XM Satellite Radio today announced the winners of the Second Annual XM Nation Awards. Music fans nationwide cast their votes for nominated artists and categories selected by XM's programming staff from all genres of music. Several Universal Music Classics Group artists were honored in several categories.
XM NATION AWARDS 2006 WINNERS
"Sound Sidetrack" - Favorite "Musical Departure" Album - Winner = Sting, 'Songs From the Labyrinth'
"Favorite Live at XM Performance" - Winner = Andrea Bocelli
"Favorite Classical Confidential" - Winner = Cecilia Bartoli
"The Virtuoso Award - Favorite Classical Album" - Winner = Renee Fleming, 'Sacred Songs'
XM will air a four-hour XM Nation Awards special throughout New Year's Day 2007, highlighting this year's nominees and winners, along with the best musical moments of 2006. Hosted by XM on-air music programming staff, the special will debut at 12 midnight ET on January 1, 2007 on XM LIVE (XM 200), with encores airing throughout the day.
A complete list of winners is available at www.xmradio.com/xmnation