Sirius Launches Music News Initiative
October 12, 2006 at 7:43 AM (PT)
SIRIUS has launched SIRIUS MUSIC NEWS, featuring its own music news-gathering team, who will provide subscribers with up-to-the-minute exclusive content from artist interviews conducted at the satcaster's NEW YORK CITY studios, bringing the thoughts and comments of the biggest stars directly to their fans.
SIRIUS MUSIC NEWS can be heard in daily reports on Top 40 HITS-1, Hot AC THE PULSE, ALT NATION, Alternative/Hip-Hop hybrid FACTION, EMINEM's Hip-Hop channel SHADE 45, HIP-HOP NATION and NEW COUNTRY.
Exclusive news items recently reported by SIRIUS MUSIC NEWS include hitmaker NE-YO responding to false gay rumors, and nude photos of himself that were intended for use as blackmail; LIONEL RICHIE announcing that the COMMODORES would reunite; and country singer TANYA TUCKER announcing that she will be recording a new song with WILLIE NELSON, GEORGE JONES and MERLE HAGGARD.