RadioandMusic
| 05 Jun 2020
SiriusXM launches limited run channel dedicated to Michael Jackson

MUMBAI:Radio broadcasting company SiriusXM has launched an exclusive, limited-run channel dedicated to the King of Pop's extensive solo musical career, The Michael Jackson Channel. The channel, whose launch coincided with the release of MJ’s posthumous music album ‘Xscape’ on 13 May, will run through 26 May via satellite on XM Channel 50.

In a statement to the press, Scott Greenstein, President and Chief Content Officer, SiriusXM said, "The new recordings being unearthed and part of this new release reinforce Michael Jackson's legacy as the ‘King of Pop’. These are musical treasures that span decades, and the high production quality and updates make them even more enjoyable for a world of listeners hungry for Michael Jackson's music. Our channel will play all the cuts from the new album along with music from his entire body of solo work, giving our listeners the special listening experience they expect from SiriusXM."

From Jackson's music, beginning with the breakout success of his 1979 Off the Wall album through the present, the pop icon’s fans will also hear music from the new album XSCAPE, which features eight new recordings. The programming will consist of all of his songs and insights from producers on the new album.

Listeners can enjoy the 24 hour limited-run channel celebrating his legendary solo music career on the SiriusXM Internet Radio App on smartphones and other connected devices, and via the company website.

The Michael Jackson Channel is another one of SiriusXM channels created with iconic and prominent artists like Bruce Springsteen's E Street Radio, Jimmy Buffett's Radio Margaritaville, Willie Nelson's Willie's Roadhouse, The Pink Floyd Channel, B.B. King's Bluesville, Elvis Radio, Siriusly Sinatra, Ozzy Osbourne's Ozzy's Boneyard, Pearl Jam Radio, Eminem's Shade 45,Tiesto's Club Life Radio and Neil Diamond Radio.