Bon Jovi recognized for music, charity work

November 19, 2014 4:15 PM

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Hundreds of people gathered Tuesday night at the Kimmel Center as Jon Bon Jovi accepted the Marian Anderson Award for his musical and philanthropic endeavors.

The award is given to entertainers who have "contributed to our society in a singular manner," according to the event's organizers. They highlighted Bon Jovi's music as well as his commitment to charity.

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