It’s easy to forget that most of those songs that make you dance and cry and laugh and love are written by filthy rich, savvy business people.
These songs came firing back into our lives through some strange pathways: a fictional chemist, an overzealous Celtics fan, blurry courtroom controversies and a Toyota commercial.
When given a chance to sing ‘Livin’ on a Prayer’ alongside Jon Bon Jovi himself, even Taylor Swift and Prince William get a little dorky…and aren’t immune to some awkward dancing. Watch the video and see photos.
The video, which initially came out in 2009, returned to prominence thanks to utrend.tv on October 17. Currently, it has 11 million views worldwide and has been shared more than 1.6 million times on Facebook. The song also debuted at No.5 on the Streaming Songs chart with 5.1 million streams.
The money Bon Jovi donated will help the Hurricane Sandy New Jersey Relief Fund efforts to assist organizations that are helping with the home repairs and rebuilding projects throughout the state.
The diverse list of musicians is packed with pop stars, classic rockers and R&B starlets, but it’s Lady Gaga who looms the largest on the power list, despite cutting her most recent tour short.
It was nearly a month ago when Richie Sambora took a sudden leave of absence from Bon Jovi, leaving the band without its longtime guitarist.
The latest video from Bon Jovi completes the star-crossed tale of Astrid and Duddy, two kids who are just trying to hold on to what they’ve got. Sound familiar?
Spend your Friday night with Bon Jovi and Radio.com. On March 1 at 7:30 pm EST, fans can watch the band perform live from Tampa, FL right in the comfort of their own home.
Do these songs bring you back to your high school dances? Perhaps they are the songs that you danced around to every Friday night? Whatever the case, how could we live without these iconic songs of the 1980s?