"Livin' on a Prayer" Back on Billboard Charts After Old Celtics Video Goes Viral Again

Thursday November 21st, 2013


This 2009 clip of a Celtics fan's muscles all firing at once during Bon Jovi's "Livin' on a Prayer" recently resurfaced and, as these things tend to do, tore through social media. The video ended up amassing more than 11 million views and 1.6 million Facebook shares over the past month. It also catapulted the song, which topped the charts for four weeks in 1987, into the No. 25 spot on Billboard's Hot 100 this week.

The surprise in all of this, of course, is that the college-bar-and-karaoke-joint staple ever left the charts in the first place.



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