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SiriusXM Unveils More Than 100 New Music Channels

NEW YORK, NY (03.01.2019) – SiriusXM has debuted more than 100 new curated commercial-free streaming music channels featuring multiple variations of SiriusXM’s acclaimed lineup, giving listeners more music variety than ever before. SiriusXM’s new Xtra Channels break down and mash up many of the SiriusXM channels you love to match any mood, occasion or activity.

SiriusXM’s new Xtra Channels are available exclusively to SiriusXM All Access and SiriusXM Premier Streaming subscribers – as well as all SiriusXM trialers – via the SiriusXM app, web player, and select connected devices. Subscribers can also preview a selection of Xtra Channels on SiriusXM Spotlight (channel 4) on SiriusXM radios in their vehicles throughout the month of March.

These music channels also feature skip-ahead functionality that makes it easier for listeners to find the songs they love.

“With more than 100 new commercial-free channels to choose from, SiriusXM is offering even more variety for our subscribers. The new channels have the DNA of current SiriusXM channels that our subscribers love, but offered in a variety of new versions that fit listeners’ tastes, moods and activities,” said Steve Blatter, Senior Vice President and General Manager for Music Programming, SiriusXM. “We have also developed channels that satisfy the demand for combining SiriusXM channels together into exciting new curated experiences. These new channels are sure to make our streaming service even more attractive and valuable to our listeners.”

SiriusXM listeners will be able to explore new Xtra Channels that break down and mash up current favorites, allowing listeners to explore top music by decades, discover newly created formats, and hear the latest hit songs by music style, all from the acclaimed SiriusXM music curation team. For fans of 80s on 8, new channels include 80s on 8 Top 10080s on 8 Workout and 80s on 8 Party; avid Prime Country fans can check out Prime Country Top 100, Prime Country 80s Hits and Prime Country Party; and BPM listeners who follow dance music will have options that include BPM Top HitsBPM Discovery and BPM Workout. Pop and rock music is mashed up in channels that play music from across the 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s, and 2000s. And for those looking for the very latest music that’s about to break, there is a Discovery category featuring new channels from the taste-making programmers behind channels including SiriusXM Hits 1, The Highway, Alt Nation, and The Heat.

For a full list of new Xtra Channels visit: www.siriusxm.com/xtrachannels

SiriusXM All Access and SiriusXM Premier Streaming subscribers, and all trial subscribers, have streaming access to SiriusXM via the SiriusXM app and web player, enabling them to connect to their favorite channels online, on-the-go and at home on connected devices and speakers. SiriusXM’s Premier Streaming offering is a standalone streaming subscription, while All Access combines streaming with SiriusXM’s in-car audio offering.

With the new Xtra Channels, the SiriusXM app now offers more than 300 channels of world class programming to choose from, plus video from the Howard Stern Show, and thousands of hours of on-demand content.

SiriusXM All Access delivers a comprehensive bundle of entertainment, sports and news programming. It includes Howard Stern’s two exclusive channels, commercial-free music from many genres, plus every NFL, MLB, and NBA game, every NASCAR race, NHL games, PGA TOUR coverage, college sports, some of the biggest names and brands in entertainment, news and comedy, and more.

Visit siriusxm.com for more.