Music, Pop

Hear stories and snippets from MKTO’s self-titled debut album!

You’ve probably listened to hip-pop duo MKTO on Hits 1 for months now, and now their long-awaited debut album is finally out today! #Praise! Comprised of former child actors Malcolm Kelley and Tony Oller, MKTO have been taking over the … Continued

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Hear stories and snippets from MKTO’s self-titled debut album!

You’ve probably listened to hip-pop duo MKTO on Hits 1 for months now, and now their long-awaited debut album is finally out today! #Praise! Comprised of former child actors Malcolm Kelley and Tony Oller, MKTO have been taking over the … Continued

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LIQUID METAL: The Devil’s Dozen, Pantera track-by-track (3/28/14)

Good Tuesday afternoon, metal mayhem makers. In honor of last week’s Pantera 20th anniversary album special on Liquid Metal, this week’s Devil’s Dozen features a track-by-track review of Pantera’s Far Beyond Driven. Read on, and rawk on. 12. “Strength Beyond … Continued

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LIQUID METAL: The Devil’s Dozen, Pantera track-by-track (3/28/14)

Good Tuesday afternoon, metal mayhem makers. In honor of last week’s Pantera 20th anniversary album special on Liquid Metal, this week’s Devil’s Dozen features a track-by-track review of Pantera’s Far Beyond Driven. Read on, and rawk on. 12. “Strength Beyond … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Get the Backspin back story on classic hip-hop duo Mobb Deep

Airing Tuesday 4/1 at 6 pm ET on Backspin, Ch. 46 Replaying Thursday 4/3 at 8 pm ET, Saturday 4/5 at 4 pm ET, and Sunday 4/6 at 1 pm ET Classic hip-hop duo Mobb Deep have been performing together … Continued

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Get the Backspin back story on classic hip-hop duo Mobb Deep

Airing Tuesday 4/1 at 6 pm ET on Backspin, Ch. 46 Replaying Thursday 4/3 at 8 pm ET, Saturday 4/5 at 4 pm ET, and Sunday 4/6 at 1 pm ET Classic hip-hop duo Mobb Deep have been performing together … Continued

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’80s on 8: Big 40 Countdown March 28, 1989 (3/31/14)

1989 may have been the year of When Harry Met Sally, the Energizer Bunny, Field of Dreams, “This is your brain on drubs,” and “Eat my shorts,” but it was also a big year for the Bangles, Milli Vanilli (pre-lip-synching … Continued

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’80s on 8: Big 40 Countdown March 28, 1989 (3/31/14)

1989 may have been the year of When Harry Met Sally, the Energizer Bunny, Field of Dreams, “This is your brain on drubs,” and “Eat my shorts,” but it was also a big year for the Bangles, Milli Vanilli (pre-lip-synching … Continued

Jazz/Standards, Music

Celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month on Real Jazz and Watercolors

Airing Tuesday, 4/1 through Wednesday, 4/30 on Real Jazz and Watercolors You may associate April with rainy days and not-quite-winter, not-quite-spring temperatures, but if you’re a jazz aficionado, it means something else: Jazz Appreciation Month on SiriusXM! From April 1 through 30, Real … Continued

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Celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month on Real Jazz and Watercolors

Airing Tuesday, 4/1 through Wednesday, 4/30 on Real Jazz and Watercolors You may associate April with rainy days and not-quite-winter, not-quite-spring temperatures, but if you’re a jazz aficionado, it means something else: Jazz Appreciation Month on SiriusXM! From April 1 through 30, Real … Continued

Music, Pop, Rock

Watch Vance Joy perform an acoustic cover of Bruce Springsteen’s Dancing in the Dark

You might already know folk-pop prince Vance Joy (aka Australia’s James Keogh) from his Spectrum hit, Riptide, but did you know that the shaggy-haired singer also has a special gift for stripping down ’80s pop hits and morphing them into … Continued

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Watch Vance Joy perform an acoustic cover of Bruce Springsteen’s Dancing in the Dark

You might already know folk-pop prince Vance Joy (aka Australia’s James Keogh) from his Spectrum hit, Riptide, but did you know that the shaggy-haired singer also has a special gift for stripping down ’80s pop hits and morphing them into … Continued

Music, Pop

Watch Rixton play their smash single, Me And My Broken Heart + Drake’s Hold On, We’re Going Home

Brit-pop quartet Rixton are on the fast track to stealing every young lady’s heart, and it’s not just because they’re kinda dreamy and happen to know their way around a well-constructed piano solo. These guys are also the masters of … Continued

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Watch Rixton play their smash single, Me And My Broken Heart + Drake’s Hold On, We’re Going Home

Brit-pop quartet Rixton are on the fast track to stealing every young lady’s heart, and it’s not just because they’re kinda dreamy and happen to know their way around a well-constructed piano solo. These guys are also the masters of … Continued

Music, Pop, Rock

Grouplove are REALLY good at table tennis. Relive Alt Nation’s epic Ping-Pong Throwdown!

Yesterday, Alt Nation held its third Ping-Pong Throwdown. This time, it was scraggly haired indie-pop collective Grouplove who joined in. Grouplove didn’t just play ping-pong, either — they also rocked out in the SXM Fishbowl. The group covered Beyonce’s Drunk In Love … Continued

Music, Pop, Rock

Grouplove are REALLY good at table tennis. Relive Alt Nation’s epic Ping-Pong Throwdown!

Yesterday, Alt Nation held its third Ping-Pong Throwdown. This time, it was scraggly haired indie-pop collective Grouplove who joined in. Grouplove didn’t just play ping-pong, either — they also rocked out in the SXM Fishbowl. The group covered Beyonce’s Drunk In Love … Continued

Country, Music, Rock

Hear Johnny Cash: Out Among the Stars in Outlaw Country, hosted with commentary from Cash’s son

Airing Saturday 3/29 at 9 am ET and 5 pm ET on Outlaw Country, Ch. 60 Replaying Sunday 3/30 at 12 pm ET and 9 pm ET If all you know of Johnny Cash’s story is movie Walk the Line, … Continued

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Hear Johnny Cash: Out Among the Stars in Outlaw Country, hosted with commentary from Cash’s son

Airing Saturday 3/29 at 9 am ET and 5 pm ET on Outlaw Country, Ch. 60 Replaying Sunday 3/30 at 12 pm ET and 9 pm ET If all you know of Johnny Cash’s story is movie Walk the Line, … Continued

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Caliente: Area Interactiva Countdown (3/24/14)

It might be taking un momento for spring to get here, but temps are always a gusto with the Caliente Area Interactiva countdown. Esta semana, Enrique Iglesias te da un beso, landing at número uno, Yanfourd snags número dos with … Continued

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Caliente: Area Interactiva Countdown (3/24/14)

It might be taking un momento for spring to get here, but temps are always a gusto with the Caliente Area Interactiva countdown. Esta semana, Enrique Iglesias te da un beso, landing at número uno, Yanfourd snags número dos with … Continued

Music

SiriusXM is nominated for an A2IM Independent Music Ally of the Year award

From SiriusXMU to Alt Nation, The Loft to Little Steven’s Underground Garage, The Highway to Octane, Jam_ON to Liquid Metal, Hip-Hop Nation to Electric Area, The Coffee House to The Spectrum, SiriusXM supports the best independent music in every genre … Continued

Music

SiriusXM is nominated for an A2IM Independent Music Ally of the Year award

From SiriusXMU to Alt Nation, The Loft to Little Steven’s Underground Garage, The Highway to Octane, Jam_ON to Liquid Metal, Hip-Hop Nation to Electric Area, The Coffee House to The Spectrum, SiriusXM supports the best independent music in every genre … Continued

Country, Music

Hear the 3rd Annual Heartbreaker Banquet from Willie Nelson’s private ranch in Outlaw Country

Airing Saturday 3/29 at 10 pm ET on SiriusXM Outlaw Country, Ch. 60 Replaying Sunday 3/30, 10 am ET, Monday, 3/31 2 am & 2 pm ET, Wednesday, 4/2 12 am & 10 pm ET We’ve got your invitation to … Continued

Country, Music

Hear the 3rd Annual Heartbreaker Banquet from Willie Nelson’s private ranch in Outlaw Country

Airing Saturday 3/29 at 10 pm ET on SiriusXM Outlaw Country, Ch. 60 Replaying Sunday 3/30, 10 am ET, Monday, 3/31 2 am & 2 pm ET, Wednesday, 4/2 12 am & 10 pm ET We’ve got your invitation to … Continued

Music, Rock

OCTANE: Big ‘Uns Countdown (3/22/14)

In this week’s Octane Big ‘Uns Countdown, Like A Storm is back with another number one for Love The Way You Hate Me (check out the video below). Meanwhile, former reigning champion Gemini Syndrome is at number two with Stardust, … Continued

Music, Rock

OCTANE: Big ‘Uns Countdown (3/22/14)

In this week’s Octane Big ‘Uns Countdown, Like A Storm is back with another number one for Love The Way You Hate Me (check out the video below). Meanwhile, former reigning champion Gemini Syndrome is at number two with Stardust, … Continued

Music, Pop, Rock

Hear Grouplove square off against SXM listeners in Alt Nation’s latest Ping-Pong Throwdown

Airing Thursday 3/27 at 1 pm ET on Alt Nation, Ch. 36 Replaying Thursday 3/27 at 10 pm ET and Friday 3/28 at 10 am ET Heads up: Alt Nation is organizing another Ping-Pong Throwdown, and this time they’re inviting … Continued

Music, Pop, Rock

Hear Grouplove square off against SXM listeners in Alt Nation’s latest Ping-Pong Throwdown

Airing Thursday 3/27 at 1 pm ET on Alt Nation, Ch. 36 Replaying Thursday 3/27 at 10 pm ET and Friday 3/28 at 10 am ET Heads up: Alt Nation is organizing another Ping-Pong Throwdown, and this time they’re inviting … Continued

Music, Pop, Rock

Watch The Fray toss back shots + perform Love Don’t Die at NYC’s Webster Hall

With his cute bald head and cheerful demeanor, Fray lead singer Joe King doesn’t exactly look like your average rock star. But as he stomp-clapped his way through The Fray’s new single, Love Don’t Die, and tossed back shots during … Continued

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Watch The Fray toss back shots + perform Love Don’t Die at NYC’s Webster Hall

With his cute bald head and cheerful demeanor, Fray lead singer Joe King doesn’t exactly look like your average rock star. But as he stomp-clapped his way through The Fray’s new single, Love Don’t Die, and tossed back shots during … Continued

Music, Pop, Rock

SiriusXM U: Download 15 Countdown (3/22/14)

In this week’s SiriusXM U Download 15 countdown, Tune-Yards comes in at number one with Water Fountain. Next up is Black Lips with Dandelion Dust, followed by F*cked Up’s Paper The House. At number four is Kevin Drew’s Good Sex, … Continued

Music, Pop, Rock

SiriusXM U: Download 15 Countdown (3/22/14)

In this week’s SiriusXM U Download 15 countdown, Tune-Yards comes in at number one with Water Fountain. Next up is Black Lips with Dandelion Dust, followed by F*cked Up’s Paper The House. At number four is Kevin Drew’s Good Sex, … Continued

Entertainment, howard stern

‘Try to look better!’ — Joan Rivers slams Lena Dunham on Howard

Remember that time Howard Stern took on Girls creator, director and star Lena Dunham? Something about how Dunham was “a little fat girl who looks like Jonah Hill and keeps taking her clothes off”? Well, soon after Dunham called Howard to say, … Continued

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‘Try to look better!’ — Joan Rivers slams Lena Dunham on Howard

Remember that time Howard Stern took on Girls creator, director and star Lena Dunham? Something about how Dunham was “a little fat girl who looks like Jonah Hill and keeps taking her clothes off”? Well, soon after Dunham called Howard to say, … Continued

Music, Pop, Rock

The Spectrum: Baker’s Dozen Countdown (3/22/14)

In this week’s Spectrum Baker’s Dozen, the previously reigning Hozier gets knocked down a peg by Ray LaMontagne’s Supernova. Meanwhile, Beck too gets pushed down to number four and replaced at number two by Hozier. Vance Joy, once at number … Continued

Music, Pop, Rock

The Spectrum: Baker’s Dozen Countdown (3/22/14)

In this week’s Spectrum Baker’s Dozen, the previously reigning Hozier gets knocked down a peg by Ray LaMontagne’s Supernova. Meanwhile, Beck too gets pushed down to number four and replaced at number two by Hozier. Vance Joy, once at number … Continued

Music, Rock

Liquid Metal celebrates 20 years of Pantera’s seventh studio album, Far Beyond Driven

Airing Monday 3/24 at 6 pm ET through Monday 3/31 at 3 am ET If Pantera’s seventh studio album, Far Beyond Driven, holds a special place in your metal mantle, then listen up: To celebrate Far Beyond Driven’s 20th birthday, … Continued

Music, Rock

Liquid Metal celebrates 20 years of Pantera’s seventh studio album, Far Beyond Driven

Airing Monday 3/24 at 6 pm ET through Monday 3/31 at 3 am ET If Pantera’s seventh studio album, Far Beyond Driven, holds a special place in your metal mantle, then listen up: To celebrate Far Beyond Driven’s 20th birthday, … Continued

Entertainment, Music, Pop

The Billy Joel Channel: Hear the Piano Man’s hits, unreleased tracks, interviews, live shows + more

Calling all Piano Men (and women)! Starting Wednesday, March 26, SiriusXM will launch The Billy Joel Channel, a brand-new limited-engagement station celebrating the life and work of the legendary singer-songwriter. Featuring music spanning the Movin’ Out singer’s entire multi-decade career, … Continued

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The Billy Joel Channel: Hear the Piano Man’s hits, unreleased tracks, interviews, live shows + more

Calling all Piano Men (and women)! Starting Wednesday, March 26, SiriusXM will launch The Billy Joel Channel, a brand-new limited-engagement station celebrating the life and work of the legendary singer-songwriter. Featuring music spanning the Movin’ Out singer’s entire multi-decade career, … Continued

Music, Pop

‘There is a method to my madness’ Lady Gaga talks art, pop culture + G.U.Y.

Mere hours after releasing her visually captivating, WTF-inducing, over-11-minute-long G.U.Y. video, the great Lady Gaga stopped by SiriusXM to chat with Hits 1‘s Morning Mash Up crew about everything from what the (truly wacky) video means to whether or not … Continued

Music, Pop

‘There is a method to my madness’ Lady Gaga talks art, pop culture + G.U.Y.

Mere hours after releasing her visually captivating, WTF-inducing, over-11-minute-long G.U.Y. video, the great Lady Gaga stopped by SiriusXM to chat with Hits 1‘s Morning Mash Up crew about everything from what the (truly wacky) video means to whether or not … Continued

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ALT NATION: Alt 18 Countdown (3/24/14)

In this week’s Alt 18 Countdown, Foster The People takes the number one spot from Big Data, who are now at number two. Meanwhile, Magic Man’s Paris is at number three, Bastille’s Bad Blood hangs tight in the top five … Continued

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ALT NATION: Alt 18 Countdown (3/24/14)

In this week’s Alt 18 Countdown, Foster The People takes the number one spot from Big Data, who are now at number two. Meanwhile, Magic Man’s Paris is at number three, Bastille’s Bad Blood hangs tight in the top five … Continued

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The Pulse: 2000s & Today Top 15 Countdown (3/22/14)

This week on The Pulse‘s 2000s & Today Countdown, 2004 is back in style (but hopefully minus the low-rise jeans and Abercrombie polos). Remember Evanescence? They’re at number one this week with their gloom/pop/rock jam My Immortal. Meanwhile, A Great Big … Continued

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The Pulse: 2000s & Today Top 15 Countdown (3/22/14)

This week on The Pulse‘s 2000s & Today Countdown, 2004 is back in style (but hopefully minus the low-rise jeans and Abercrombie polos). Remember Evanescence? They’re at number one this week with their gloom/pop/rock jam My Immortal. Meanwhile, A Great Big … Continued

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THE HIGHWAY: HOT 45 Countdown (3/22/14)

This week on The Highway‘s Hot 45 Countdown, Thomas Rhett rises to the top with Get Me Some Of That (check out the music video below). Meanwhile, Eric Church is at number two with Give Me Back My Hometown, Luke … Continued

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THE HIGHWAY: HOT 45 Countdown (3/22/14)

This week on The Highway‘s Hot 45 Countdown, Thomas Rhett rises to the top with Get Me Some Of That (check out the music video below). Meanwhile, Eric Church is at number two with Give Me Back My Hometown, Luke … Continued

Music, Pop

Listen to Lady Gaga on the Morning Mash Up on Monday, March 24 at 7 am ET!

Premiering Monday 3/24 at 7 am ET on SiriusXM Hits 1 Look out, Little Monsters! The one and only Lady Gaga is coming back to SiriusXM. That’s right: Mere months after her Town Hall, Mother Monster will visit the SiriusXM … Continued

Music, Pop

Listen to Lady Gaga on the Morning Mash Up on Monday, March 24 at 7 am ET!

Premiering Monday 3/24 at 7 am ET on SiriusXM Hits 1 Look out, Little Monsters! The one and only Lady Gaga is coming back to SiriusXM. That’s right: Mere months after her Town Hall, Mother Monster will visit the SiriusXM … Continued

Music, Pop

Watch: How Hits 1 got indie sweethearts Oh Honey a record deal

If SiriusXM Hits 1 could claim to be a vital part of a musician’s success story, it would be folk-pop duo Oh Honey’s. Originally from Brooklyn, NY, the sugary-sweet twosome — aka Mitchy Collins and Danielle Bouchard — began receiving … Continued

Music, Pop

Watch: How Hits 1 got indie sweethearts Oh Honey a record deal

If SiriusXM Hits 1 could claim to be a vital part of a musician’s success story, it would be folk-pop duo Oh Honey’s. Originally from Brooklyn, NY, the sugary-sweet twosome — aka Mitchy Collins and Danielle Bouchard — began receiving … Continued

Music, Pop

Charli XCX asked if we’d go on a date with her

In her interview with SiriusXMU‘s Jenny Eliscu, electro-pop queen and Iggy Azalea collaborator Charli XCX admitted to playing a whopping 13 shows at SXSW 2014 — a schedule she didn’t even know she had until landing in Austin, TX. Fortunately, … Continued

Music, Pop

Charli XCX asked if we’d go on a date with her

In her interview with SiriusXMU‘s Jenny Eliscu, electro-pop queen and Iggy Azalea collaborator Charli XCX admitted to playing a whopping 13 shows at SXSW 2014 — a schedule she didn’t even know she had until landing in Austin, TX. Fortunately, … Continued

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The Spectrum: Baker’s Dozen Countdown (3/15/14)

In this week’s Spectrum Baker’s Dozen, Hozier continues his Number One reign with the all-consuming Take Me To Church. Meanwhile, Beck is at number two with Blue Moon, Vance Joy is number three with Riptide, Marcus Mumford and Oscar Isaac … Continued

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The Spectrum: Baker’s Dozen Countdown (3/15/14)

In this week’s Spectrum Baker’s Dozen, Hozier continues his Number One reign with the all-consuming Take Me To Church. Meanwhile, Beck is at number two with Blue Moon, Vance Joy is number three with Riptide, Marcus Mumford and Oscar Isaac … Continued

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THE HIGHWAY: HOT 45 Countdown (3/15/14)

This week on The Highway‘s Hot 45 Countdown, Eric Church grabs the number one spot with Give Me Back My Hometown. Meanwhile, Thomas Rhett takes number two with Give Me Some Of That, Cole Swindell is at number three with … Continued

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THE HIGHWAY: HOT 45 Countdown (3/15/14)

This week on The Highway‘s Hot 45 Countdown, Eric Church grabs the number one spot with Give Me Back My Hometown. Meanwhile, Thomas Rhett takes number two with Give Me Some Of That, Cole Swindell is at number three with … Continued

Music, Pop, Rock

SXSW Day 4 Recap: Phantogram, Sylvan Esso, The Black Lips + more

Well, we did it. We made it through SXSW ’14! And what do we have to show for it? Oh, just some moments idolizing the great Damon Albarn, talking career resurgences with Gary Numan, hanging with SiriusXMU at the Fader … Continued

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SXSW Day 4 Recap: Phantogram, Sylvan Esso, The Black Lips + more

Well, we did it. We made it through SXSW ’14! And what do we have to show for it? Oh, just some moments idolizing the great Damon Albarn, talking career resurgences with Gary Numan, hanging with SiriusXMU at the Fader … Continued

Music, Pop, Rock

SXSW Day 3 Recap: Dee Dee from Dum Dum Girls talks Blondie collab, Damon Albarn talks going solo + more

Day three of SXSW has come and gone, and we’re nowhere near tired of gorging on breakfast tacos, catching showcase after showcase, and hanging at the Fader Fort. If you’ve been listening to SiriusXMU this week, then you’ll already know … Continued

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SXSW Day 3 Recap: Dee Dee from Dum Dum Girls talks Blondie collab, Damon Albarn talks going solo + more

Day three of SXSW has come and gone, and we’re nowhere near tired of gorging on breakfast tacos, catching showcase after showcase, and hanging at the Fader Fort. If you’ve been listening to SiriusXMU this week, then you’ll already know … Continued

Music, Pop, Rock

SXSW Day 2 Recap: Cloud Nothings talks Wavves collab, Steve Aoki causes mass hysteria + more

Day two of SXSW has come and gone, and we’re feeling exhilarated, overwhelmed, full of Tex-Mex, and frankly a little out of breath. (People do a lot of walking in Austin.) Anyway. If you’ve been following along in your prayer … Continued

Music, Pop, Rock

SXSW Day 2 Recap: Cloud Nothings talks Wavves collab, Steve Aoki causes mass hysteria + more

Day two of SXSW has come and gone, and we’re feeling exhilarated, overwhelmed, full of Tex-Mex, and frankly a little out of breath. (People do a lot of walking in Austin.) Anyway. If you’ve been following along in your prayer … Continued

Entertainment, Music

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with St. Paddy’s Day Radio, Queen, Hangover Hits + more on SiriusXM

CLICK HERE FOR THE 2015 ST. PADDY’S DAY SPECIALS! St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner (or should we say just over the rainbow?), and SiriusXM is ready. In preparation for Monday, March 17, we’ve got our Kiss Me … Continued

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Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with St. Paddy’s Day Radio, Queen, Hangover Hits + more on SiriusXM

CLICK HERE FOR THE 2015 ST. PADDY’S DAY SPECIALS! St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner (or should we say just over the rainbow?), and SiriusXM is ready. In preparation for Monday, March 17, we’ve got our Kiss Me … Continued

Music, Pop, Rock

SXSW 2014 Day 1 Recap: SiriusXMU befriends London Grammar, Charli XCX, Bob Mould + more

SXSW 2014 is finally here! (Well, the music portion is, anyway.) Technicalities aside (love you, Interactive and Film!), the fact remains that #SpringBreakAustin is officially underway, and SiriusXMU is along for the ride. Stationed at the Fader Fort all week, … Continued

Music, Pop, Rock

SXSW 2014 Day 1 Recap: SiriusXMU befriends London Grammar, Charli XCX, Bob Mould + more

SXSW 2014 is finally here! (Well, the music portion is, anyway.) Technicalities aside (love you, Interactive and Film!), the fact remains that #SpringBreakAustin is officially underway, and SiriusXMU is along for the ride. Stationed at the Fader Fort all week, … Continued

Country, Entertainment, Music

Happy birthday, Johnny Knoxville! Here’s the best of Johnny & Roger Alan Wade on Outlaw Country

Perpetual prankster Johnny Knoxville hasn’t changed much since his Jackass days, but that’s not necessarily a bad thing. In the years since purposefully smacking himself and his friends in the face, midsection, and, er, nether-region, Knoxville has moved on to … Continued

Country, Entertainment, Music

Happy birthday, Johnny Knoxville! Here’s the best of Johnny & Roger Alan Wade on Outlaw Country

Perpetual prankster Johnny Knoxville hasn’t changed much since his Jackass days, but that’s not necessarily a bad thing. In the years since purposefully smacking himself and his friends in the face, midsection, and, er, nether-region, Knoxville has moved on to … Continued

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ALT NATION: Alt 18 Countdown (3/10/14)

In this week’s Alt 18 Countdown, Big Data takes the the top spot for the second week in a row with Dangerous. Meanwhile, previously reigning countdown champion Bastille stays steady at number four with Bad Blood, Magic Man’s Paris grabs … Continued

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ALT NATION: Alt 18 Countdown (3/10/14)

In this week’s Alt 18 Countdown, Big Data takes the the top spot for the second week in a row with Dangerous. Meanwhile, previously reigning countdown champion Bastille stays steady at number four with Bad Blood, Magic Man’s Paris grabs … Continued

Music

SiriusXM U will be in Austin during SXSW, and you know what that means: more #sxsselfies

Happy SXSW week! As we speak, all manner of self-proclaimed film, music, and tech geeks are descending on Austin, TX for this year’s South By South West festival (running March 7-16). Needless to say, things are gonna get squished. SiriusXM … Continued

Music

SiriusXM U will be in Austin during SXSW, and you know what that means: more #sxsselfies

Happy SXSW week! As we speak, all manner of self-proclaimed film, music, and tech geeks are descending on Austin, TX for this year’s South By South West festival (running March 7-16). Needless to say, things are gonna get squished. SiriusXM … Continued

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The Pulse: 2000s & Today Top 15 Countdown (3/10/14)

This week on The Pulse channel’s 2000s & Today Countdown, The Calling’s yearn-pop anthem Wherever You Will Go takes the number one spot… in the year 2002. Today, however, American Authors’ Best Day of My Life is at number one … Continued

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The Pulse: 2000s & Today Top 15 Countdown (3/10/14)

This week on The Pulse channel’s 2000s & Today Countdown, The Calling’s yearn-pop anthem Wherever You Will Go takes the number one spot… in the year 2002. Today, however, American Authors’ Best Day of My Life is at number one … Continued

Country, Music

Watch the Eli Young Band perform Dust and Drunk Last Night on The Highway

Texas-based country outfit The Eli Young Band has enjoyed scads of airplay on SiriusXM The Highway (see: their weekly placement on The Highway’s Hot 45 countdown), and they’ve just put out a brand-new record titled 10,000 Towns. To celebrate the … Continued

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Watch the Eli Young Band perform Dust and Drunk Last Night on The Highway

Texas-based country outfit The Eli Young Band has enjoyed scads of airplay on SiriusXM The Highway (see: their weekly placement on The Highway’s Hot 45 countdown), and they’ve just put out a brand-new record titled 10,000 Towns. To celebrate the … Continued

Music

6 almost-famous bands to look out for at SXSW 2014

The annual South By Southwest festival is arriving faster than you can say “taco truck,” and before you know it, Austin will be overrun with film, music, and tech geeks from across the country. And for good reason: Literally hundreds … Continued

Music

6 almost-famous bands to look out for at SXSW 2014

The annual South By Southwest festival is arriving faster than you can say “taco truck,” and before you know it, Austin will be overrun with film, music, and tech geeks from across the country. And for good reason: Literally hundreds … Continued

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Rick Ross: ‘I feel like bosses lead by example, ya undadig?’ The Bawse talks Mastermind + remaking The Notorious B.I.G.’s Nobody

After nearly a decade on the hip-hop scene, Maybach Music Group chief Rick Ross has staked his claim as THE Bawse (and if you don’t believe us, just ask GQ). After releasing a couple of singles late last year (No … Continued

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Rick Ross: ‘I feel like bosses lead by example, ya undadig?’ The Bawse talks Mastermind + remaking The Notorious B.I.G.’s Nobody

After nearly a decade on the hip-hop scene, Maybach Music Group chief Rick Ross has staked his claim as THE Bawse (and if you don’t believe us, just ask GQ). After releasing a couple of singles late last year (No … Continued

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Watch Jagwar Ma perform a psych-pop cover of Solange’s Losing You

Australian psych-dance outfit Jagwar Ma have a lot of buzz surrounding their 2013 debut album, Howlin’. (I mean, one doesn’t earn a 7.7 on Pitchfork and positive recognition from NME, Drowned In Sound and AllMusic without achieving something of an … Continued

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Watch Jagwar Ma perform a psych-pop cover of Solange’s Losing You

Australian psych-dance outfit Jagwar Ma have a lot of buzz surrounding their 2013 debut album, Howlin’. (I mean, one doesn’t earn a 7.7 on Pitchfork and positive recognition from NME, Drowned In Sound and AllMusic without achieving something of an … Continued

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LIQUID METAL: The Devil’s Dozen (2/28/14)

It’s another top week for Behemoth on the Liquid Metal Devil’s Dozen countdown with Ora Pro Nobis Lucifer earning the number one spot for the fourth week running. Meanwhile, Carcass jumps up to number two from last week’s five with Master … Continued

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LIQUID METAL: The Devil’s Dozen (2/28/14)

It’s another top week for Behemoth on the Liquid Metal Devil’s Dozen countdown with Ora Pro Nobis Lucifer earning the number one spot for the fourth week running. Meanwhile, Carcass jumps up to number two from last week’s five with Master … Continued

countdowns, Country, Music

THE HIGHWAY: HOT 45 Countdown (3/1/14)

Once again, The Highway plugs you into the country music scene with its Hot 45 Countdown. This week, Jason Aldean takes the number one spot with When She Says Baby, Thomas Rhett nabs number two with Give Me Some Of … Continued

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THE HIGHWAY: HOT 45 Countdown (3/1/14)

Once again, The Highway plugs you into the country music scene with its Hot 45 Countdown. This week, Jason Aldean takes the number one spot with When She Says Baby, Thomas Rhett nabs number two with Give Me Some Of … Continued

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SiriusXM U: Download 15 Countdown (3/1/14)

In this week’s SiriusXM U Download 15 countdown, we’ve got the silver-haired St. Vincent at number one with Digital Witness. Next up is Beck with Blue Moon at number two, then Phantogram follows at number three with Black Out Days. … Continued

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SiriusXM U: Download 15 Countdown (3/1/14)

In this week’s SiriusXM U Download 15 countdown, we’ve got the silver-haired St. Vincent at number one with Digital Witness. Next up is Beck with Blue Moon at number two, then Phantogram follows at number three with Black Out Days. … Continued

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The Spectrum: Baker’s Dozen Countdown (3/1/14)

The Spectrum–spanning the past, present, and future of Rock–provides excellent listening for all generations, which is highlighted by their weekly Baker’s Dozen countdown. This week, Spectrum Certified artist Hozier took the top spot with Take Me To The Church, while … Continued

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The Spectrum: Baker’s Dozen Countdown (3/1/14)

The Spectrum–spanning the past, present, and future of Rock–provides excellent listening for all generations, which is highlighted by their weekly Baker’s Dozen countdown. This week, Spectrum Certified artist Hozier took the top spot with Take Me To The Church, while … Continued

Music, Pop, Rock

Watch Young the Giant rock out live to Firelight and It’s About Time on SiriusXM

California indie-rockers Young the Giant recently performed a private concert for SiriusXM subscribers at The Studio at Webster Hall in NYC, where they rocked out, harmonized like pros, busted a move or two, and showed off some impressive falsetto (seriously, … Continued

Music, Pop, Rock

Watch Young the Giant rock out live to Firelight and It’s About Time on SiriusXM

California indie-rockers Young the Giant recently performed a private concert for SiriusXM subscribers at The Studio at Webster Hall in NYC, where they rocked out, harmonized like pros, busted a move or two, and showed off some impressive falsetto (seriously, … Continued

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’80s on 8: Big 40 Countdown Feb. 28th, 1980 (2/28/14)

This week, the ’80s on 8 Big 40 Countdown brings us back to 1980. The world was mourning the sudden and unexpected loss of John Lennon and growing accustomed to the idea of 24/7 news on CNN. Meanwhile, kids were … Continued

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’80s on 8: Big 40 Countdown Feb. 28th, 1980 (2/28/14)

This week, the ’80s on 8 Big 40 Countdown brings us back to 1980. The world was mourning the sudden and unexpected loss of John Lennon and growing accustomed to the idea of 24/7 news on CNN. Meanwhile, kids were … Continued

Music, Rock

Real Estate turns George Harrison’s Behind That Locked Door into indie-pop paradise on SiriusXMU

How legendary is George Harrison’s 1970 single Behind That Locked Door? Let’s review: 1) It’s originally from Harrison’s third studio album, All Things Must Pass, 2) Harrison wrote it about Bob Dylan — or, more specifically, about Dylan’s elusive reputation, … Continued

Music, Rock

Real Estate turns George Harrison’s Behind That Locked Door into indie-pop paradise on SiriusXMU

How legendary is George Harrison’s 1970 single Behind That Locked Door? Let’s review: 1) It’s originally from Harrison’s third studio album, All Things Must Pass, 2) Harrison wrote it about Bob Dylan — or, more specifically, about Dylan’s elusive reputation, … Continued

Country, Music

Watch Big & Rich mash up Like A Virgin, Free Fallin’, and Tubthumping live on The Highway

Yep, you read that right: Country superstars Big & Rich have done the impossible. (Or, well, the unlikely, in any case). During a recent visit to the SiriusXM Studios, Big Kenny and John Rich played a live rendition of their … Continued

Country, Music

Watch Big & Rich mash up Like A Virgin, Free Fallin’, and Tubthumping live on The Highway

Yep, you read that right: Country superstars Big & Rich have done the impossible. (Or, well, the unlikely, in any case). During a recent visit to the SiriusXM Studios, Big Kenny and John Rich played a live rendition of their … Continued

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