NEW YORK, Jan. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Pandora and SiriusXM announced today that they are kicking off football's biggest weekend with the SiriusXM & Pandora Opening Drive Super Concert Series, two free exclusive concerts on back-to-back nights in Miami before the Big Game. GRAMMY® Award-winning duo The Chainsmokers will perform Wednesday, January 29, and GRAMMY® Award-nominated breakout star Lizzo will perform Thursday, January 30, both at The Fillmore Miami Beach at The Jackie Gleason Theater.
SiriusXM subscribers across the country can share in the excitement by listening to both shows on SiriusXM radios and the SiriusXM app. The Chainsmokers concert will air live Wednesday, January 29 (9:00 pm ET) on BPM, SiriusXM channel 51. Lizzo's concert will air live Thursday, January 30 (9:00 pm ET) on The Heat, SiriusXM channel 46. Highlights from Lizzo's performance will rebroadcast on SiriusXM Hits1, channel 2. Pandora NOW, SiriusXM channel 3, will replay The Chainsmokers and Lizzo performances back to back Saturday night, February 1, starting at 8 PM ET. Selections from Lizzo's live performance will also be made available on Pandora.
"We cannot wait to bring our full band show to such an intimate sized venue on the big game weekend with our good friends at Pandora and SiriusXM" said The Chainsmokers.
"Hey SiriusXM and Pandora listeners," states Lizzo. "Look forward to performing for y'all in Miami!"
"In a city known for big events, Pandora and SiriusXM will proudly present two of the biggest, can't-miss shows of the week in our Opening Drive Super Concert Series. We are very excited to bring these stellar artists to both our live audiences in Miami Beach and to millions of listeners nationwide," said Scott Greenstein, President and Chief Content Officer of SiriusXM. "The Chainsmokers and Lizzo are at the top of their game. These are the one-of-a-kind experiences and performances that our listeners love and we at Pandora and SiriusXM love to deliver."
Since their breakthrough in 2014, GRAMMY® Award-winning duo The Chainsmokers have evolved into a dominating musical force with a diverse repertoire of songs leading them to become one of music's hottest recording artists. Collaborations with artists including Halsey, Coldplay, Bebe Rexha and others have landed them five Billboard Hot 100 Top 10 singles, close to 3 billion streams on Pandora and numerous appearances on the Pandora Top Spins chart.
Lizzo will be making her first public performance at the SiriusXM Pandora stage following the 2020 GRAMMY® Awards where she leads with eight nominations including the highly coveted Album of the Year, Song of the Year and Best New Artist. Her breakthrough hit "Truth Hurts" had a Hot Streak on the Pandora Top Spins chart where it appeared for 19 straight weeks while her latest "Good As Hell" is currently sitting in the Top 5.
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