XM Satellite Radio Launches 'GRAMMY Radio'

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    XM Satellite Radio Launches 'GRAMMY Radio'

    Thursday February 2, 12:25 pm ET
    XM's GRAMMY Radio to Offer Subscribers Comprehensive Broadcast Coverage, Including Exclusive Access to Never-Before-Heard GRAMMY Week Events

    WASHINGTON and NEW YORK, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- XM Satellite Radio, the nation's largest satellite radio service with more than six million subscribers, announced today that it will launch "GRAMMY Radio," a dedicated channel providing unmatched coverage of GRAMMY week events. GRAMMY Radio will air on XM channel 200 starting February 6 through February 8, the evening of the 48th Annual GRAMMY® Awards. This dedicated channel is part of XM's multi-year programming and marketing partnership with the GRAMMY® Awards. XM is also an official sponsor of the legendary Clive Davis party held the evening prior to the GRAMMY® Awards.

    (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20000724/XMSATLOGO )

    GRAMMY Radio will feature red-carpet interviews from the GRAMMYs® as well as broadcasts of unforgettable performances by a "who's who" of superstar artists at the most exclusive events during GRAMMY week. These include MusiCares(TM) Person of the Year Tribute and Performance honoring music legend James Taylor and a live broadcast of the memorable performances from the Clive Davis party. In addition, XM's coverage will include the Lifetime Achievement and Trustee Awards Ceremony honoring David Bowie, Cream, Merle Haggard, Richard Pryor and others, as well as The Recording Academy's Salutes to Classical Music and Gospel Music, among other GRAMMY week events.

    "GRAMMY Radio will provide millions of XM subscribers the closest thing to red-carpet access and front-row seats at the music industry's most exclusive events, traditionally reserved only for music industry V.I.P.s," said Eric Logan, executive vice president of programming for XM Satellite Radio. "XM is the ideal platform to bring comprehensive coverage of GRAMMY week events to the millions of music fans who listen to XM."

    A complete programming schedule of XM GRAMMY events, including GRAMMY Radio, is available online at http://www.xmradio.com/grammys.

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