Jon Bon Jovi Reacts To ‘Livin’ On A Prayer’ Hitting One Billion Views

After all these years, it might be safe to say that Bon Jovi is still going through their golden age as ‘Livin’ On A Prayer’ seemingly has no intention to expire anytime soon. The song recently hit one billion views on YouTube, and Jon Bon Jovi reacted to the amount of love the track had been getting by thanking his fans through a video shared on the streaming platform’s Twitter account.

Some songs might have received their fair share of the spotlight during the first few years of their release, but it would be safe to say that for a track to last for decades and still be adored by many requires exceptional talent. Well, ‘Livin’ On A Prayer’ was a hit from the moment it was released in the mid-’80s, and it has maintained its popularity and influence on the modern rock scene.

Jon Bon Jovi especially seemed delighted with the news of the track hitting a billion views, as he shared his joy with fans. The frontman even jokingly said that he guessed the fans liked the song, and, undoubtedly, the band liked it too. Then, it was time for Jon to express gratitude for their audience who supported them on their decades-long journey.

The singer’s message featured the following as he expressed gratitude:

“Hey everybody Jon Bon Jovi here, just calling out to say thank you, everybody, on YouTube, for our one billionth view of the ‘Livin’ On A Prayer’ video. Guess you liked it. We liked it too. Thank you, everybody, for continuing to support Bon Jovi for 40 years; lots of big things are in the works for our 40th anniversary. So, get ready for that, and I hope to see you again soon. Thanks.”

So, there’s no need for Bon Jovi to live on any prayers as their talent is enough to keep their audience as strong as it was decades ago. Jon sounds delighted that the song has had a lasting influence and promised any fan who might be wondering about the band’s 40th-anniversary celebrations that they are on the way, and he and the band hoped to meet with them soon.