Bon Jovi NOT DEAD!!!

12/19/2011 3:25 PM PST

Jon Bon Jovi -- NOT DEAD!

In case you see a flurry of reports online that Jon Bon Jovi is dead ... not true.

Bon Jovi's rep says the singer is alive and well and performing at a charity event.

He may be livin' on a prayer, but he's still livin'.

He may be wanted dead or alive, but the latter is where it's at ... at least for now.

He was NOT shot thru the heart.

We'll be here all week.

4:42 PM PT: And if you still don't believe us -- JBJ himself just tweeted the following picture, containing today's date ...