NEW YORK, Nov. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) announced today that R&B star Alicia Keys will sit down for a Q&A session with a select group of SiriusXM listeners at the SiriusXM studios in New York City.
"SiriusXM's Town Hall with Alicia Keys" will air live on Heart & Soul, channel 48, on Monday, November 26 at 2:30 pm ET.
The special is part of SiriusXM's "Town Hall" series, intimate gatherings with iconic musicians and a studio audience of SiriusXM listeners. Previous "SiriusXM Town Hall" specials have featured Bruce Springsteen, Tom Petty, Aerosmith, Coldplay, Ringo Starr, Roger Waters, Gregg Allman, Usher, Taylor Swift, Ziggy Marley and the surviving members of Nirvana.
Moderated by Sway Calloway, "SiriusXM's Town Hall with Alicia Keys" will feature the 14-time Grammy® Award-winning singer, songwriter and producer answering questions about her career, including the release of her highly-anticipated fifth studio album, Girl On Fire, on November 27. SiriusXM listeners are invited to submit a question for Alicia Keys on Twitter by 5:00 pm ET on Sunday, November 25 using the hashtag #SXMTownHall and tagging @SiriusXM.
"Alicia Keys is an unparalleled and gifted artist in the prime of her career. We're excited to have her here as she shares her experiences and musical influences with her fans," said Scott Greenstein, President and Chief Content Officer, SiriusXM. "As she launches her new album, we look forward to hearing her talk live to fans in the studio and subscribers nationwide."
After the live broadcast, "SiriusXM's Town Hall with Alicia Keys" 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.
Sway Calloway hosts Sway in the Morning on Eminem's Shade 45, channel 45, weekdays at 8:00 am ET.
Heart & Soul features today's R&B by artists like Jill Scott, Alicia Keys, Maxwell, Jaheim, Charlie Wilson, Kem, Anthony Hamilton, John Legend, Eric Benet, Luther and Mariah Carey.
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