NEW YORK, Aug. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) announced today that it will broadcast a day-long special to commemorate one of the most celebrated singers of all time, Whitney Houston, on what would have been her 50 th birthday.
SiriusXM's Heart & Soul channel will present "Celebration of a Lifetime" Whitney Houston's 50 th, a tribute that will feature songs from Houston's six-time Grammy-Award winning career, as well as special memories of Whitney from family members Cissy Houston, Pat Houston and Dionne Warwick, as well as Clive Davis, R. Kelly, CeCe Winans, Valerie Simpson, Narada Michael Walden, Kashif and many others.
"Celebration of a Lifetime" Whitney Houston's 50 th will air Friday, August 9 at 9:00 am ET to Saturday, August 10 at 3:00 am ET, on Heart & Soul via satellite on channel 48 and through the SiriusXM Internet Radio App on smartphones and other connected devices, as well as online at siriusxm.com.SiriusXM launched the "Whitney Houston Tribute Channel" in February 2012 to commemorate Houston's life and music. Heart and Soul plays R&B from today and back in the day. Listeners will hear Jill Scott, Alicia Keys, Maxwell, Jaheim, Charlie Wilson, Kem, Anthony Hamilton, John Legend, Eric Benet, Luther and Mariah Carey. 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 more than 25 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. SiriusXM is available in vehicles from every major car company in the U.S., from retailers nationwide, and online at siriusxm.com. SiriusXM programming is also available through the SiriusXM Internet Radio App for Android, Apple, and BlackBerry smartphones and other connected devices. SiriusXM also holds a minority interest in SiriusXM Canada which has more than 2 million subscribers. On social media, join the SiriusXM community on Facebook, facebook.com/siriusxm, Twitter, twitter.com/siriusxm, Instagram, instagram.com/siriusxm, and YouTube at youtube.com/siriusxm. This communication contains "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such statements include, but are not limited to, statements about future financial and operating results, our plans, objectives, expectations and intentions with respect to future operations, products and services; and other statements identified by words such as "will likely result," "are expected to," "will continue," "is anticipated," "estimated," "believe," "intend," "plan," "projection," "outlook" or words of similar meaning. Such forward-looking statements are based upon the current beliefs and expectations of our management and are inherently subject to significant business, economic and competitive uncertainties and contingencies, many of which are difficult to predict and generally beyond our control. Actual results may differ materially from the results anticipated in these forward-looking statements. The following factors, among others, could cause actual results to differ materially from the anticipated results or other expectations expressed in the forward-looking statements: our competitive position versus other forms of radio and audio services; our dependence upon automakers; general economic conditions; failure of our satellites, which, in most cases, are not insured; our ability to attract and retain subscribers at a profitable level; royalties we pay for music rights; the unfavorable outcome of pending or future litigation; rapid technological and industry change; failure of third parties to perform; changes in consumer protection laws and their enforcement; and our substantial indebtedness. Additional factors that could cause our results to differ materially from those described in the forward-looking statements can be found in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2012, which is filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") and available at the SEC's Internet site ( http://www.sec.gov ). The information set forth herein speaks only as of the date hereof, and we disclaim any intention or obligation to update any forward looking statements as a result of developments occurring after the date of this communication. P-SIRI