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Will the US Podcast Advertising Revenue Hit $1 Billion Mark?

According to the latest IAB report titled the “US Podcast Advertising Revenue Study”, the podcasting media is considered as the most resilient content marketing and advertising platform in the COVID-19 disrupted market. Despite a sluggish run in the last two quarters, podcast formats are seen to be performing better than other advertising channels. The reason? The DIY content creation which can be easily scaled to meet ad messaging standards across multiple marketing genres… According to the IAB report, the US…

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…

SiriusXM Acquires Podcast Management and Analytics Platform Simplecast

With SiriusXM AdTech Subsidiary AdsWizz, Acquisition Enables End-to-End Offering for Podcasters on One Platform, from Creation to Monetization SiriusXM announced the acquisition of Simplecast, a leading podcast management platform that enables podcasters to publish, manage, and measure their content.  The Simplecast solution, paired with the award-winning monetization platform of AdsWizz, the adtech subsidiary of SiriusXM, creates an end-to-end solution that enables creators to publish and generate revenue from their…

Classic NFL Tripleheader to Air Sundays on SiriusXM

Listeners can re-live "The Greatest Game Ever Played," "The Catch," and many more of the NFL's most memorable games and moments SiriusXM NFL Radio's "Ultimate Classic Sundays" kick off May 17 SiriusXM today announced that it will launch a new Ultimate Classic NFL Sunday series – rebroadcasting some of the greatest games in NFL history – each week on its 24/7 SiriusXM NFL Radio channel. Starting May 17 and airing Sundays through August, SiriusXM will present a tripleheader of NFL classics, re-aired in their entirety. …

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…

SiriusXM Teams Up With Calm to Launch ‘The Calm Channel’

The Calm Channel will feature soothing music and relaxing soundscapes to help create a peaceful state-of-mind Channel includes mini meditations, "Mindful Moments," to air four times daily Special channel will now be available as part of SiriusXM's Stream Free SiriusXM and Calm, the leading meditation and mindfulness app, announced today the launch of The Calm Channel, a new channel featuring soothing music, tranquil soundscapes and mindfulness meditations. The Calm Channel is available on channel 68, as well as any time on…

Taylor Swift to Launch Home DJ Series on SiriusXM Hits 1 Channel

SiriusXM announced that global superstar Taylor Swift will help launch a Home DJ series on SiriusXM's top pop channel SiriusXM Hits 1 starting on Friday, April 3. Hits 1 n chill, first in the Home DJ Series, includes Swift and will be followed by other pop stars, as they take over SiriusXM Hits 1 right from their homes. The stars will be playing the most requested hits and their favorite music, providing commentary and more to connect with their fans all across North America. Listeners will be able to hear upcoming Hits 1…

Howard Stern Announces Free Access To Full SiriusXM Premier Streaming Service Through May 15

With millions currently staying home, SiriusXM opens access in North America via the SiriusXM app and at SiriusXM.com/streamfree Announcement made by Howard Stern broadcasting from his home Featuring 300+ channels of news and information, entertainment, escape, and companionship across ad-free music channels, plus channels of live news, faith-based content, comedy, sports talk, politics, and on demand content New #StayHome Radio channel brings happy, feel-good music The Billy Joel Channel and Dave Matthews Band Radio…

SiriusXM’s Pearl Jam Radio to Broadcast Special Programming for Band’s New Album

Gigaton, Pearl Jam's eleventh studio album, to air in full Friday on Pearl Jam Radio SiriusXM announced today that Pearl Jam Radio, the band's exclusive SiriusXM channel, is creating special programming surrounding the release of Gigaton, Pearl Jam's new album that will air in its entirety on Friday, March 27. Marketing Technology News: COVID-19 Phishes Explode as U.S. Reels From Pandemic Pearl Jam will release their much-anticipated eleventh studio album on Friday. Gigaton marks the band's first studio album since…

SiriusXM’s Doctor Radio and NYU Langone Health Launch 24/7 Public Service Channel and Phone Line for Coronavirus Information

Starting, SiriusXM channel 121 becomes "Coronavirus: What You Need To Know," and will be available on both active and inactive SiriusXM radios, and on SiriusXM streaming platforms SiriusXM, in conjunction with NYU Langone Health, will launch a special 24/7 channel dedicated to providing the public with the latest information on the coronavirus outbreak.  The channel will launch today, March 6 at 6:00 pm ET and will feature programming from SiriusXM's Doctor Radio. It will be available on both active and inactive SiriusXM…

SiriusXM’s Doctor Radio and NYU Langone Health’s Medical Experts Launch 24/7 Coronavirus Programming

Hourly updates on Doctor Radio channel and select SiriusXM channels on the latest news about the pandemic SiriusXM announced that Doctor Radio and NYU Langone Health's medical experts will launch 24/7 programming, live and on demand, dedicated to the latest news and updates surrounding the coronavirus. All programming will be presented by NYU Langone's team of world-class infectious disease and medical authorities and curated by SiriusXM's Doctor Radio channel programmers. This special programming will help listeners…

Mark Knopfler to Host The British Grove Broadcast, Exclusive New Show on SiriusXM’s Volume Channel

Knopfler--broadcasting from West London--will play his favorite records--from early roots, blues to rock n' roll--taking listeners on an intimate journey of music discovery SiriusXM announced that Mark Knopfler, songwriter, guitarist, and record producer, will host The British Grove Broadcast, a new music radio program exclusively on SiriusXM's Volume channel 106. Broadcasting from Knopfler's British Grove Studios in West London, The British Grove Broadcast will feature Knopfler playing some of his favorite music—from…

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…

Harry Styles to Perform for SiriusXM and Pandora in New York City

Performance and Interview hosted by "The Morning Mash Up" to air on SiriusXM's SiriusXM Hits 1 channel SiriusXM announced today that Harry Styles will perform for SiriusXM and Pandora on Friday, February 28 at a secret location in New York City. The intimate set for SiriusXM subscribers and Pandora listeners will feature Styles performing songs from his recent sophomore album, Fine Line, released via Columbia Records. The event will also include an interview with Harry Styles and The Morning Mash Up hosts Ryan Sampson,…

SiriusXM’s Scott Greenstein Named UJA-Federation of New York’s Music Visionary of the Year

UJA-Federation of New York has named Scott Greenstein, President and Chief Content Officer of SiriusXM, as its Music Visionary of the Year. Mr. Greenstein will be recognized for his exceptional professional accomplishments and commitment to philanthropy at the annual Music Visionary of the Year Award Luncheon on June 4, 2020, in New York City. "Scott's vision and leadership have made an indelible impact on the world of music and entertainment," said Daniel Glass, president & founder of Glassnote Entertainment Group…

General Motors Offers SiriusXM with 360L on Nearly 1 Million Vehicles

Next-generation in-vehicle listening experience combines satellite and streaming to deliver more channels, on-demand audio and better personalization General Motors is bringing a new way to listen to music, sports and talk shows to nearly 1 million Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac owners with SiriusXM with 360L. Available on select 2020 model year vehicles, the rollout is the broadest integration by any automaker of SiriusXM's next generation listening experience. SiriusXM with 360L represents the future of in-vehicle…

SiriusXM Captures the Cultural Zeitgeist of the Year and Decade Across Music, Talk, Entertainment, Comedy and Sports

SiriusXM announced year-end and decade specialty programming across its music, talk and entertainment programming platforms as well as exclusive content only available on the SiriusXM app. Jess Cagle, SiriusXM's Chief Entertainment Anchor, will host Top 100 Interviews of 2019, a limited-run channel that will launch on Thursday, December 19 and run through Tuesday, December 31 on SiriusXM channel 105. Top 100 Interviews of 2019 will feature interviews by SiriusXM hosts including Andy Cohen, Jenny McCarthy, Hoda Kotb, Jess…

Cardinal Dolan’s Annual SiriusXM Christmas Special from New York’s Sheen Center for Thought & Culture To Air on December 17

Broadcast will air nationwide on The Catholic Channel with performances and interviews with Kristin Chenoweth, The New York Tenors, the Radio City Rockettes and more Timothy Cardinal Dolan, Archbishop of New York will host his annual SiriusXM Christmas special from The Sheen Center for Thought & Culture in New York City. The special edition of the Cardinal's weekly show, Conversation with Cardinal Dolan, will air nationwide on Tuesday, December 17 from 2:00 to 4:00 pm ET on The Catholic Channel on SiriusXM, channel…