SiriusXM To Ring In New Year With Special Programming
December 22, 2011 at 9:34 AM (PT)
SIRIUSXM RADIO will ring in the new year with a slew of holiday programming specials, featuring live concerts, special performances, DJ sets, a NEW YEAR'S EVE music channel and various year-end countdowns hosted by some of the year's biggest artists.
NEW YEAR'S EVE live concert broadcasts will feature FURTHUR (featuring PHIL LESH and BOB WEIR of THE GRATEFUL DEAD) on THE GRATEFUL DEAD channel (23); WILLIE NELSON on Willie's Roadhouse channel (56); SOUTHSIDE JOHNNY on the E Street Radio channel (20); PATTI SMITH on The Loft channel (30); CHEAP TRICK on the Classic Rewind channel (25); WIDESPREAD PANIC on the Jam_On channel (29); and LITTLE FEAT on the Radio Margaritaville channel (24).
Live DJ sets will be spun by PAUL OAKENFOLD on the Electric Area channel (52); AVICII on the BPM channel (51); and LAIDBACK LUKE on the Electric Area channel (52).
In other NEW YEAR'S EVE programming, JUSTIN BIEBER, T PAIN and AVRIL LAVIGNE will each count down their 15 favorite songs of 2011 on SIRIUSXM Hits 1, channel 2. MARY J. BLIGE will play her favorite male R&B singers of the year and TREY SONGZ will count down his favorite female R&B singers of 2011 on the On The Heat channel (47). ROBIN THICKE will guest-host a special year-end countdown of Heart & Soul's performances from 2011 on the Heart & Soul channel (48), and electronic dance music icon ARMIN VAN BUUREN will count down his top electronic dance music songs of the year on the Electric Area channel (52).
For more information on these and other holiday programs, please visit www.siriusxm.com.