SiriusXM Names Artists and Songs of 2015

Also Named: "Breakthrough Artists of the Year", "'Welcome Back' Artists of the Year", "Breakthrough Artists You've Probably Never Heard Of" and "Artists to Watch in 2016"

Nov 24, 2015, 08:00 ET from Sirius XM Holdings Inc.

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NEW YORK, Nov. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- SiriusXM today announced its year in music, identifying artists and songs SiriusXM has recognized as noteworthy, ground-breaking and exceptional across multiple music genres.

These selections were determined by members of the SiriusXM music curation team and are driven by subscriber feedback.

"We are thrilled to recognize this group of extraordinary artists who have struck an emotional chord with our subscribers and helped expand the boundaries of music in 2015," said Steve Blatter, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Music Programming, SiriusXM. "Our year end music lists are based on regular feedback from our community of more than 29 million subscribers across America and demonstrate our  commitment to music discovery."

SiriusXM Presents its Year in Music:

  • SIRIUSXM ARTISTS OF THE YEAR
    Adele
    Calvin Harris
    Eric Church
    Taylor Swift
    The Weeknd

  • SIRIUSXM SONGS OF THE YEAR:
    Adele – "Hello"
    Elle King – "Ex's and Oh's"
    Jidenna –"Classic Man"
    Omi – "Cheerleader"
    Walk The Moon – "Shut Up and Dance"

  • SIRIUSXM BREAKTHROUGH ARTISTS OF THE YEAR:
    Elle King
    Jidenna
    Kygo
    Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats
    Old Dominion

  • SIRIUSXM "WELCOME BACK" ARTISTS OF THE YEAR:
    Garth Brooks
    Giorgio Moroder
    Janet Jackson

  • SIRIUSXM BREAKTHROUGH ARTISTS OF THE YEAR YOU'VE PROBABLY NEVER HEARD OF:
    Glass Animals
    Nothing More
    Robin Schulz
    Saint Motel

  • SIRIUSXM ARTISTS TO WATCH IN 2016:
    Daya
    Declan McKenna
    Maren Morris
    Nothing But Thieves
    Tory Lanez

For more information, please visit www.siriusxm.com/bestof.

About SiriusXM

Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: SIRI) is the world's largest radio broadcaster measured by revenue and has 29 million subscribers.  SiriusXM creates and broadcasts commercial-free music; premier sports talk and live events; comedy; news; exclusive talk and entertainment, and a wide-range of Latin music, sports and talk programming.  SiriusXM is available in vehicles from every major car company in the U.S. and on smartphones and other connected devices as well as online at siriusxm.com. SiriusXM radios and accessories are available from retailers nationwide and online at SiriusXM.  SiriusXM also provides premium traffic, weather, data and information services for subscribers in cars, trucks, and RVs through SiriusXM Traffic™, SiriusXM Travel Link, NavTraffic®, NavWeather™.  SiriusXM delivers critical weather, data and information services to aircraft and boats through SiriusXM Aviation, SiriusXM Marine™, Sirius Marine Weather, XMWX Aviation™, XMWX Weather, and XMWX Marine™.  In addition, SiriusXM Music for Business provides commercial-free music to a variety of businesses.  SiriusXM holds a minority interest in SiriusXM Canada which has more than 2.6 million subscribers. SiriusXM is also a leading provider of connected vehicles services to major automakers, giving customers access to a suite of safety, security, and convenience services including automatic crash notification, stolen vehicle recovery assistance, enhanced roadside assistance and turn-by-turn navigation.

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The following factors, among others, could cause actual results to differ materially from the anticipated results or other expectations expressed in the forward-looking statements:  our competitive position versus other radio and audio service providers; our ability to attract and retain subscribers, which is uncertain; our dependence upon the auto industry; general economic conditions; changes in consumer protection laws and their enforcement; the security of the personal information about our customers; other existing or future government laws and regulations could harm our business; failure of our satellites would significantly damage our business; the interruption or failure of our information technology and communications systems; royalties we pay for music rights, which increase over time; the unfavorable outcome of pending or future litigation; our failure to realize benefits of acquisitions or other strategic initiatives; rapid technological and industry changes; failure of third parties to perform; failure to comply with FCC requirements; modifications to our business plans; our indebtedness; and our principal stockholder has significant influence over our management and over actions requiring stockholder approval and its interests may differ from interests of other holders of our common stock.  Additional factors that could cause our results to differ materially from those described in the forward-looking statements can be found in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2014, which is filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") and available at the SEC's Internet site (http://www.sec.gov).  The information set forth herein speaks only as of the date hereof, and we disclaim any intention or obligation to update any forward looking statements as a result of developments occurring after the date of this communication.

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