Jazz/Standards, Music

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

Jazz/Standards, Music

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

Music, Rock

Hear 24/7 Metallica hits, rarities and concerts, starting… now

One, Enter Sandman, Master of Puppets… each song opens with a guitar riff that is pure, unadulterated Metallica. Each song is its own masterpiece and could stand alone in the pantheon of rock hits, but together, they are an epic … Continued

Music, Rock

Hear 24/7 Metallica hits, rarities and concerts, starting… now

One, Enter Sandman, Master of Puppets… each song opens with a guitar riff that is pure, unadulterated Metallica. Each song is its own masterpiece and could stand alone in the pantheon of rock hits, but together, they are an epic … Continued

Music, Rock

SiriusXM U’s top 10 Arcade Fire picks

Where does Arcade Fire’s new song Reflektor rank among the Montreal band’s best? We asked the estimable brains behind SiriusXM U for their estimation.     10. Crown of Love 9. Intervention 8. Reflektor (“Yeah, we really like Reflektor this much … Continued

Music, Rock

SiriusXM U’s top 10 Arcade Fire picks

Where does Arcade Fire’s new song Reflektor rank among the Montreal band’s best? We asked the estimable brains behind SiriusXM U for their estimation.     10. Crown of Love 9. Intervention 8. Reflektor (“Yeah, we really like Reflektor this much … Continued

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

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

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

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

Country, Music, Pop, Rock

4 Channels 1 Question: What’s the most dangerous song on your playlist?

What’s the most dangerous song on your playlist? SiriusXM Hits 1 = Katy Perry’s Roar “Between her leopard print outfit and that untamed personality, I would have to vote for Katy Perry. Not only is she one of the nicest rock … Continued

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4 Channels 1 Question: What’s the most dangerous song on your playlist?

What’s the most dangerous song on your playlist? SiriusXM Hits 1 = Katy Perry’s Roar “Between her leopard print outfit and that untamed personality, I would have to vote for Katy Perry. Not only is she one of the nicest rock … Continued

Country, Music

Watch Donavon Frankenreiter Shine on The Coffeehouse

Folk crooner and radical surfer dude Donavon Frankenreiter gave an intimate acoustic performance of his song Shine at the SiriusXM Coffeehouse studios recently. Who knew there was so much talent under that ‘stache?

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Watch Donavon Frankenreiter Shine on The Coffeehouse

Folk crooner and radical surfer dude Donavon Frankenreiter gave an intimate acoustic performance of his song Shine at the SiriusXM Coffeehouse studios recently. Who knew there was so much talent under that ‘stache?

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Cee Lo Green tells Howard, ‘Music saved my life’

Five-time Grammy Award winner and judge on The Voice, Cee Lo Green, made his first trip to The Howard Stern Studios Tuesday for an interview with Howard Stern. Green spoke with Howard about his desire for the public to better understand … Continued

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Cee Lo Green tells Howard, ‘Music saved my life’

Five-time Grammy Award winner and judge on The Voice, Cee Lo Green, made his first trip to The Howard Stern Studios Tuesday for an interview with Howard Stern. Green spoke with Howard about his desire for the public to better understand … Continued

Music, Pop, Rock

WATCH: Bastille performs Pompeii acoustically

The giant talent that is Bastille shines through in this clip of their recent live acoustic performance of Pompeii for the Alt Nation crew in New York. Singer Dan Smith delivers powerful vocals despite being under the weather. If they … Continued

Music, Pop, Rock

WATCH: Bastille performs Pompeii acoustically

The giant talent that is Bastille shines through in this clip of their recent live acoustic performance of Pompeii for the Alt Nation crew in New York. Singer Dan Smith delivers powerful vocals despite being under the weather. If they … Continued

Music, Pop

WATCH: Lorde gives us the Royals treatment

New Zealand sensation Lorde took time out of a whirlwind US tour to stop by The Spectrum and deliver this positively regal performance. How can so much talent fit inside someone so young? We are royally curious. We love her … Continued

Music, Pop

WATCH: Lorde gives us the Royals treatment

New Zealand sensation Lorde took time out of a whirlwind US tour to stop by The Spectrum and deliver this positively regal performance. How can so much talent fit inside someone so young? We are royally curious. We love her … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

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

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

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

Music, Pop

Hits 1: Weekend Countdown (9/7/13)

The queen of the jungle, Katy Perry, is back with her new single Roar – swinging right in at Number 1 this week! While Imagine Dragons and Robin Thicke fall in line right behind her, proving you can’t keep a … Continued

Music, Pop

Hits 1: Weekend Countdown (9/7/13)

The queen of the jungle, Katy Perry, is back with her new single Roar – swinging right in at Number 1 this week! While Imagine Dragons and Robin Thicke fall in line right behind her, proving you can’t keep a … Continued

Music, Rock

OCTANE: Big ‘Uns Countdown (9/7/13)

The Octane Big ‘Uns Countdown is back with the week’s biggest and best new rock tracks. This week we see Avenged Sevenfold and Five Finger Death Punch hold the top spots while Bullet For My Valentine cracks the top 15 … Continued

Music, Rock

OCTANE: Big ‘Uns Countdown (9/7/13)

The Octane Big ‘Uns Countdown is back with the week’s biggest and best new rock tracks. This week we see Avenged Sevenfold and Five Finger Death Punch hold the top spots while Bullet For My Valentine cracks the top 15 … Continued

Entertainment, Jazz/Standards, Music

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

Entertainment, Jazz/Standards, Music

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

Country, Dance/Electronic, Entertainment, Hip-Hop/R&B, movies, Music, Rock

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

Music, Pop, Rock

Sleigh Bells debuts newest single on SiriusXM U

Brooklyn-based indie-pop duo Sleigh Bells’ third studio album, Bitter Rivals, isn’t dropping until October 8, but singer Alexis Krauss wanted to make sure SiriusXM listeners heard the title track first, so she came in for a late-night premiere party with SiriusXM … Continued

Music, Pop, Rock

Sleigh Bells debuts newest single on SiriusXM U

Brooklyn-based indie-pop duo Sleigh Bells’ third studio album, Bitter Rivals, isn’t dropping until October 8, but singer Alexis Krauss wanted to make sure SiriusXM listeners heard the title track first, so she came in for a late-night premiere party with SiriusXM … Continued

Dance/Electronic, Music

sxmElectro goes to the (Electric) Zoo

After the day three cancellation of Electric Zoo due to the tragic deaths of two concertgoers and the hospitalizations of countless others, the entire Labor Day weekend was veiled in tragedy. But before things got out of hand, fans enjoyed … Continued

Dance/Electronic, Music

sxmElectro goes to the (Electric) Zoo

After the day three cancellation of Electric Zoo due to the tragic deaths of two concertgoers and the hospitalizations of countless others, the entire Labor Day weekend was veiled in tragedy. But before things got out of hand, fans enjoyed … Continued

Music, Rock

ALT NATION: Alt 18 Countdown (8/31/13)

Every week, Alt Nation’s crew of music mages casts out to the interwebs for your requests. This Labor Day Weekend, Bastille are back on top, while American Authors makes a strong showing with their sure-to-be-a-hit new single, “Best Day of … Continued

Music, Rock

ALT NATION: Alt 18 Countdown (8/31/13)

Every week, Alt Nation’s crew of music mages casts out to the interwebs for your requests. This Labor Day Weekend, Bastille are back on top, while American Authors makes a strong showing with their sure-to-be-a-hit new single, “Best Day of … Continued

Entertainment, Jazz/Standards, Music, Pop Culture

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

Entertainment, Jazz/Standards, Music, Pop Culture

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

Entertainment, Music, Pop, Pop Culture

Lady Gaga: I’m not a French fry, I’m foie gras’

In true Lady Gaga fashion, her newest album ARTPOP has proven to be both a perfect specimen of pop music as well as a commentary on pop music itself, and that’s exactly what she intended. “Fame for me was always … Continued

Entertainment, Music, Pop, Pop Culture

Lady Gaga: I’m not a French fry, I’m foie gras’

In true Lady Gaga fashion, her newest album ARTPOP has proven to be both a perfect specimen of pop music as well as a commentary on pop music itself, and that’s exactly what she intended. “Fame for me was always … Continued

Music, Rock

sxm Graffiti: Royal Teeth

Whenever celebrities, artists and musicians come to the SiriusXM studios, we we make sure to get their John Hancock on our massive signature wall. Here’s the story behind some of their signatures (and their visits).  In addition to Royal Teeth … Continued

Music, Rock

sxm Graffiti: Royal Teeth

Whenever celebrities, artists and musicians come to the SiriusXM studios, we we make sure to get their John Hancock on our massive signature wall. Here’s the story behind some of their signatures (and their visits).  In addition to Royal Teeth … Continued

Entertainment, Music, Pop, Pop Culture

LISTEN: Justin Timberlake talks ‘NYSNC reunion, twerking, Miley Cyrus and making babies

He accepted the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard award, he reunited with his former bandmates from ‘NSYNC and probably most memorable of all (at least for MTV VMA audiences) he watched Miley Cyrus twerk. Then Justin Timberlake came into the studios to … Continued

Entertainment, Music, Pop, Pop Culture

LISTEN: Justin Timberlake talks ‘NYSNC reunion, twerking, Miley Cyrus and making babies

He accepted the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard award, he reunited with his former bandmates from ‘NSYNC and probably most memorable of all (at least for MTV VMA audiences) he watched Miley Cyrus twerk. Then Justin Timberlake came into the studios to … Continued

Entertainment, Music, Pop, Pop Culture

Lance Bass gabs about ‘NSYNC reunion: Bickering, vomiting and a big ‘ol love fest

From trying to pull one over on his fans about the reunion, and preparing the seriously difficult dance moves; to a fight with ‘NSYNC bandmate Kris Kirkpatrick backstage before the show, and almost vomiting onstage DURING it, Lance Bass says … Continued

Entertainment, Music, Pop, Pop Culture

Lance Bass gabs about ‘NSYNC reunion: Bickering, vomiting and a big ‘ol love fest

From trying to pull one over on his fans about the reunion, and preparing the seriously difficult dance moves; to a fight with ‘NSYNC bandmate Kris Kirkpatrick backstage before the show, and almost vomiting onstage DURING it, Lance Bass says … Continued

Music, Rock

ALT NATION: Alt 18 Countdown (8/24/13)

Every week, Alt Nation’s crew of music mages casts out to the interwebs for your requests. For the first time in a few weeks, Bastille got bumped to Number 2 for Grouplove’s Ways to Go, which took the top spot. … Continued

Music, Rock

ALT NATION: Alt 18 Countdown (8/24/13)

Every week, Alt Nation’s crew of music mages casts out to the interwebs for your requests. For the first time in a few weeks, Bastille got bumped to Number 2 for Grouplove’s Ways to Go, which took the top spot. … Continued

Music, Pop

HITS 1: Weekend Countdown (8/24/13)

The SiriusXM Hits 1 Weekend Countdown is back with the nation’s top hit songs! Imagine Dragons’ Radioactive just can’t be beat, Robin Thicke’s Blurred Lines is still setting the summer on fire, followed by Maroon 5’s Love Somebody at number … Continued

Music, Pop

HITS 1: Weekend Countdown (8/24/13)

The SiriusXM Hits 1 Weekend Countdown is back with the nation’s top hit songs! Imagine Dragons’ Radioactive just can’t be beat, Robin Thicke’s Blurred Lines is still setting the summer on fire, followed by Maroon 5’s Love Somebody at number … Continued

Entertainment, Music, Pop, Pop Culture

American Top 40 Flashback: 1975

It’s September 1975. A gallon of gas costs 44 cents (what an outrage! Those OPEC guys are really gouging us), and the price of a new home has already doubled since the ‘60s to an average of $33,000. The president … Continued

Entertainment, Music, Pop, Pop Culture

American Top 40 Flashback: 1975

It’s September 1975. A gallon of gas costs 44 cents (what an outrage! Those OPEC guys are really gouging us), and the price of a new home has already doubled since the ‘60s to an average of $33,000. The president … Continued

Music, Rock

OCTANE: Big ‘Uns Countdown (8/31/13)

The Octane Big ‘Uns Countdown is back with the week’s biggest and best new rock tracks. This Labor Day Weekend, Avenged Sevenfold are still holding the number 1 slot, while new entries Red Line Chemistry show they can move forward … Continued

Music, Rock

OCTANE: Big ‘Uns Countdown (8/31/13)

The Octane Big ‘Uns Countdown is back with the week’s biggest and best new rock tracks. This Labor Day Weekend, Avenged Sevenfold are still holding the number 1 slot, while new entries Red Line Chemistry show they can move forward … Continued

Music

#TGIF: Follow Friday and song lyrics

Each Friday, SiriusXM poses a noon question on Twitter for its followers. Follow @SiriusXM to share your answers. http://storify.com/bobbybonettsxm/ff-in-a-song-lyric-1

Music

#TGIF: Follow Friday and song lyrics

Each Friday, SiriusXM poses a noon question on Twitter for its followers. Follow @SiriusXM to share your answers. http://storify.com/bobbybonettsxm/ff-in-a-song-lyric-1

Country, Music

THE HIGHWAY: Hot 30 Countdown (8/23/13)

SiriusXM ‘s The Highway has you plugged into the country music scene with the Hot 30 Countdown. This Week FGL crosses the line to #1 with their hit Round Here, while Jason Aldean stays on track at #3 with Night … Continued

Country, Music

THE HIGHWAY: Hot 30 Countdown (8/23/13)

SiriusXM ‘s The Highway has you plugged into the country music scene with the Hot 30 Countdown. This Week FGL crosses the line to #1 with their hit Round Here, while Jason Aldean stays on track at #3 with Night … Continued

Entertainment, Jazz/Standards, Music

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

Entertainment, Jazz/Standards, Music

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

Country, Dance/Electronic, Entertainment, Hip-Hop/R&B, movies, Music, Rock

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

Music, Rock

#sxmNewTracks: Bastille

Regan here from SiriusXM Alt Nation with this week’s hot band to watch: infectious UK foursome Bastille. Though they have a sound anthemic enough to fill arenas, Bastille are also uniquely sincere in their performance, capable of making a point-to-point … Continued

Music, Rock

#sxmNewTracks: Bastille

Regan here from SiriusXM Alt Nation with this week’s hot band to watch: infectious UK foursome Bastille. Though they have a sound anthemic enough to fill arenas, Bastille are also uniquely sincere in their performance, capable of making a point-to-point … Continued

Music, Rock

Jimmy Eat World: Something old and something new

Instagram don’t lie. Jimmy Eat World did indeed stop by the SiriusXM New York City studios bright and early to perform a session for Alt Nation. After sound check (and several cups of coffee) we got songs old and new, … Continued

Music, Rock

Jimmy Eat World: Something old and something new

Instagram don’t lie. Jimmy Eat World did indeed stop by the SiriusXM New York City studios bright and early to perform a session for Alt Nation. After sound check (and several cups of coffee) we got songs old and new, … Continued

Music

Mona performs “Goons,” resurrects The Cranberries’ “Zombie”

Nashville-based indie rock band Mona came into the New York City studios last week to play an exclusive session for Alt Nation, which included an acoustic version of their hit single “Goons” and a cover of The Cranberries’ 1994 hit “Zombie.” … Continued

Music

Mona performs “Goons,” resurrects The Cranberries’ “Zombie”

Nashville-based indie rock band Mona came into the New York City studios last week to play an exclusive session for Alt Nation, which included an acoustic version of their hit single “Goons” and a cover of The Cranberries’ 1994 hit “Zombie.” … Continued

Dance/Electronic, Music, Pop

Lady Gaga strips down for new album

Ever since she had hip surgery earlier this year, Lady Gaga has been hiding out of the spotlight in very un-Gaga-like fashion. But everyone hoped it was only temporary, like a mad scientist sequestered in her lab to toil away … Continued

Dance/Electronic, Music, Pop

Lady Gaga strips down for new album

Ever since she had hip surgery earlier this year, Lady Gaga has been hiding out of the spotlight in very un-Gaga-like fashion. But everyone hoped it was only temporary, like a mad scientist sequestered in her lab to toil away … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, howard stern, Music

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

Hip-Hop/R&B, howard stern, Music

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

Music, Pop

Lady Gaga brings Applause to the Morning Mash Up!

The indomitable Lady Gaga paid a personal visit to SiriusXM Hits 1 Morning Mash Up! to show off her new look and her new single “Applause.” Nicole, Ryan, Rich and Stanley also enjoyed finding out what artist she wishes she … Continued

Music, Pop

Lady Gaga brings Applause to the Morning Mash Up!

The indomitable Lady Gaga paid a personal visit to SiriusXM Hits 1 Morning Mash Up! to show off her new look and her new single “Applause.” Nicole, Ryan, Rich and Stanley also enjoyed finding out what artist she wishes she … Continued

Music, Pop, Rock

American Top 40 Flashback: 1976

What’s the connection between England Dan, John Ford Coley, Jimmy Seals and Dash Crofts?  We’ll find out this weekend on the American Top 40 with Casey Kasem. It’s another Numan blog as I look at the events surrounding this week … Continued

Music, Pop, Rock

American Top 40 Flashback: 1976

What’s the connection between England Dan, John Ford Coley, Jimmy Seals and Dash Crofts?  We’ll find out this weekend on the American Top 40 with Casey Kasem. It’s another Numan blog as I look at the events surrounding this week … Continued

Music, Pop

Behind the Scenes: Macklemore visits the MMU

It was a fun morning at SiriusXM Hits 1 when Macklemore stopped in to hang with the Morning Mash Up! He talked with Nicole, Ryan, Stanley and Rich about his sudden success, his music partner Ryan Lewis, and his recent … Continued

Music, Pop

Behind the Scenes: Macklemore visits the MMU

It was a fun morning at SiriusXM Hits 1 when Macklemore stopped in to hang with the Morning Mash Up! He talked with Nicole, Ryan, Stanley and Rich about his sudden success, his music partner Ryan Lewis, and his recent … Continued

Entertainment, Jazz/Standards, Music

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

Entertainment, Jazz/Standards, Music

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

Music, Pop

Behind the Scenes: Katy Perry’s surprise visit

When Katy Perry’s new single, Roar, leaked on Saturday, the pop star was surprised. But she was nowhere near as surprised as the DJs at the Morning Mash Up! were when Perry showed up to their studios unplanned on Tuesday. … Continued

Music, Pop

Behind the Scenes: Katy Perry’s surprise visit

When Katy Perry’s new single, Roar, leaked on Saturday, the pop star was surprised. But she was nowhere near as surprised as the DJs at the Morning Mash Up! were when Perry showed up to their studios unplanned on Tuesday. … Continued

Music, Rock

ALT NATION: Alt 18 Countdown (8/10/13)

Every week, Alt Nation’s crew of music mages casts out to the interwebs for your requests. As Bastille holds strong, our faves Atlas Genius are creeping up from behind – will they sneak into the lead? Request your favorite song … Continued

Music, Rock

ALT NATION: Alt 18 Countdown (8/10/13)

Every week, Alt Nation’s crew of music mages casts out to the interwebs for your requests. As Bastille holds strong, our faves Atlas Genius are creeping up from behind – will they sneak into the lead? Request your favorite song … Continued

Music, Pop

HITS 1: Weekend Countdown (8/10/13)

The SiriusXM Hits 1 Weekend Countdown is back with the nation’s top hit songs! And we see some amazing lasting power this week with Imagine Dragons, P!nk, and summer standouts Macklemore & Ryan Lewis. Avril Lavigne is back, Awolnation never … Continued

Music, Pop

HITS 1: Weekend Countdown (8/10/13)

The SiriusXM Hits 1 Weekend Countdown is back with the nation’s top hit songs! And we see some amazing lasting power this week with Imagine Dragons, P!nk, and summer standouts Macklemore & Ryan Lewis. Avril Lavigne is back, Awolnation never … Continued

Music, Pop, Rock

American Top 40 Flashback:1979

Welcome back to the American Top 40 Flashback! I’m bringing you back to the artists and events that took place during this weekend’s American Top 40 episode, and the big current events around that time. So let’s hop in Casey’s time … Continued

Music, Pop, Rock

American Top 40 Flashback:1979

Welcome back to the American Top 40 Flashback! I’m bringing you back to the artists and events that took place during this weekend’s American Top 40 episode, and the big current events around that time. So let’s hop in Casey’s time … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

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

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

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

Music, Rock

OCTANE: Big ‘Uns Countdown (8/10/13)

The Octane Big ‘Uns Countdown is back with the week’s biggest and best new rock tracks. On this countdown, we see Five Finger Death Punch release their grip on #1 as Pop Evil’s “Deal with the Devil” jumps from #3 … Continued

Music, Rock

OCTANE: Big ‘Uns Countdown (8/10/13)

The Octane Big ‘Uns Countdown is back with the week’s biggest and best new rock tracks. On this countdown, we see Five Finger Death Punch release their grip on #1 as Pop Evil’s “Deal with the Devil” jumps from #3 … Continued

Country, Music

THE HIGHWAY: Hot 30 Countdown (8/9/13)

SiriusXM ‘s The Highway has you plugged into the country music scene with the Hot 30 Countdown. This Week Taylor Swift moves on over as her hit “Red” falls off the list and Jason Aldean hits #1 with his track … Continued

Country, Music

THE HIGHWAY: Hot 30 Countdown (8/9/13)

SiriusXM ‘s The Highway has you plugged into the country music scene with the Hot 30 Countdown. This Week Taylor Swift moves on over as her hit “Red” falls off the list and Jason Aldean hits #1 with his track … Continued

Fantasy Sports, Music, Rock, Sports

Jimmy Eat World drummer would take fantasy football trophy over Grammy

As Jimmy Eat World drummer Zach Lind exhibited Thursday on SiriusXM Fantasy Football. there are few people more passionate than a fantasy football player. John Hansen jokingly asked Lind which he’d rather: a fantasy football championship, or a Grammy. Lind, … Continued

Fantasy Sports, Music, Rock, Sports

Jimmy Eat World drummer would take fantasy football trophy over Grammy

As Jimmy Eat World drummer Zach Lind exhibited Thursday on SiriusXM Fantasy Football. there are few people more passionate than a fantasy football player. John Hansen jokingly asked Lind which he’d rather: a fantasy football championship, or a Grammy. Lind, … Continued

Country, Entertainment, Music

Jimmy Buffett and Toby Keith are Too Drunk To Karaoke?

Too drunk to karaoke. Is such a thing even possible? Jimmy Buffett and Toby Keith seem to think so. Buffett spoke with Buzz Brainard of The Highway about their new collaboration. During the interview, “beach hillbilly” music came up, so listen below … Continued

Country, Entertainment, Music

Jimmy Buffett and Toby Keith are Too Drunk To Karaoke?

Too drunk to karaoke. Is such a thing even possible? Jimmy Buffett and Toby Keith seem to think so. Buffett spoke with Buzz Brainard of The Highway about their new collaboration. During the interview, “beach hillbilly” music came up, so listen below … Continued

Music, Rock

Silversun Pickups take on fans at Alt Nation Ping Pong Throwdown

Silversun Pickups are really good at making music, but not so good at playing ping pong. The band stopped by the SiriusXM studios for the second Alt Nation ping pong throwdown—a tradition started by ping pong fanatics Muse in April. … Continued

Music, Rock

Silversun Pickups take on fans at Alt Nation Ping Pong Throwdown

Silversun Pickups are really good at making music, but not so good at playing ping pong. The band stopped by the SiriusXM studios for the second Alt Nation ping pong throwdown—a tradition started by ping pong fanatics Muse in April. … Continued

Music, Rock

ALT NATION: Alt 18 Countdown (8/3/13)

Every week, Alt Nation’s crew of music mages casts out to the interwebs for your requests. As August dawns, Is it still Bastille’s day? Or does Frank Ferdinand have a shot? Request your favorite song at AltNation@siriusxm.com or tweet it … Continued

Music, Rock

ALT NATION: Alt 18 Countdown (8/3/13)

Every week, Alt Nation’s crew of music mages casts out to the interwebs for your requests. As August dawns, Is it still Bastille’s day? Or does Frank Ferdinand have a shot? Request your favorite song at AltNation@siriusxm.com or tweet it … Continued

Rock

Alt Nation’s “Alt-18 Most-Requested Countdown”

You’ve heard the Alt-18 Most-Requested Countdown on Alt Nation, Ch. 36, now you can see the artists and songs you’ve requested the most!  Enjoy the videos and don’t forget –  We always need your help selecting the 18 best new … Continued

Rock

Alt Nation’s “Alt-18 Most-Requested Countdown”

You’ve heard the Alt-18 Most-Requested Countdown on Alt Nation, Ch. 36, now you can see the artists and songs you’ve requested the most!  Enjoy the videos and don’t forget –  We always need your help selecting the 18 best new … Continued

Country, Music

Gary Allan: Every Storm (Runs Out Of Rain)

SiriusXM’s The Highway enjoyed an intimate performance with country singer-songwriter Gary Allan this week. The New York Times describes Gary’s music as “elegant, often deadpan songs [that] tend toward manly understate-ment.” We couldn’t agree more – and that’s no overstate-ment.

Country, Music

Gary Allan: Every Storm (Runs Out Of Rain)

SiriusXM’s The Highway enjoyed an intimate performance with country singer-songwriter Gary Allan this week. The New York Times describes Gary’s music as “elegant, often deadpan songs [that] tend toward manly understate-ment.” We couldn’t agree more – and that’s no overstate-ment.

Country, Music

We’re in Pieces after Gary Allan’s moving performance

Country rebel Gary Allan brought a rousing rendition of his song “Pieces” to The Highway recently. Always honest and unadorned, Allan proved to us once again that he gets right to the core of the issue – and our hearts.

Country, Music

We’re in Pieces after Gary Allan’s moving performance

Country rebel Gary Allan brought a rousing rendition of his song “Pieces” to The Highway recently. Always honest and unadorned, Allan proved to us once again that he gets right to the core of the issue – and our hearts.

Entertainment, Hip-Hop/R&B, Music, TV

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

Country, Music

Someone, Somewhere Tonight performed live by Kellie Pickler

Country darling Kellie Pickler broke our hearts recently at the SiriusXM studios in Nashville when she sang this honest, intimate rendition of Someone, Somewhere Tonight for The Highway. In the true country tradition, Kellie always makes the bitter just a … Continued

Country, Music

Someone, Somewhere Tonight performed live by Kellie Pickler

Country darling Kellie Pickler broke our hearts recently at the SiriusXM studios in Nashville when she sang this honest, intimate rendition of Someone, Somewhere Tonight for The Highway. In the true country tradition, Kellie always makes the bitter just a … Continued

Country, Music

Kellie Pickler honors her roots with cover of George Jones’ White Lightning

The ever vivacious Kellie Pickler thoroughly entertained at the SiriusXM studios in Nashville with her cover of George Jones’ classic “White Lightning” as lucky fans clapped along. Kellie is always a welcome guest on The Highway and this performance tells … Continued

Country, Music

Kellie Pickler honors her roots with cover of George Jones’ White Lightning

The ever vivacious Kellie Pickler thoroughly entertained at the SiriusXM studios in Nashville with her cover of George Jones’ classic “White Lightning” as lucky fans clapped along. Kellie is always a welcome guest on The Highway and this performance tells … Continued

Entertainment, Music, Pop, Pop Culture

Behind the Scenes: Psy on the Morning Mash Up

At the height of his Gangnam Style fame, Psy dodged the New York paparazzi to make his way to The Morning Mash Up on SiriusXM Hits 1. After talking to the show’s hosts about his new-found celebrity, he taught them … Continued

Entertainment, Music, Pop, Pop Culture

Behind the Scenes: Psy on the Morning Mash Up

At the height of his Gangnam Style fame, Psy dodged the New York paparazzi to make his way to The Morning Mash Up on SiriusXM Hits 1. After talking to the show’s hosts about his new-found celebrity, he taught them … Continued

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Dad knows best: Robin Thicke performs in Studio 69

In 1996, Alan Thicke told Howard Stern that one day the King of All Media would play his son’s song on the air. Monday, Robin Thicke appeared in The Howard Stern Studios to talk about his mega-hit, Blurred Lines, and perform … Continued

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Dad knows best: Robin Thicke performs in Studio 69

In 1996, Alan Thicke told Howard Stern that one day the King of All Media would play his son’s song on the air. Monday, Robin Thicke appeared in The Howard Stern Studios to talk about his mega-hit, Blurred Lines, and perform … Continued

Country, Music

Charlie Worsham’s Crazy Train/Eastbound and Down banjo medley

Country star Charlie Worsham stopped by the SiriusXM studios to play a surprising medley: Ozzy Osbourne’s Crazy Train coupled with Eastbound and Down from the 1977 movie Smokey and the Bandit. Check out Worsham’s country twist on the two classics … Continued

Country, Music

Charlie Worsham’s Crazy Train/Eastbound and Down banjo medley

Country star Charlie Worsham stopped by the SiriusXM studios to play a surprising medley: Ozzy Osbourne’s Crazy Train coupled with Eastbound and Down from the 1977 movie Smokey and the Bandit. Check out Worsham’s country twist on the two classics … Continued

Entertainment, Music, Pop, Pop Culture

PHOTO: Robin Thicke visits the Morning Mash Up

Pop crooner Robin Thicke stopped by the SiriusXM Hits 1 Morning Mash Up to preview his new album Blurred Lines and hang with Ryan, Stanley, Rich and Nicole. He mused about becoming more like his dad every day, and talked … Continued

Entertainment, Music, Pop, Pop Culture

PHOTO: Robin Thicke visits the Morning Mash Up

Pop crooner Robin Thicke stopped by the SiriusXM Hits 1 Morning Mash Up to preview his new album Blurred Lines and hang with Ryan, Stanley, Rich and Nicole. He mused about becoming more like his dad every day, and talked … Continued

Country, Music

Charlie Worsham wonders, Could It Be?

No need to wonder anymore, Charlie. The young virtuoso banjo player delivered the goods recently for The Highway at the SiriusXM studios in Nashville with his song Could It Be. After watching this energetic, intimate performance, we have to say, … Continued

Country, Music

Charlie Worsham wonders, Could It Be?

No need to wonder anymore, Charlie. The young virtuoso banjo player delivered the goods recently for The Highway at the SiriusXM studios in Nashville with his song Could It Be. After watching this energetic, intimate performance, we have to say, … Continued

Country, Music

Charlie Worsham heats up The Highway with Ozzy cover

Warner Bros. recording artist and banjoist extraordinaire Charlie Worsham brought his rousing versions of “Crazy Train” and “Eastbound and Down” to the SiriusXM studios in Nashville. Who knew Ozzy could sound so good played on only 5 1/2 strings?

Country, Music

Charlie Worsham heats up The Highway with Ozzy cover

Warner Bros. recording artist and banjoist extraordinaire Charlie Worsham brought his rousing versions of “Crazy Train” and “Eastbound and Down” to the SiriusXM studios in Nashville. Who knew Ozzy could sound so good played on only 5 1/2 strings?

Music, Rock

WATCH: John Mayer performs Paper Doll Live on SiriusXM The Spectrum

You saw his prancercize music video for the first single off his new album, but it’s a totally different experience to see John Mayer perform Paper Doll live. Earlier this month, Mayer performed exclusively for SiriusXM fans during his “Born … Continued

Music, Rock

WATCH: John Mayer performs Paper Doll Live on SiriusXM The Spectrum

You saw his prancercize music video for the first single off his new album, but it’s a totally different experience to see John Mayer perform Paper Doll live. Earlier this month, Mayer performed exclusively for SiriusXM fans during his “Born … Continued

Entertainment, Music, Pop Culture, Rock, TV

Regina Spektor’s Orange Is the New Black theme song now playing SiriusXM U

Are you watching the new hit Netflix series “Orange is the New Black?” SiriusXM U program director Rob Cross is, and he’s psyched to see the new Regina Spektor single getting some exposure on this cutting edge drama. “The theme … Continued

Entertainment, Music, Pop Culture, Rock, TV

Regina Spektor’s Orange Is the New Black theme song now playing SiriusXM U

Are you watching the new hit Netflix series “Orange is the New Black?” SiriusXM U program director Rob Cross is, and he’s psyched to see the new Regina Spektor single getting some exposure on this cutting edge drama. “The theme … Continued

Music, Pop

WATCH: Taylor Swift gave Selena Gomez advice about getting “too personal” on new album

Before releasing her new album Stars Dance, pop star Selena Gomez played it for friends, taking their advice and reactions to heart, especially helpful insight from someone who would know – Taylor Swift. Watch the video below to hear Selena … Continued

Music, Pop

WATCH: Taylor Swift gave Selena Gomez advice about getting “too personal” on new album

Before releasing her new album Stars Dance, pop star Selena Gomez played it for friends, taking their advice and reactions to heart, especially helpful insight from someone who would know – Taylor Swift. Watch the video below to hear Selena … Continued

Music, Rock

The 1975 goes acoustic with Chocolate

The 1975’s song “Chocolate” has become one of the stop summer anthems of 2013. So we were surprised to find out that this upbeat tune could sound just as good slowed down. Check out the video below of the guys … Continued

Music, Rock

The 1975 goes acoustic with Chocolate

The 1975’s song “Chocolate” has become one of the stop summer anthems of 2013. So we were surprised to find out that this upbeat tune could sound just as good slowed down. Check out the video below of the guys … Continued

Entertainment, Music, Pop, Pop Culture

American Top 40 Flashback:1977

This is the first of a series of blogs where I take you back to the artists and features of the American Top 40 episode you will hear this weekend, and the news events surrounding that time. Let’s get started! … Continued

Entertainment, Music, Pop, Pop Culture

American Top 40 Flashback:1977

This is the first of a series of blogs where I take you back to the artists and features of the American Top 40 episode you will hear this weekend, and the news events surrounding that time. Let’s get started! … Continued

Music, Pop

WATCH: Selena Gomez wanted to ‘throw people off,’ and it worked

Selena Gomez has come a long way since her days on Wizards of Waverly Place. But the former Disney star said she wouldn’t have been able to make her new album, Stars Dance, without first stepping out of her comfort … Continued

Music, Pop

WATCH: Selena Gomez wanted to ‘throw people off,’ and it worked

Selena Gomez has come a long way since her days on Wizards of Waverly Place. But the former Disney star said she wouldn’t have been able to make her new album, Stars Dance, without first stepping out of her comfort … Continued

Music

SiriusXM is broadcasting live from Lollapalooza 2015!

SiriusXM’s Lollapalooza broadcast will air on Alt Nation (Ch. 36) beginning Friday 7/31 at 2 pm ET and will air through Sunday 8/2. The exclusive radio broadcast will include interviews and performances by Metallica, Alabama Shakes, Walk The Moon, Cold … Continued

Music

SiriusXM is broadcasting live from Lollapalooza 2015!

SiriusXM’s Lollapalooza broadcast will air on Alt Nation (Ch. 36) beginning Friday 7/31 at 2 pm ET and will air through Sunday 8/2. The exclusive radio broadcast will include interviews and performances by Metallica, Alabama Shakes, Walk The Moon, Cold … Continued

Dance/Electronic, Music

Listen: Kaskade in the Electric Aquarium on SiriusXM

Kaskade stopped by the SiriusXM New York headquarters Monday for Electric Area’s Electric Aquarium to promote his upcoming tour and record release for “Atmosphere,” which will be available later this fall. The Electric Aquarium featured an interview between Kaskade and … Continued

Dance/Electronic, Music

Listen: Kaskade in the Electric Aquarium on SiriusXM

Kaskade stopped by the SiriusXM New York headquarters Monday for Electric Area’s Electric Aquarium to promote his upcoming tour and record release for “Atmosphere,” which will be available later this fall. The Electric Aquarium featured an interview between Kaskade and … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, MLB, Music, Sports

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

Music, Rock

Dirty Projectors give “Impregnable Question” new sound

It got down and dirty in the SiriusXM studios when American indie rock band Dirty Projectors came in to perform. Fans of the six-person band will be excited to hear this alternate version of their song “Impregnable Question.”

Music, Rock

Dirty Projectors give “Impregnable Question” new sound

It got down and dirty in the SiriusXM studios when American indie rock band Dirty Projectors came in to perform. Fans of the six-person band will be excited to hear this alternate version of their song “Impregnable Question.”

Music, Pop

John Mayer performing invitation-only concert for SiriusXM listeners

For the first time in three years, John Mayer is set to launch a tour with stops in the United States. The 40-city U.S. tour begins on July 6 in support of Mayer’s latest studio album, Born and Raised. But before … Continued

Music, Pop

John Mayer performing invitation-only concert for SiriusXM listeners

For the first time in three years, John Mayer is set to launch a tour with stops in the United States. The 40-city U.S. tour begins on July 6 in support of Mayer’s latest studio album, Born and Raised. But before … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

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

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

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

Entertainment, Music

Cher: ‘I was never reinventing myself’

Through her almost five decades in the entertainment industry, Cher has become known for reinventing her public persona. But the singer and actress challenged these assumptions during a SiriusXM Town Hall, hosted by former Studio 54 doorman Marc Benecke and executive … Continued

Entertainment, Music

Cher: ‘I was never reinventing myself’

Through her almost five decades in the entertainment industry, Cher has become known for reinventing her public persona. But the singer and actress challenged these assumptions during a SiriusXM Town Hall, hosted by former Studio 54 doorman Marc Benecke and executive … Continued

Entertainment, Music, Pop Culture, Rock

SiriusXM’s Mark Says Hi helps Andrew WK beat world drumming record

?uestlove, the Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Chad Smith and… Raw Dog Comedy host Mark Says Hi? That was just three of the special guests to join rocker Andrew WK’s quest to beat the world record for playing drums continuously. For … Continued

Entertainment, Music, Pop Culture, Rock

SiriusXM’s Mark Says Hi helps Andrew WK beat world drumming record

?uestlove, the Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Chad Smith and… Raw Dog Comedy host Mark Says Hi? That was just three of the special guests to join rocker Andrew WK’s quest to beat the world record for playing drums continuously. For … Continued

Entertainment, Music, Rock

The Black Sabbath Town Hall Celebrating “13”

Black Sabbath and Jim Norton in a converted 19th Century Synagogue? That happened. Held on June 11, the day after the band released their first Ozzy-fronted album of new material in 35 years, the heavy metal legends held their SiriusXM … Continued

Entertainment, Music, Rock

The Black Sabbath Town Hall Celebrating “13”

Black Sabbath and Jim Norton in a converted 19th Century Synagogue? That happened. Held on June 11, the day after the band released their first Ozzy-fronted album of new material in 35 years, the heavy metal legends held their SiriusXM … Continued

howard stern, Pop, Rock

Kid Rock compares Justin Bieber to Vanilla Ice

Kid Rock was in The Howard Stern Studios Wednesday talking to Howard about his summer tour when the subject of Justin Bieber came up. Kid’s thoughts on the teen star? Watching Bieber is “100 percent like watching Vanilla Ice all over … Continued

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Kid Rock compares Justin Bieber to Vanilla Ice

Kid Rock was in The Howard Stern Studios Wednesday talking to Howard about his summer tour when the subject of Justin Bieber came up. Kid’s thoughts on the teen star? Watching Bieber is “100 percent like watching Vanilla Ice all over … Continued

Music, NBA, Sports

Zakk Wylde, Lifehouse’s Ben Carey Discuss Game 6 of NBA Finals

Lifehouse guitarist Ben Carey stopped by Wylde on Sports Monday to discuss the NBA Finals Game 6. Carey said he’s hoping the Spurs close out the Heat on Tuesday night, and credited San Antonio’s head coach with the team’s success. “I … Continued

Music, NBA, Sports

Zakk Wylde, Lifehouse’s Ben Carey Discuss Game 6 of NBA Finals

Lifehouse guitarist Ben Carey stopped by Wylde on Sports Monday to discuss the NBA Finals Game 6. Carey said he’s hoping the Spurs close out the Heat on Tuesday night, and credited San Antonio’s head coach with the team’s success. “I … Continued

Music, Rock

WATCH: Dawes Covers Bonnie Raitt’s ‘You Can’t Fail Me Now’

Dawes was in SiriusXM’s studios on The Spectrum and performed a cover of “You Can’t Fail Me Now,” by Bonnie Raitt.

Music, Rock

WATCH: Dawes Covers Bonnie Raitt’s ‘You Can’t Fail Me Now’

Dawes was in SiriusXM’s studios on The Spectrum and performed a cover of “You Can’t Fail Me Now,” by Bonnie Raitt.

Entertainment, Hip-Hop/R&B, Pop Culture, TV

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

Entertainment, Hip-Hop/R&B, Pop Culture, TV

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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Steven Tyler: I was afraid I could never be in Aerosmith again [EXPLICIT]

Aerosmith front man Steven Tyler stopped by The Howard Stern Studios on Wednesday to talk about the band, American Idol and more with Howard on The Howard Stern Show. Howard asked Tyler about how drug problems affected his relationship with Aerosmith. Tyler told … Continued

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Steven Tyler: I was afraid I could never be in Aerosmith again [EXPLICIT]

Aerosmith front man Steven Tyler stopped by The Howard Stern Studios on Wednesday to talk about the band, American Idol and more with Howard on The Howard Stern Show. Howard asked Tyler about how drug problems affected his relationship with Aerosmith. Tyler told … Continued

Entertainment, Music

WATCH: Ozzy Osbourne Talks Drugs, Blackouts and “Breaking Bad” [EXPLICIT]

Ozzy Osbourne has a storied past. With Black Sabbath reuniting and set to top the charts for the first time in 43 years with their new album “13,” Osbourne sat down with Jim Norton on “The Opie and Anthony Show” … Continued

Entertainment, Music

WATCH: Ozzy Osbourne Talks Drugs, Blackouts and “Breaking Bad” [EXPLICIT]

Ozzy Osbourne has a storied past. With Black Sabbath reuniting and set to top the charts for the first time in 43 years with their new album “13,” Osbourne sat down with Jim Norton on “The Opie and Anthony Show” … Continued

Country, Music

Stephen King and John Mellencamp Talk “Ghost Brothers” Collaboration

Imagine “Tennessee Williams on mushrooms.” That’s how “Loon in the Afternoon’s” Mojo Nixon describes “Ghost Brothers of Darkland County” — a new musical written by Stephen King with songs by John Mellencamp. The gory, supernatural show is inspired by Mellencamp’s … Continued

Country, Music

Stephen King and John Mellencamp Talk “Ghost Brothers” Collaboration

Imagine “Tennessee Williams on mushrooms.” That’s how “Loon in the Afternoon’s” Mojo Nixon describes “Ghost Brothers of Darkland County” — a new musical written by Stephen King with songs by John Mellencamp. The gory, supernatural show is inspired by Mellencamp’s … Continued

Dance/Electronic, Music

LISTEN: Don’t Call Daft Punk Legends

Some people are calling Daft Punk legends, but the electronic music duo thinks otherwise. Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo sit down with Geranimo to talk about their 20-year career, sharing their music with the rest of the world and why … Continued

Dance/Electronic, Music

LISTEN: Don’t Call Daft Punk Legends

Some people are calling Daft Punk legends, but the electronic music duo thinks otherwise. Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo sit down with Geranimo to talk about their 20-year career, sharing their music with the rest of the world and why … Continued

Entertainment, Music, Pop, Pop Culture

Emblem3 Is Pulling Rank

X Factor pop sensations Emblem3 is storming into the SiriusXM Hits 1 studios in New York City this weekend to host the Hit-Bound! Weekend Countdown. They’ll be talking about the latest chart-topping songs from Kelly Clarkson, Chris Brown, Rihanna with David Guetta … Continued

Entertainment, Music, Pop, Pop Culture

Emblem3 Is Pulling Rank

X Factor pop sensations Emblem3 is storming into the SiriusXM Hits 1 studios in New York City this weekend to host the Hit-Bound! Weekend Countdown. They’ll be talking about the latest chart-topping songs from Kelly Clarkson, Chris Brown, Rihanna with David Guetta … Continued

Music, Rock

LISTEN: Trent Reznor Talks Influences and His New Band How to Destroy Angels

Trent Reznor and his wife/collaborator Mariqueen Maandig sat with Jenny in the SiriusXM U studios to talk about their new band How to Destroy Angels, their early influences like Bowie and Talking Heads, and what has changed about the way … Continued

Music, Rock

LISTEN: Trent Reznor Talks Influences and His New Band How to Destroy Angels

Trent Reznor and his wife/collaborator Mariqueen Maandig sat with Jenny in the SiriusXM U studios to talk about their new band How to Destroy Angels, their early influences like Bowie and Talking Heads, and what has changed about the way … Continued

Christian, Music

WATCH: Kirk Franklin Performs “I Smile,” Shares Vision for New Channel

Soulful gospel musician Kirk Franklin discussed his vision for his new SiriusXM channel, Kirk Franklin’s Praise, during a SiriusXM Artist Confidential, revealing that he wants to feature “strong hip-hop artists” in addition to choirs from all over the globe. His … Continued

Christian, Music

WATCH: Kirk Franklin Performs “I Smile,” Shares Vision for New Channel

Soulful gospel musician Kirk Franklin discussed his vision for his new SiriusXM channel, Kirk Franklin’s Praise, during a SiriusXM Artist Confidential, revealing that he wants to feature “strong hip-hop artists” in addition to choirs from all over the globe. His … Continued

Music, Pop, Rock

Goo Goo Dolls Are “Magnetic” on The Pulse

The Goo Goo Dolls are talking about their brand new album Magnetic just before its awaited release on June 11. Johnny, Robbie and Mike stop by SiriusXM The Pulse to take us through song-by-song, revealing insights and letting us in … Continued

Music, Pop, Rock

Goo Goo Dolls Are “Magnetic” on The Pulse

The Goo Goo Dolls are talking about their brand new album Magnetic just before its awaited release on June 11. Johnny, Robbie and Mike stop by SiriusXM The Pulse to take us through song-by-song, revealing insights and letting us in … Continued

Entertainment, Music

WATCH: Van Halen’s Extreme Game of “Hot Lava?”

Van Halen lead singer David Lee Roth sat down with comedian Jay Mohr on SiriusXM’s Opie & Anthony to reminisce about his childhood, using the an anecdote of jumping from bed to bed and never touching the floor aka “playing … Continued

Entertainment, Music

WATCH: Van Halen’s Extreme Game of “Hot Lava?”

Van Halen lead singer David Lee Roth sat down with comedian Jay Mohr on SiriusXM’s Opie & Anthony to reminisce about his childhood, using the an anecdote of jumping from bed to bed and never touching the floor aka “playing … Continued

Books, Entertainment, Family, Lifestyle, Music

WATCH: Burt Bacharach Discusses Daughter’s Suicide

In an intimate moment during his SiriusXM Town Hall with moderator Elvis Costello, Burt Bacharach spoke about the very personal and devastating hardship he faced when his daughter Nikki committed suicide. Touching on Nikki’s struggles all the way back to her … Continued

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WATCH: Burt Bacharach Discusses Daughter’s Suicide

In an intimate moment during his SiriusXM Town Hall with moderator Elvis Costello, Burt Bacharach spoke about the very personal and devastating hardship he faced when his daughter Nikki committed suicide. Touching on Nikki’s struggles all the way back to her … Continued

Country, Music

LISTEN: Johnny Cash Stamp Day with Daughter Rosanne Cash

What would it be like to receive a letter with your father’s face on it? Few people will find out, but Johnny Cash’s daughter Rosanne is looking forward to the moment when someone sends her a letter with The Man … Continued

Country, Music

LISTEN: Johnny Cash Stamp Day with Daughter Rosanne Cash

What would it be like to receive a letter with your father’s face on it? Few people will find out, but Johnny Cash’s daughter Rosanne is looking forward to the moment when someone sends her a letter with The Man … Continued

Music, Rock

Live Exclusive Concert Broadcast: The National at Barclay’s Center

Indie darlings The National can hardly claim to be indie anymore – they just keep getting bigger and bigger – and we’re only too happy to celebrate them! Tune in for their LIVE concert broadcast from Brooklyn’s Barclay’s Center at … Continued

Music, Rock

Live Exclusive Concert Broadcast: The National at Barclay’s Center

Indie darlings The National can hardly claim to be indie anymore – they just keep getting bigger and bigger – and we’re only too happy to celebrate them! Tune in for their LIVE concert broadcast from Brooklyn’s Barclay’s Center at … Continued

Music, Rock

WATCH: The Tantrums meet The Raconteurs with a cover of “Steady As She Goes”

Fitz and his Tantrums rock steady at the SiriusXM studios in New York with this raucous rendition of The Raconteurs’ “Steady As She Goes.” Look out, Jack White, here they come.

Music, Rock

WATCH: The Tantrums meet The Raconteurs with a cover of “Steady As She Goes”

Fitz and his Tantrums rock steady at the SiriusXM studios in New York with this raucous rendition of The Raconteurs’ “Steady As She Goes.” Look out, Jack White, here they come.

Country, Music

Blake Shelton: “I’m Gonna Have the Hell Beat Outta Me for Saying This”

Country star and judge on NBC’s “The Voice,” Blake Shelton, took a question from a fan at his SiriusXM Town Hall about how he ensures he portrays country music in a positive light. But the Oklahoma native turns the question … Continued

Country, Music

Blake Shelton: “I’m Gonna Have the Hell Beat Outta Me for Saying This”

Country star and judge on NBC’s “The Voice,” Blake Shelton, took a question from a fan at his SiriusXM Town Hall about how he ensures he portrays country music in a positive light. But the Oklahoma native turns the question … Continued

Country, Music

WATCH: Stars Wish Willie Nelson a Happy Birthday

Some of the biggest stars in the world – and Willie’s friends – wish him a very happy 80th birthday.

Country, Music

WATCH: Stars Wish Willie Nelson a Happy Birthday

Some of the biggest stars in the world – and Willie’s friends – wish him a very happy 80th birthday.

Music, Pop, Rock

WATCH: Paramore covering The Cure’s “In Between Days”

Old world, new world, it all works. Paramore’s Hayley Williams justifies the hype with this vibrant acoustic performance of the classic The Cure song “In Between Days.” Check it out!

Music, Pop, Rock

WATCH: Paramore covering The Cure’s “In Between Days”

Old world, new world, it all works. Paramore’s Hayley Williams justifies the hype with this vibrant acoustic performance of the classic The Cure song “In Between Days.” Check it out!

Country, Music

Snoop’s High Praise for Willie

Snoop Lion joined a plethora of superstars, including Tony Bennett, Sheryl Crow and Santana in recording a #Happy80Willie birthday greeting to Willie Nelson, but  as you can imagine Snoop’s had its own special focus.

Country, Music

Snoop’s High Praise for Willie

Snoop Lion joined a plethora of superstars, including Tony Bennett, Sheryl Crow and Santana in recording a #Happy80Willie birthday greeting to Willie Nelson, but  as you can imagine Snoop’s had its own special focus.

Classical, Music

Gustavo Dudamel has earned his ‘Maestro’

Back in the proverbial day, the designation “maestro” meant teacher first, and leader second. Over time, however, the term somehow merged to mean leader of orchestras. These days, just about everyone who waves a stick in front of an orchestra … Continued

Classical, Music

Gustavo Dudamel has earned his ‘Maestro’

Back in the proverbial day, the designation “maestro” meant teacher first, and leader second. Over time, however, the term somehow merged to mean leader of orchestras. These days, just about everyone who waves a stick in front of an orchestra … Continued

Country, Music

WATCH: “Burnin’ it Down” with Americana’s Roots Man Steve Earle

Americana icon Steve Earle reminded us what we really need in life (and what we don’t) with his new song “Burnin’ it Down.” The Outlaw Country studios at SiriusXM were galvanized and inspired by this down-to-earth, honest and intimate performance. … Continued

Country, Music

WATCH: “Burnin’ it Down” with Americana’s Roots Man Steve Earle

Americana icon Steve Earle reminded us what we really need in life (and what we don’t) with his new song “Burnin’ it Down.” The Outlaw Country studios at SiriusXM were galvanized and inspired by this down-to-earth, honest and intimate performance. … Continued

Country, Music

WATCH: Steve Earle Shows Us the “Invisible” People

Steve Earle brought home the cause of homelessness with his moving song “Invisible,” performed recently at the SiriusXM Outlaw Country studios. In this intimate live setting, Earle sings this piece inspired by the growing lines at local soup kitchens, and … Continued

Country, Music

WATCH: Steve Earle Shows Us the “Invisible” People

Steve Earle brought home the cause of homelessness with his moving song “Invisible,” performed recently at the SiriusXM Outlaw Country studios. In this intimate live setting, Earle sings this piece inspired by the growing lines at local soup kitchens, and … Continued

Country, Music

WATCH: Steve Earle Takes Us on a Tuneful Ride on “The Low Highway”

Folk Americana icon Steve Earle still sings every note like it’s the first time. In this recent live set at the SiriusXM Performance Theater, Earle coaxed the tones from his guitar that make him an Outlaw Country all-time favorite. We’ll … Continued

Country, Music

WATCH: Steve Earle Takes Us on a Tuneful Ride on “The Low Highway”

Folk Americana icon Steve Earle still sings every note like it’s the first time. In this recent live set at the SiriusXM Performance Theater, Earle coaxed the tones from his guitar that make him an Outlaw Country all-time favorite. We’ll … Continued

Music, Pop, Rock

WATCH: Django Django Take Off with “Hail Bop” on SiriusXM U

British alt-surf duo Django Django prove they’re more than just pretty haircuts when they perform this hauntingly beautiful acoustic version of “Hail Bop” in the SiriusXM U studios.

Music, Pop, Rock

WATCH: Django Django Take Off with “Hail Bop” on SiriusXM U

British alt-surf duo Django Django prove they’re more than just pretty haircuts when they perform this hauntingly beautiful acoustic version of “Hail Bop” in the SiriusXM U studios.

Music

Timeline

Exclusive: Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival first-ever live radio broadcast Airing across multiple channels, the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival broadcast will showcase a diverse line-up featuring performances from Jack White, Hozier, Vance Joy, alt-J, Axwell^Ingrosso, Alabama Shakes, … Continued

Music

Timeline

Exclusive: Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival first-ever live radio broadcast Airing across multiple channels, the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival broadcast will showcase a diverse line-up featuring performances from Jack White, Hozier, Vance Joy, alt-J, Axwell^Ingrosso, Alabama Shakes, … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music, Pop

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

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music, Pop

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

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.

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.

Music, Pop

WATCH: You’ve Never Been “Closer” to Tegan and Sara

Alt Nation songstresses Tegan and Sara performed their latest single “Closer” on a recent visit to the SiriusXM studios. “Here come the dreams of you and me,” they sang in perfect twin unison. Such pleasant dreams, indeed.

Music, Pop

WATCH: You’ve Never Been “Closer” to Tegan and Sara

Alt Nation songstresses Tegan and Sara performed their latest single “Closer” on a recent visit to the SiriusXM studios. “Here come the dreams of you and me,” they sang in perfect twin unison. Such pleasant dreams, indeed.

Country, Music, Pop

WATCH: Tegan and Sara Croon Through “Not Tonight” at the SiriusXM Studios

Alt-pop favorites Tegan and Sara brought their signature sound to the Alt Nation studios for an intimate live performance. Can you spot the classic cover song embedded in their latest hit?

Country, Music, Pop

WATCH: Tegan and Sara Croon Through “Not Tonight” at the SiriusXM Studios

Alt-pop favorites Tegan and Sara brought their signature sound to the Alt Nation studios for an intimate live performance. Can you spot the classic cover song embedded in their latest hit?

Music, Rock

WATCH: Bridget does Bruno Mars’ “Locked Out of Heaven”

Pop songstress Bridget Mendler proves she’s not just a pretty face, with this intimate acoustic version of “Locked Out of Heaven.” You’ll feel like you’re there with her in the New York studios of SiriusXM Hits 1 when you watch … Continued

Music, Rock

WATCH: Bridget does Bruno Mars’ “Locked Out of Heaven”

Pop songstress Bridget Mendler proves she’s not just a pretty face, with this intimate acoustic version of “Locked Out of Heaven.” You’ll feel like you’re there with her in the New York studios of SiriusXM Hits 1 when you watch … Continued

Dance/Electronic, Music

WATCH: Best of the SiriusXM Music Lounge

Not only did SiriusXM broadcast both weekends of Ultra Music Festival (including the very last show for Swedish House Mafia), but between Weekend 1 and Weekend 2, we held our own event at the W Hotel on South Beach – … Continued

Dance/Electronic, Music

WATCH: Best of the SiriusXM Music Lounge

Not only did SiriusXM broadcast both weekends of Ultra Music Festival (including the very last show for Swedish House Mafia), but between Weekend 1 and Weekend 2, we held our own event at the W Hotel on South Beach – … Continued

Music, Pop, Rock

WATCH: Phillip Phillips’ “Home” is given a new home by Michael Pollack

Internet sensation Michael Pollack proves he’s not just a fly-by-nighter with this moving cover of Phillip Phillip’s “Home,” filmed recently at the SiriusXM studios in New York. Does this song just get better and better, or what?

Music, Pop, Rock

WATCH: Phillip Phillips’ “Home” is given a new home by Michael Pollack

Internet sensation Michael Pollack proves he’s not just a fly-by-nighter with this moving cover of Phillip Phillip’s “Home,” filmed recently at the SiriusXM studios in New York. Does this song just get better and better, or what?

Country, Music, Pop, Rock

WATCH: Dunwells Find the Folk in Taylor Swift’s “I Knew You Were Trouble”

British folk rockers The Dunwells bring the acoustics back to Taylor Swift with this version of the country poptress’s “I Knew You Were Trouble.”

Country, Music, Pop, Rock

WATCH: Dunwells Find the Folk in Taylor Swift’s “I Knew You Were Trouble”

British folk rockers The Dunwells bring the acoustics back to Taylor Swift with this version of the country poptress’s “I Knew You Were Trouble.”

Music, Pop, Rock

WATCH: Little Mix bring harmony to fun.’s “We Are Young”

Brit harmony sensations Little Mix stripped back the layers of fun.’s megahit “We Are Young” and added their own signature sound, with this a Capella version.

Music, Pop, Rock

WATCH: Little Mix bring harmony to fun.’s “We Are Young”

Brit harmony sensations Little Mix stripped back the layers of fun.’s megahit “We Are Young” and added their own signature sound, with this a Capella version.

Dance/Electronic, Music, Pop

WATCH: Robyn’s “Call Your Girlfriend” Gets a New Spin from Cher Lloyd

From Sweden to Britain, from dance pop to folk pop, Cher Lloyd shows us how a great song can mean so much in so many styles. Hear her acoustic interpretation of Robyn’s “Call Your Girlfriend” from this performance in the … Continued

Dance/Electronic, Music, Pop

WATCH: Robyn’s “Call Your Girlfriend” Gets a New Spin from Cher Lloyd

From Sweden to Britain, from dance pop to folk pop, Cher Lloyd shows us how a great song can mean so much in so many styles. Hear her acoustic interpretation of Robyn’s “Call Your Girlfriend” from this performance in the … Continued

Country, Music, Rock

Lord Huron rocks gently with cover of The Kinks’ “Strangers”

SiriusXM U hosted indie folkers Lord Huron recently at the New York studios, where they performed this soulful version of The Kinks’ classic “Strangers.” Check out this great new twist on an old favorite.

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Lord Huron rocks gently with cover of The Kinks’ “Strangers”

SiriusXM U hosted indie folkers Lord Huron recently at the New York studios, where they performed this soulful version of The Kinks’ classic “Strangers.” Check out this great new twist on an old favorite.

Music, Pop, Rock

WATCH: Lord Huron Find the “Time to Run” at SiriusXM

LA-based indie folksters Lord Huron took some time to come in to the SiriusXM U studios in New York for an intimate acoustic performance of their song “Time to Run.” We’re glad they had time to play for us!

Music, Pop, Rock

WATCH: Lord Huron Find the “Time to Run” at SiriusXM

LA-based indie folksters Lord Huron took some time to come in to the SiriusXM U studios in New York for an intimate acoustic performance of their song “Time to Run.” We’re glad they had time to play for us!

Entertainment, Music

Who does Clive Davis consider to be ‘America’s poet glory’?

Clive Davis may not sing or play an instrument, but he is a legendary maker of music. The Brooklyn native and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer has put artists like Aretha Franklin, Christina Aguilera, and Carlos Santana (and that’s … Continued

Entertainment, Music

Who does Clive Davis consider to be ‘America’s poet glory’?

Clive Davis may not sing or play an instrument, but he is a legendary maker of music. The Brooklyn native and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer has put artists like Aretha Franklin, Christina Aguilera, and Carlos Santana (and that’s … Continued

Country, Music, Rock

Black Prairie gets cozy on The Loft with cover of Song Remains the Same

Progressive string band Black Prairie were showing their roots recently when they performed this exciting cover of Led Zeppelin’s “Song Remains the Same” at the SiriusXM studios in Washington, D.C. Look out Jimmy Page, these guys can rip with the … Continued

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Black Prairie gets cozy on The Loft with cover of Song Remains the Same

Progressive string band Black Prairie were showing their roots recently when they performed this exciting cover of Led Zeppelin’s “Song Remains the Same” at the SiriusXM studios in Washington, D.C. Look out Jimmy Page, these guys can rip with the … Continued

Music, Pop

Olly Murs has a blast with Jason Mraz’s “I’m Yours”

Brit pop sensation Olly Murs shows us how to have a really good time when he performs this harmonized, acoustic version of “I’m Yours” by Jason Mraz. Thanks, Olly – with that grin, you can be ours anytime!

Music, Pop

Olly Murs has a blast with Jason Mraz’s “I’m Yours”

Brit pop sensation Olly Murs shows us how to have a really good time when he performs this harmonized, acoustic version of “I’m Yours” by Jason Mraz. Thanks, Olly – with that grin, you can be ours anytime!

Country, Music

WATCH: Kris Kristofferson Lives Up to the Legend with “Sunday Morning Coming Down”

The mutli-talented singer-songwriter Kris Kristofferson lived up to his name when he treated us to an intimate solo performance of his classic song “Sunday Morning Coming Down.” It’s musical history from the man himself and we’re so glad to be … Continued

Country, Music

WATCH: Kris Kristofferson Lives Up to the Legend with “Sunday Morning Coming Down”

The mutli-talented singer-songwriter Kris Kristofferson lived up to his name when he treated us to an intimate solo performance of his classic song “Sunday Morning Coming Down.” It’s musical history from the man himself and we’re so glad to be … Continued

Music, Pop, Pop Culture

WATCH: Trouble Feels So Good with Olly Murs’ Acoustic Version of “Troublemaker”

Could Olly Murs be more adorbs? He treated us to this acoustic version of his hit song “Troublemaker” at the SiriusXM studios in New York City. But don’t be fooled – just because it’s acoustic doesn’t mean the walls weren’t … Continued

Music, Pop, Pop Culture

WATCH: Trouble Feels So Good with Olly Murs’ Acoustic Version of “Troublemaker”

Could Olly Murs be more adorbs? He treated us to this acoustic version of his hit song “Troublemaker” at the SiriusXM studios in New York City. But don’t be fooled – just because it’s acoustic doesn’t mean the walls weren’t … Continued

Music, Pop

WATCH: Emeli Sande Pulls Us Closer with “Next to Me” Acoustic Performance

This spare, intimate arrangement of Emeli Sande’s stirring “Next to Me” was performed exclusively at the SiriusXM Hits 1 studios in New York City. The purity of her voice rings out and proves that Emeli is the real deal – … Continued

Music, Pop

WATCH: Emeli Sande Pulls Us Closer with “Next to Me” Acoustic Performance

This spare, intimate arrangement of Emeli Sande’s stirring “Next to Me” was performed exclusively at the SiriusXM Hits 1 studios in New York City. The purity of her voice rings out and proves that Emeli is the real deal – … Continued

Music, Pop, Rock

WATCH: Counting Crows Bring Us Back Smoothly with “Rain King/Washington Square” Acoustic Performance

Adam Duritz sang sweetly to us recently in this intimate live performance at the SiriusXM studios in New York. The Counting Crows continue to be one of the most musical bands on the scene and their musicianship shines in this … Continued

Music, Pop, Rock

WATCH: Counting Crows Bring Us Back Smoothly with “Rain King/Washington Square” Acoustic Performance

Adam Duritz sang sweetly to us recently in this intimate live performance at the SiriusXM studios in New York. The Counting Crows continue to be one of the most musical bands on the scene and their musicianship shines in this … Continued

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

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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

Classical, Dance/Electronic, Music, Pop

WATCH: Gaynor goes classical with Igudesman & Joo’s cover of “I Will Survive”

It was a funny and special treat on SiriusXM Pops when classical duo Igudesman & Joo covered the Gloria Gaynor smash “I Will Survive” live in the SiriusXM Washington, DC studios. Listen closely for the “score” of other disco hits … Continued

Classical, Dance/Electronic, Music, Pop

WATCH: Gaynor goes classical with Igudesman & Joo’s cover of “I Will Survive”

It was a funny and special treat on SiriusXM Pops when classical duo Igudesman & Joo covered the Gloria Gaynor smash “I Will Survive” live in the SiriusXM Washington, DC studios. Listen closely for the “score” of other disco hits … Continued

Music, Rock

WATCH: Soundgarden Discuss Johnny Cash’s Cover of Their “Rusty Cage”

If imitation is the highest form of flattery, then Soundgarden were flying after Johnny Cash covered their song “Rusty Cage.” At a recent SiriusXM Town Hall hosted by Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins, Chris Cornell and the band talk about … Continued

Music, Rock

WATCH: Soundgarden Discuss Johnny Cash’s Cover of Their “Rusty Cage”

If imitation is the highest form of flattery, then Soundgarden were flying after Johnny Cash covered their song “Rusty Cage.” At a recent SiriusXM Town Hall hosted by Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins, Chris Cornell and the band talk about … Continued

Music, Rock

Soundgarden: “That’s the one thing we have in common with Bob Dylan”

Before going into their original version of “Rusty Cage,” Soundgarden talks about the honor of being covered by Johnny Cash.

Music, Rock

Soundgarden: “That’s the one thing we have in common with Bob Dylan”

Before going into their original version of “Rusty Cage,” Soundgarden talks about the honor of being covered by Johnny Cash.

Music, Pop

VIDEO: Bruno Mars “Locked Out of Heaven”

You think he sounds good on the radio? You should’ve heard him live. Check out the video below for the next best thing. For more from SiriusXM Hits1, go to SiriusXM.com/Hits1.

Music, Pop

VIDEO: Bruno Mars “Locked Out of Heaven”

You think he sounds good on the radio? You should’ve heard him live. Check out the video below for the next best thing. For more from SiriusXM Hits1, go to SiriusXM.com/Hits1.

Dance/Electronic, Music

Justice: “You Can Be Powerful without Being Aggressive”

SiriusXM listener-fans got a once-of-a-kind opportunity, when they were invited into the fishbowl at the SiriusXM New York City studios for a live in-studio set by French EDM DJ duo Justice. Xavier de Rosnay and Gaspard Augé kicked off the … Continued

Dance/Electronic, Music

Justice: “You Can Be Powerful without Being Aggressive”

SiriusXM listener-fans got a once-of-a-kind opportunity, when they were invited into the fishbowl at the SiriusXM New York City studios for a live in-studio set by French EDM DJ duo Justice. Xavier de Rosnay and Gaspard Augé kicked off 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

Entertainment, Music, Pop, Pop Culture

Awkward Birds and Bees Talks: The One Direction Edition

Sure, we’ve all gotten “the talk” from mom and/or dad, but when you’re one of the biggest bands in the world, beloved by millions (and millions, and millions) of girls, you run the risk of other adults trying to give … Continued

Entertainment, Music, Pop, Pop Culture

Awkward Birds and Bees Talks: The One Direction Edition

Sure, we’ve all gotten “the talk” from mom and/or dad, but when you’re one of the biggest bands in the world, beloved by millions (and millions, and millions) of girls, you run the risk of other adults trying to give … Continued

Dance/Electronic, Music

Afrojack Kicks Off New “Electric Aquarium” DJ Series

Somewhere between a private concert, an intimate Q&A and an all-out dance party, SiriusXM’s Electric Area, Ch. 52, launched “Electric Aquarium,” a new series of in-studio DJ sets with some of the biggest and best of the EDM scene. Kicking things off … Continued

Dance/Electronic, Music

Afrojack Kicks Off New “Electric Aquarium” DJ Series

Somewhere between a private concert, an intimate Q&A and an all-out dance party, SiriusXM’s Electric Area, Ch. 52, launched “Electric Aquarium,” a new series of in-studio DJ sets with some of the biggest and best of the EDM scene. Kicking things off … 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!

Music, Pop

WATCH: Ed Sheeran Covers Rihanna’s “We Found Love” Live

Ed Sheeran stopped by the SiriusXM studios with his acoustic guitar to perform this touching rendition of Rihanna’s smash hit, “We Found Love.”

Music, Pop

WATCH: Ed Sheeran Covers Rihanna’s “We Found Love” Live

Ed Sheeran stopped by the SiriusXM studios with his acoustic guitar to perform this touching rendition of Rihanna’s smash hit, “We Found Love.”

Country, Music, Pop

WATCH: The Soul of Townes Van Zandt Lives in Ryan Bingham in “To Live is to Fly” Cover

Singer-songwriter Ryan Bingham, who wrote “The Weary Kind” from the film Crazy Heart, dropped by the SiriusXM studios in New York City and delivered this cover version of the Townes Van Zandt classic, “To Live is to Fly.” Check out … Continued

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WATCH: The Soul of Townes Van Zandt Lives in Ryan Bingham in “To Live is to Fly” Cover

Singer-songwriter Ryan Bingham, who wrote “The Weary Kind” from the film Crazy Heart, dropped by the SiriusXM studios in New York City and delivered this cover version of the Townes Van Zandt classic, “To Live is to Fly.” Check out … 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

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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

Music, Pop, Rock

The Spectrum: 28 Best Songs of 2012

1. The Lumineers – Ho Hey 2. Mumford & Sons – I Will Wait 3. Alabama Shakes – Hold On 4. The Black Keys – Gold On The Ceiling 5. ZZ Ward – Put The Gun Down 6. Jack White – Love Interruption 7. The Avett … Continued

Music, Pop, Rock

The Spectrum: 28 Best Songs of 2012

1. The Lumineers – Ho Hey 2. Mumford & Sons – I Will Wait 3. Alabama Shakes – Hold On 4. The Black Keys – Gold On The Ceiling 5. ZZ Ward – Put The Gun Down 6. Jack White – Love Interruption 7. The Avett … Continued

Country, Music

The Highway: Hottest Songs of 2012

In addition to coming into our studios for a SiriusXM Town Hall, country star and straight-up great guy Jason Aldean landed on the 2012 list of top 59 songs played on The Highway, Ch 59. That’s because SiriusXM listeners couldn’t … Continued

Country, Music

The Highway: Hottest Songs of 2012

In addition to coming into our studios for a SiriusXM Town Hall, country star and straight-up great guy Jason Aldean landed on the 2012 list of top 59 songs played on The Highway, Ch 59. That’s because SiriusXM listeners couldn’t … Continued

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

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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

Music, Rock

AltNation: The Best Alt-18 of 2012

In 2011, SiriusXM’s AltNation, Ch. 36, played Foster the People before the band was even signed, then in 2012 they jump-started Grouplove’s debut album, which the band gives credit for much of their success. Not to mention, AltNation was the … Continued

Music, Rock

AltNation: The Best Alt-18 of 2012

In 2011, SiriusXM’s AltNation, Ch. 36, played Foster the People before the band was even signed, then in 2012 they jump-started Grouplove’s debut album, which the band gives credit for much of their success. Not to mention, AltNation was the … Continued

Music, Pop, Rock

The Pulse: Top 30 of 2012

From Gotye and P!nk to Gavin DeGraw, Imagine Dragons and Green River Ordinance, it was a hell of a year in pop and rock music, and The Pulse was giving it to you every step of the way. Gotye’s “Somebody … Continued

Music, Pop, Rock

The Pulse: Top 30 of 2012

From Gotye and P!nk to Gavin DeGraw, Imagine Dragons and Green River Ordinance, it was a hell of a year in pop and rock music, and The Pulse was giving it to you every step of the way. Gotye’s “Somebody … Continued

Music, Pop

SiriusXM Hits1: Top #1 Songs of 2012

After stellar live performances from the likes of One Direction and Bruno Mars, in-studio interviews with the top stars of the moment and the daily hijinks of the Morning Mash-Up WutchuWant Crew, SiriusXM Hits1 closed out the year with their list of all … Continued

Music, Pop

SiriusXM Hits1: Top #1 Songs of 2012

After stellar live performances from the likes of One Direction and Bruno Mars, in-studio interviews with the top stars of the moment and the daily hijinks of the Morning Mash-Up WutchuWant Crew, SiriusXM Hits1 closed out the year with their list of all … Continued

Music, Pop, Rock

WATCH: One Republic Finds a Lotta “Love” with Acoustic Rihanna Cover

Colorado’s One Republic pulled a fast one on us when they incorporated Rihanna’s hit anthem “We Found Love” into an acoustic version of their breakout single “Apologize” live in the Hits 1 studios. Anything can happen here at SiriusXM – … Continued

Music, Pop, Rock

WATCH: One Republic Finds a Lotta “Love” with Acoustic Rihanna Cover

Colorado’s One Republic pulled a fast one on us when they incorporated Rihanna’s hit anthem “We Found Love” into an acoustic version of their breakout single “Apologize” live in the Hits 1 studios. Anything can happen here at SiriusXM – … Continued

Music, Pop, Rock

WATCH: We Want More of The Wanted. Acoustic Performance of “Iris” by the Goo Goo Dolls

Megapop Brit band The Wanted brought the hits of the ’90s back to Hits 1 when they performed this richly layered, acoustic cover of the Goo Goo Dolls’ “Iris” for lucky listeners in the SiriusXM studios. Sometimes it’s just as … Continued

Music, Pop, Rock

WATCH: We Want More of The Wanted. Acoustic Performance of “Iris” by the Goo Goo Dolls

Megapop Brit band The Wanted brought the hits of the ’90s back to Hits 1 when they performed this richly layered, acoustic cover of the Goo Goo Dolls’ “Iris” for lucky listeners in the SiriusXM studios. Sometimes it’s just as … Continued

Music, Rock

WATCH: Gaslight Anthem’s Pearl Jam Moment Covering “State of Love and Trust”

Brian Fallon from Gaslight Anthem conjures his best Eddie Vedder in this hot performance of Pearl Jam’s “State of Love and Trust” at the SiriusXM Alt Nation studios. Proof that great rock and passion unite us all – from the … Continued

Music, Rock

WATCH: Gaslight Anthem’s Pearl Jam Moment Covering “State of Love and Trust”

Brian Fallon from Gaslight Anthem conjures his best Eddie Vedder in this hot performance of Pearl Jam’s “State of Love and Trust” at the SiriusXM Alt Nation studios. Proof that great rock and passion unite us all – from the … 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!

Country, Music, Rock

WATCH: Bonnie Raitt’s Classy Take on Gerry Rafferty’s “Right Down the Line”

A cardboard statue of Elvis gazes on as Bonnie Raitt performs this incredible cover of Gerry Rafferty’s “Right Down the Line” for an exclusive studio audience in New York. We’d like to join the King in saying to Bonnie, “Thank … Continued

Country, Music, Rock

WATCH: Bonnie Raitt’s Classy Take on Gerry Rafferty’s “Right Down the Line”

A cardboard statue of Elvis gazes on as Bonnie Raitt performs this incredible cover of Gerry Rafferty’s “Right Down the Line” for an exclusive studio audience in New York. We’d like to join the King in saying to Bonnie, “Thank … Continued

Music, Pop, Rock

WATCH: Karmin Kill It with Gotye’s “Somebody That I Used to Know” Live Acoustic Performance

The best covers happen when artists bring their own essence into a song. This is what happened at the SiriusXM Hits 1 studios in New York when duo Karmin performed their acoustic version of the Gotye hit “Somebody That I … Continued

Music, Pop, Rock

WATCH: Karmin Kill It with Gotye’s “Somebody That I Used to Know” Live Acoustic Performance

The best covers happen when artists bring their own essence into a song. This is what happened at the SiriusXM Hits 1 studios in New York when duo Karmin performed their acoustic version of the Gotye hit “Somebody That I … Continued

Music, Pop

WATCH: fun. Bring the Pop to Country with Cover of Lady Antebellum’s “We Owned the Night”

Indie pop meets country pop in the SiriusXM studios as fun. cover the Lady Antebellum song “We Owned the Night.” Check out their emotional, acoustic version from this visit to SiriusXM’s Alt Nation and Hits 1 in New York.

Music, Pop

WATCH: fun. Bring the Pop to Country with Cover of Lady Antebellum’s “We Owned the Night”

Indie pop meets country pop in the SiriusXM studios as fun. cover the Lady Antebellum song “We Owned the Night.” Check out their emotional, acoustic version from this visit to SiriusXM’s Alt Nation and Hits 1 in New York.

Music, Pop, Rock

WATCH: Ingrid Michaelson Sings with Herself in Cover of R.E.M.’s “Nightswimming”

How’d she do that? Ingrid Michaelson was her own band for a recent performance in the SiriusXM studios. Using a sampler, Michaelson built a full choir right before our eyes for this inventive interpretation of a favorite R.E.M. song.

Music, Pop, Rock

WATCH: Ingrid Michaelson Sings with Herself in Cover of R.E.M.’s “Nightswimming”

How’d she do that? Ingrid Michaelson was her own band for a recent performance in the SiriusXM studios. Using a sampler, Michaelson built a full choir right before our eyes for this inventive interpretation of a favorite R.E.M. song.

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