And The Winners Are...SiriusXM Listeners Identify the Best of 2013

SiriusXM's "Best of 2013 Listener Poll" results are in--SiriusXM listeners voted--winners now revealed

SiriusXM listeners love artists they first discovered on SiriusXM

55-category poll: from rock to pop to country to hip hop to EDM to jazz to Latin, SiriusXM listeners chose their favorite artists, albums, songs and more

Dec 11, 2013, 12:06 ET from Sirius XM Holdings Inc.

NEW YORK, Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SiriusXM announced today the results of its first ever "Best of 2013 Listener Poll." SiriusXM listeners were invited to vote for their favorite new and established artists, songs and albums across its commercial-free music platform.


"SiriusXM is committed to delivering a curated listening experience that is unparalleled to our subscribers nationwide," said Steve Blatter, Senior Vice President/GM of Music Programming, SiriusXM. "Our 'Best of 2013 Listener Poll' demonstrates the wide ranging impact SiriusXM is having on the development of new artists like Florida Georgia Line, Bastille and Martin Garrix, as well as more established artists like Avenged Sevenfold, Fall Out Boy and Marc Anthony. We hope our listeners and the winners in each category enjoy the results as much as we enjoyed putting these polls together."

Highlights from SiriusXM's "Best of 2013 Listener Poll" are included below.  For the full list of winners, please visit Each respective channel will feature special programming showcasing the winners throughout the month of December.

SiriusXM's "Best of 2013 Listener Poll" Winners:

Many of SiriusXM listeners' favorites were first discovered on SiriusXM
* indicates channel noted was the first radio outlet in America to play artist/song in regular rotation

Alt Nation "Best Artist Discovery" (Alternative)

BPM "Best New Artist of 2013" (EDM)
Martin Garrix*

BPM "2013 Artist of the Year" (EDM)

Caliente "Song Of The Year" (Tropical)
Marc Anthony "Vivir Mi Vida"

The Coffee House "Singer-Songwriter Discovery of the Year" (Acoustic)
Mark Wilkinson*

The Highway "Highway Find Of The Year" (Country)
Brandy Clark—"Stripes"*

The Highway "Song Of The Year" (Country)
Florida Georgia Line—"Cruise"*

The Loft "Best Album Of The Year" (Adult Rock)
Jason Isbell—Southeastern

The Spectrum "Best Artist Discovery" (Adult Rock)

Octane "Epic Album of The Year" (Hard Rock)
Avenged Sevenfold—Hail to The King

The Pulse "Breakthrough Song Of The Year" (Adult Pop)
New Hollow "She Ain't You"*

SiriusXM Hits 1 "Unexpected Hit Of The Year" (Pop)
Fall Out Boy "My Songs Know What You Did In The Dark (Light 'Em Up")

SiriusXMU "Best Artist Discovery" (Indie)

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