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  1. RIP '20 on 20': A Look Back at SiriusXM's Promising Pop Show

    July 11, 2014 2:06 PM EDT I’ve long felt that “20 on 20,” SiriusXM’s new releases top 40 station, had the potential to be the most influential mainstream top 40 station in the country. Instead, “20 on 20” will sign off in a repackaging of satellite radio channels on July 1 ...

  2. Sirius XM Will Have to Defend Multiple Lawsuits Over Pre-1972 Music

    December 04, 2013 2:05 PM EST A lawsuit with the potential of shaking up commonly held assumptions about the broadcasting of older music will be staying in California. Sony, Universal, Warner, ABKCO File Copyright Lawsuit Against SiriusXM The Turtles vs. Sirius XM: Case Could ...

  3. Irving Azoff's Exit: The Invisible Hand of John Malone

    December 31, 2012 9:57 PM EST The exit of veteran music manager Irving Azoff as executive chairman at Live Nation comes two months after another media veteran, Mel Karmazin, stepped down as chairman and CEO of SiriusXM Satellite Radio. The person they have in common? Veteran m ...

  4. John Malone is Quite The Risk Taker

    October 15, 2012 8:27 AM EDT The billionaire might be making more music investments like AEG. John Malone, the billionaire investor most responsible for cable TV's presence in more than 100 million U.S. homes today, is doubling down on his two music-led investments and ...

  5. Business Matters: Sirius XM Raises Forecast for Subscriber Growth

    October 11, 2012 7:33 PM EDT Sirius XM upped its forecast for net subscriber growth for the third time this year. The satellite radio company announced on Wednesday that net additions in the third quarter jumped 34% to 445,921% from 3334,000 in the prior-year period. Sirius e ...

  6. Sirius Sponsors Polaris Music Prize

    May 26, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Satellite radio company Sirius has stepped up today as the new presenting sponsor for the Polaris Music Prize, an award recognizing the best Canadian album. Rogers Communications had been the previous presenting sponsor from the award's incep ...

  7. Rep. Broun Blasts Proposed Sirius/XM Merger

    December 26, 2007 12:00 AM EST Representative Paul Broun (R-Ga.), member of the House Homeland Security Committee and the House Science & Technology Committee, sent a letter on Friday (Dec. 21) to U.S. Attorney General Michael Mukasey, FTC chairman Deborah Platt Majoras and ...

  8. Feds Eye Fines For Satcasters

    September 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Sirius and XM satellite radio companies are coming under the FCC spotlight for producing and distributing inferior radio receivers and for placing terrestrial repeaters in unapproved locations, and could face fines according to FCC chairman Kevin ...

  9. Study: 28% Of Stern Fans Move To Sirius

    March 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST Survey included 25,000 respondents. It looks like Stern’s move to Sirius was a success for him and the satcaster, at least according to Billboard Radio Monitor’s read on the results of a Jacobs Media survey of 25,000 respondents from over 75 rock- ...

  10. Canada Moves Forward With Radio Reg Review

    November 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST The Canadian federal government is going ahead with a planned review of its commercial radio regulations, despite an earlier call by domestic broadcasters for a delay amid the pending arrival of U.S. TORONTO (The Hollywood Reporter) -- The Canadia ...

  11. XM Diversifies with Worldspace Stake

    July 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT XM Satellite Radio has announced an initial $25 million investment in international satellite radio broadcaster WorldSpace, which currently targets Africa and Asia. The XM investment isn't raising man XM Satellite Radio has announced an initi ...

  12. Sirius To Introduce Video Next Year

    January 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST Just as consumers are getting used to listening to satellite radio, Sirius is asking them to take a look. Just as consumers are getting used to listening to satellite radio, Sirius is asking them to take a look. One day before the official opening ...

  13. BMG's Patrick Reilly Heads To Sirius

    November 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST BMG bigwig Patrick Reilly is making the jump to satellite radio as senior VP of communications for Sirius. It is a new position for the company; Reilly will report to Scott Greenstein, Sirius presiden BMG bigwig Patrick Reilly is making the jump t ...

  14. Howard Stern Signs With Sirius

    October 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sirius has hooked the big one. In a bombshell announcement, the satellite radio broadcaster has inked syndicated "shock jock" Howard Stern to a five-year, multi-million-dollar deal beginning January 1 Sirius has hooked the big one. In a ...

  15. Howard Stern Signs With Sirius

    October 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sirius has hooked the big one. In a bombshell announcement, the satellite radio broadcaster has inked syndicated "shock jock" Howard Stern to a five-year, multi-million-dollar deal beginning January 1 Sirius has hooked the big one. In a ...

  16. Sirius Radio Tops 500,000 Subscribers

    July 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Satellite radio provider Sirius has reached the 500,000-subscriber benchmark, the company said today (July 14). Satellite radio provider Sirius has reached the 500,000-subscriber benchmark, the company said today (July 14). "This is another m ...