'Neil Diamond Radio' Returns to SiriusXM Radio
"Neil Diamond Radio" available exclusively on the SiriusXM Mobile App and online
Channel to launch in celebration of Neil Diamond's forthcoming induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
NEW YORK, Jan. 14, 2011 -- Sirius XM Radio (Nasdaq: SIRI) announced today that in celebration of Neil Diamond's forthcoming induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, it will re- launch "Neil Diamond Radio," a music channel showcasing the music of Neil Diamond.
"Neil Diamond Radio" will be available only on Sirius Internet Radio, SIR channel 804, and XM Radio Online, XMRO channel 31, and through the SiriusXM App for the Apple iPhone, iPod touch and several BlackBerry and Android-powered smartphone devices on SiriusXM Limited Engagements, starting todayFriday, January 14.
The music channel will feature music spanning the iconic recording artist's forty-year career, including songs from his chart-topping, Grammy®-winning albums. In 2010, SiriusXM launched the limited-run "Neil Diamond Radio" channel celebrating the release of Neil Diamond's album Dreams.
Across a musical career spanning nearly five decades, Neil Diamond has sold more than 125 million albums worldwide, with a remarkable track record of 16 Top Ten albums, and 37 Top Ten singles. A Grammy Award-winning artist, Neil Diamond was inducted into the Songwriter's Hall of Fame, received the Sammy Cahn Lifetime Achievement Award and will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2011. Among Diamond's many other honors, he has received a Golden Globe Award®, 12 Grammy nominations and was named the 2009 MusiCares Person of the Year.
"Neil Diamond Radio" is the latest example of SiriusXM's original, limited-run, artist-branded channels dedicated to iconic musicians. In addition to its current lineup of Bruce Springsteen's E Street Radio, Elvis Radio and Radio Margaritaville, SiriusXM has previously offered limited-run channels such as "Paul McCartney's Band on the Run Radio," "Elton!," "The Who Channel," "Mandatory Metallica," "Paul McCartney's Fireman Radio," "Rolling Stones Radio," "AC/DC Radio," "Led Zeppelin Radio," "Miles Davis Radio," "The Spectrum of John Mellencamp," "Radio R.E.M.," "Coldplay Nation," "ABBA Radio," "Jay-Z Nation," "Garth Brooks Radio" and "Duran Duran's Red Carpet Radio," among many others.
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