Thursday, August 11, 2011

Jon Bon Jovi Anticipates Keynote Speech at CRS 38

Jon Bon Jovi Anticipates Keynote Speech at CRS 38

Jon Bon Jovi expressed excitement over his upcoming participation in the Country Radio Seminar (CRS-38) Keynote Speech.  The Q&A, which will be moderated by WSIX-FM’s Gerry House, will take place Thursday, March 1 at 8:30 a.m.  The event is sponsored by Bob Kingsley’s Country Top 40.

"I am truly looking forward to my participation in CRS-38,” Bon Jovi said. “The success of ‘Who Says You Can’t Go Home’ at Country Radio proves how incredibly active and passionate the format and its listeners are. We are very proud to have been embraced by the community that we have come to love."

Added Ed Salamon, Executive Director of CRB, "Jon Bon Jovi is making a significant commitment to the Country Radio format by writing and recording Country music in Nashville. In addition to his music achievements, he’s also a successful businessman as co-owner of the Arena Football League's Philadelphia Soul. We welcome him to the Country Community think there’s a lot that we can learn from him."

Since their explosion onto the rock scene in 1983, Bon Jovi has sold more than 120 million albums worldwide.  Their hits including, "You Give Love a Bad Name,” "Livin' On A Prayer" and "Wanted Dead or Alive" have become some of the most recognizable songs in rock music history. In September 2005, Bon Jovi released the album Have a Nice Day, which included a collaboration with Sugarland's Jennifer Nettles on the single "Who Says You Can't Go Home." The song became the first-ever number one Country hit for a rock band. The duet was also nominated for a CMA award for "Musical Event of the Year" at the 2006 CMA Awards.

In addition to his musical achievements, Bon Jovi is well known for his success as a businessman and humanitarian. For more information on Jon Bon Jovi, please visit

CRS-38 will be held February 28 through March 2, 2007 at the Nashville Convention Center. Complete seminar information may be obtained by contacting CRB, Inc. at 615.327.4487 or by visiting Country Radio Seminar is a registered trademark of Country Radio Broadcasters, Inc.

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