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UPI Almanac for Sunday, March 2, 2014.
By United Press International
Howard Stern celebrates 60th birthday with bash [PHOTOS]

Howard Stern celebrates 60th birthday with bash [PHOTOS]

NEW YORK, Feb. 1 (UPI) -- Musicians, comedians and actors gather in New York to celebrate Howard Stern's 60th birthday.
By DANIELLE HAYNES, UPI.com
Prince William, Taylor Swift sing backup for Jon Bon Jovi

Prince William, Taylor Swift sing backup for Jon Bon Jovi

LONDON, Nov. 27 (UPI) -- Britain's Prince William and U.S. country music star Taylor Swift sang "Livin' on a Prayer" with rocker Jon Bon Jovi at a London charity event.
Taylor Swift thinks Prince William is 'awesome,' 'very funny'

Taylor Swift thinks Prince William is 'awesome,' 'very funny'

Nov. 26 (UPI) -- Taylor Swift was among the celebrities who jetted to Kensington Palace Tuesday night to partake in the evening's Winter Whites Gala in Aid of Centrepoint.
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Report: Jon Bon Jovi wants to buy NFL's Bills

Report: Jon Bon Jovi wants to buy NFL's Bills

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y., Nov. 25 (UPI) -- Jon Bon Jovi is interested in buying the NFL's Buffalo Bills when the team comes up for sale, weekend reports indicated.
Jon Bon Jovi might want to buy the Buffalo Bills, report says

Jon Bon Jovi might want to buy the Buffalo Bills, report says

Nov. 24 (UPI) -- Jon Bon Jovi is reportedly itching to own an NFL team.
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Madonna named world's highest-paid musician

Madonna named world's highest-paid musician

Nov. 19 (UPI) -- The Queen of Pop topped Forbes list of rich musicians.
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Bon Jovi walks fan down the aisle at Las Vegas wedding

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 15 (UPI) -- Rock star Jon Bon Jovi helped make an Australian bride's wedding in Las Vegas a little more special by showing up to walk her down the aisle.
Bon Jovi drummer Tico Torres has emergency gall bladder surgery

Bon Jovi drummer Tico Torres has emergency gall bladder surgery

NEW YORK, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- Bon Jovi drummer Tico Torres has undergone emergency gall bladder surgery, the New Jersey rock band said on its website.
Jon Bon Jovi fires Richie Sambora from tour, report says

Jon Bon Jovi fires Richie Sambora from tour, report says

NEW YORK, Aug. 23 (UPI) -- Longtime Bon Jovi guitarist Richie Sambora has been fired from the New Jersey rock band and will not be returning to the group's concert tour, RumorFix said.
Bon Jovi donates $1 million to Superstorm Sandy relief fund

Bon Jovi donates $1 million to Superstorm Sandy relief fund

SAYREVILLE, N.J., July 9 (UPI) -- Rock star Jon Bon Jovi donated $1 million to help rebuild parts of his home state of New Jersey hardest hit by Superstorm Sandy last year.
Bon Jovi to play concert in Madrid for free

Bon Jovi to play concert in Madrid for free

MADRID, May 30 (UPI) -- New Jersey rockers Bon Jovi say they are voluntarily performing a sold-out concert in Madrid next month for free.
Jon Bon Jovi advises Justin Bieber to respect his fans

Jon Bon Jovi advises Justin Bieber to respect his fans

LONDON, May 23 (UPI) -- U.S. rocker Jon Bon Jovi is advising 19-year-old pop star Justin Bieber to respect his fans if he wants to have a long and successful career.

Sambora extends leave from Bon Jovi tour

LOS ANGELES, May 5 (UPI) -- Bon Jovi guitarist Richie Sambora has announced he will not be joining the New Jersey band for the European and South African leg of its "Because We Can" tour.

Sambora leaves Bon Jovi tour

AUSTIN, Texas, April 7 (UPI) -- Rock star Jon Bon Jovi says his band's lead guitarist, Richie Sambora, has left the current tour for a "personal matter."
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Jon Bon Jovi (born John Francis Bongiovi, Jr.; March 2, 1962) is an American musician, singer, songwriter, and actor, best known as the founder and lead singer of Bon Jovi. Throughout his career, he has released two solo albums and eleven studio albums with his band which have sold over 130 million albums worldwide.

As a solo artist, Bon Jovi has numerous awards for his work, including a Golden Globe and an Academy Award nomination for his solo hit, "Blaze of Glory". He was awarded an honorary Doctorate of Humanities from Monmouth University in 2001. He campaigned for Al Gore in the 2000 Presidential election, John Kerry in the 2004 Presidential election, and Barack Obama in the 2008 Presidential election.

He was ranked 31st in the Hit Parader's top Metal vocalists of All Time.

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