Jon Bon Jovi

Jon Bon Jovi, center, takes part in a ribbon cutting ceremony during the grand opening of the JBJ Soul Homes, Tuesday, April 22, 2014, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Jon Bon Jovi to be honored for humanitarian work

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Rock star Jon Bon Jovi will be honored with an award named for an opera singer. The Marian Anderson Award is given in Philadelphia to “critically acclaimed artists who have impacted society […]

07/24/2014

Jon Bon Jovi, center, takes part in a ribbon cutting ceremony during the grand opening of the JBJ Soul Homes, Tuesday, April 22, 2014, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

AP sources: Bon Jovi part of group eyeing Bills

Rocker Jon Bon Jovi is part of a Toronto group that has retained a banking firm and submitted paperwork expressing interest in buying the Buffalo Bills, three people who have reviewed documents regarding the sale […]

07/18/2014

Jon Bon Jovi, center, takes part in a ribbon cutting ceremony during the grand opening of the JBJ Soul Homes, Tuesday, April 22, 2014, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Bon Jovi helps open low-income housing in Philly

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Rock star Jon Bon Jovi is showing some brotherly love to the less fortunate in Philadelphia. On Tuesday, he attended the grand opening of a low-income housing development that bears his initials. […]

04/22/2014

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Bon Jovi gives $1M to NJ Superstorm Sandy relief

SAYREVILLE, N.J. (AP) — Bon Jovi is giving $1 million to help the band’s home state recover from Superstorm Sandy. Singer Jon Bon Jovi went to his hometown of Sayreville on Monday and presented a […]

07/08/2013

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Jon Bon Jovi to watch signing of NJ overdose law

PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — Jon Bon Jovi, whose daughter suffered an apparent drug overdose last year, plans to join Gov. Chris Christie when he signs into law Thursday a good Samaritan bill intended to assure […]

05/02/2013

Springsteen, McCartney, Kanye set for Sandy show

NEW YORK (AP) – Paul McCartney, Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band and Kanye West will hit the stage at a Superstorm Sandy benefit concert next month at Madison Square Garden in New York […]

11/15/2012

Bon Jovi daughter recovering after heroin OD in NY

CLINTON, N.Y. (AP) – Authorities say Jon Bon Jovi’s 19-year-old daughter is hospitalized after overdosing on heroin in a dorm at her upstate New York college. Town of Kirkland police say an ambulance was sent […]

11/14/2012

Stars added to lineup for storm benefit

NEW YORK (AP) – Tina Fey, James Gandolfini and Mary J. Blige have joined tonight’s benefit for the victims of Superstorm Sandy. Kevin Bacon and Al Roker have also been added to the list, which […]

11/02/2012

NBC holding a benefit concert for Sandy victims

NEW YORK (AP) – NBC is doing a benefit concert for victims of Hurricane Sandy featuring some artists native to the areas hardest hit. Bruce Springsteen and Jon Bon Jovi of New Jersey and Billy […]

11/01/2012

Obama makes fun at own debate performance

  LOS ANGELES (AP) — President Barack Obama has a new critic of his debate performance — himself. Speaking at a celebrity-led fundraiser at the Nokia Theatre, Obama came on stage after performances by such singers as […]

10/07/2012

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