SiriusXM Announces Exclusive Latin Programming in Celebration of Hispanic
Juanes' monthly show, "Fijate Bien," hosted by GRAMMY® and seventeen time
Latin GRAMMY® winner, debuts September 23
SiriusXM Rumbon launches 5-week series featuring music by all-time salsa
Celia Cruz special kicks off Hispanic Heritage Month programming
NEW YORK, Sept. 14, 2012
NEW YORK, Sept. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI)
announced today that it will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with
performances, interviews, and specials by many of today's most celebrated
Latin artists airing across its SiriusXM Latino channels beginning Saturday,
September 15, 2012.
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SiriusXM's first artist-hosted show for bilingual listeners, Juanes: Fijate
Bien, will officially launch Sunday, September 23, 2012, on Caliente channel
150 and La Kueva channel 540.The broadcast will feature the Colombian rocker
sharing stories and music by artists who have inspired him as he welcomes his
first guest, Dominican singer songwriter, Vicente Garcia. Juanes: Fijate Bien
debuts at 8:00 pm ET.
SiriusXM Rumbon channel 533, devoted to classic salsa, celebrates Hispanic
Heritage Month with the premiere of a special 5-week series featuring music
from some of salsa's greatest artists of all time. The weekly series,
scheduled to air Saturdays at 12:00 am ET through Mondays at midnight ET, will
feature three days of nonstop music dedicated to a different salsa legend
every week and will include music from the artists' early days to the most
popular hits in their catalog. Legends to be featured on SiriusXM Rumbon's
series are: Celia Cruz, Ruben Blades, Hector Lavoe, Fania All Stars and Willie
"Our special, wide-ranging Hispanic Heritage Month programming is proof that
SiriusXM offers the most comprehensive Latin programming anywhere," said
Trinity Colon, VP of Latin Music Programming, SiriusXM. "Listeners have the
best of all Latin music genres in one place -- SiriusXM."
In honor of one of the most influential Latin artists of all time, SiriusXM
will air a special featuring music by the "Queen of Salsa," Celia Cruz. The
three-hour special airs Saturday, September 15 at 9:00 am ET on Caliente
Additional programming during Hispanic Heritage Month includes:
Sirius XM Caliente channel 150
"Conciertos Calientes," featuring broadcasts of live performances directly
from SiriusXM's New York studios featuring artists such as including Prince
Royce, Nelly Furtado, Jon Secada, Tito Nieves, El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico,
Cristian Castro, Arthur Hanlon and many more. Airs Thursdays, beginning
September 20 at 4:00 pm ET.
Sirius XM Viva channel 500
Latin hip-hop singer Ana Tijoux guest DJs and performs; Jot Dog and Frankie J
share their favorite hits. Airs Saturdays at 4:00 pm ET.
SiriusXM Aguila channel 510
Regional Mexican chart toppers, Calibre 50 and Lamento Show de Durango, sit
down for an exclusive interview and performance. Airs Saturday, September 15
at 5:00 pm ET.
Sirius XM La Kueva channel 540
Los Enanitos Verdes' Mariciano stops by as guest DJ; La Santa Cecilia and
Bomba Estereo perfom. Airs Saturdays at 4:00 pm ET.
The SiriusXM Latino channel lineup features ten exclusive commercial-free
music channels covering a wide variety of music genres, including Caliente
(tropical, channel 150), Rumbon (classic salsa, channel 533), Flow Nacion
(Latin hip-hop and Reggaeton, channel 506), La Kueva (rock en espanol, channel
540), Viva (contemporary pop, channel 500), La Mezcla (top hits in English and
Spanish, channel 503), Aguila (regional Mexican, channel 510), Caricia
(classic ballads in English and Spanish, channel 523) and Luna (Latin jazz,
channel 530) and more. The Latin channel lineup also includes ESPN Deportes
Radio; MLB en Espanol; multiple Deportes en Vivo channels; RadioFormula
Mexico, channel 560; CNN en Espanol, channel 148; Cristina Radio, channel
146; En Vivo, channel 147 and ¡Inspirate!, channel 145, an inspirational talk
channel offering compelling news and advice for a fuller, more meaningful
Listeners can register for a 7-day trial to listen to SiriusXM Internet Radio
on Android smartphones and other mobile devices. For more information on the
SiriusXM channel lineup in English and Spanish, please visit
www.siriusxm.com/newchannels and www.siriusxm.com/latino.
For more information on SiriusXM's Hispanic Heritage programming schedule,
please visit www.siriusxm.com/latino.
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