BON JOVI AND SUGARLAND TO PERFORM AS PART OF “CMT CROSSROADS” PREMIERING FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16 (Jul 22)

Concert to Tape August 9 at New York’s Hammerstein Ballroom

NASHVILLE, TN – July 22, 2005 – Music icons Bon Jovi and certified platinum country trio, Sugarland, are scheduled to perform in the critically acclaimed CMT CROSSROADS series, premiering Friday, Sept. 16. New Jersey-based Bon Jovi and Atlanta’s Sugarland are set to perform each other’s songs before an invitation-only audience at New York’s Hammerstein Ballroom.

CMT CROSSROADS pairs country music stars with popular and legendary artists from other genres - pop, rock, R&B - to play together, swap stories, and share their common love of music. Recent episodes of CROSSROADS have included Keith Urban and John Fogerty; Los Lonely Boys and Ronnie Milsap; and Lionel Richie and Kenny Rogers.

Bon Jovi’s new album Have a Nice Day will be released on September 20, 2005 and includes the song “Who Says You Can’t Go Home,” a duet with Sugarland’s lead singer Jennifer Nettles.