1. Richie Sambora Highlights Drug Abuse with New Song 'Lighthouse' (Watch)

    May 28, 2014 1:56 AM EDT Bon Jovi guitarist Richie Sambora drew on his own past in debuting a song at a forum on drug abuse Tuesday. The event, at a high school arena, was aimed at raising awareness about the abuse of heroin and prescription painkillers along the Jersey ...

  2. Dolly Parton Talks 'Blue' Album, Gay Fans and Willie Nelson's 'Dork' Days

    May 13, 2014 9:52 AM EDT 0 0 0 "They know I understand what it's like to be me, and to fight for being myself," Parton says of why she's always had a large following in the LGBT community Dolly Parton doesn't really do "small," and that trait ha ...

  3. Richie Sambora, Orianthi on Collaboration Album, Tour at Radio Disney Music Awards: Watch

    April 27, 2014 3:50 PM EDT 1 0 0 Richie Sambora and Orianthi, who are working together on a new album, walked the red carpet at the Radio Disney Music Awards on Saturday (April 26) to discuss the forthcoming project and world tour. PHOTOS: RADIO DISNEY MUSIC AWARDS 2014 “Ori is unb ...

  4. Richie Sambora & Orianthi: 2014 Radio Disney Music Awards Red Carpet

    Richie Sambora & Orianthi: 2014 Radio Disney Music Awards Red Carpet

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  5. Richie Sambora On Rejoining Bon Jovi In 2014: 'I Would Think About It'

    December 12, 2013 5:12 AM EST 0 0 0 For 30 years, Bon Jovi guitarist Richie Sambora lived his life on the rock 'n' roll treadmill of writing, recording, and touring until 2013 when the Woodbridge, NJ native did the unimaginable: he quit. “We were the hardest working band in ...

  6. Richie Sambora Says Money Wasn't the Reason He Dropped Off Bon Jovi Tour

    November 18, 2013 9:31 AM EST Bon Jovi guitarist Richie Sambora's departure from the band this spring had been shrouded in mystery, but the axe man is now saying that he had his reasons. "Honestly, I went out for the first leg of the tour, I had no idea this was g ...

  7. Richie Sambora Discusses His Split from Bon Jovi Tour

    November 17, 2013 11:57 PM EST Bon Jovi guitarist Richie Sambora's departure from the band this spring had been shrouded in mystery, but the axe man is now saying that he had his reasons. "Honestly, I went out for the first leg of the tour, I had no idea this was goin ...

  8. Richie Sambora Was Sacked From Bon Jovi Tour: Report

    August 22, 2013 4:47 AM EDT In what seems to be the messiest divorce in rock, Bon Jovi has reportedly fired lead guitarist Richie Sambora from the band’s current tour. According to the website RumorFix.com , Sambora’s departure is all about money. Sources say that Sambora wa ...

  9. Bon Jovi Tour Rolls On Without Richie Sambora

    May 05, 2013 10:57 PM EDT Bon Jovi is set to begin the European and South African legs of the band’s “Because We Can” tour on Tuesday, but the trek will continue without guitarist Richie Sambora. Sambora took to his Twitter account on Friday afternoon to assure fans that ...

  10. Richie Sambora Won't Tour With Bon Jovi on Current Leg

    April 03, 2013 8:12 AM EDT Guitarist Richie Sambora will not be performing with Bon Jovi during the current leg of the band's Because We Can tour. The band, on its website , cited "personal issues." The band says all shows will go on as scheduled. No other in ...

  11. Bon Jovi's New Album Will Include 'Some Different Elements,' says Sambora

    December 26, 2012 1:00 PM EST 0 0 0 "What About Now?" due out this spring, with lead single "Because We Can" dropping Jan. 7. Bon Jovi's upcoming "What About Now?" will mark a musical "evolution" for the band, but not to the point that migh ...

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  13. 12-12-12: 12 Things You Didn't See At the Sandy Concert

    December 13, 2012 2:40 AM EST 0 0 0 Though there was tons to see onstage during the nearly 6-hour 12-12-12 Concert, which benefited the Robin Hood Relief Fund, there was plenty going on backstage amid a frenzy of set changes, rock legends and celebrity guests. Here are 12 highlights f ...

  14. Jon Bon Jovi Stands 'Up' for New Movie Songs at Club Gig

    November 21, 2012 2:00 PM EST 0 0 0 In the wake of the announcement of an arena and stadium tour in 2013 for his band , Jon Bon Jovi opted for a small club to introduce the two new songs he has in the film "Stand Up Guys." Bon Jovi performed a 40-minute acoustic set Tuesday ...

  15. Jeff Castelaz Named President of Elektra Records

    October 04, 2012 11:37 AM EDT Jeff Castelaz was today named President of Elektra Records, which operates under the Atlantic Records Group where he will oversee all areas of Elektra's activities, both working with existing signings and developing new talent. Castelaz will ...

  16. iHeartRadio 2012: Bon Jovi's New Music, Gwen Gets Hit On + More Backstage Moments

    September 22, 2012 8:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 iHeartRadio Music Festival's first night was jam-packed with highlights , shared with 13,000 attendees at Las Vegas' MGM Grand Hotel Friday night and potentially dozens of millions of listeners and viewers across various Clear Channel radi ...

  17. Richie Sambora Backstage at iHeartRadio Music Festival 2012

    Richie Sambora Backstage at iHeartRadio Music Festival 2012

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  18. Big & Rich: How Bon Jovi and George Lucas Named Their New Album

    September 17, 2012 3:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 John Rich says Jon Bon Jovi deserves credit for pushing the title of the new Big & Rich album, "Hillbilly Jedi" -- and for getting the duo permission to use it. Rich tells Billboard that the title idea came up during a songwriting sess ...

  19. Former Michael Jackson Manager Frank DiLeo Dies

    August 24, 2011 8:36 PM EDT 0 0 0 Music industry executive Frank DiLeo, who managed Michael Jackson 's career in the 1980s and returned as his manager in the superstar's final days, has died. He was 64. Publicist Karen Sundell says DiLeo died Wednesday morning. The cause o ...

  20. Richie Sambora to Leave Bon Jovi Tour for Rehab

    April 29, 2011 8:11 AM EDT 0 0 0 Who wants to play guitar in Bon Jovi ? The rock band said on Thursday its upcoming tour of North America and Europe would proceed even though guitarist Richie Sambora has entered rehab for a drinking problem. A spokeswoman declined to say who would ...

  21. Richie Sambora to Leave Bon Jovi Tour for Rehab

    April 29, 2011 7:15 AM EDT Who wants to play guitar in Bon Jovi? The rock band said on Thursday its upcoming tour of North America and Europe would proceed even though guitarist Richie Sambora has entered rehab for a drinking problem. A spokeswoman declined to say who would ...

  22. Billboard Bits: New J.Lo Track Leaks, Big Boi Working With Modest Mouse

    April 28, 2011 5:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Big Boi Working on New Modest Mouse Album According to a series of Tweets, Big Boi has been in the studio with Modest Mouse, working with the band on its new record. The ...

  23. Bon Jovi's Richie Sambora Hits Fashion Week with Nikki Lund

    February 18, 2011 3:45 PM EST 0 0 0 To help close out Fashion Week, Bon Jovi guitarist Richie Sambora and designer/Secret Crush member Nikki Lund unveiled the Fall 2011 season of their fashion label, White Trash Beautiful, at New York's Metropolitan Pavilion last night (Feb. 17). ...

  24. Bon Jovi Needs 'A Break' When Tour Wraps, Says Drummer

    January 27, 2011 7:06 AM EST 0 0 0 As Bon Jovi prepares to start its 2011 tour schedule, the group members say what happens after they come off the road in July is anyone's guess. "I think we need to take a break," drummer Tico Torres told Billboard.com during a confer ...

  25. Lady Gaga, Katy Perry Set to Dominate MTV Europe Music Awards

    November 05, 2010 11:38 AM EDT 0 0 0 It could be the night of the diva in Madrid at the MTV Europe Awards on Sunday, with Lady Gaga and Katy Perry leading the field with five nominations apiece and "Desperate Housewives" star Eva Longoria hosting the event. The U.S. singers g ...

  26. Bon Jovi Mulls Solo Album After 'Circle' Tour Wraps

    October 29, 2010 11:55 AM EDT 0 0 0 It's a long way off, but Jon Bon Jovi is already hatching plans for August, after he and his band wrap up touring in support of their 2009 album, "The Circle," and a "Greatest Hits" set that comes out Nov. 9. "I'm ...

  27. Bon Jovi to Receive Global Icon Award at MTV Europe Awards

    October 19, 2010 11:33 AM EDT 0 0 0 B on Jovi will receive a Global Icon prize at next month's MTV Europe Music Awards in Madrid, the music channel said on Tuesday. Bruce Gillmer, executive vice president of music and talent at MTV Networks International called Bon Jovi "one ...

  28. Bon Jovi Kicks Off O2 Residency

    June 08, 2010 7:34 AM EDT 0 0 0 Bon Jovi has launched its London O2 Arena residency - returning to the venue they officially launched three years ago. Rob Hallett, AEG Live president of international touring, is predicting that tickets sales for the band's current tour will e ...

  29. Bon Jovi Kicks Off O2 Residency

    June 08, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Bon Jovi has launched its London O2 Arena residency - returning to the venue they officially launched three years ago. Rob Hallett, AEG Live president of international touring , is predicting that tickets sales for the band's current tour wil ...

  30. Bon Jovi Plans Full Album Shows On 'Circle' World Tour

    February 04, 2010 2:13 PM EST 0 0 0 B on Jovi is planning to dig deep into its catalog and maybe even play some albums in their entirety for the group's upcoming Circle World Tour, which kicks off Feb. 11 in Honolulu. With an itinerary of 135 shows in 30 countries until August of ...

  31. Les Paul Remembered By Musicians And Fans

    August 14, 2009 11:36 AM EDT 0 0 0 Following the announcement yesterday of Les Paul's death at the age of 94, many of his fellow musicians, producers, and guitar acolytes stepped forward to remember the man who changed the course of modern music and recording. "Les was a re ...

  32. Bon Jovi, Don Was Team Up For Iranian Solidarity Song

    June 29, 2009 10:22 AM EDT 0 0 0 A new version of Ben E. King's "Stand By Me" featuring Jon Bon Jovi and exiled Iranian singer Andy Madadian, which is making the rounds as an online video, is meant to send "a musical message of worldwide solidarity" to the ...

  33. Al B. Sure! Returns With Hidden Beach Debut

    May 18, 2009 4:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 Veteran R&B singer/songwriter Al B. Sure! has signed with Hidden Beach Recordings and will release a new album on June 23. "Honey I'm Home" signals the artist's first new studio project in over 15 years. The 13-track CD featu ...

  34. Bon Jovi Set For First Jazz Fest Appearance

    February 06, 2009 10:46 AM EST 0 0 0 Bon Jovi has been added to the lineup of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, which celebrates its 40th anniversary this spring. The rock act will make its first appearance at the festival on May 2. Bon Jovi joins previously announced perfo ...

  35. Bon Jovi Writing New Songs For Hits Set

    November 14, 2008 2:55 PM EST 0 0 0 With the final leg of Bon Jovi 's "Lost Highway" tour completed, guitarist Richie Sambora tells Billboard.com the New Jersey rock act is looking ahead to plenty of new projects. "We've been filming a documentary and are in t ...

  36. Bon Jovi Writing New Songs For Hits Set

    November 14, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 With the final leg of Bon Jovi's "Lost Highway" tour completed, guitarist Richie Sambora tells Billboard.com the New Jersey rock act is looking ahead to plenty of new projects. With the final leg of Bon Jovi's "Lost Highway& ...

  37. Billboard Bits: Les Paul, Animal Collective

    October 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Slash, Bon Jovi's Richie Sambora, ZZ Top's Billy F. Gibbons, James Burton, the Ventures, Jennifer Batten, Dennis Coffey, Lenny Kaye, Steve Lukather, Barbara Lynn and Alannah Myles have signed on for a Billboard Bits: Les Paul, Animal Colle ...

  38. Bon Jovi Unveils Clips From New Documentary

    September 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Jon Bon Jovi showed off footage for the first time in public from the upcoming Phil Griffin-directed documentary about his band during a question-and-answer panel today (Sept. 25) as part of Advertisi Jon Bon Jovi showed off footage for the first ti ...

  39. LL Cool J Makes A Grand 'Exit' On New Album

    August 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 After 22 years, LL Cool J comes to the end of his contract with Def Jam with "Exit 13," due Sept. 9, and the veteran rapper says he made sure he "put my heart and soul into this album." After 22 years, LL Cool J comes to the end ...

  40. Bon Jovi / July 12, 2008 / New York (Central Park)

    July 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Bon Jovi madness took over New York's Central Park on July 12. Tens of thousands of people converged upon the park's Great Lawn for the Jersey boys’ big show, held in coordination with the Major L Bon Jovi madness took over New York's ...

  41. Bon Jovi Nearing The End Of 'Lost Highway'

    July 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 With seven more shows left on its "Lost Highway" tour, things are starting to get "a little bit" sentimental around the Bon Jovi camp, according to guitarist Richie Sambora. With seven more shows left on its "Lost Highway&qu ...

  42. DMB Joins Cancer Benefit Concert Series

    May 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Dave Matthews Band will perform at New York's Madison Square Garden on Sept. 10 as part of the inaugural Stand Up For A Cure concert series, designed to raise funds and awareness for lung cancer r The Dave Matthews Band will perform at New ...

  43. Update: Sambora Strikes Deal In DUI Case

    April 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Richie Sambora struck a deal with prosecutors today (April 22) in Santa Ana, Calif., just hours after they filed drunken driving charges against him, pleading no contest to one misdemeanor count of dr Richie Sambora struck a deal with prosecutors to ...

  44. Police Seek Child Endangerment Charge Against Sambora

    April 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Police in Laguna Beach, Calif., are asking the district attorney to file a misdemeanor child endangerment charge against Richie Sambora, who had two children in his car when he was arrested for invest Police in Laguna Beach, Calif., are asking the d ...

  45. Bon Jovi's Sambora Arrested On DUI Suspicion

    March 26, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Bon Jovi guitarist Richie Sambora was arrested in Southern California on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol, police said today (March 26). Bon Jovi guitarist Richie Sambora was arrested in Southern California on suspicion of driving ...

  46. Bon Jovi, Sambora, Miller To Hit ASCAP Expo

    March 20, 2008 12:00 AM EDT ASCAP has just added Jon Bon Jovi, Richie Sambora and Steve Miller to their lineup of songwriters who will be part of the I Create Music Expo in April. They join Jackson Browne for a special series of interviews. The three-day expo for songwriting ...

  47. Forever His Girl

    March 09, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 After dabbling in nearly every area of the music industry, Grammy Award-winning producer/musician and "American Idol" judge Randy Jackson is adding "solo album" to his already impressive resume, and h After dabbling in nearly eve ...

  48. Bon Jovi / Daughtry / Feb. 20, 2008 / Auburn Hills, Mich. (Palace of Auburn Hills)

    February 26, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The recession seems to be dragging down CD and concert ticket sales, but there's apparently still room for superstars in the world of rock 'n' roll. Witness Bon Jovi, who partied like it was 1989 in s The recession seems to be draggin ...

  49. Bon Jovi To Launch Cancer Benefit Concert Series

    February 06, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Bon Jovi, Jerry Seinfeld, Brian Wilson and Andrea Bocelli, among others, will perform in various New York City venues throughout 2008 as part of the inaugural Stand Up For A Cure concert series. Bon Jovi, Jerry Seinfeld, Brian Wilson and Andrea Boce ...

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