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

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

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

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