NEW YORK, Oct. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) announced today that Taylor Swift will sit down for a live Q&A session with an audience of SiriusXM listeners at the SiriusXM studios in New York City, as part of its "Town Hall" series.
"SiriusXM's Town Hall with Taylor Swift" will air live on The Highway, channel 59, on Monday, October 22 at 2:00 pm ET, the day Swift's new album, Red, is scheduled to be released. The special is part of SiriusXM's "Town Hall" series, an intimate gathering with an iconic musician 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, Usher, Ronnie Dunn, Linkin Park, Ziggy Marley and the surviving members of Nirvana.
Hosted by SiriusXM host Al Skop, the "SiriusXM Town Hall with Taylor Swift" will include the country and pop superstar answering questions from the SiriusXM listeners in attendance. The "Town Hall" special will also feature songs from Swift's new album Red. SiriusXM listeners will have the chance to attend the "Town Hall." Listen to The Highway or visit www.siriusxm.com/thehighway for Official Rules and details starting Monday, October 8 at 10:00 am ET.
"There are few artists today who have reached such a large audience around the world and across multiple genres. Taylor Swift has a personality that her fans love and some lucky few are now getting the chance to share the same room with her and ask her questions," said Scott Greenstein, President and Chief Content Officer, SiriusXM.
After the live broadcast, "SiriusXM's Town Hall with Taylor Swift" 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. The Highway plays new country music. Listeners will hear music from Taylor Swift, Kenny Chesney, Brad Paisley, Carrie Underwood, Dierks Bentley, Keith Urban, Jason Aldean, Lady Antebellum, Sugarland, Rascal Flatts and many more.
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