SANTA MONICA, CA (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — For the first time ever, current Grammy Award nominee Bon Jovi will perform on the Grammy telecast and participate in a special interactive fan vote on the 52nd Annual Grammy Awards. As part of the band's performance, fans will have an opportunity to decide which Bon Jovi hit the band will perform during their segment. The music industry's premier event will take place live on Sunday, Jan. 31, at Staples Center in Los Angeles and will be broadcast in HDTV and 5.1 Surround Sound on the CBS Television Network from 8 – 11:30 p.m. (ET/PT). The show also will be supported on radio via Westwood One worldwide, and covered online at Grammy.com and CBS.com , and on YouTube. Additional performers, presenters and special segments will be announced soon. For Grammy coverage, updates and breaking news, please visit The Recording Academy's social networks on Twitter and Facebook.
Beginning this week, viewers can log on to www.cbs.com/grammys, and vote for one out of six of their favorite hit Bon Jovi songs:
2. "Bed Of Roses"
3. "Have A Nice Day"
4. "It's My Life"
5. "Livin' On A Prayer"
6. "Wanted Dead Or Alive."
There is no registration to vote, and fans may vote as often as they wish. Additionally, a 30-second clip of each song may be viewed. The deadline to vote is Sunday, Jan. 24, 11:59 p.m. ET. On Jan. 25 the list will be narrowed down to the top three songs and fans may continue voting at www.cbs.com/grammys for which hit song the band should perform as part of their segment. Voting will continue until Bon Jovi's performance on the 52nd Annual GRAMMY Awards on Jan. 31.
GRAMMY winner Bon Jovi is up for Best Pop Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals for "We Weren't Born To Follow."
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