HIP-HOP/R&B, MUSIC, POP

WATCH: RaVaughn Will Be Your “Best Friend”

Ne-Yo’s frank and sophisticated discovery, the beautiful RaVaughn, showcased her natural style and talent at The Heat’s SiriusXM Studios. This intimate live performance makes us wish we could be her “Best Friend” too.

ENTERTAINMENT, HIP-HOP/R&B, MUSIC, POP CULTURE

Sway in the Morning

Weekdays 8 am ET Best of Sway in the Morning, Sundays 8pm ET Sway welcomes special guests, including hip-hop artists, celebrities and newsmakers, for in-studio interviews, presents song premieres, reports on music news and more, hosting the show live from the … Continued

HIP-HOP/R&B, MUSIC, POP

WATCH: Boyz II Men Have Staying Power with “It’s So Hard to Say Goodbye to Yesterday”

Boyz II Men showed us that they’re not saying goodbye to anything with this soulful acoustic version of their hit “It’s So Hard to Say Goodbye to Yesterday,” performed recently at the SiriusXM studios in New York. Sitting simply on … Continued

HIP-HOP/R&B, MUSIC

WATCH: Q Parker Reminisces with Intimate Performances of “Only You” & “Anywhere”

The dynamic Q Parker brings home the emotion and memories with his solo performance at SiriusXM’s The Heat. Where were you when you first heard these great songs? SiriusXM wants to know!

HIP-HOP/R&B, MUSIC, POP

WATCH: Conor Maynard Tames Nicki Minaj with Acoustic “Starships” Cover

British pop crooner Conor Maynard added his earthy, dulcet tones to the wacky world of Nicki Minaj with this cover of Minaj’s “Starships.” It was an intimate, acoustic moment at the SiriusXM studios and Hits 1 was there to record … Continued

COUNTDOWNS, HIP-HOP/R&B, MUSIC

Hip Hop Nation’s Top 50 of 2012

It was the year of Kanye West, Juicy J, Kendrick Lamar, Drake, Lil’ Wayne, Future and more. And Hip Hop Nation, Ch. 44, had it all. Drake, Jay-Z and Lil’ Wayne were on there more than once, but that doesn’t make … Continued

HIP-HOP/R&B, MUSIC, POP

WATCH: Nelly Furtado “Feels So Close” to You in Acoustic Calvin Harris Cover

Nelly Furtado brought her sultry tones into the SiriusXM studios to perform an acoustic rendition of Calvin Harris’s “Feels So Close” on SiriusXM Hits 1. Hear Nelly’s intimate live delivery – it’s like she’s singing right in your ear!

HIP-HOP/R&B, MUSIC, POP, ROCK

Train Gives Acoustic Re-Take of Rihanna’s “Umbrella”

You wouldn’t normally put ‘90s rockers Train together with Pop/R&B goddess Rihanna, but this cover of her hit “Umbrella” proves that a good voice and a good song equals a good jam, no matter who the artist is. Check it out.

HIP-HOP/R&B, JAZZ/STANDARDS, MUSIC, POP, ROCK

John Legend Does Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes’ “Wake Up”

John Legend got up close and personal for SiriusXM “Heart & Soul” when he performed this emotional cover of the Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes classic, “Wake Up.” Check out this big message delivered by a big talent of … Continued