Watch Bruce Springsteen & Bon Jovi Perform Together At MusiCares
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The MusiCares Person of the Year Gala recently honored Bon Jovi, featuring a stellar lineup of musicians paying tribute to the legendary rockstar. The event saw performances by Bruce Springsteen, Jelly Roll, Sammy Hagar, Melissa Etheridge, and Damiano David, among others. Notably, Springsteen and Bon Jovi teamed up on stage for renditions of “Who Says You Can’t Go Home” and “The Promised Land.”
The collaboration was met with widespread applause on social media, although the audience needed a bit of encouragement to get into the groove.
During the event, Jon Bon Jovi was recognized as the MusiCares Person of the Year, marking the commencement of this year’s Grammy Weekend. Surrounded by past honorees Bruce Springsteen and Paul McCartney at his table, Bon Jovi expressed his gratitude for the prestigious acknowledgment, also extending thanks to Springsteen for his support despite the recent loss of his mother.
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In his acceptance speech, Bon Jovi acknowledged the influence of musical legends like Springsteen and McCartney, highlighting their impact on the industry. He emphasized the vital role played by MusiCares in supporting musicians, both financially and through essential services. Bon Jovi stressed the significance of music in his life, stating that playing his guitar serves as a constant reminder of the enduring friendship found in the instrument. He concluded by praising MusiCares for its role in assisting musicians in need, emphasizing that music has the power to save lives.