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|Bon Jovi's Hits bests 1994's Crossroads; tour dates added
Thanksgiving may be less than a week away, but for Bon Jovi and their fans around the world, “…it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas”. The band’s long-awaited Greatest Hits compilation ( Island Def Jam Music Group) not only debuted at Number One on the Billboard European Chart, but has premiered on the charts higher and sold more domestically in its’ first week than their first Greatest Hit’s release, 1994’s 'Crossroads'.
To date, 'Crossroads' has sold 18 million copies, but the new Greatest Hits compilation, which spans nearly thirty years of such hits as ‘Bad Name’, ‘Livin’ On A Prayer’, ‘Born To Be My Baby’, Keep The Faith’ and ‘Who Says You Can’t Go Home?’ is on pace to obliterate the band’s personal best long-term, based on information released today by AEGLive.
In a Press Release, AEGLive disclosed that :
"Bon Jovi Greatest Hits debuted in the Top 5 in over 20 markets around the world including in the US, where it is the #1 charting rock release, the UK, Germany, Norway, Spain, Switzerland, Austria, Holland, New Zealand, Argentina and Korea. The album entered the charts at #1 in Japan, Canada, Australia, Ireland, Sweden, Portugal, and Mexico. The album remains #1 for a second week on the European Billboard Chart as well as in Portugal and Ireland."
The band’s new single, ‘What Do You Got?’, is also making waves, moving up the charts as the “fastest growing single in Bon Jovi history”, the release added.
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