Jazz/Standards, Music

Celebrate Ella Fitzgerald’s centennial birthday during Jazz Appreciation Month

Watercolors (Ch. 66) and Real Jazz (Ch. 67) celebrate Ella Fitzgerald’s life and legacy during Jazz Appreciation Month. The First Lady of Song would have turned 100 on April 25, 2017.

Jazz/Standards, Music

Celebrate Ella Fitzgerald’s centennial birthday during Jazz Appreciation Month

Watercolors (Ch. 66) and Real Jazz (Ch. 67) celebrate Ella Fitzgerald’s life and legacy during Jazz Appreciation Month. The First Lady of Song would have turned 100 on April 25, 2017.

Jazz/Standards, Music, Pop

Music-versary: Happy 95th birthday, Doris Day!

Legendary singer, actress and activist Doris Day recently learned she was born in 1922, not 1924. “I’ve always said that age is just a number,” she said. In other words, Que Sera Sera!

Jazz/Standards, Music, Pop

Music-versary: Happy 95th birthday, Doris Day!

Legendary singer, actress and activist Doris Day recently learned she was born in 1922, not 1924. “I’ve always said that age is just a number,” she said. In other words, Que Sera Sera!

Alternative, Hip-Hop/R&B, Jazz/Standards, Music, Pop, Rock

Valentine’s Day Quiz: Whether you love it, hate it or don’t care at all, we’ll help find the perfect soundtrack

Find out which of our six carefully crafted On-Demand playlists should soundtrack your February 14!

Alternative, Hip-Hop/R&B, Jazz/Standards, Music, Pop, Rock

Valentine’s Day Quiz: Whether you love it, hate it or don’t care at all, we’ll help find the perfect soundtrack

Find out which of our six carefully crafted On-Demand playlists should soundtrack your February 14!

Alternative, Books, Country, Entertainment, Hip-Hop/R&B, Jazz/Standards, Music, Pop, Rock, VOLUME

Written In My Soul hosted by Bill Flanagan brings fans closer to their favorite artists

Bill Flanagan is picking up where he left off thirty years ago, bringing his book, Written In My Soul, to radio on SiriusXM’s new channel, VOLUME.

Alternative, Books, Country, Entertainment, Hip-Hop/R&B, Jazz/Standards, Music, Pop, Rock, VOLUME

Written In My Soul hosted by Bill Flanagan brings fans closer to their favorite artists

Bill Flanagan is picking up where he left off thirty years ago, bringing his book, Written In My Soul, to radio on SiriusXM’s new channel, VOLUME.

Entertainment, Jazz/Standards, Music, Pop

Watch Kristin Chenoweth bring our SiriusXM audience to tears with ‘Smile’

Kristin Chenoweth graced On Broadway with an exclusive Artist Confidential.

Entertainment, Jazz/Standards, Music, Pop

Watch Kristin Chenoweth bring our SiriusXM audience to tears with ‘Smile’

Kristin Chenoweth graced On Broadway with an exclusive Artist Confidential.

Jazz/Standards, Music, Rock

Celebrate B.B. King’s 91st birthday with LIVE concert recordings on Bluesville

B.B. King’s Bluesville (Ch. 70) is celebrating it’s namesake artist on what would’ve been his 91st birthday. What better way to keep his memory alive than with some of his best live performances. Every hour on Sept. 16, you’ll hear the blues … Continued

Jazz/Standards, Music, Rock

Celebrate B.B. King’s 91st birthday with LIVE concert recordings on Bluesville

B.B. King’s Bluesville (Ch. 70) is celebrating it’s namesake artist on what would’ve been his 91st birthday. What better way to keep his memory alive than with some of his best live performances. Every hour on Sept. 16, you’ll hear the blues … Continued

Jazz/Standards, Music

Hear the surprising way Barbra Streisand discovered the ‘Streisand Method’ and more from her Town Hall

The Barbra Streisand Channel relaunches on SiriusXM Ch. 18 today at 5 pm ET, featuring songs personally selected by Streisand from her five-decade career and a candid Town Hall hosted by Patrick Wilson.

Jazz/Standards, Music

Hear the surprising way Barbra Streisand discovered the ‘Streisand Method’ and more from her Town Hall

The Barbra Streisand Channel relaunches on SiriusXM Ch. 18 today at 5 pm ET, featuring songs personally selected by Streisand from her five-decade career and a candid Town Hall hosted by Patrick Wilson.

Jazz/Standards, Music

Barbra Streisand’s SiriusXM channel returns with a special Town Hall event

The limited-run channel kicks off Sept. 6 at 5 p.m. ET and runs through Tuesday, Oct. 4 on Ch. 18.

Jazz/Standards, Music

Barbra Streisand’s SiriusXM channel returns with a special Town Hall event

The limited-run channel kicks off Sept. 6 at 5 p.m. ET and runs through Tuesday, Oct. 4 on Ch. 18.

Jazz/Standards, Music

Totally Tony commemorates Tony Bennett’s 90th birthday on Siriusly Sinatra!

SiriusXM and Siriusly Sinatra are giving YOU the chance to win a Tony Bennett: The Complete Collection! See details below! Frank Sinatra often referred to Tony Bennett as “the best singer in the business.” Their respect for each other’s craft was … Continued

Jazz/Standards, Music

Totally Tony commemorates Tony Bennett’s 90th birthday on Siriusly Sinatra!

SiriusXM and Siriusly Sinatra are giving YOU the chance to win a Tony Bennett: The Complete Collection! See details below! Frank Sinatra often referred to Tony Bennett as “the best singer in the business.” Their respect for each other’s craft was … Continued

Alternative, Hip-Hop/R&B, Jazz/Standards, Music, Pop, Rock

Sounds of Summer: Independence Day weekend music specials!

Cel-e-brate good times come on! And the Un-it-ed States In-de-pend-ence, come on! OK, that last part didn’t work so well. But what is working is every channel on your SiriusXM dial playing sweet Fourth of July weekend specials. Whether you’re grilling at … Continued

Alternative, Hip-Hop/R&B, Jazz/Standards, Music, Pop, Rock

Sounds of Summer: Independence Day weekend music specials!

Cel-e-brate good times come on! And the Un-it-ed States In-de-pend-ence, come on! OK, that last part didn’t work so well. But what is working is every channel on your SiriusXM dial playing sweet Fourth of July weekend specials. Whether you’re grilling at … Continued

Jazz/Standards, Music

Music-versary: Barbra Streisand was born on April 24, 1942

An American national treasure and one of Brooklyn’s finest, Barbra Streisand has earned a lifetime of happy birthdays for entertaining the world through song and the silver screen. This year’s 74th birthday puts her close to a major milestone, adding … Continued

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Music-versary: Barbra Streisand was born on April 24, 1942

An American national treasure and one of Brooklyn’s finest, Barbra Streisand has earned a lifetime of happy birthdays for entertaining the world through song and the silver screen. This year’s 74th birthday puts her close to a major milestone, adding … Continued

Jazz/Standards, Music

Celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month 2016 with SiriusXM!

April is Jazz Appreciation Month and SiriusXM is celebrating with specials all month long on Watercolors (Ch. 66) and Real Jazz (Ch. 67). Hear dozens of live performances and exclusive shows from traditional and contemporary jazz stars, only on SiriusXM! Friday, April 1 at … Continued

Jazz/Standards, Music

Celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month 2016 with SiriusXM!

April is Jazz Appreciation Month and SiriusXM is celebrating with specials all month long on Watercolors (Ch. 66) and Real Jazz (Ch. 67). Hear dozens of live performances and exclusive shows from traditional and contemporary jazz stars, only on SiriusXM! Friday, April 1 at … Continued

Jazz/Standards, Music, Pop

Music-versary: Happy birthday Doris Day!

Doris Day is many things. She’s the quintessential girl next door, Oscar nominated actress, celebrated singer, devoted animal welfare activist. She is also a legend who, as she approaches her 92nd year, is still beloved by a large, loyal fan base … Continued

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Music-versary: Happy birthday Doris Day!

Doris Day is many things. She’s the quintessential girl next door, Oscar nominated actress, celebrated singer, devoted animal welfare activist. She is also a legend who, as she approaches her 92nd year, is still beloved by a large, loyal fan base … Continued

Jazz/Standards, Music

Happy 70th birthday, Liza Minnelli!

Few people in history have been born into the kind of Hollywood royal family that Liza Minnelli was, and gone on to become a pop culture phenomenon in their own right. Born to screen megastar Judy Garland and director Vincente Minnelli—who … Continued

Jazz/Standards, Music

Happy 70th birthday, Liza Minnelli!

Few people in history have been born into the kind of Hollywood royal family that Liza Minnelli was, and gone on to become a pop culture phenomenon in their own right. Born to screen megastar Judy Garland and director Vincente Minnelli—who … Continued

Classical, Jazz/Standards, Music, Pop

Oscars Playlist: 2016 nominees + past winners and nominees

Everyone knows that the Oscars are about the movies, but just as important as the acting and the directing is the music that ties it all together and sets the scene. With only a few days to go until the … Continued

Classical, Jazz/Standards, Music, Pop

Oscars Playlist: 2016 nominees + past winners and nominees

Everyone knows that the Oscars are about the movies, but just as important as the acting and the directing is the music that ties it all together and sets the scene. With only a few days to go until the … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Jazz/Standards, Music, Pop

Black History Month: Woke lyrics by black artists

Black History Month is about celebrating the achievements of African Americans and recognizing the central role black people and black culture has played in the history of the United States. It is also a time for reflection and enlightenment, no matter your … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Jazz/Standards, Music, Pop

Black History Month: Woke lyrics by black artists

Black History Month is about celebrating the achievements of African Americans and recognizing the central role black people and black culture has played in the history of the United States. It is also a time for reflection and enlightenment, no matter your … Continued

Jazz/Standards, Music, Pop Culture, Religion

Mardi Gras Survival Guide: Food, booze, music, fashion + recovery tips for Fat Tuesday

Mardi Gras, Carnival, Fat Tuesday—no matter what you call it, there’s no holiday quite like it. From lively music and bead throwing, to parading and consuming copious amounts of food and drink, the Christian holiday has become a cultural phenomenon, … Continued

Jazz/Standards, Music, Pop Culture, Religion

Mardi Gras Survival Guide: Food, booze, music, fashion + recovery tips for Fat Tuesday

Mardi Gras, Carnival, Fat Tuesday—no matter what you call it, there’s no holiday quite like it. From lively music and bead throwing, to parading and consuming copious amounts of food and drink, the Christian holiday has become a cultural phenomenon, … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Jazz/Standards, Music

6 essential music icons to celebrate Black History Month

February is Black History Month, so while just the tip of the iceberg, we asked some or our programmers to name just one of the most influential black musicians on their channels. Here’s what they picked. Backspin (Ch. 43) : Grandmaster … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Jazz/Standards, Music

6 essential music icons to celebrate Black History Month

February is Black History Month, so while just the tip of the iceberg, we asked some or our programmers to name just one of the most influential black musicians on their channels. Here’s what they picked. Backspin (Ch. 43) : Grandmaster … Continued

Jazz/Standards, Music

Mardi Gras Radio: Celebrate Fat Tuesday with SiriusXM’s Real Jazz

Mardi Gras, also known as Carnival, is a Christian holiday that was established around existing pagan spring and fertility rites. You see, when Christian leaders got a little power in Rome, they figured it was easier to incorporate pagan holidays into … Continued

Jazz/Standards, Music

Mardi Gras Radio: Celebrate Fat Tuesday with SiriusXM’s Real Jazz

Mardi Gras, also known as Carnival, is a Christian holiday that was established around existing pagan spring and fertility rites. You see, when Christian leaders got a little power in Rome, they figured it was easier to incorporate pagan holidays into … Continued

Jazz/Standards, Music

It’s Christmas time in the city: See how SiriusXM celebrates the holidays

All was merry and bright at the SiriusXM studios in New York City this holiday season. From the blowout Brian Setzer Orchestra special to a somber take on Frosty the Snowman, artists came through to perform their favorite Christmas songs. Get … Continued

Jazz/Standards, Music

It’s Christmas time in the city: See how SiriusXM celebrates the holidays

All was merry and bright at the SiriusXM studios in New York City this holiday season. From the blowout Brian Setzer Orchestra special to a somber take on Frosty the Snowman, artists came through to perform their favorite Christmas songs. Get … Continued

Jazz/Standards, Music

Happy birthday, Frank! Here’s all the special programming this week

This Saturday, December 12, 2015, will mark 100 years since the birth of Frank Sinatra. And SiriusXM is celebrating all weekend by opening the airwaves of a few select channels so that anyone with a SiriusXM radio can join the … Continued

Jazz/Standards, Music

Happy birthday, Frank! Here’s all the special programming this week

This Saturday, December 12, 2015, will mark 100 years since the birth of Frank Sinatra. And SiriusXM is celebrating all weekend by opening the airwaves of a few select channels so that anyone with a SiriusXM radio can join the … Continued

Jazz/Standards, Music

Quiz: Find out how much you know about Frank Sinatra!

One hundred years ago this month—on December 12, 1915—Francis Albert Sinatra entered the world. If you’re a fan of American popular music to any degree, it’s likely that you already know at least a few things about Sinatra. A hugely … Continued

Jazz/Standards, Music

Quiz: Find out how much you know about Frank Sinatra!

One hundred years ago this month—on December 12, 1915—Francis Albert Sinatra entered the world. If you’re a fan of American popular music to any degree, it’s likely that you already know at least a few things about Sinatra. A hugely … Continued

Jazz/Standards, Music

Sinatra 100: Chris Martin and more celeb fans celebrate Ol’ Blue Eyes

Frank Sinatra would have been 100 years old on December 12. In honor of this centennial milestone, some longtime celebrity fans wished the Chairman of the Board a happy birthday and reflected on some of his best work (including movies!) during visits to the SiriusXM’s studios … Continued

Jazz/Standards, Music

Sinatra 100: Chris Martin and more celeb fans celebrate Ol’ Blue Eyes

Frank Sinatra would have been 100 years old on December 12. In honor of this centennial milestone, some longtime celebrity fans wished the Chairman of the Board a happy birthday and reflected on some of his best work (including movies!) during visits to the SiriusXM’s studios … Continued

Classical, Country, Jazz/Standards, Music, Pop, Rock

Quiz: What’s your signature holiday cocktail?

The holidays are here, and it’s time to put up the lights, pull out the scarves and play those nostalgic tunes. Find out which signature cocktail you should be sipping on while you listen to your favorite holiday tunes across … Continued

Classical, Country, Jazz/Standards, Music, Pop, Rock

Quiz: What’s your signature holiday cocktail?

The holidays are here, and it’s time to put up the lights, pull out the scarves and play those nostalgic tunes. Find out which signature cocktail you should be sipping on while you listen to your favorite holiday tunes across … Continued

Jazz/Standards, Music

Enter for a chance to win SiriusXM’s Frank Sinatra 100 birthday package!

SiriusXM is celebrating Frank Sinatra’s 100th birthday by giving YOU the chance to win a Sinatra 100 birthday package, including the official Sinatra 100 Centennial Book (courtesy of Thames & Hudson) plus the Ultimate Sinatra Centennial Collection on 4 CDs … Continued

Jazz/Standards, Music

Enter for a chance to win SiriusXM’s Frank Sinatra 100 birthday package!

SiriusXM is celebrating Frank Sinatra’s 100th birthday by giving YOU the chance to win a Sinatra 100 birthday package, including the official Sinatra 100 Centennial Book (courtesy of Thames & Hudson) plus the Ultimate Sinatra Centennial Collection on 4 CDs … Continued

Jazz/Standards, Music

Nancy Sinatra’s top 10 favorite songs her dad ever sang

On December 12, 2015 it will be 100 years since the late, great Frank Sinatra’s birth. The world wouldn’t knew for a few more decades that one of the greatest singers (if not the greatest singer) of all time had … Continued

Jazz/Standards, Music

Nancy Sinatra’s top 10 favorite songs her dad ever sang

On December 12, 2015 it will be 100 years since the late, great Frank Sinatra’s birth. The world wouldn’t knew for a few more decades that one of the greatest singers (if not the greatest singer) of all time had … Continued

Jazz/Standards, Music

40s Junction, 50s on 5, RadioClassics celebrate Frank Sinatra’s 100th

In addition to SiriusXM’s Siriusly Sinatra, 40s Junction, 50s on 5 and RadioClassics will be available from December 11 – December 13 on inactive SiriusXM radios (some older Sirius satellite radios may not be capable of receiving the free listening channels) to … Continued

Jazz/Standards, Music

40s Junction, 50s on 5, RadioClassics celebrate Frank Sinatra’s 100th

In addition to SiriusXM’s Siriusly Sinatra, 40s Junction, 50s on 5 and RadioClassics will be available from December 11 – December 13 on inactive SiriusXM radios (some older Sirius satellite radios may not be capable of receiving the free listening channels) to … Continued

Jazz/Standards, Music, NBA, Sports

What role would LeBron James play in a jazz band?

LeBron James is pretty good at basketball. Fans of the game can agree on that, right? But for those who don’t know basketball, just how good is James at his craft? Grammy Award-winning jazz musician Branford Marsalis joined SiriusXM NBA … Continued

Jazz/Standards, Music, NBA, Sports

What role would LeBron James play in a jazz band?

LeBron James is pretty good at basketball. Fans of the game can agree on that, right? But for those who don’t know basketball, just how good is James at his craft? Grammy Award-winning jazz musician Branford Marsalis joined SiriusXM NBA … Continued

Jazz/Standards, Music

Happy 79th birthday to blues legend Buddy Guy!

One of our few living blues legends, Buddy Guy, turns 79 years old today! A major influence to Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Jimmy Page, Jeff Beck, John Mayer, and Stevie Ray Vaughn, Buddy Guy is considered one of the greatest … Continued

Jazz/Standards, Music

Happy 79th birthday to blues legend Buddy Guy!

One of our few living blues legends, Buddy Guy, turns 79 years old today! A major influence to Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Jimmy Page, Jeff Beck, John Mayer, and Stevie Ray Vaughn, Buddy Guy is considered one of the greatest … Continued

Country, Hip-Hop/R&B, Jazz/Standards, Music, Pop, Rock

Quiz: Find out which all-American musical genre is really the soundtrack to your soul

It’s the Fourth of July, and what else does that entail than testing your Americanism (other than cold beers, hot grills, and fireworks)? There’s a lot to appreciate about Independence Day. But the best part of honoring America? The music, … Continued

Country, Hip-Hop/R&B, Jazz/Standards, Music, Pop, Rock

Quiz: Find out which all-American musical genre is really the soundtrack to your soul

It’s the Fourth of July, and what else does that entail than testing your Americanism (other than cold beers, hot grills, and fireworks)? There’s a lot to appreciate about Independence Day. But the best part of honoring America? The music, … Continued

Jazz/Standards, Music

Real Jazz broadcasting live from the Montreal Jazz Festival!

Airing Monday 6/29 to Friday 7/3 from 3-6 pm ET on SiriusXM’s Real Jazz (Ch. 67) The 36th annual Montreal Jazz Festival, the world’s largest jazz gathering, will be airing live all week on SiriusXM’s Real Jazz. Hosted by Mark Ruffin, the coverage will … Continued

Jazz/Standards, Music

Real Jazz broadcasting live from the Montreal Jazz Festival!

Airing Monday 6/29 to Friday 7/3 from 3-6 pm ET on SiriusXM’s Real Jazz (Ch. 67) The 36th annual Montreal Jazz Festival, the world’s largest jazz gathering, will be airing live all week on SiriusXM’s Real Jazz. Hosted by Mark Ruffin, the coverage will … Continued

Country, Dance/Electronic, Hip-Hop/R&B, Jazz/Standards, Music, Pop, Rock

Memorial Day Music: Reba McEntire, Elton John, Snoop Dogg, EDC + more!

We’ve got some very big music events happening this Memorial Day Weekend, and you definitely don’t want to miss them. From Reba, Elton John and Santana to Snoop Dogg, EDCNY and Live in the Vineyard, there’s something for everyone. These are … Continued

Country, Dance/Electronic, Hip-Hop/R&B, Jazz/Standards, Music, Pop, Rock

Memorial Day Music: Reba McEntire, Elton John, Snoop Dogg, EDC + more!

We’ve got some very big music events happening this Memorial Day Weekend, and you definitely don’t want to miss them. From Reba, Elton John and Santana to Snoop Dogg, EDCNY and Live in the Vineyard, there’s something for everyone. These are … Continued

Jazz/Standards, Music

Top 10 reasons ’40s hits is moving to Ch. 73

Cab Calloway, Benny Goodman, Bing Crosby … they’re all moving up the dial on May 7. The ‘40s music you know and love from ‘40s on 4 (Ch. 4) is headed to Ch. 73 in the Jazz/Standards category and will be renamed ’40s Junction. But other … Continued

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Top 10 reasons ’40s hits is moving to Ch. 73

Cab Calloway, Benny Goodman, Bing Crosby … they’re all moving up the dial on May 7. The ‘40s music you know and love from ‘40s on 4 (Ch. 4) is headed to Ch. 73 in the Jazz/Standards category and will be renamed ’40s Junction. But other … Continued

Jazz/Standards, Music

On Broadway’s Julie James rounds up today’s TONY nominee announcement!

Theater fans around the world were on the edge of their seats today to find out who would be nominated for the highly coveted TONY Award honoring Broadway’s best.  Emmy, Golden Globe and Tony-winning actress Mary-Louise Parker, and Emmy and Golden Globe … Continued

Jazz/Standards, Music

On Broadway’s Julie James rounds up today’s TONY nominee announcement!

Theater fans around the world were on the edge of their seats today to find out who would be nominated for the highly coveted TONY Award honoring Broadway’s best.  Emmy, Golden Globe and Tony-winning actress Mary-Louise Parker, and Emmy and Golden Globe … Continued

Jazz/Standards, Lifestyle, Music, Pop

From cabaret to pop: Anne Steele visits The Jolt to talk about new album

Better known as a cabaret singer, Anne Steele recently sat down with OutQ’s Larry Flick to talk about her new album, What’s Mine, and share what it took for her to throw her hat into a whole new musical arena. But … Continued

Jazz/Standards, Lifestyle, Music, Pop

From cabaret to pop: Anne Steele visits The Jolt to talk about new album

Better known as a cabaret singer, Anne Steele recently sat down with OutQ’s Larry Flick to talk about her new album, What’s Mine, and share what it took for her to throw her hat into a whole new musical arena. But … Continued

Jazz/Standards, Music

Celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month with SiriusXM Real Jazz and Watercolors

April is Jazz Appreciation Month and we are celebrating with special programming on Real Jazz and Watercolors all month long! Hear dozens of live performances and exclusive shows from traditional and contemporary jazz stars, only on SiriusXM. And SiriusXM has … Continued

Jazz/Standards, Music

Celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month with SiriusXM Real Jazz and Watercolors

April is Jazz Appreciation Month and we are celebrating with special programming on Real Jazz and Watercolors all month long! Hear dozens of live performances and exclusive shows from traditional and contemporary jazz stars, only on SiriusXM. And SiriusXM has … Continued

Jazz/Standards, Music, Rock

Soulive and special guest Chris Robinson are @ Brooklyn Bowl on JAM ON!

Airing Wednesday 3/18 at 9 pm ET on Jam ON, Ch. 29 Rebroadcasting Thursday 3/19 at 12 pm ET, Friday 3/20 at 7 am ET, Saturday 3/21 at 2 pm ET, and Sunday 3/22 8pm ET Hear what happens when soul-jazz … Continued

Jazz/Standards, Music, Rock

Soulive and special guest Chris Robinson are @ Brooklyn Bowl on JAM ON!

Airing Wednesday 3/18 at 9 pm ET on Jam ON, Ch. 29 Rebroadcasting Thursday 3/19 at 12 pm ET, Friday 3/20 at 7 am ET, Saturday 3/21 at 2 pm ET, and Sunday 3/22 8pm ET Hear what happens when soul-jazz … Continued

Alternative, Country, Hip-Hop/R&B, Jazz/Standards, Music, Pop, Rock

2015 Grammy nominees who love SiriusXM: Sam Smith, Ed Sheeran, Hozier, Coldplay and more

The 2015 Grammy Awards are just around the corner (Sunday 2/8) and many of our favorite artists here at SiriusXM have been nominated. Now we couldn’t possibly pick our favorites (we love them all so much), but this year’s awards … Continued

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2015 Grammy nominees who love SiriusXM: Sam Smith, Ed Sheeran, Hozier, Coldplay and more

The 2015 Grammy Awards are just around the corner (Sunday 2/8) and many of our favorite artists here at SiriusXM have been nominated. Now we couldn’t possibly pick our favorites (we love them all so much), but this year’s awards … Continued

Jazz/Standards, Music, Pop

‘Tis the Season! Hear Holly and Holiday Traditions through New Year’s Eve

Holly | Ch. 17 | November 11 – December 31 Holiday Traditions | Sirius Ch. 147 / XM Ch. 73 | November 11 – December 31 It’s the most wonderful time of the year with the kids jingle belling, and … Continued

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‘Tis the Season! Hear Holly and Holiday Traditions through New Year’s Eve

Holly | Ch. 17 | November 11 – December 31 Holiday Traditions | Sirius Ch. 147 / XM Ch. 73 | November 11 – December 31 It’s the most wonderful time of the year with the kids jingle belling, and … Continued

Entertainment, Jazz/Standards, Music, Pop Culture, TV

The 68th Annual Tony Awards: Celebrate Tonys Week with On Broadway + EW Radio

Airs daily at 7 am and 7 pm ET beginning Sunday 6/1 on On Broadway, Ch. 72 and EW Radio (Ch. 105) The 68th Annual Tony Awards are coming up, and On Broadway (Ch. 72) and EW Radio (Ch. 105) … Continued

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The 68th Annual Tony Awards: Celebrate Tonys Week with On Broadway + EW Radio

Airs daily at 7 am and 7 pm ET beginning Sunday 6/1 on On Broadway, Ch. 72 and EW Radio (Ch. 105) The 68th Annual Tony Awards are coming up, and On Broadway (Ch. 72) and EW Radio (Ch. 105) … Continued

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Get warm weather ready with Nancy Sinatra’s spring playlist

After what felt like a never-ending black hole of cold, snow, and polar vortexes (vortexi? VORTICES!), warmer weather is finally on its way. (If you reside on the East Coast, that is. West Coasters, try to pretend you know what … Continued

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Get warm weather ready with Nancy Sinatra’s spring playlist

After what felt like a never-ending black hole of cold, snow, and polar vortexes (vortexi? VORTICES!), warmer weather is finally on its way. (If you reside on the East Coast, that is. West Coasters, try to pretend you know what … 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

Country, Dance/Electronic, Entertainment, Hip-Hop/R&B, Jazz/Standards, Music, Pop, Pop Culture, Rock

16 things to look out for at the 2014 Grammys

At this point, you’re probably fully aware that the 2014 Grammys are happening this Sunday (Jan. 26 at 8 pm ET). There’s just soooo much to look forward to this year, what with all the high-profile nominees, the many performers, … Continued

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16 things to look out for at the 2014 Grammys

At this point, you’re probably fully aware that the 2014 Grammys are happening this Sunday (Jan. 26 at 8 pm ET). There’s just soooo much to look forward to this year, what with all the high-profile nominees, the many performers, … Continued

Jazz/Standards, Music

Best of 2013: Watercolors

There’s something about the brink of the new year that makes you reflect on the outgoing one. To help you take a look back at 2013 — and get you groovin’ in 2014 — Watercolors has gathered the very best … Continued

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Best of 2013: Watercolors

There’s something about the brink of the new year that makes you reflect on the outgoing one. To help you take a look back at 2013 — and get you groovin’ in 2014 — Watercolors has gathered the very best … Continued

Country, Dance/Electronic, Hip-Hop/R&B, Jazz/Standards, Music, Pop, Rock

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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Broadway Buzz: Kinky Boots, Sound of Music Live and the Golden Globes

Hey theatre fans! As your Broadway gal about town, I’m happy to share with you my own photo of yet more history making for the musical Kinky Boots this week here in New York City! Tony-winning director and choreographer Jerry … Continued

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Broadway Buzz: Kinky Boots, Sound of Music Live and the Golden Globes

Hey theatre fans! As your Broadway gal about town, I’m happy to share with you my own photo of yet more history making for the musical Kinky Boots this week here in New York City! Tony-winning director and choreographer Jerry … Continued

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Broadway Buzz: Pippin breaks records

Happy holidays, theatre peeps! The holiday weekend brought lots of record breakin’ and history makin’ to the Great White Way this year – one of the most successful in history. They’re singing Glory over at the Tony-winning revival of Pippin, … Continued

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Broadway Buzz: Pippin breaks records

Happy holidays, theatre peeps! The holiday weekend brought lots of record breakin’ and history makin’ to the Great White Way this year – one of the most successful in history. They’re singing Glory over at the Tony-winning revival of Pippin, … 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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Hungerthon charity auction: Jazz Cruise tickets

Get ready to set sail! Now you have the chance to go aboard the 2014 Jazz Cruise through WhyHunger’s online charity auction. Jazz fans can bid on the opportunity to win two tickets for the seven-day Caribbean cruise. Embarking from … Continued

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Hungerthon charity auction: Jazz Cruise tickets

Get ready to set sail! Now you have the chance to go aboard the 2014 Jazz Cruise through WhyHunger’s online charity auction. Jazz fans can bid on the opportunity to win two tickets for the seven-day Caribbean cruise. Embarking from … Continued

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Broadway Buzz: Carole King musical set to debut

Hey, theatre fans!  It’s been another week full of big news on Broadway, so here we go! Welcome to Times Square and to Beautiful: The Carole King Musical!  The show had its first Broadway preview at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre … Continued

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Broadway Buzz: Carole King musical set to debut

Hey, theatre fans!  It’s been another week full of big news on Broadway, so here we go! Welcome to Times Square and to Beautiful: The Carole King Musical!  The show had its first Broadway preview at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre … 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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Broadway Buzz: Alanis Morissette pens musical

Hey Broadway fans! There were some great milestones reached on the Great White Way this week. Huge congrats to the longest running American musical in Broadway history: CHICAGO. The revival of the hit musical just celebrated 17 years at the Ambassador … Continued

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Broadway Buzz: Alanis Morissette pens musical

Hey Broadway fans! There were some great milestones reached on the Great White Way this week. Huge congrats to the longest running American musical in Broadway history: CHICAGO. The revival of the hit musical just celebrated 17 years at the Ambassador … Continued

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Broadway Buzz: First Date and A Time to Kill to close

‘Twas a tough week on Broadway, theatre fans.  Two shows actually announced that they will close. The new (and very funny) musical First Date, starring Tangled and NBC’s Chuck star Zachary Levi and actress Krysta Rodriguez (Addams Family, NBC’s Smash) … Continued

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Broadway Buzz: First Date and A Time to Kill to close

‘Twas a tough week on Broadway, theatre fans.  Two shows actually announced that they will close. The new (and very funny) musical First Date, starring Tangled and NBC’s Chuck star Zachary Levi and actress Krysta Rodriguez (Addams Family, NBC’s Smash) … Continued

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Holly channel plays contemporary holiday songs on SiriusXM!

Ch. 17 | Now through December 31  | Available online Ch. 752 From contemporary holiday music to traditional favorites, rock your Christmas party with songs by Justin Bieber, Mariah Carey, Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Richard Marx, Gloria Estefan. Colbie Caillat, Josh Groban, Michael Buble and … Continued

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Holly channel plays contemporary holiday songs on SiriusXM!

Ch. 17 | Now through December 31  | Available online Ch. 752 From contemporary holiday music to traditional favorites, rock your Christmas party with songs by Justin Bieber, Mariah Carey, Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Richard Marx, Gloria Estefan. Colbie Caillat, Josh Groban, Michael Buble and … Continued

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Holiday Traditions channel is playing the classics on SiriusXM!

Ch. 4 | Now through December 31 | Available online Ch. 751 If every year come December, you dream of a white Christmas with classic holiday recordings, then Holiday Traditions is the channel for you!  Set the soundtrack to your family’s festivities with songs … Continued

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Holiday Traditions channel is playing the classics on SiriusXM!

Ch. 4 | Now through December 31 | Available online Ch. 751 If every year come December, you dream of a white Christmas with classic holiday recordings, then Holiday Traditions is the channel for you!  Set the soundtrack to your family’s festivities with songs … Continued

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Broadway Buzz: Ewan McGregor’s Broadway debut

Happy birthday to theatre phenomenon: WICKED!  This Wednesday was the 10th anniversary of the smash-hit show and, as you would expect, there was a huge celebration. The night’s festivities kicked off at The Gershwin with the show’s alumni and original … Continued

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Broadway Buzz: Ewan McGregor’s Broadway debut

Happy birthday to theatre phenomenon: WICKED!  This Wednesday was the 10th anniversary of the smash-hit show and, as you would expect, there was a huge celebration. The night’s festivities kicked off at The Gershwin with the show’s alumni and original … Continued

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Broadway Buzz: New All-Star Cast of Les Mis

Hey Broadway fans! Here’s a look at all the latest and greatest this week from the Great White Way! Honestly, I sort of thought the internet was going to explode when the news first broke about the principle casting for … Continued

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Broadway Buzz: New All-Star Cast of Les Mis

Hey Broadway fans! Here’s a look at all the latest and greatest this week from the Great White Way! Honestly, I sort of thought the internet was going to explode when the news first broke about the principle casting for … Continued

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What’s On: AFI celebrate their new album, plus Katy Perry and Jimmy Buffet Live

Tomorrow’s a great day for music fanatics of all kinds, with highlights like the Grateful Dead tearing it up in New York, Jimmy Buffet live from Denver, Katy Perry’s track-by-track of her new album PRISM and last, but definitely not … Continued

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What’s On: AFI celebrate their new album, plus Katy Perry and Jimmy Buffet Live

Tomorrow’s a great day for music fanatics of all kinds, with highlights like the Grateful Dead tearing it up in New York, Jimmy Buffet live from Denver, Katy Perry’s track-by-track of her new album PRISM and last, but definitely not … Continued

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What’s On: Pearl Jam is Secret in Seattle, The Glee of Sinatra, the Kings of Leon and the smartest kids in the world

Pearl Jam Town Hall Premieres Friday 12 pm ET. Replays all weekend on Pearl Jam Radio As you might expect, the SiriusXM Town Hall with Pearl Jam was no ordinary affair. The band answered fan questions moderated by longtime producer … Continued

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What’s On: Pearl Jam is Secret in Seattle, The Glee of Sinatra, the Kings of Leon and the smartest kids in the world

Pearl Jam Town Hall Premieres Friday 12 pm ET. Replays all weekend on Pearl Jam Radio As you might expect, the SiriusXM Town Hall with Pearl Jam was no ordinary affair. The band answered fan questions moderated by longtime producer … Continued

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Broadway Buzz: Daniel Craig and Rachel Weisz in Betrayal

Hi theatre fans!  It’s been another great week on Broadway – here’s what’s up: Preview performances began Tuesday for the revival of Harold Pinter’s time-bending drama Betrayal, which stars real-life married couple Daniel Craig and Academy Award winner Rachel Weisz. One … Continued

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Broadway Buzz: Daniel Craig and Rachel Weisz in Betrayal

Hi theatre fans!  It’s been another great week on Broadway – here’s what’s up: Preview performances began Tuesday for the revival of Harold Pinter’s time-bending drama Betrayal, which stars real-life married couple Daniel Craig and Academy Award winner Rachel Weisz. One … Continued

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Broadway Buzz: Sting’s Last Ship docks soon

Epic news, theatre lovers! THE LAST SHIP, with an original score by 16-time Grammy winner Sting, will open on Broadway in the fall of 2014! Better yet, we don’t have to wait a whole year to scratch our itch, as there’ll be a … Continued

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Broadway Buzz: Sting’s Last Ship docks soon

Epic news, theatre lovers! THE LAST SHIP, with an original score by 16-time Grammy winner Sting, will open on Broadway in the fall of 2014! Better yet, we don’t have to wait a whole year to scratch our itch, as there’ll be a … Continued

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What’s On: Metallica’s rage in harlem, panic in Detroit?, love potions & more

Metallica Exclusive Concert at the Apollo Theater Saturday 8:30 pm ET on Mandatory Metallica There’s a rage in Harlem: Metallica plays the famed Apollo Theater for the first – and last – time in an exclusive concert for SiriusXM listeners. … Continued

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What’s On: Metallica’s rage in harlem, panic in Detroit?, love potions & more

Metallica Exclusive Concert at the Apollo Theater Saturday 8:30 pm ET on Mandatory Metallica There’s a rage in Harlem: Metallica plays the famed Apollo Theater for the first – and last – time in an exclusive concert for SiriusXM listeners. … Continued

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What’s On: Sarah Lee Guthrie and Johnny Irion on Outlaw Country, Krishna Das, Elvis and more

Today on SiriusXM, East meets West, then we head down South and come back North again, with special highlights from Krishna Das Yoga Radio, Goldie Hawn on Oprah Radio, the wonderful Sarah Lee Guthrie performing on Outlaw Country, and a … Continued

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What’s On: Sarah Lee Guthrie and Johnny Irion on Outlaw Country, Krishna Das, Elvis and more

Today on SiriusXM, East meets West, then we head down South and come back North again, with special highlights from Krishna Das Yoga Radio, Goldie Hawn on Oprah Radio, the wonderful Sarah Lee Guthrie performing on Outlaw Country, and a … Continued

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Broadway Buzz: Trumpet the return of Neil Patrick Harris

A new season is heating up on Broadway and I’ve got all your newsy bits right here! Everyone’s heads exploded when we heard that Neil Patrick Harris would be returning to Broadway in a revival of Hedwig & The Angry Inch, … Continued

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Broadway Buzz: Trumpet the return of Neil Patrick Harris

A new season is heating up on Broadway and I’ve got all your newsy bits right here! Everyone’s heads exploded when we heard that Neil Patrick Harris would be returning to Broadway in a revival of Hedwig & The Angry Inch, … Continued

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Broadway Buzz: Cabaret returns, War and Peace moves uptown

Theatre lovers of the world, UNITE!  Here’s your weekly update for all the big Broadway stories you need to know: Incredibly exciting news this week, the Tony-winning Sam Mendes and Rob Marshall production of CABARET will be revived by The Roundabout Theatre … Continued

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Broadway Buzz: Cabaret returns, War and Peace moves uptown

Theatre lovers of the world, UNITE!  Here’s your weekly update for all the big Broadway stories you need to know: Incredibly exciting news this week, the Tony-winning Sam Mendes and Rob Marshall production of CABARET will be revived by The Roundabout Theatre … Continued

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Broadway Buzz with Julie James: Saying goodbye to a star

Hey theatre peeps! Here’s a glimpse at what made the world of Broadway go ’round this week! The lights of all Broadway marquis dimmed this past Wednesday at 7:45 PM for exactly one minute in honor of celebrated stage and … Continued

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Broadway Buzz with Julie James: Saying goodbye to a star

Hey theatre peeps! Here’s a glimpse at what made the world of Broadway go ’round this week! The lights of all Broadway marquis dimmed this past Wednesday at 7:45 PM for exactly one minute in honor of celebrated stage and … Continued

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Broadway Buzz with Julie James: Bridges of Madison County hits the stage!

Helloooo B-way lovin’ peeps! Here’s a quick snapshot of theatre news this week: We got a theatre location and opening date for The Bridges of Madison County! Previews begin January 13, 2014 with an official opening on February 27 at … Continued

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Broadway Buzz with Julie James: Bridges of Madison County hits the stage!

Helloooo B-way lovin’ peeps! Here’s a quick snapshot of theatre news this week: We got a theatre location and opening date for The Bridges of Madison County! Previews begin January 13, 2014 with an official opening on February 27 at … Continued

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Broadway Buzz with Julie James: Matilda gets two cast recordings, Once is giving away prizes to fans, and more!

Hello Broadway-nation! Here’s a quick look at the big stories making the theatre world go-round: This week Zachary Levi (NBC’s Chuck) & Krysta Rodriguez (Addams Family, NBC’s Smash) hit the studio with the cast of First Date to record their … Continued

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Broadway Buzz with Julie James: Matilda gets two cast recordings, Once is giving away prizes to fans, and more!

Hello Broadway-nation! Here’s a quick look at the big stories making the theatre world go-round: This week Zachary Levi (NBC’s Chuck) & Krysta Rodriguez (Addams Family, NBC’s Smash) hit the studio with the cast of First Date to record their … Continued

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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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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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