Sept. 9, 2013
/PRNewswire/ -- Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) announced today that
, international pop superstar, legendary crossover artist and entrepreneur, will sit down for an intimate, bilingual Q&A session with an audience of SiriusXM listeners, moderated by famed blogger
, at the SiriusXM studios in
New York City
as part of its "Town Hall" series.
"SiriusXM's Town Hall with
," will feature the international star answering questions about her personal life, musical career and influences – from her early days as a member of the Miami Sound Machine to her life-changing injury - and her highly anticipated album, The Standards. The special will air the day of the album's release Tuesday, September 10 on SiriusXM Viva channel 147 and SiriusXM Latidos channel 520 at
5:00 pm ET
. For rebroadcast times, please visit
"We are excited to feature this special event with
, the most successful crossover Latin artist of all time," said
, President and Chief Content Officer, SiriusXM. "SiriusXM listeners across the country will be drawn to the captivating conversation about Gloria's decades-spanning successful career, the obstacles she has had to overcome, and how she has paved the way for a generation of artists who have followed her. Hear from the artist herself what it means to be a true music pioneer."
is a seven-time GRAMMY® Award-winning singer, songwriter, actress, and entrepreneur whose unprecedented international career continues to thrive.
Her latest album, The Standards, will be released by Sony Masterworks and celebrates tunes from the American Songbook featuring classics sung in English, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese and French. Born in
, Estefan is married to 19-time GRAMMY® Award-winning producer, Emilio Estefan, Jr., and is the most successful crossover performer to date with an estimated 100 million records sold worldwide. She has been the recipient of numerous awards including BMI Songwriter of the Year, MTV Music Award, and the American Music Award of Merit, among others.
"SiriusXM's Town Hall with
" is part of SiriusXM's "Town Hall" series, featuring intimate gatherings with iconic musicians, entertainers and figures and a studio audience of SiriusXM listeners. Previous "SiriusXM Town Hall" specials have featured
, Tom Petty, Tony Bennett,
, Taylor Swift, Aerosmith, Coldplay,
, Roger Waters, KISS, Gregg Allman, Usher, Crosby, Stills and Nash and the surviving members of Nirvana.
Mario Armando Lavandeira, Jr.
, professionally known as Perez Hilton, is an American blogger and television personality whose blog,
is one of the most highly-trafficked celebrity sites.
After the broadcast, "SiriusXM's Town Hall with
" will be available on SiriusXM On Demand for subscribers listening via the
SiriusXM Internet Radio App
for smartphones and other mobile devices or online at
for more info about SiriusXM On Demand.
The SiriusXM Latino programming lineup includes the best Spanish-language talk, entertainment, sports, and commercial-free music programming. SiriusXM's Latin music channels cover a wide variety of music genres including
: Contemporary pop;
: Top hits in Spanish and English;
: The biggest salsa, merengue and reggaeton hits;
: The sound of Norteno bands, Ranchera, Duranguense and traditional Mexican music;
: Latin hip-hop and reggaeton;
: Latin love songs from the '90s to today;
: Classic ballads;
: Latin percussion and Afro-Cuban rhythms blended with jazz;
: Classic salsa;
: Latin rock; and
: The official channel for the Latin Grammy®, top hits and live performances. In talk and news, SiriusXM Latino offers
: lifestyle, health and family programming for Latinas;
: Compelling news, talk and advice for a fuller, more meaningful life;
CNN en Espanol
CNN's 24-hour Spanish-language news network;
: 24/7 news and talk from
leading radio broadcaster;
ESPN Deportes Radio
: Featuring call-in talk shows and commentary from hosts about a full range of sporting events, including soccer, American football, baseball and boxing and
beIN SPORT en Espanol
: Featuring world class soccer and top international sports. SiriusXM Latino programming is available across the SiriusXM Internet Radio App, online at SiriusXM.com, and via satellite.
For more information on SiriusXM, please visit
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 programming is also available through the
SiriusXM Internet Radio
smartphones and other connected devices. SiriusXM also holds a minority interest in
which has more than 2 million subscribers.
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