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Jonathan Casillas on value to Giants or other teams: ‘I’m not just a guy’

As a self-described “Jersey boy,” born and raised in Jersey City, Jonathan Casillas would love to continue his NFL career with the New York Giants. The nine-year veteran linebacker is due to become a free agent and the Giants have … Continued

Rock, Sports

Jonathan Casillas on value to Giants or other teams: ‘I’m not just a guy’

As a self-described “Jersey boy,” born and raised in Jersey City, Jonathan Casillas would love to continue his NFL career with the New York Giants. The nine-year veteran linebacker is due to become a free agent and the Giants have … Continued

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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

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

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music, Pop

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

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

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music, Pop

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

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

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

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

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.

Country, Music, Rock

WATCH: Youth Lagoon and John Denver? Check Out Cover of “Goodbye Again”

Who says John Denver wasn’t an indie rocker? Youth Lagoon, otherwise known as Trevor Powers, visited the SiriusXM U studios to bring his indie sound from Boise to the Rocky Mountains through this rendition of a Denver classic.

Country, Music, Rock

WATCH: Youth Lagoon and John Denver? Check Out Cover of “Goodbye Again”

Who says John Denver wasn’t an indie rocker? Youth Lagoon, otherwise known as Trevor Powers, visited the SiriusXM U studios to bring his indie sound from Boise to the Rocky Mountains through this rendition of a Denver classic.

Music, Pop, Rock

WATCH: Sugarcubes’ “Birthday” Celebrated in New Cover by The Drums

Brooklyn indie band The Drums made a special appearance in the SiriusXM U studios in New York to perform their acoustic version of the Sugarcubes’ haunting classic “Birthday.” Listen to proof that a great song always stands the test of … Continued

Music, Pop, Rock

WATCH: Sugarcubes’ “Birthday” Celebrated in New Cover by The Drums

Brooklyn indie band The Drums made a special appearance in the SiriusXM U studios in New York to perform their acoustic version of the Sugarcubes’ haunting classic “Birthday.” Listen to proof that a great song always stands the test of … Continued

Christian, Music, Rock

WATCH: Switchfoot’s Cover of “Lucky Man” by The Verve

Alt rockers Switchfoot brought their spirited interpretation of The Verve’s “Lucky Man” to the SiriusXM studios in New York. Jon Foreman’s soulful voice seems effortless as he nails this indie classic.

Christian, Music, Rock

WATCH: Switchfoot’s Cover of “Lucky Man” by The Verve

Alt rockers Switchfoot brought their spirited interpretation of The Verve’s “Lucky Man” to the SiriusXM studios in New York. Jon Foreman’s soulful voice seems effortless as he nails this indie classic.

Classical, Music, Rock

WATCH: 2CELLOS Cover Nirvana Classic “Smells Like Teen Spirit” Live On SiriusXM Pops

Grunge meets grace and classic meets classical in this powerful performance at the SiriusXM Pops studios. Listen to strings burning as indie duo 2CELLOS slam their way through Nirvana’s biggest hit.

Classical, Music, Rock

WATCH: 2CELLOS Cover Nirvana Classic “Smells Like Teen Spirit” Live On SiriusXM Pops

Grunge meets grace and classic meets classical in this powerful performance at the SiriusXM Pops studios. Listen to strings burning as indie duo 2CELLOS slam their way through Nirvana’s biggest hit.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Country, Music, Rock

Oak Ridge Boys Show Their (White) Stripes Covering “Seven Nation Army”

The Oak Ridge Boys show us why they’re still at the top of their game after so many years, so many miles and so many hit songs. In fact, they’re not only on top, they’re on The Pulse – with … Continued

Country, Music, Rock

Oak Ridge Boys Show Their (White) Stripes Covering “Seven Nation Army”

The Oak Ridge Boys show us why they’re still at the top of their game after so many years, so many miles and so many hit songs. In fact, they’re not only on top, they’re on The Pulse – with … Continued

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