Rockers Bon Jovi will be honoured at the American Music Awards with the 31st Award of Merit.

Legendary artists such as Stevie Wonder, James Brown, Prince, ELVIS PRESLEY and Sir Paul McCartney are previous recipients of the award, which honours a member of the music community who has made "outstanding contributions to the musical entertainment of the American public".

Tribute will be paid to Bon Jovi during the 14 November (04) show, and they will also take to the stage for a special performance.

02/11/2004 16:06