Available Friday 12/13 at 12 pm ET through Sunday 12/15 oon SiriusXM, Ch. 111.
In honor of the life and legacy of the legendary former South African president and anti-Apartheid leader, The Nelson Mandela Tribute Channel will be airing musical tributes from artists such as Sting, Bono, Stevie Wonder, Alicia Keys, Paul Simon and Hugh Masekela, as well as music that celebrates South Africa, the anti-apartheid movement and empowerment. In addition, the channel will play music that reflects the late leader’s history of fighting for civil rights, redemption and change from such artists as Carlos Santana, Bob Marley and R. Kelly.
The Nelson Mandela Music Tribute Channel complements SiriusXM’s ongoing special programming dedicated to Nelson Mandela, which includes tribute shows hosted by Joe Madison on Urban View, Ch. 110, and by Mark Thompson on SiriusXM Progress, Ch. 127. Plus live coverage of the State funeral in South Africa, which will air on both channels as well as on SiriusXM P.O.T.U.S., Ch. 124, beginning at 4 am ET on Sunday, December 15.