NEW YORK, March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) announced today that it will launch "Bon Jovi Radio" on Friday, March 22 at 6:00 pm ET on channel 142.
"Bon Jovi Radio" will feature music spanning the band's entire career, from their very first song "Runaway," which secured Jon Bon Jovi a record deal, to the new album What About Now, the deluxe version of which includes the hit single "Because We Can," "Not Running Anymore," (which Jon originally wrote for the film Stand Up Guys and garnered a Golden Globe nomination for "Best Original Song"), the haunting ballad "Amen," title track "What About Now," and 11 additional new songs. What About Now is scheduled to be released on Tuesday, March 12.The limited-run channel will also feature live recordings, rarities and solo work from band members, including music from Jon Bon Jovi's soundtrack to the movie Young Guns II for which Jon received a Golden Globe for "Best Original Song" for "Blaze of Glory." "Bon Jovi Radio" will also be available online at www.siriusxm.com and through the SiriusXM Internet Radio App for smartphones and mobile devices on SiriusXM Limited Engagements 2, in the Pop category. Additionally, "SiriusXM's Town Hall with Jon Bon Jovi" and moderator Savannah Guthrie will premiere on Thursday, March 7 at 8:00 pm ET on The Pulse, channel 10. The "Town Hall" will be rebroadcast on The Blend and Hair Nation. For rebroadcast times, please visit www.siriusxm.com/townhall. The "Town Hall" special will include Jon Bon Jovi answering questions from the studio audience about a variety of topics, including Bon Jovi's "Because We Can - The Tour," the band's new album, What About Now, Jon's philanthropic endeavors, his thoughts on the future of the Jersey Shore and more. What About Now features the lead single "Because We Can," which is rapidly climbing the Billboard radio charts. The special is part of SiriusXM's "Town Hall" series, intimate gatherings with iconic musicians, entertainers and figures and a studio audience of SiriusXM listeners. Previous "SiriusXM Town Hall" specials have featured Bruce Springsteen, Willie Nelson, Tom Petty, Taylor Swift, Jason Aldean, Aerosmith, Coldplay, Ringo Starr, Roger Waters, Gregg Allman, Linkin Park, Crosby, Stills and Nash, Ziggy Marley and the surviving members of Nirvana. For more information on Bon Jovi, please visit www.bonjovi.com. For more information on SiriusXM, please visit www.siriusxm.com. About Sirius XM Radio Sirius XM Radio Inc. is the world's largest radio broadcaster measured by revenue and has 24 million subscribers. SiriusXM creates and broadcasts commercial-free music; premier sports talk and live events; comedy; news; exclusive talk and entertainment; and the most comprehensive Latin music, sports and talk programming in radio. 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