Bon Jovi

  1. Bon Jovi To Embark On World Tour

    October 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Bon Jovi will embark on a world tour of more than 10 countries, beginning with the United States and Canada this fall. "We're starting in New Jersey and then taking it to the world," lead singer Jon Bon Jovi announced at last night& ...

  2. H1 Touring Numbers Strong

    July 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The North American concert business is not off to last year's blistering pace, but business is strong, according to numbers reported to Billboard Boxscore from January through June. Attendance is 20.4 million so far this year, generating box ...

  3. Bon Jovi, Rihanna Continue Euro Chart Streak

    July 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Bon Jovi's "Lost Highway" (Universal Island) embarks on a fourth week on top of Billboard's European Top 100 Albums survey, as Rihanna's "Umbrella" (Def Jam) featuring Jay-Z begins its sixth week at No. 1 on Euro ...

  4. Bon Jovi Holds Euro Chart No. 1

    June 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Bon Jovi fends off the challenge of the White Stripes to maintain leadership of Billboard's European Top 100 Albums chart, starting a second week at No. 1 with "Lost Highway" (Universal Island) as "Icky Thump" (Third Man/W ...

  5. Bon Jovi Scores First No. 1 Album Since 1988

    June 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT For the first time since 1988, Bon Jovi tops The Billboard 200. "Lost Highway" sold 292,000 in United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan, the rock troupe's biggest one-week sum since Nielsen began tracking sales data in 1991. Th ...

  6. Bon Jovi Nabs First No. 1 Album in Nearly 19 Years

    June 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Bon Jovi's "Lost Highway" debuts at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 -- the band's first No. 1 since 1988's "New Jersey" spent four weeks atop the list in October and November of that year. It's the act's thi ...

  7. Bon Jovi Opens O2 Arena

    June 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT London's newest music venue, the O2 Arena, enjoyed a hitch-free first night with a sellout concert by Bon Jovi. The New Jersey rockers played their greatest hits and selections from new album "Lost Highway" (Universal Island) - curr ...

  8. Bon Jovi’s ‘Lost Highway’ Displays Country-Flavored Stadium Rock

    June 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Bon Jovi: “Lost Highway” Producers: John Shanks, Dann Huff Label: Mercury Nashville Release Date: June 19 Inspired by the crossover success of "Who Says You Can't Go Home," a No. 1 hit at country radio, Bon Jovi gives its open-heart ...

  9. Bon Jovi To Bundle Digital Album, Presale Tickets

    June 08, 2007 12:00 AM EDT In what's being billed as a first, Bon Jovi will bundle a digital iTunes copy of the band's upcoming album "Lost Highway" with purchase of presale tickets for their upcoming stand to open the new Prudential Center in Newark, N. ...

  10. MTV's 'Unplugged' Reborn With The Police, Bon Jovi

    May 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT MTV's on-again, off-again "Unplugged" program will return in a big way this summer, with new episodes featuring the Police, Bon Jovi, Kenny Chesney, Mary J. Blige and John Mayer. This time around, however, the show will be rolled ou ...

  11. FameCast Adds Armed Forces Stage

    May 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT In honor of Memorial Day, music talent competition Web site FameCast will add an Armed Forces stage to its existing 12 genre platforms. U.S. military personnel will now have their own digital stage to upload video music performances to the FameCas ...

  12. Furtado, Billy Talent Win Big At Juno Awards

    April 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT With five major wins, Canadian pop star Nelly Furtado swept Canada's Juno Awards over the weekend. A total of 39 Juno trophies were handed out over two nights, Saturday (March 31) and Sunday (April 1) in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Furtado, host ...

  13. A Bigger Bang Crowned Top Tour Of '06

    December 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Rolling Stones' A Bigger Bang trek, which recaptured the "top-grossing tour ever" title from U2's Vertigo, was the top grossing tour of the year, according to numbers reported to Billboard Boxscore. The Stones, which began ...

  14. Muse To Rock New Wembley Stadium

    December 04, 2006 12:00 AM EST Muse is the first band to announce a gig at London's new Wembley Stadium since last year's aborted attempt to re-open the iconic venue led to shows by Bon Jovi, the Rolling Stones, Robbie Williams and Take That being re-located. The gig, ...

  15. U.K. Hall Of Fame Fetes Music Legends

    November 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST Prince, Bon Jovi, James Brown, Brian Wilson, Dusty Springfield, Led Zeppelin and Rod Stewart were inducted tonight (Nov. 14) into the U.K. Music Hall of Fame during a ceremony at London's Alexandra Pa Prince, Bon Jovi, James Brown, Brian Wils ...

  16. Stones, Madonna Honored At Billboard Touring Awards

    November 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST Event held Nov. 9. The Rolling Stones' Bigger Bang tour was a big winner at the Billboard Touring Awards, which were given out tonight (Nov. 9) in the Grand Ballroom at the Roosevelt Hotel in New York. The awards, based on box-office figures ...

  17. Stones, Madonna Honored At Billboard Touring Awards

    November 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Rolling Stones' Bigger Bang tour was a big winner at the Billboard Touring Awards, which were given out tonight (Nov. 9) in the Grand Ballroom at the Roosevelt Hotel in New York. The awards, based The Rolling Stones' Bigger Bang tour ...

  18. Prince Inducted In U.K. Hall Of Fame

    November 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST Prince is the latest legend confirmed for induction into the U.K. Music Hall Of Fame, during a Nov. 14 ceremony at London's Alexandra Palace. Prince is the latest legend confirmed for induction into the U.K. Music Hall Of Fame, during a Nov. ...

  19. Bon Jovi, Brown Inducted In U.K. Hall Of Fame

    October 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT American stadium rockers Bon Jovi and soul legend James Brown will be inducted into the U.K. Music Hall of Fame on Nov. 14. Both acts are expected to perform at the ceremony, which will be held for th American stadium rockers Bon Jovi and soul leg ...

  20. Bon Jovi, Brown Inducted In U.K. Hall Of Fame

    October 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT American stadium rockers Bon Jovi and soul legend James Brown will be inducted into the U.K. Music Hall of Fame on Nov. 14. Both acts are expected to perform at the ceremony, which will be held for th American stadium rockers Bon Jovi and soul leg ...

  21. Madonna Tops Finalists For Billboard Touring Awards

    October 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Madonna leads the field for the 2006 Billboard Touring Awards with mentions in four categories, including top tour and top draw, respectively award the top-grossing and top ticket-selling tour. The ot Madonna leads the field for the 2006 Billboard ...

  22. Wembley Stadium Completion Delayed Again

    August 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Original date pushed back almost a year. London’s much delayed new Wembley Stadium is not expected to be finished until almost one year after its original launch date. The $1 billion-plus 90,000-seater venue, which had two completion dates resched ...

  23. Island Appoints Lowenberg Senior Marketing VP

    July 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Most previously held same role at Virgin. Adam Lowenberg has been appointed senior VP of marketing at Island Records. He reports to Steve Bartels, president of Island Records and COO of Island Def Jam Music Group, and is based in New York. In his ...

  24. Rolling Stones Lead Mid-Year Tour Figures

    July 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Reported $147.3 million in grosses from 45 shows. Touring is a global business and the Rolling Stones are, predictably, the top touring band in the world for the first half of 2006. Based on figures reported to Billboard Boxscore from Nov. 1, 2005 ...

  25. Concert Business Up 28% In Q1

    April 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Driven by artists like Bon Jovi, Coldplay. Driven by artists like Bon Jovi, Coldplay. News ...

  26. Concert Business Up 28% In Q1

    April 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Driven by artists like Bon Jovi, Billy Joel, Coldplay. With nearly $375 million in grosses and 7.3 million in attendance for the first quarter, the North American concert business shows signs of emerging from a two-year slump, according to figures ...

  27. CMT Awards Lucky For Underwood, Urban

    April 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Carrie Underwood was the top winner at last night's (April 10) CMT Music Awards, landing two of the three awards for which she was nominated. Meanwhile, Keith Urban took home the evening's top prize, Carrie Underwood was the top winner a ...

  28. Wembley Delays Hit Summer Concerts

    March 31, 2006 12:00 AM EST A flurry of concerts will be relocated from London's new Wembley Stadium after constructers confirmed today (March 31) that the flagship U.K. venue will not meet its targets for completion. Performanc A flurry of concerts will be relocated fr ...

  29. Wembley Delays Hit Summer Concerts

    March 31, 2006 12:00 AM EST U.K. stadium will not host events in 2006. A flurry of concerts will be relocated from London's new Wembley Stadium after constructers confirmed today (March 31) that the flagship U.K. venue will not meet its targets for completion. Performan ...

  30. Wembley Stadium In Talks Over Summer Concerts

    February 22, 2006 12:00 AM EST Concerns over Bon Jovi, Stones, Robbie gigs. Concerns over Bon Jovi, Stones, Robbie gigs. News ...

  31. Wembley Stadium In Talks Over Summer Concerts

    February 22, 2006 12:00 AM EST Promoters are in discussions with the directors of the new Wembley Stadium about the future of a string of high-profile concerts which are booked for the venue this summer. Promoters are in discussions with the directors of the new Wembley Stadium ...

  32. Wembley Stadium In Talks Over Summer Concerts

    February 22, 2006 12:00 AM EST Promoters are in discussions with the directors of the new Wembley Stadium about the future of a string of high-profile concerts which are booked for the venue this summer. Promoters are in discussions with the directors of the new Wembley Stadium ...

  33. Network Live, O2 Pact

    January 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST To offer subs exclusive mobile video clips. UK wireless operator O2 has teamed with Network Live to offer subscribers exclusive mobile video clips of Network Live-produced concerts. Network Live recently won the worldwide distribution rights to th ...

  34. U2 Tops Ticketmaster's Year-End Request Rankings

    December 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST U2 is both the No. 1 most requested event and concert. Ticketmaster reports that U2 topped its most requested events and most requested concerts year-end rankings. After U2, the most requested concerts of 2005 were the Rolling Stones (No. 2), Paul ...

  35. Comcast To Offer Bon Jovi Tour Content

    December 20, 2005 12:00 AM EST Exclusive content accessible online or on demand. Cable operator Comcast is teaming with Bon Jovi to offer its subscribers exclusive behind-the-scenes content from the band’s “Sprint Presents Have a Nice Day Tour.” Available content includes backs ...

  36. Network Live Offers Gorillaz

    December 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST Previous broadcasts include Bon Jovi, Madonna. Network Live-the joint venture between AOL, XM Satellite Radio and AEG—continues its live concert broadcasts series today (Dec. 9) with Gorillaz. The virtual band performed their latest album, "D ...

  37. Stones Roll Again In Europe

    November 29, 2005 12:00 AM EST The European leg of the Rolling Stones "A Bigger Bang" world tour will kick off in Barcelona on May 27, 2006. The veteran rock act announced the initial line-up of 32 stadium dates today (Nov. 29) thr The European leg of the Rolling Ston ...

  38. Stones Roll Again In Europe

    November 29, 2005 12:00 AM EST Barcelona hosts opening date May 27. The European leg of the Rolling Stones "A Bigger Bang" world tour will kick off in Barcelona on May 27, 2006. The veteran rock act announced the initial line-up of 32 stadium dates today (Nov. 29) thr ...

  39. Network Live To Offer John Mayer Trio

    November 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST Show will broadcast live Nov. 23 on AOL, XM. Network Live continues its slate of live concert broadcasts with the John Mayer Trio on Nov. 23. The company—which is a joint venture between AOL, XM Satellite Radio and AEG—will broadcast the show live ...

  40. Universal India In Wireless Pact

    September 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Provides content from Bon Jovi and Shaggy. Universal Music India has pacted with Mauj Telecom, a leading wireless solutions operator, to offer select international repertoire to Indian consumers. The agreement is effective since Sept. 19, with a 6 ...

  41. Universal India In Wireless Pact

    September 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Provides content from Bon Jovi and Shaggy. Universal Music India has pacted with Mauj Telecom, a leading wireless solutions operator, to offer select international repertoire to Indian consumers. The agreement is effective since Sept. 19, with a 6 ...

  42. Bon Jovi's 'Nice Day' In Euro Charts

    September 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Initial shipments exceed 500,000 units. Bon Jovi assumes the No.1 mantle on European Top 100 Albums as "Have A Nice Day" (Island/Universal) ends the Rolling Stones' two-week run at the top with "A Bigger Bang" (Virgin). In ...

  43. Bon Jovi's 'Nice Day' In Euro Charts

    September 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Initial shipments exceed 500,000 units. Bon Jovi assumes the No.1 mantle on European Top 100 Albums as "Have A Nice Day" (Island/Universal) ends the Rolling Stones' two-week run at the top with "A Bigger Bang" (Virgin). In ...

  44. Disturbed's 'Fists' Earns No. 1 Debut

    September 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Rock act top 10 edge entried by Bon Jovi, David Banner. Rock act top 10 edge entried by Bon Jovi, David Banner. News David Banner ...

  45. Disturbed's 'Fists' Earns No. 1 Debut

    September 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Rock act edges entries by Bon Jovi, David Banner. Heavy rock act Disturbed leads a wave of new acts onto The Billboard 200 this week. Opening with U.S. sales of 239,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan, the group's "Ten Thousand Fi ...

  46. Disturbed's 'Fists' Earns No. 1 Debut

    September 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Heavy rock act Disturbed leads a wave of new acts onto The Billboard 200 this week. Opening with U.S. sales of 239,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan, the group's "Ten Thousand Fists" (Warner Heavy rock act Disturbed leads a ...

  47. Making The Brand

    August 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Ad agency Deutsch adds marketing smarts into the world of music with a video it recently created for Bon Jovi's new single, "Have a Nice Day." Read Michael Paoletta's column. Ad agency Deutsch adds marketing smarts into the wor ...

  48. Bon Jovi Album Launch To Hit Times Square

    August 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Scheduled for Sept. 19 at Nokia's Theater. Bon Jovi will be the first band to rock the new Nokia Theatre Times Square with a live launch of their new Island Records album "Have a Nice Day" on Sept. 19. The album's launch will b ...

  49. Producers: Philly Live 8 "Close To Perfect"

    July 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Crowd estimated at 700,000-800,000. Producers of the Philadelphia Live 8 show feel like they pulled off "as close to perfect a show as you could have," according to Larry Magid, president of Electric Factory, a division of the Clear Chan ...

  50. German Promoter Ordered To Pay Over Hearing Loss

    December 14, 2004 12:00 AM EST German concert organizer Marek Lieberberg Konzertagentur (MLK) has been ordered to pay compensation to a woman who alleged that her hearing was damaged during a Bon Jovi concert in September 2000. HAMBURG -- German concert organizer Marek Lieberbe ...

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