Rock Hall of Fame 2018 Recap: Bon Jovi, The Cars, Moody Blues InductedNina Simone, Sister Rosetta Tharpe also inducted in an evening of long speeches and unforgettable reunions Prior to the ceremony in Cleveland, Bon Jovi explained why he thought the radio host was a good fit. "Our careers have paralleled in a lot of ways – whether it was the ups or the downs – we've come through everything together and we do this at this point because we love the people we work with," he said on Stern's show. "And the truth is nobody knows not only me but the members of the band as well as Howard."
"I am so honored that you asked me. I am thrilled to do it," the radio host replied to him.
At the big show on Saturday, Stern passionately explained why Bon Jovi belong among the greats in the Rock Hall in his own inimitable way. Here's what he had to say about the long-running band.
2018 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame BON JOVI Complete Induction Speech