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“Luther Radio” Launches on SiriusXM Exclusive channel to feature Luther Vandross’ music and special archival interview

luther vandross“Luther Radio” Launches on SiriusXM  Exclusive channel to feature Luther Vandross’ music and special archival interview  

Sirius (NASDAQ: ) announced today that  it will launch “Luther Radio,”  featuring music from Vandross’ 13 Gold and as well as rarities, archival concerts, and an archival interview with Vandross from 2003, celebrating what would have been Vandross’ 61st  birthday.

“Luther Radio” will launch on Friday, April 20, Vandross’ birthday, at 12:00 pm ET and will run through Monday, April 23 on channel 48.

 The limited-run channel will feature music spanning Vandross’ Grammy ® Award-winning catalog, special broadcasts of Vandross performing at Radio City Music Hall in 2003 and a performance for BBC Radio from 1988, which will be broadcast as part of SiriusXM’s “Live from the BBC Vault” concert series. Additionally, “Luther Radio” will include special guest DJ sessions by Vandross’ backup singers Fonzi Thornton and .

SiriusXM listeners will also hear an archival interview Vandross conducted in April, 2003, a week before he fell ill, with SiriusXM’s B.J. Stone.

“Luther Radio” is the latest example of SiriusXM’s original artist-branded channels dedicated to iconic musicians. In addition to its current lineup of ’s E Street Radio,  Elvis Radio and Radio Margaritaville,  SiriusXM has previously offered channels such as “Paul McCartney’s Band on the Run Radio,” “Elton!,” “The Who Channel,” “Mandatory Metallica,” “Paul McCartney’s Fireman Radio,” “Rolling Stones Radio,” “AC/DC Radio,” “Led Zeppelin Radio,” “Miles Davis Radio,” “The Spectrum of John Mellencamp,” “Radio R.E.M.,” “Coldplay Radio,” “ABBA Radio,” “Jay-Z Nation,” “Garth Brooks Radio” and “Duran Duran’s Radio.”

For more information on SiriusXM, please visit  www.siriusxm.com.


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