow’s Leno performance comes as the band winds down the U.S. leg of their world tour. Show reviews have trumpeted the band’s one-two punch of mega-hits combined with enough charisma to rock arenas to the rafters. The Los Angeles Times compliments the “tuneful arena rock that rarely loses sight of journeyman craftsmanship,” and the Oakland Tribune asserts Jon Bon Jovi “works the stage like a preacher does a revival tent.”
Throughout the tour, Jon has stunned fans by frequently jumping off-stage to sing from the audience and the band has surprised fans with guest appearances; Ms. Nettles joined the band on tour stops in Atlanta, GA; Nashville, TN; Tampa, FL; and at their Daytona 500 pre-race performance.
The “Who Says You Can’t Go Home” video featuring Nettles is currently in GAC’s Top Ten and has been in heavy rotation on CMT since January. VH1 has the Bon Jovi version of the song in “Extra Large Rotation” and it’s currently #9 on the channel’s Countdown.
About Bon Jovi
Over the last two decades, Bon Jovi has earned the respect of the music industry and the loyalty of legions of fans around the globe. They have sold over 100 Million albums worldwide and, since forming in 1984, Bon Jovi has performed more than 2500 concerts in 50 countries before more than 32 million people. On September 20th, Bon Jovi released their ninth studio album, "Have a Nice Day" (Island Records). The "Have A Nice Day World Tour" is promoted by AEG Live/Concerts West.
Bon Jovi is Jon Bon Jovi (vocals/guitar), Richie Sambora (guitars), David Bryan (keyboards) and Tico Torres (drums/percussion). For more info on Bon Jovi visit www.bonjovi.com and for more info on the Bon Jovi tour, visit http://bonjovi.aeglive.com
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