XM To Relaunch '20 On 20' This Monday
December 1, 2006 at 5:55 AM (PT)
As first tipped on ALL ACCESS (NET NEWS 11/29), XM SATELLITE RADIO will relaunch its flagship hits channel, "TOP 20 ON 20" (XM 20), on MONDAY (12/4), featuring air personalities around the clock, along with the popular "TOP 20 ON 20" countdowns airing throughout the day every three hours starting at midnight ET. Current "20 ON 20" MD PRIESTLY and PD MICHELLE CARTIER will do mornings and middays, respectively, while former MTV RADIO staffer EVAN JAMES takes afternoons and WIHT (HOT 99.5)/WASHINGTON's CHRIS STYLES adds nights on the channel.
The new "20 ON 20" will include celebrity-hosted countdowns each FRIDAY at 9p ET/6p PT. But to kick off the revamped channel, during the week of DECEMBER 4 "20 ON 20" will air celebrity countdowns each day hosted by NELLY FURTADO (12/4), CIARA (12/5), DIDDY (12/6), EVANESCENCE (12/7) and CHINGY (12/8). The channel will also feature performances by celebrity "House Band" guests throughout the week, including THE FRAY, HINDER, LUDACRIS, PINK and KT TUNSTALL.