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SiriusXM’s best of 2013 countdowns

This year has been busy for everyone here at SiriusXM. Full of many memorable moments, big hits, and hot new artists. SiriusXM’s programmers have been hard at work recapping the past year and putting together their best of 2013 lists … Continued

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SiriusXM’s best of 2013 countdowns

This year has been busy for everyone here at SiriusXM. Full of many memorable moments, big hits, and hot new artists. SiriusXM’s programmers have been hard at work recapping the past year and putting together their best of 2013 lists … Continued

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Allen Iverson answers: Who is the Kobe Bryant of rap?

Recently at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., Shade 45 Sway in the Morning host Sway Calloway sat down with NBA legend Allen Iverson. After dishing on NBA culture, Iverson’s basketball shoes, tattoos and The Answer’s relationship with his kids, … Continued

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Allen Iverson answers: Who is the Kobe Bryant of rap?

Recently at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., Shade 45 Sway in the Morning host Sway Calloway sat down with NBA legend Allen Iverson. After dishing on NBA culture, Iverson’s basketball shoes, tattoos and The Answer’s relationship with his kids, … Continued

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HIP-HOP NATION: Music Meeting Top 10 (12/14/13)

The Hip-Hop Nation Music Meeting Top 10 has served up another countdown of the game’s hottest tracks voted by you! This week on the countdown, there’s new kings of Hip-Hop as Drake, 2 Chainz  and Big Sean take over the top spot … Continued

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HIP-HOP NATION: Music Meeting Top 10 (12/14/13)

The Hip-Hop Nation Music Meeting Top 10 has served up another countdown of the game’s hottest tracks voted by you! This week on the countdown, there’s new kings of Hip-Hop as Drake, 2 Chainz  and Big Sean take over the top spot … Continued

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What’s On: CHVRCHES private performance for SiriusXM listeners

Recap Monday night football with Pat Kirwan and Jim Miller then get your daily metal fix with Jack Osbourne, who takes over dad’s channel, Ozzy’s Boneyard. If that’s not your speed, hang in there to hear CHVRCHES’ private performance at … Continued

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What’s On: CHVRCHES private performance for SiriusXM listeners

Recap Monday night football with Pat Kirwan and Jim Miller then get your daily metal fix with Jack Osbourne, who takes over dad’s channel, Ozzy’s Boneyard. If that’s not your speed, hang in there to hear CHVRCHES’ private performance at … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

R. Kelly performs Your Body’s Callin’ and I’m a Flirt

Rebroadcasts Saturday 12/14 12 pm ET; Sunday 12/15 6 pm ET on Heart & Soul. R. Kelly may have raised an eyebrow or two during his performance with Lady Gaga on SNL, but his performance at SiriusXM Heart & Soul’s … Continued

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R. Kelly performs Your Body’s Callin’ and I’m a Flirt

Rebroadcasts Saturday 12/14 12 pm ET; Sunday 12/15 6 pm ET on Heart & Soul. R. Kelly may have raised an eyebrow or two during his performance with Lady Gaga on SNL, but his performance at SiriusXM Heart & Soul’s … Continued

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R. Kelly: ‘I felt like Peter Parker who just got bit by the spider’

Airing Thursday, December 12 at 6 pm ET on SiriusXM Heart & Soul. Rebroadcast: Sat 12/14 12 pm ET; Sun 12/15 6 pm ET By now R. Kelly must be well accustomed to the reaction he gets from the ladies when he … Continued

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R. Kelly: ‘I felt like Peter Parker who just got bit by the spider’

Airing Thursday, December 12 at 6 pm ET on SiriusXM Heart & Soul. Rebroadcast: Sat 12/14 12 pm ET; Sun 12/15 6 pm ET By now R. Kelly must be well accustomed to the reaction he gets from the ladies when he … Continued

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Sway on interview with Kanye: ‘In the end, there was love’

Two weeks ago, on Shade 45’s Sway in the Morning, Sway and Kanye West had it out in a high-intensity interview. Howard Stern praised Sway for how he responded to Kanye, calling the appearance an “excellent interview.” “First of all, … Continued

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Sway on interview with Kanye: ‘In the end, there was love’

Two weeks ago, on Shade 45’s Sway in the Morning, Sway and Kanye West had it out in a high-intensity interview. Howard Stern praised Sway for how he responded to Kanye, calling the appearance an “excellent interview.” “First of all, … Continued

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The time DJ Whoo Kid called Kanye West ‘wack’

My pal and sometimes co-host DJ Whoo Kid stopped by After O&A Live with Sam Roberts recently. Whoo Kid has been in hip-hop for 20 years, and every now and then, he has a gem of a story. For instance, … Continued

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The time DJ Whoo Kid called Kanye West ‘wack’

My pal and sometimes co-host DJ Whoo Kid stopped by After O&A Live with Sam Roberts recently. Whoo Kid has been in hip-hop for 20 years, and every now and then, he has a gem of a story. For instance, … Continued

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Best of 2013 Listener Poll

SiriusXM listeners were invited to vote for their favorite new and established artists, songs and albums across our commercial-free music platform. And today we announced the results of the first ever Best of 2013 Listener Poll! You voted, now see … Continued

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Best of 2013 Listener Poll

SiriusXM listeners were invited to vote for their favorite new and established artists, songs and albums across our commercial-free music platform. And today we announced the results of the first ever Best of 2013 Listener Poll! You voted, now see … Continued

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Bun B: “You need that high skill level to stay in the game.”

How does the hip-hop music scene nowadays compare to back in the day? According to Bun B, quite a lot has changed over time. The legendary member of UGK recently stopped by The Ed Lover Show on Backspin to discuss … Continued

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Bun B: “You need that high skill level to stay in the game.”

How does the hip-hop music scene nowadays compare to back in the day? According to Bun B, quite a lot has changed over time. The legendary member of UGK recently stopped by The Ed Lover Show on Backspin to discuss … Continued

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Kanye West: ‘I don’t care about nobody’s opinions’

When it comes down to it, aside from his fame and talent, there’s one thing that can be said about hip-hop mogul Kanye West: He’s always got something to say. Staying true to form, the fearless creator held nothing back … Continued

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Kanye West: ‘I don’t care about nobody’s opinions’

When it comes down to it, aside from his fame and talent, there’s one thing that can be said about hip-hop mogul Kanye West: He’s always got something to say. Staying true to form, the fearless creator held nothing back … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Bone Thugs-n-Harmony on SiriusXM Backspin

The legendary Bone Thugs‐n‐Harmony stopped by the SiriusXM studio for an exclusive Q&A and performance with Backspin host, Ed Lover and an audience of super-fans. The group performed some of their hits including 1st of Tha Month and Grammy-award winning Crossroads. … Continued

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Bone Thugs-n-Harmony on SiriusXM Backspin

The legendary Bone Thugs‐n‐Harmony stopped by the SiriusXM studio for an exclusive Q&A and performance with Backspin host, Ed Lover and an audience of super-fans. The group performed some of their hits including 1st of Tha Month and Grammy-award winning Crossroads. … Continued

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Berry Gordy talks Motown and Michael Jackson

Airing Saturday 11/23 at 5 pm ET on SiriusXM Stars, Ch. 106 Rebroadcasting 11/23 at 11 pm ET; Sunday 11/24 at 10 am and 1 pm ET Berry Gordy: factory worker, turned songwriter, turned record producer, turned founder of Motown. … Continued

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Berry Gordy talks Motown and Michael Jackson

Airing Saturday 11/23 at 5 pm ET on SiriusXM Stars, Ch. 106 Rebroadcasting 11/23 at 11 pm ET; Sunday 11/24 at 10 am and 1 pm ET Berry Gordy: factory worker, turned songwriter, turned record producer, turned founder of Motown. … Continued

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HIP HOP NATION: Music Meeting Top 10 (11/16/2013)

The Music Meeting Top 10 put out another countdown of the hottest and best tracks in hip-hop-voted by you. This week, Kendrick Lamar and Jay Rock are the kings of Hip-Hop Nation with Money Trees, followed by Jay-Z’s colab with … Continued

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HIP HOP NATION: Music Meeting Top 10 (11/16/2013)

The Music Meeting Top 10 put out another countdown of the hottest and best tracks in hip-hop-voted by you. This week, Kendrick Lamar and Jay Rock are the kings of Hip-Hop Nation with Money Trees, followed by Jay-Z’s colab with … Continued

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What’s On: Hip Hop Pioneer Melle Mel with Ed Lover on Backspin

The Limousines interview on Alt Nation 10 am & 5 pm ET on Alt Nation The Limousines have finally arrived for their long overdue visit to the Alt Nation studios! After putting out their latest album Hush on their own, … Continued

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What’s On: Hip Hop Pioneer Melle Mel with Ed Lover on Backspin

The Limousines interview on Alt Nation 10 am & 5 pm ET on Alt Nation The Limousines have finally arrived for their long overdue visit to the Alt Nation studios! After putting out their latest album Hush on their own, … Continued

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RZA Remembers Ol’ Dirty Bastard on his 45th Born Day

Airing Friday 11/15 from 5 – 9 pm ET.  The Ed Lover Show celebrates the life, legacy and born day of Ol’ Dirty Bastard on what would have been his 45th birthday! Backspin will highlight his classic solo tracks, Wu-Tang joints … Continued

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RZA Remembers Ol’ Dirty Bastard on his 45th Born Day

Airing Friday 11/15 from 5 – 9 pm ET.  The Ed Lover Show celebrates the life, legacy and born day of Ol’ Dirty Bastard on what would have been his 45th birthday! Backspin will highlight his classic solo tracks, Wu-Tang joints … Continued

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HIP HOP NATION: Music Meeting Top 10 (11/9/2013)

The Music Meeting Top 10 put out another countdown of the hottest and best tracks in hip-hop-voted by you. This week, Drake, 2 Chainz and Big Sean reign supreme with their hit single All Me, while last week’s chart toppers … Continued

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HIP HOP NATION: Music Meeting Top 10 (11/9/2013)

The Music Meeting Top 10 put out another countdown of the hottest and best tracks in hip-hop-voted by you. This week, Drake, 2 Chainz and Big Sean reign supreme with their hit single All Me, while last week’s chart toppers … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Eminem: ‘I’m in this game to press buttons’

The Rap God is back – and possibly better than ever. With the release of The Marshall Mathers LP 2 yesterday it looks like Eminem is on his way to reclaiming his seat at the top of the charts. It’s … Continued

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Eminem: ‘I’m in this game to press buttons’

The Rap God is back – and possibly better than ever. With the release of The Marshall Mathers LP 2 yesterday it looks like Eminem is on his way to reclaiming his seat at the top of the charts. It’s … Continued

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HIP HOP NATION: Music Meeting Top 10 (11/2/2013)

Hip-Hop Nation is serving up yet another fierce countdown, featuring the hottest tracks of the moment… chosen by you! The Kendrick Lamar and Jay Rock duo on Money Trees is a hip-hop force of nature, destroying everything in its path … Continued

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HIP HOP NATION: Music Meeting Top 10 (11/2/2013)

Hip-Hop Nation is serving up yet another fierce countdown, featuring the hottest tracks of the moment… chosen by you! The Kendrick Lamar and Jay Rock duo on Money Trees is a hip-hop force of nature, destroying everything in its path … Continued

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Flavor Flav tells the story behind 911 is a Joke

Recently on the Howard Stern Show, Howard called Public Enemy’s 911 is a Joke the greatest rap ever written. Howard 100 News reporter Lisa G spoke with Flavor Flav about the compliment, and got the story behind the song. “You … Continued

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Flavor Flav tells the story behind 911 is a Joke

Recently on the Howard Stern Show, Howard called Public Enemy’s 911 is a Joke the greatest rap ever written. Howard 100 News reporter Lisa G spoke with Flavor Flav about the compliment, and got the story behind the song. “You … Continued

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Nelly performs Hot in Herre LIVE at SiriusXM

SiriusXM The Heat is known for spinning today’s hottest R&B hits – airing 24/7 and commercial free, of course. This week, though, hip-hop superstar Nelly turned back the clock with a live performance of his 2002 chart-topper, Hot in Herre. … Continued

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Nelly performs Hot in Herre LIVE at SiriusXM

SiriusXM The Heat is known for spinning today’s hottest R&B hits – airing 24/7 and commercial free, of course. This week, though, hip-hop superstar Nelly turned back the clock with a live performance of his 2002 chart-topper, Hot in Herre. … Continued

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Watch Childish Gambino’s ridiculous freestyle on Sway in the Morning

Childish Gambino’s (aka Donald Glover) appearance on Shade 45’s Sway in the Morning went viral last week after he dropped a freestyle riddled with candor. One of the more compelling moments came in the middle of Glover’s rap, when Glover transitioned from … Continued

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Watch Childish Gambino’s ridiculous freestyle on Sway in the Morning

Childish Gambino’s (aka Donald Glover) appearance on Shade 45’s Sway in the Morning went viral last week after he dropped a freestyle riddled with candor. One of the more compelling moments came in the middle of Glover’s rap, when Glover transitioned from … Continued

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HIP-HOP NATION: Music Meeting Top Ten (10/19/13)

SiriusXM’s Hip-Hop Nation brings you the freshest Hip-Hop songs in the country… according to you! This week on the Music Meeting Top Ten, Jay-Z and Rick Ross reign supreme, with a Drake/2 Chainz/Big Sean collaboration right behind them. And while … Continued

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HIP-HOP NATION: Music Meeting Top Ten (10/19/13)

SiriusXM’s Hip-Hop Nation brings you the freshest Hip-Hop songs in the country… according to you! This week on the Music Meeting Top Ten, Jay-Z and Rick Ross reign supreme, with a Drake/2 Chainz/Big Sean collaboration right behind them. And while … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music, Pop, Rock

Vote: 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

The Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame 2014 nominees were released today and the list includes some of the most iconic (but diverse) music makers, including ’90s grunge rockers Nirvana,  gangster rap pioneers N.W.A., Chic, Linda Ronstadt, LL Cool J, … Continued

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Vote: 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

The Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame 2014 nominees were released today and the list includes some of the most iconic (but diverse) music makers, including ’90s grunge rockers Nirvana,  gangster rap pioneers N.W.A., Chic, Linda Ronstadt, LL Cool J, … Continued

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What’s on: No Huddle, Cage the Elephant and No Age

Start your day with a future NFL Hall of Famer. In the afternoon, listen to the Mad Dog for a dose of baseball nostalgia. Hear the hysterical Amy Schumer, the talented John Legend, and an unplugged session with No Age. … Continued

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What’s on: No Huddle, Cage the Elephant and No Age

Start your day with a future NFL Hall of Famer. In the afternoon, listen to the Mad Dog for a dose of baseball nostalgia. Hear the hysterical Amy Schumer, the talented John Legend, and an unplugged session with No Age. … Continued

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HIP HOP NATION: Music Meeting Top 10 Countdown (9/28/13)

Hip Hop Nation is back with this week’s Music Meeting countdown. Lots of return players including Jay-Z, Drake and the yummy Kendrick Lamar. Plus, an exciting new entry from Future. Check it out! JAY-Z/RICK ROSS | fuckwitmeyouknowigotit T.I./B.O.B./KENDRICK LAMAR_MEMORIES BACK THEN 2 … Continued

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HIP HOP NATION: Music Meeting Top 10 Countdown (9/28/13)

Hip Hop Nation is back with this week’s Music Meeting countdown. Lots of return players including Jay-Z, Drake and the yummy Kendrick Lamar. Plus, an exciting new entry from Future. Check it out! JAY-Z/RICK ROSS | fuckwitmeyouknowigotit T.I./B.O.B./KENDRICK LAMAR_MEMORIES BACK THEN 2 … Continued

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What’s on: Shutdown on The Agenda, Jeselnik and the MLB playoffs

What is a government shutdown? Is John Madden really on SiriusXM? What is it like to be really offended? Answers to all those questions and more Wednesday on your airwaves. The Agenda 6 am ET on SiriusXM Progress Let Ari … Continued

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What’s on: Shutdown on The Agenda, Jeselnik and the MLB playoffs

What is a government shutdown? Is John Madden really on SiriusXM? What is it like to be really offended? Answers to all those questions and more Wednesday on your airwaves. The Agenda 6 am ET on SiriusXM Progress Let Ari … Continued

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HIP HOP NATION: Music Meeting Top 20 Countdown (9/21/13)

Two of Jay-Z’s tracks from the album Magna Carta Holy Grail make the countdown this week on Hip Hop Nation. The smash hits Holy Grail featuring Justin Timberlake and fuckwitmeyouknowigotit with Rick Ross have been sweeping radios across the country since their … Continued

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HIP HOP NATION: Music Meeting Top 20 Countdown (9/21/13)

Two of Jay-Z’s tracks from the album Magna Carta Holy Grail make the countdown this week on Hip Hop Nation. The smash hits Holy Grail featuring Justin Timberlake and fuckwitmeyouknowigotit with Rick Ross have been sweeping radios across the country since their … Continued

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Tweet of the week: Mikey Piff bonds with Kanye

Kanye West doesn’t open up to just anybody, but SiriusXM Hits 1 host Mikey Piff got into the circle of trust and here’s the pic to prove it. The time @KanyeWest opened up to me like we were besties. #TBT … Continued

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Tweet of the week: Mikey Piff bonds with Kanye

Kanye West doesn’t open up to just anybody, but SiriusXM Hits 1 host Mikey Piff got into the circle of trust and here’s the pic to prove it. The time @KanyeWest opened up to me like we were besties. #TBT … Continued

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HIP-HOP NATION: Music Meeting Top Ten (9/7/13)

SiriusXM’s Hip-Hop Nation brings you the freshest Hip-Hop songs in the country… according to you! In this week for the Music Meeting Top Ten Its all about Jay-Z as he not only holds the top spot with “f*ckwitmeyouknowigotit” featuring Rick … Continued

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HIP-HOP NATION: Music Meeting Top Ten (9/7/13)

SiriusXM’s Hip-Hop Nation brings you the freshest Hip-Hop songs in the country… according to you! In this week for the Music Meeting Top Ten Its all about Jay-Z as he not only holds the top spot with “f*ckwitmeyouknowigotit” featuring Rick … Continued

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4 Channels 1 Question: If you could have anyone guest DJ with you…

If you could have anyone guest DJ with you, living or dead, who would it be and why?  The Heat = Diplo “I’d love to guest DJ a live festival set with Diplo. Diplo’s sets are high-energy, organized chaos, from … Continued

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4 Channels 1 Question: If you could have anyone guest DJ with you…

If you could have anyone guest DJ with you, living or dead, who would it be and why?  The Heat = Diplo “I’d love to guest DJ a live festival set with Diplo. Diplo’s sets are high-energy, organized chaos, from … Continued

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4 Channels 1 Question: If your channel was a movie soundtrack…

If your channel was a movie soundtrack, which movie would it be?  Hair Nation = Bill and Ted’s Bogus Journey (Yes, the sequel) “Bill and Ted play Battleship with the Grim Reaper himself! All while blasting tunes from King’s X, … Continued

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4 Channels 1 Question: If your channel was a movie soundtrack…

If your channel was a movie soundtrack, which movie would it be?  Hair Nation = Bill and Ted’s Bogus Journey (Yes, the sequel) “Bill and Ted play Battleship with the Grim Reaper himself! All while blasting tunes from King’s X, … Continued

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John Legend remembers his first love song

John Legend stopped by The Howard Stern Studios Tuesday and spoke with Howard Stern about his start in music. Legend said that he began playing the piano when he was four years old, and confirmed Howard’s assessment that the musician was … Continued

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John Legend remembers his first love song

John Legend stopped by The Howard Stern Studios Tuesday and spoke with Howard Stern about his start in music. Legend said that he began playing the piano when he was four years old, and confirmed Howard’s assessment that the musician was … Continued

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HIP-HOP NATION: Music Meeting Top Ten (8/10/13)

SiriusXM’s Hip-Hop Nation brings you the freshest Hip-Hop songs in the country… according to you! This week T.I., B.O.B. and Kendrick Lamar hold the top spot, but Jay-Z is right on their heels. Looks like Kendrick knows how to make … Continued

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HIP-HOP NATION: Music Meeting Top Ten (8/10/13)

SiriusXM’s Hip-Hop Nation brings you the freshest Hip-Hop songs in the country… according to you! This week T.I., B.O.B. and Kendrick Lamar hold the top spot, but Jay-Z is right on their heels. Looks like Kendrick knows how to make … Continued

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Robin Thicke was a ladies’ man on the Growing Pains set

Long before Robin Thicke was dancing with half-naked women in the Blurred Lines video, he was playing the Casanova on the set of his dad’s show, Growing Pains. “I was pimpin’ it out,” he told The Morning Mash Up on SiriusXM … Continued

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Robin Thicke was a ladies’ man on the Growing Pains set

Long before Robin Thicke was dancing with half-naked women in the Blurred Lines video, he was playing the Casanova on the set of his dad’s show, Growing Pains. “I was pimpin’ it out,” he told The Morning Mash Up on SiriusXM … Continued

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Adam Jones takes over Backspin during MLB All-Star Weekend

Tune in on Saturday, July 13th at 4 pm ET as MLB All-Star center fielder Adam Jones takes over Backspin during All-Star weekend. Jones will be playing his favorite classic hip-hop tracks while sharing memories brought back to him by … Continued

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Adam Jones takes over Backspin during MLB All-Star Weekend

Tune in on Saturday, July 13th at 4 pm ET as MLB All-Star center fielder Adam Jones takes over Backspin during All-Star weekend. Jones will be playing his favorite classic hip-hop tracks while sharing memories brought back to him by … Continued

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J. Cole performs ‘Crooked Smile’ at SiriusXM

Jermaine Cole, better known as J. Cole, stopped by SiriusXM and joined Hip-Hop Nation for an exclusive album release party. “Born Sinner” is J. Cole’s second studio album, and has a darker feel to it than his previous record. J. … Continued

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J. Cole performs ‘Crooked Smile’ at SiriusXM

Jermaine Cole, better known as J. Cole, stopped by SiriusXM and joined Hip-Hop Nation for an exclusive album release party. “Born Sinner” is J. Cole’s second studio album, and has a darker feel to it than his previous record. J. … Continued

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LISTEN: Jonathan Cheban Dispels Rumors About Kanye West

Jonathan Cheban, Kim Kardashian’s confidant, spoke to Bonnie Fuller on SiriusXM Stars about the rumors spreading that Kanye West cheated on Kardashian, his pregnant girlfriend. Listen to the clip to hear Cheban explain how he knows Kanye never cheated with … Continued

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LISTEN: Jonathan Cheban Dispels Rumors About Kanye West

Jonathan Cheban, Kim Kardashian’s confidant, spoke to Bonnie Fuller on SiriusXM Stars about the rumors spreading that Kanye West cheated on Kardashian, his pregnant girlfriend. Listen to the clip to hear Cheban explain how he knows Kanye never cheated with … Continued

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WATCH: RaVaughn Rips Into Soul with “Better Be Good” Live at SiriusXM

Soul songstress RaVaughn gave us very explicit directions when she sang this passionate, live rendition of her hit “Better Be Good” at the SiriusXM studios. As her voice sails boldly through her wide range, we decide we are going to … Continued

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WATCH: RaVaughn Rips Into Soul with “Better Be Good” Live at SiriusXM

Soul songstress RaVaughn gave us very explicit directions when she sang this passionate, live rendition of her hit “Better Be Good” at the SiriusXM studios. As her voice sails boldly through her wide range, we decide we are going to … Continued

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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.

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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.

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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

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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, 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

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

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

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

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, 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

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

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