11.23.09 Sirius XM Radio to celebrate Thanksgiving with special music programming across its commercial free music channels - Listeners will hear performances by Sting, Bruce Springsteen, Norah Jones and more...



Sirius XM Radio to celebrate Thanksgiving with special music programming across its commercial free music channels...

Listeners will hear performances by Sting, Bruce Springsteen, Norah Jones, Eminem, Willie Nelson, Jimmy Buffett, Queen Latifah and more.

SIRIUS XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) announced today that it will celebrate Thanksgiving with an extensive lineup of music programming that spans its various 100% commercial-free music channels.

During the Thanksgiving weekend, SIRIUS XM listeners will hear special performances by Norah Jones, Bruce Springsteen, Eminem, Willie Nelson, Jimmy Buffett, Queen Latifah, Sting and Jon Secada.

Thanksgiving weekend broadcast highlights include - on SIRIUS XM POPS (SIRIUS channel 79 and XM channel 77) - 'Sting's A Winter's Night... Live from Durham Cathedral'. Listeners will hear a performance by Sting recorded at the Durham Cathedral, near his hometown of Newcastle-upon-Tyne in Northern England. The performance will include songs from his latest release, 'If On a Winter's Night...' which is inspired by his favorite season and features a collection of songs, carols and lullabies spanning the centuries. Sting's performance features the singer joined by 35 guest musicians, and songs include traditional music, such as 'Gabriel's Message,' 'Balulalow,' and 'Lo, How a Rose E'er Blooming,' as well as several original compositions by Sting. Saturday, November 28 at 6:00 pm. The performance will be rebroadcast on Sunday, November 29 at 10:30 pm (all times Eastern).

For more information, please visit www.sirius.com/thanksgiving.
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