MUSIC

Sam Smith covers Whitney Houston’s ‘How Will I Know’ on SiriusXM Hits 1

British singer-songwriter Sam Smith stopped by SiriusXM Hits 1, where he performed a stunning, slowed down cover of the late Whitney Houston’s ’80s pop smash How Will I Know. Smith, who earned recognition after being featured on Disclosure’s breakthrough single Latch, is only … Continued

HIP-HOP/R&B, MUSIC

Meet the Heat’s Dion Summers: music lover, radio nerd, and die-hard Whitney Houston fan

Dion Summers says “blessed” a lot. He’s “blessed” to work in radio, “blessed” to have met the very hip-hop, pop, and R&B personalities he grew up admiring, and “blessed” to program The Heat, SiriusXM’s premier urban station. Most of all, however, … Continued

COUNTDOWNS, MUSIC, POP

’80s on 8: Big 40 Countdown September 27, 1987 (9/28/13)

This week the ’80’s on 8 Big 40 Countdown is bringing us back to September 27, 1987. The Princess Bride has just been released, a gallon of gas costs $0.95, and Michael Jackson has two songs in the top 40, including at … Continued