SiriusXM Launches 'ICONOS' Series
Global pop icon Marc Anthony answers questions from SiriusXM listeners on first 'ICONOS'
SiriusXM's 'ICONOS' series to highlight iconic Latin entertainers, musicians, and ambassadors of Latino culture
NEW YORK, July 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) announced today the launch of the "SiriusXM's ICONOS" series, intimate, bilingual gatherings with iconic Latin musicians, entertainers and ambassadors of Latino culture with a studio audience of SiriusXM subscribers.
The first installment of "SiriusXM's ICONOS" will feature international superstar Marc Anthony in an exclusive Q&A session with SiriusXM subscribers. The multiple GRAMMY® and Latin Grammy® award winner will open up about everything from his early musical influences, to his massive global crossover success, his prolific musical career and philanthropy, and his highly anticipated return to salsa with the album Marc Anthony 3.0, and much more.
Hosted by SiriusXM's Israel Salazar, "SiriusXM's ICONOS with Marc Anthony" will also feature a full album playback of Anthony's album Marc Anthony 3.0.
"Marc Anthony is one of today's most acclaimed artists and we are thrilled to have him launch our 'SiriusXM's ICONOS' series," said Scott Greenstein, President and Chief Content Officer, SiriusXM. "'SiriusXM's ICONOS with Marc Anthony' will give SiriusXM listeners across the country the opportunity to hear directly from one of the Spanish-speaking world's most accomplished entertainers as he discusses his journey, his historic accomplishments, and his plans for the future."
"SiriusXM's ICONOS with Marc Anthony," will air on SiriusXM Caliente channel 150 on July 23 at 4:00 pm and 10:00 pm and on SiriusXM Rumbon channel 533 at 6:00 pm. All times are ET. For a full schedule of rebroadcast times, please visit www.siriusxm.com/caliente.
"SiriusXM's ICONOS with Marc Anthony" will be available on SiriusXM On Demand for subscribers listening via the SiriusXM Internet Radio App for smartphones and other mobile devices or online at siriusxm.com. Visit www.siriusxm.com/ondemand for more info on SiriusXM On Demand.
Actor, singer, songwriter, record producer and philanthropist Marc Anthony is a multiple Grammy® and Latin Grammy® Award winner. He has been awarded countless standard gold and platinum certifications from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA); the 2012 ASCAP Founders Award for his contributions to music and an induction into the Billboard Hall of Fame in April 2012 for his global influence as a performer in both the Spanish-speaking and mainstream markets. A passionate humanitarian, Anthony launched the Maestro Cares Foundation in January 2012 in a joint endeavor with business associate Henry Cardenas to assist disadvantaged children in Latin America. With his highly anticipated world tour, "Vivir Mi Vida," the singer and his band will travel across three continents and fifteen countries, visiting places of great significance to the artist as well as new locations, most notably Australia. The 12-city stateside tour kicks off Friday, August 23 at Miami's American Airlines Arena.
Moderator Israel Salazar is Program Director, SiriusXM Latino. He oversees music programming for SiriusXM's Aguila, Caricia, and Latidos channels.
Caliente plays a mix of the biggest tropical, salsa, merengue and reggaeton hits, playing, among others, Marc Anthony, Juan Luis Guerra, Aventura, Shakira, and Luis Miguel.
Rumbon plays classic salsa by legendary artists and bands including Fania All Stars, Celia Cruz, Hector Lavoe, Roberto Roena, and Ruben Blades.
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.
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