Sirius XM Radio Launches “Whitney Houston Tribute Channel”

“Whitney Houston Tribute Channel” Launches on SiriusXM

Pop music icon tribute channel to feature music from Houston’s illustrious career and more

SiriusXM to present special broadcast of archival interview between Houston and Barbara Walters and coverage on additional talk channels

NEW YORK, Feb. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) announced today that it launched the “Whitney Houston Tribute Channel” to commemorate the life and music of Whitney Houston.

The “Whitney Houston Tribute Channel” airs now through Monday, February 13 at 11:59 pm ET on Heart & Soul, channel 48, and will honor the legendary career of Whitney Houston who passed away on February 11, 2012.

The channel, devoted exclusively to Whitney Houston, will feature songs from Houston’s six-time Grammy┬«-Award winning career.

SiriusXM’s Heart & Soul channel and SiriusXM OutQ, channel 108, also aired special live tributes taking calls from listeners sharing personal memories, favorite songs and more. SiriusXM OutQ hosts Larry Flick and Frank DeCaro will continue the channel’s tribute to Houston’s life, music and memory on Monday, February 13.

Additionally, SiriusXM Stars, channel 107, will present various specials on Monday, February 13, including a broadcast of an archival interview between Houston and Barbara Walters from 1993 which features the two discussing marriage, motherhood and health.

SiriusXM Stars will also air special related coverage on Jane Radio hosted by Jane Pratt and TMZ Live with Harvey Levin on Monday, February 13.  The SiriusXM Stars tribute specials will begin at 9:00 am ET with the archival interview between Houston and Barbara Walters and will continue throughout the day.

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