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SiriusXM Announces Leadership Update

Jim Meyer to Retire as CEO on December 31, 2020 and Become Vice Chairman of the SiriusXM Board of Directors Jennifer C. Witz, President, Sales, Marketing and Operations, to Become CEO Entertainment Industry Veteran Sean S. Sullivan Appointed CFO SiriusXM announced that Chief Executive Officer, James E. Meyer, intends to retire on December 31, 2020. Upon Mr. Meyer's retirement, Jennifer C. Witz, President, Sales, Marketing and Operations, will become the Company's new Chief Executive Officer. Gregory B. Maffei,…

Jim Gaffigan Becomes First Comedian to Get His Own SiriusXM Pop-up Channel

The Jim Gaffigan Channel launches on SiriusXM's streaming platform Two new unreleased stand-up albums to premiere on the channel SiriusXM announced the launch of The Jim Gaffigan Channel, which features the prolific comedian's full stand-up library as well as two never-before-heard albums, interviews, and other rare material. The channel launched today on SiriusXM's streaming platform and will run through August 13. Known for his largely clean, sarcastic material about everyday life (food, fatherhood, and laziness)…

SiriusXM Appoints Entertainment Industry Executive, Jonelle Procope

Sirius XM Holdings Inc., the leading audio entertainment company in the US, announced the appointment of Jonelle Procope as a new independent member of its Board of Directors. Ms. Procope brings to the SiriusXM Board significant entertainment industry, legal and business experience. She serves as the President and CEO of the Apollo Theater Foundation, Inc., a non-profit organization that operates the Apollo Theater in New York. She is also an active member of many civic and community organizations in New York City.…

SiriusXM to Acquire Stitcher

Transaction will Combine the Leading Audio Entertainment Company in the U.S. with a Pioneer in Podcast Production, Distribution, and Ad Sales Acquisition will Create the Premier Full-Service Platform for Podcast Creators, Publishers, and Advertisers Stitcher Podcasts Include Freakonomics Radio, My Favorite Murder, How Did This Get Made?, SuperSoul Sunday from The Oprah Winfrey Network, Office Ladies, Conan O'Brien Needs a Friend, Literally! with Rob Lowe, LeVar Burton Reads, Comedy Bang! Bang!, and WTF with Marc Maron…

Jonas Brothers to Answer Fan Questions in Virtual SiriusXM Hits 1 Celebrity Session

Audience to feature frontline healthcare workers and their families from across the country Celebrity Session to air on SiriusXM Hits 1 on Friday, May 15 as a part of SiriusXM's Stream Free offer to everyone and will coincide with Jonas Brothers' new single "X" featuring KAROL G SiriusXM announced that the Jonas Brothers will participate and answer fan questions in a virtual SiriusXM Hits 1 Celebrity Session hosted by The Morning Mash Up. The virtual Celebrity Session will feature the Jonas Brothers interacting with an…

SoundCloud Announces $75 Million Investment from Sirius XM Holdings Inc.

SoundCloud and SiriusXM Holdings Inc. announced that the leading US audio entertainment company, SiriusXM, has invested $75 million in SoundCloud, the world's largest open audio platform. SoundCloud will use this additional investment to accelerate its product development and enhance the services that fuel its global community of creators and listeners. "SoundCloud's three consecutive years of strong financial performance directly reflect the success of our creator-led growth strategy," said Kerry Trainor, Chief Executive…

SiriusXM Coming to the Google Assistant

SiriusXM's Acclaimed Programming, Featuring Howard Stern, Commercial-Free Music, Plus Sports, Talk, Comedy, News, Entertainment and More Will Be Available in the Coming Days on Google Assistant Enabled Devices like Google Nest Speakers and Displays Google and SiriusXM announced that SiriusXM will be available on Google Nest smart speakers and displays via the Google Assistant, bringing seamless access to SiriusXM's acclaimed lineup of audio entertainment – featuring Howard Stern, hundreds of commercial-free music…

SiriusXM Introduces New Streaming Subscription Package; Makes It Easier Than Ever To Subscribe and Listen Without a Car

New Essential Subscription Package, Available Now, Is Built Especially for People Who Want to Listen on a Mobile Phone, Tablet, Desktop, and on Connected Devices in the Home Including Devices with Amazon Alexa, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast, Apple TV, Roku, Sonos Speakers, Xbox, Sony Playstation and Moreessential Subscribers Get Channels from SiriusXM's Unrivaled Lineup of Music, Comedy, News, Sports, and Entertainment - for $8 per Month Approximately two-thirds* of people in the US (ages 12+) stream their audio…