What Do You Got?

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"What Do You Got?"
Single by Bon Jovi
from the album Greatest Hits
Released August 27, 2010 (radio airplay)
September 21, 2010 (digital download)
October 22, 2010 (CD single)
Recorded

Bay 7 Studios, Valley Village, July - August 2010

California
Sparky Dark Studio, Calabasas, California
Genre Hard Rock
Length 3:47
Label Island
Writer(s) Jon Bon Jovi, Richie Sambora, Brett James
Producer(s) Howard Benson
Bon Jovi singles chronology
"When We Were Beautiful"
(2010)
"What Do You Got?"
(2010)
"No Apologies"
(2011)

"What Do You Got?" is a mid-tempo rock ballad by American hard rock band Bon Jovi. It is one of four songs written for the band's Greatest Hits album, released in November 2010.[1] The song is the first single from the compilation album.[1] The song was released on the band's official website on August 27.[2] It was officially released on September 21, 2010 as a digital download, but the physical single was released in Germany on October 22, 2010.[3]

Promotion[edit]

The song was released in Germany on October 22, 2010 as two separate CD singles. The first includes a B-side recorded live at The New Meadowlands Stadium on The Circle Tour, the second with two live tracks recorded at the same stadium and the music video to "What Do You Got?".

Music video[edit]

The music video to "What Do You Got?" was released on September 20, 2010. Directed by Wayne Isham, it is the first Bon Jovi video to be filmed in 3-D. The video mainly shows the story of two celebrities (male and female) who are married and very famous, but who do not show love. It has received strong airplay on VH1 Europe, reaching the top spot in the VH1 Pop Chart.

Track listing[edit]

U.S. CD Single
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "What Do You Got?"   Jon Bon Jovi, Richie Sambora, Brett James 3:46
Total length:
3:46
German CD Single
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "What Do You Got?"   Bon Jovi, Sambora, James 3:46
2. "Wanted Dead or Alive" (Live from New Meadowlands Stadium) Bon Jovi, Sambora 7:09
Total length:
10:57
German CD Maxi Single
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "What Do You Got?"   Bon Jovi, Sambora, James 3:46
2. "Livin' on a Prayer" (Live from New Meadowlands Stadium) Bon Jovi, Sambora, Desmond Child 7:21
3. "Born to Be My Baby" (Live from New Meadowlands Stadium) Bon Jovi, Sambora, Child 5:16
4. "What Do You Got?" (Music video) Bon Jovi, Sambora, James 3:52
Total length:
20:23

Personnel[edit]

  • Jon Bon Jovi – writer, co-producer
  • Richie Sambora - writer, co-producer
  • Brett James - writer
  • Howard Benson - producer
  • Mike Plotnikoff - recording engineer
  • Chris Lord-Alge - mixing engineer

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2010–11) Peak
position
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40)[4] 30
Canada (Canadian Hot 100)[5] 23
European Hot 100 Singles[6] 79
Germany (Media Control Charts)[7] 23
Japan (Japan Hot 100)[8] 43
Slovakia (Rádio Top 100)[9] 77
Spain Airplay (PROMUSICAE)[10] 20
US Adult Contemporary (Billboard)[11] 8
US Adult Top 40 (Billboard)[12] 16
US Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles (Billboard)[13] 2

Releases[edit]

Country Date Type
Austria August 27, 2010[14] Radio airplay
United States/Canada August 27, 2010 Radio airplay
Malaysia August 31, 2010 Radio airplay
United Kingdom September 4, 2010 Radio airplay
United States September 21, 2010 Digital download
Germany October 15, 2010[15] CD single

In TV[edit]

"What Do You Got?" was used in a promotional video for Grey's Anatomy in Canada.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Bon Jovi Greatest Hits to be released in November worldwide". bonjovi.com. 2010-08-24. 
  2. ^ "Bon Jovi audio - What Do You Got?". bonjovi.com. 2010-08-28. 
  3. ^ "What Do You Got? on bonjovi.de". bonjovi.de. 
  4. ^ "Austriancharts.at – Bon Jovi – What Do You Got?" (in German). Ö3 Austria Top 40. Retrieved February 27, 2011.
  5. ^ "Bon Jovi Album & Song Chart History" Canadian Hot 100 for Bon Jovi. Retrieved February 27, 2011.
  6. ^ "Chart Search Results - European Hot 100 Singles 2010-11-06". Billboard.biz. Archived from the original on August 7, 2012. Retrieved August 7, 2012. 
  7. ^ "Chartverfulgong > Bon Jovi > What Do You Got? – musicline.de" (in German). Media Control Charts. PhonoNet GmbH. Retrieved February 27, 2011.
  8. ^ "Chart Search Results - Japan Hot 100 Singles 2010-11-20". Billboard.biz. Archived from the original on August 7, 2012. Retrieved August 7, 2012. 
  9. ^ "SNS IFPI" (in Slovak). Hitparáda – Radio Top 100 Oficiálna. IFPI Czech Republic. Note: insert 201052 into search. Retrieved November 1, 2012.
  10. ^ "Top 20 - Lista de Radios - Semana 45: Del 6 al 12 de Noviembre de 2010" (PDF) (in Spanish). Productores de Música de España. Retrieved December 16, 2012. 
  11. ^ "Bon Jovi Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Adult Contemporary for Bon Jovi. Retrieved February 27, 2011.
  12. ^ "Bon Jovi Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Adult Pop Songs for Bon Jovi. Retrieved February 27, 2011.
  13. ^ "Chart Search Results - Bubbling Under Hot 100 2010-10-09". Billboard.biz. Archived from the original on August 7, 2012. Retrieved August 7, 2012. 
  14. ^ "Aktuelles". oe3.ORF.at. Retrieved 2012-03-14. 
  15. ^ "What Do You Got? (Ltd. Digipak Edt.): Bon Jovi: Amazon.de: Musik". Amazon.de. 2009-09-09. Retrieved 2012-03-14.