MUSIC

Best of 2013 On Demand: Music

December 22, 2013

From breaking new artists like Florida Georgia Line on The Highway and CHRVCHES on SiriusXM U, to huge events with A-List celebrities including Metallica and Lady Gaga, SiriusXM helped define another great year for new and old music alike. Now, we’re giving you a chance to relive some of the biggest moments of 2013 with SiriusXM On Demand. Here’s a sneak-peek of the “Best of ’13: SiriusXM Music:”

SiriusXM Town Hall with Kris Kristofferson
Outlaw Country, 2/2/13
Legendary songwriter, movie star, Country Music Hall of Famer and Grammy-Award winning musician Kris Kristofferson sat down for a rare Q&A session with a select group of SiriusXM listeners at the SiriusXM studios in Nashville, Tenn. Moderated by SiriusXM host Mojo Nixon.

SiriusXM U Sessions with Haim
SiriusXM U, 2/20/13
Haim performed in-studio, and Danielle, Este, and Alana discussed the early days of the band and their debut EP.

SiriusXM Town Hall with Jon Bon Jovi
Hair Nation, 3/11/13
Jon Bon Jovi sat down for an intimate Q&A session as part of a SiriusXM “Town Hall” Event at the SiriusXM Studios in New York City with an in-studio audience and special guest host – Savannah Guthrie from NBC’s The Today Show. Bon Jovi spoke about his career, his “Because We Can – The Tour,” and the band’s album, What About Now.

Afrojack Interview from Ultra Music Fest 2013
Electric Area, 3/20/13
The acclaimed DJ Afrojack sat down for an interview from the SiriusXM Music Lounge at the 2013 Ultra Music Festival.

SiriusXM Town Hall with Juanes
Caliente, 4/4/13
Juanes answered questions about his music career and personal experiences in front of an intimate audience of SiriusXM subscribers. He talked about his upbringing in Colombia and early days as founding member and front man for hard rock band Ekhymosis, through his multi-platinum solo career, his work as a global social activist, and the writing of his book, Chasing the Sun, Fellow musician, actor and activist, Ruben Blades moderated the event.

David Draiman Radio Show
Octane, 4/12/13
David Draiman, lead singer of Device and Disturbed, took your calls and played some of his favorite hard rock music and songs from his new band, Device.

Alt-Nation Ping-Pong Throwdown with Muse
Alt-Nation, 4/16/13
Grammy winning alt rock band Muse was the first ever participants in Alt Nation’s Ping Pong Throwdown against Alt Nation listeners! Listen back to live ping pong action from the SiriusXM studios, as one of the biggest bands in the world took on a handful of Alt Nation listeners. Muse also picked the playlist for the event, and chatted with Alt Nation hosts.

SiriusXM Artist Confidential with Lady Antebellum
The Highway, 5/2/13
Lady Antebellum celebrated the release of their album Golden with an exclusive live performance from the SiriusXM Music City Theatre. The three friends talked about life on the road, the making of their new album, and how Baby Antebellum would change all of their lives. Plus, they answered questions from the audience and host Storme Warren.

SiriusXM Town Hall with the Original MTV VJ’s
80s on 8, 5/10/13
Mark Goodman, Nina Blackwood, Alan Hunter, and Martha Quinn got together with SiriusXM subscribers to talk about their book, VJ: The Unplugged Adventures of MTV’s First Wave!

Daft Punk In-Studio Interview
BPM, 6/7/13
Dance music icons Daft Punk chatted in-studio about their long-awaited and record breaking album Random Access Memories exclusively with Geronimo on BPM.

J. Cole Album Premiere Party
Hip-Hop Nation, 6/22/13
In celebration of his album Born Sinner, Hip-Hop Nation presented an exclusive in-studio special with J. Cole.

SiriusXM Town Hall with The Clash
First Wave, 10/4/13
SiriusXM presented an exclusive Town Hall with one of rock’s most iconic and influential bands – The Clash. Hosted by 1st Wave’s Richard Blade, The Clash’s Mick Jones and Paul Simonon stopped by the SiriusXM studios – plus a phone-in from Topper Headon – to share stories about their history, their music and what they’re doing now — all with SiriusXM subscribers.

SiriusXM Town Hall with Pearl Jam
Pearl Jam Radio, 10/11/13
SiriusXM’s Pearl Jam Radio presented a special Town Hall event in-person with Pearl Jam, as they celebrated their latest album, Lightning Bolt.

SiriusXM Artist Confidential with Kenny Rogers
Prime Country, 10/18/13
Kenny Rogers reflected on his legendary career and performed some of his classic hits, plus songs from his newest album, You Can’t Make Old Friends.

SiriusXM Town Hall with Eminem
Shade 45, 11/5/13
Eminem sat down for a rare Q&A session with a select group of SiriusXM listeners and super fans during a SiriusXM Town Hall, moderated by Shade 45’s Sway in the Morning host, Sway Calloway. Eminem answered listener questions about his entire career and his album, The Marshall Mathers LP 2.

Backstory with Bone Thugs-n-Harmony
Backspin, 11/6/13
Bone Thugs celebrated 20 years in hip-hop by answering questions about their past, present and future, and rocking their classics live. Backspin’s own Ed Lover hosted the event with a studio audience full of SiriusXM listeners.

Spectrum Sessions with Lorde
The Spectrum, 11/7/13
New Zealand singer-songwriter Lorde delivered an exclusive in-studio performance for The Spectrum.

SiriusXM Artist Confidential R. Kelly
The Heat, 12/12/13
R. Kelly shared the release of his highly anticipated album, Black Panties, in an exclusive SiriusXM Artist Confidential. The singer, songwriter and producer performed some of his well-known hits, along with songs from the new album on the day of its release, in front of a live studio audience.

Cher Floyd’s Fave 15 of 2013
Hits 1, 12/25/13
To wrap up the year, Cher Lloyd is listing her top 15 songs from 2013, including tunes from Lorde, Bruno Mars, Karmin, and Ed Sheeran. Get ready for the special by watching one of her SiriusXM performances from the year.