SIRIUS Satellite Radio Will Celebrate New Year's Eve With Exclusive Live Concert Broadcasts

Performances from The Beach Boys, The Commodores, Patti Smith, Chris Isaak

and more to be broadcast from locations across the US



26 Dec, 2006, 00:00 ET from SIRIUS Satellite Radio

    NEW YORK, Dec. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SIRIUS Satellite Radio
 (Nasdaq:   SIRI) will broadcast exclusive live concerts from a wide variety
 of artists from locations across the US as part of its New Year's Eve
 programming. The lineup will be:
     (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/19991118/NYTH125 )
 
     THE BEACH BOYS
     America's pre-eminent pop group will be broadcast LIVE from the Luxor
     Theatre, Las Vegas, NV
     ('60s Vibrations, channel 6 -- Jan. 1 @ 12:30 am ET/Dec. 31 @ 9:30 pm PT)
 
     FREDDY & THE FISHSTICKS
     A rare club show from Jimmy Buffett's "other" band! Re-broadcast of
     Dec. 22, 2006 concert at the Belly Up in Aspen, CO
     (Radio Margaritaville, channel 31 -- Dec. 31 @ 11 pm ET/8 pm PT)
 
     THE COMMODORES
     Classic funk and R&B band broadcast LIVE from Resorts International,
     Atlantic City, NJ
     (Soul Town, channel 53 -- Dec. 31 @ 10:45 pm ET/7:45 pm PT)
 
     PATTI SMITH AND HER BAND
     Punk rock's poet laureate in her annual New Year's Eve show LIVE from
     Bowery Ballroom, New York, NY
     (SIRIUS Disorder, channel 24 -- Dec. 31 @ 11 pm ET/8 pm PT)
 
     CHRIS ISAAK
     Roots rocker and crooner Chris Isaak and his band will be LIVE from
     Belly Up, Aspen, CO
     (The Spectrum, channel 18 -- Jan. 1 @ 12:45 am ET/Dec. 31 @ 9:45 pm PT)
 
     BIG AND RICH
     The hot country duo's concert at the inaugural Rock n' The Rally Festival
     at Sturgis Bike Week in South Dakota
     (New Country, channel 60 -- Dec. 31 @ 11 pm ET/ 8 pm PT)
 
     MY MORNING JACKET
     Talked-about Kentucky alt-rock band will be LIVE from the Fillmore,
     San Francisco, CA
     (Left of Center, channel 26 -- Jan. 1 @ 1:30 am ET/Dec. 31 @ 10:30 pm PT)
 
     THE WHO
     On the SIRIUS channel dedicated to the rock legends, a broadcast of their
     July 2002 show at the Gorge in George, WA
     (The Who Channel, channel 10 -- Dec. 31 @ 9 pm ET/6 pm PT)
 
     CRYSTAL METHOD
     Los Angeles' dance-based electronic duo broadcast LIVE from Ruby Skye,
     San Francisco, CA
     (Boombox, channel 34 -- Jan. 1 @ 2:55 am ET/Dec. 31 @ 11:55 pm PT)
 
     DASHBOARD CONFESSIONAL
     Emo legends Dashboard Confessional's SIRIUS performance, and interview
     with frontman Chris Carrabba
     (Alt Nation, channel 21 -- Dec. 31 @ 10 pm ET/7 pm PT)
 
     SHEMEKIA COPELAND
     The acclaimed, GRAMMY(R)-nominated blues singer LIVE from Buddy Guy's,
     Chicago, IL
     (SIRIUS Blues, channel 74 -- Jan. 1 @ 12 am ET/Dec. 31 @ 9 pm PT)
 
     STRING CHEESE INCIDENT
     Popular bluegrass-based jam band will be LIVE from Concourse Center,
     San Francisco, CA
     (Jam On, channel 17 -- Jan. 1 @ 2:45 am ET/Dec. 31 @ 11:45 pm PT)
 
     GALACTIC
     New Orleans jazz-funk ensemble will be LIVE from Tipitina's in their
     home town, New Orleans, LA
     (Jam On, channel 17 -- Jan. 1 @ 12:30 am ET/Dec. 31 @ 9:30 pm PT)
 
     HATEBREED
     The hot metal band will be LIVE from Toad's Place in their home town,
     New Haven, CT
     (Hard Attack, channel 27 -- Dec. 31 @ 11 pm ET/8 pm PT)
 
     LUCAS PRATA
     The dance music singer-songwriter from Queens, NY will be LIVE from
     Mirage, Westbury, NY
     (The Beat, channel 36 -- Dec. 31 @ 11:30 pm ET/8:30 pm PT)
     In addition, on many of SIRIUS' music channels, year-end countdowns of
 the top songs/albums will be featured. Visit www.sirius.com for more
 details.
     About SIRIUS
     SIRIUS, "The Best Radio on Radio," delivers more than 130 channels of
 the best programming in all of radio. SIRIUS is the original and only home
 of 100% commercial free music channels in satellite radio, offering 69
 music channels. SIRIUS also delivers 65 channels of sports, news, talk,
 entertainment, traffic, weather and data. SIRIUS is the Official Satellite
 Radio Partner of the NFL, NBA and NHL and broadcasts live play-by-play
 games of the NFL, NBA and NHL. All SIRIUS programming is available for a
 monthly subscription fee of only $12.95.
     SIRIUS Internet Radio (SIR) is a CD-quality, Internet-only version of
 the SIRIUS radio service, without the use of a radio, for the monthly
 subscription fee of $12.95. SIR delivers more than 75 channels of talk,
 entertainment, sports, and 100% commercial free music.
     SIRIUS products for the car, truck, home, RV and boat are available in
 more than 25,000 retail locations, including Best Buy, Circuit City,
 Crutchfield, Costco, Target, Wal-Mart, Sam's Club, RadioShack and at
 shop.sirius.com.
     SIRIUS radios are offered in vehicles from Audi, Bentley, BMW,
 Chrysler, Dodge, Ford, Infiniti, Jaguar, Jeep(R), Land Rover, Lexus,
 Lincoln-Mercury, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, MINI, Nissan, Rolls Royce, Scion,
 Toyota, Porsche, Volkswagen, and Volvo. Hertz also offers SIRIUS in its
 rental cars at major locations around the country.
     Click on www.sirius.com to listen to SIRIUS live, or to purchase a
 SIRIUS radio and subscription.
     Any statements that express, or involve discussions as to,
 expectations, beliefs, plans, objectives, assumptions, future events or
 performance with respect to SIRIUS Satellite Radio Inc. are not historical
 facts and may be forward-looking and, accordingly, such statements involve
 estimates, assumptions and uncertainties which could cause actual results
 to differ materially from those expressed in any forward-looking
 statements. Accordingly, any such statements are qualified in their
 entirety by reference to the factors discussed in our Annual Report on Form
 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2005 and Quarterly Reports on Form
 10-Q for the quarters ended
     June 30, 2006 and September 30, 2006 filed with the Securities and
 Exchange Commission. Among the key factors that have a direct bearing on
 our operational results are: our dependence upon third parties, including
 manufacturers of SIRIUS radios, retailers, automakers and programming
 partners, our competitive position and any events which affect the useful
 life of our satellites.
     P-SIRI
 
     Media Contact:
 
     Elise Brown
     SIRIUS
     212.584.5290
     ebrown@siriusradio.com
 
 

SOURCE SIRIUS Satellite Radio
    NEW YORK, Dec. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SIRIUS Satellite Radio
 (Nasdaq:   SIRI) will broadcast exclusive live concerts from a wide variety
 of artists from locations across the US as part of its New Year's Eve
 programming. The lineup will be:
     (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/19991118/NYTH125 )
 
     THE BEACH BOYS
     America's pre-eminent pop group will be broadcast LIVE from the Luxor
     Theatre, Las Vegas, NV
     ('60s Vibrations, channel 6 -- Jan. 1 @ 12:30 am ET/Dec. 31 @ 9:30 pm PT)
 
     FREDDY & THE FISHSTICKS
     A rare club show from Jimmy Buffett's "other" band! Re-broadcast of
     Dec. 22, 2006 concert at the Belly Up in Aspen, CO
     (Radio Margaritaville, channel 31 -- Dec. 31 @ 11 pm ET/8 pm PT)
 
     THE COMMODORES
     Classic funk and R&B band broadcast LIVE from Resorts International,
     Atlantic City, NJ
     (Soul Town, channel 53 -- Dec. 31 @ 10:45 pm ET/7:45 pm PT)
 
     PATTI SMITH AND HER BAND
     Punk rock's poet laureate in her annual New Year's Eve show LIVE from
     Bowery Ballroom, New York, NY
     (SIRIUS Disorder, channel 24 -- Dec. 31 @ 11 pm ET/8 pm PT)
 
     CHRIS ISAAK
     Roots rocker and crooner Chris Isaak and his band will be LIVE from
     Belly Up, Aspen, CO
     (The Spectrum, channel 18 -- Jan. 1 @ 12:45 am ET/Dec. 31 @ 9:45 pm PT)
 
     BIG AND RICH
     The hot country duo's concert at the inaugural Rock n' The Rally Festival
     at Sturgis Bike Week in South Dakota
     (New Country, channel 60 -- Dec. 31 @ 11 pm ET/ 8 pm PT)
 
     MY MORNING JACKET
     Talked-about Kentucky alt-rock band will be LIVE from the Fillmore,
     San Francisco, CA
     (Left of Center, channel 26 -- Jan. 1 @ 1:30 am ET/Dec. 31 @ 10:30 pm PT)
 
     THE WHO
     On the SIRIUS channel dedicated to the rock legends, a broadcast of their
     July 2002 show at the Gorge in George, WA
     (The Who Channel, channel 10 -- Dec. 31 @ 9 pm ET/6 pm PT)
 
     CRYSTAL METHOD
     Los Angeles' dance-based electronic duo broadcast LIVE from Ruby Skye,
     San Francisco, CA
     (Boombox, channel 34 -- Jan. 1 @ 2:55 am ET/Dec. 31 @ 11:55 pm PT)
 
     DASHBOARD CONFESSIONAL
     Emo legends Dashboard Confessional's SIRIUS performance, and interview
     with frontman Chris Carrabba
     (Alt Nation, channel 21 -- Dec. 31 @ 10 pm ET/7 pm PT)
 
     SHEMEKIA COPELAND
     The acclaimed, GRAMMY(R)-nominated blues singer LIVE from Buddy Guy's,
     Chicago, IL
     (SIRIUS Blues, channel 74 -- Jan. 1 @ 12 am ET/Dec. 31 @ 9 pm PT)
 
     STRING CHEESE INCIDENT
     Popular bluegrass-based jam band will be LIVE from Concourse Center,
     San Francisco, CA
     (Jam On, channel 17 -- Jan. 1 @ 2:45 am ET/Dec. 31 @ 11:45 pm PT)
 
     GALACTIC
     New Orleans jazz-funk ensemble will be LIVE from Tipitina's in their
     home town, New Orleans, LA
     (Jam On, channel 17 -- Jan. 1 @ 12:30 am ET/Dec. 31 @ 9:30 pm PT)
 
     HATEBREED
     The hot metal band will be LIVE from Toad's Place in their home town,
     New Haven, CT
     (Hard Attack, channel 27 -- Dec. 31 @ 11 pm ET/8 pm PT)
 
     LUCAS PRATA
     The dance music singer-songwriter from Queens, NY will be LIVE from
     Mirage, Westbury, NY
     (The Beat, channel 36 -- Dec. 31 @ 11:30 pm ET/8:30 pm PT)
     In addition, on many of SIRIUS' music channels, year-end countdowns of
 the top songs/albums will be featured. Visit www.sirius.com for more
 details.
     About SIRIUS
     SIRIUS, "The Best Radio on Radio," delivers more than 130 channels of
 the best programming in all of radio. SIRIUS is the original and only home
 of 100% commercial free music channels in satellite radio, offering 69
 music channels. SIRIUS also delivers 65 channels of sports, news, talk,
 entertainment, traffic, weather and data. SIRIUS is the Official Satellite
 Radio Partner of the NFL, NBA and NHL and broadcasts live play-by-play
 games of the NFL, NBA and NHL. All SIRIUS programming is available for a
 monthly subscription fee of only $12.95.
     SIRIUS Internet Radio (SIR) is a CD-quality, Internet-only version of
 the SIRIUS radio service, without the use of a radio, for the monthly
 subscription fee of $12.95. SIR delivers more than 75 channels of talk,
 entertainment, sports, and 100% commercial free music.
     SIRIUS products for the car, truck, home, RV and boat are available in
 more than 25,000 retail locations, including Best Buy, Circuit City,
 Crutchfield, Costco, Target, Wal-Mart, Sam's Club, RadioShack and at
 shop.sirius.com.
     SIRIUS radios are offered in vehicles from Audi, Bentley, BMW,
 Chrysler, Dodge, Ford, Infiniti, Jaguar, Jeep(R), Land Rover, Lexus,
 Lincoln-Mercury, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, MINI, Nissan, Rolls Royce, Scion,
 Toyota, Porsche, Volkswagen, and Volvo. Hertz also offers SIRIUS in its
 rental cars at major locations around the country.
     Click on www.sirius.com to listen to SIRIUS live, or to purchase a
 SIRIUS radio and subscription.
     Any statements that express, or involve discussions as to,
 expectations, beliefs, plans, objectives, assumptions, future events or
 performance with respect to SIRIUS Satellite Radio Inc. are not historical
 facts and may be forward-looking and, accordingly, such statements involve
 estimates, assumptions and uncertainties which could cause actual results
 to differ materially from those expressed in any forward-looking
 statements. Accordingly, any such statements are qualified in their
 entirety by reference to the factors discussed in our Annual Report on Form
 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2005 and Quarterly Reports on Form
 10-Q for the quarters ended
     June 30, 2006 and September 30, 2006 filed with the Securities and
 Exchange Commission. Among the key factors that have a direct bearing on
 our operational results are: our dependence upon third parties, including
 manufacturers of SIRIUS radios, retailers, automakers and programming
 partners, our competitive position and any events which affect the useful
 life of our satellites.
     P-SIRI
 
     Media Contact:
 
     Elise Brown
     SIRIUS
     212.584.5290
     ebrown@siriusradio.com
 
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