NEW YORK, April 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- SiriusXM announced today that it will pay tribute to the legendary artist Prince. The limited-run channel will feature music from Prince's ground-breaking, iconic and innovative career which spanned over 30 years.
SiriusXM's The Prince Tribute Channel will feature music from the vast body of artistry from Prince's entire career, including his earliest recordings through his most recent release HITnRUN Phase One. The special channel will also feature music by artists that Prince was closely linked to, inspired by and collaborated with.
"Prince's passing is tragic and a true loss for music fans around the world. To honor his legacy and his incredible body of work, SiriusXM will create a special channel that will be devoted to his artistic genius," said Scott Greenstein, President and Chief Content Officer, SiriusXM.
The Prince Tribute Channel launched on Thursday, April 21 and will run through Friday, April 29 via satellite on channel 50. The Prince Channel will also be available online and through the SiriusXM app.
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