NEW YORK, Nov. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SiriusXM announced today that Daddy Yankee will sit down for an intimate Q&A session with an audience of SiriusXM listeners and fans for the SiriusXM "Town Hall" series on Friday, November 14.
"SiriusXM's Town Hall with Daddy Yankee" will feature the Latin urban singer and songwriter answering questions about his musical career, his upcoming projects, the genre and how he has seen it evolve since the launch of his Barrio Fino album, and much more.
"Daddy Yankee's talent and influence in Latin urban music is undeniable," said Trinity Colon, Vice President of Music Programming, SiriusXM. "Our 'Town Hall' will be fascinating for the lucky SiriusXM subscribers and fans who will have the opportunity to be in the room and talk with one of the genre's leading innovators as he discusses his musical career and future projects."
"SiriusXM's Town Hall with Daddy Yankee" will air Saturday, January 10 at 4:00 pm ET simultaneously on SiriusXM's Caliente channel 150 and Flow Nacion channel 506 and through the SiriusXM Internet Radio App on smartphones and other connected devices, as well as online at siriusxm.com.
Considered one of Latin urban's best albums, Daddy Yankee's Barrio Fino is also considered by many as having catapulted the genre to international status. Ramon Luis Ayala Rodriguez, known as Daddy Yankee, has sold more than 10 million albums and has placed 10 #1 songs on Billboard. He was named Latin Urban Artist of the Decade by Billboard magazine.
"SiriusXM's Town Hall with Daddy Yankee" is part of SiriusXM's "Town Hall" series, featuring iconic musicians and figures sitting down with a studio audience of SiriusXM listeners. Previous "SiriusXM Town Hall" specials have featured Bruce Springsteen, Juan Luis Guerra, Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, Jennifer Lopez, Juanes, Gloria Estefan, Pele, Billy Crystal, Quentin Tarantino, Carol Burnett, Tom Petty, Willie Nelson, KISS, Coldplay, Hugh Jackman, Dolly Parton, the surviving members of Nirvana, Gregg Allman, Usher and Tony Hawk.
After the broadcast, "SiriusXM's Town Hall with Daddy Yankee" 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.
Caliente plays a mix of the biggest tropical, salsa, merengue and reggaeton hits, playing, among others, Marc Anthony, Juan Luis Guerra, Romeo Santos, Daddy Yankee and Prince Royce.
Flow Nacion plays the hottest sounds in Latin hip hop, reggaeton and more including music by Daddy Yankee, Don Omar, Farruko, Tego Calderon, Alexis & Fido, among others.
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