NEW YORK, Oct. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) announced today that Jason Aldean will sit down for a rare Q&A session with a select group of SiriusXM listeners at the SiriusXM studios in New York City.
"SiriusXM's Town Hall with Jason Aldean" will air live on The Highway, channel 59, on Tuesday, October 16 at 3:00 pm ET, the same day as Aldean's new album Night Train is scheduled to be released.
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, Coldplay, Ringo Starr, Roger Waters, Renee Fleming, Gregg Allman, Ronnie Dunn, Usher, Linkin Park, Ziggy Marley and the surviving members of Nirvana.
Hosted by SiriusXM's Storme Warren, the "SiriusXM Town Hall with Jason Aldean" will feature Aldean, who has had ten number 1 country hits since 2006 and is currently nominated for CMA Entertainer of the Year, answering questions from the studio audience about his career, including his new album Night Train.
"I'm looking forward to spending album release day with SiriusXM and some of their listeners talking about the new album," said Jason Aldean."We've been working on this album for two years, and this Town Hall will really be the first time I'll be able to get direct feedback from my fans. I'm crossing my fingers they like it!"
"Every generation has a country music artist who leaves an indelible mark on the industry and with fans, and that's what Jason Aldean has done," said Steve Blatter, Senior Vice President, Music Programming, SiriusXM. "In a few short years, he rose to the top of country music with multiple platinum selling albums and an unforgettable singing style. We are excited to welcome him to our studios to talk one-on-one with SiriusXM listeners."
After the live broadcast, "SiriusXM's Town Hall with Jason Aldean" 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.
CMA Entertainer of the Year and Male Vocalist of the Year nominee Jason Aldean is set to release his highly anticipated fifth studio album NIGHT TRAIN on Oct. 16. Poised to be one of the hottest releases of 2012, the album's first single "Take A Little Ride" is already a three-week No. one song, driving to the top of the country charts faster than any other song this year. The Georgia native has sold more than seven million records and has 10 No. one hits under his belt. His record-breaking MY KINDA PARTY TOUR presented by State Farm® has sold out every show so far, many in a matter of minutes, totaling over 1.9 million tickets. Aldean also played his first stadium this year.
The Highway plays new country music. Listeners will hear music from Luke Bryan, Jason Aldean, Blake Shelton, Zac Brown Band, Miranda Lambert, Eric Church and Brad Paisley.
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