Joan Rivers talks tireless work ethic in previously unaired interview

In an interview taped just one month before her death in 2014, Joan Rivers said she felt she had to work twice as hard because she wasn’t “the pretty blonde.” Hosted by Scandal alum Dan Bucatinsky and Will & Grace co-creator Max Mutchnick, the 20-plus-minute, never-before-heard chat aired Thursday on SiriusXM’s EW Radio.

Black Panther: Chadwick Boseman gets emotional discussing film's impact

After two years of hype, Marvel’s much-anticipated Black Panther film is finally almost here. As the Ryan Coogler-directed movie sets records for advance ticket sales and brings glowing reviews, stars like Chadwick Boseman are becoming acutely aware of Black Panther‘s revolutionary potential. Black Panther isn’t the first black superhero

SiriusXM Unveils Its ‘Future Five’ for 2018 and ‘Class of 2017’

The music discovery and curation team at SiriusXM announced today its “Future Five” artists for 2018 and the “Class of 2017” — which, in case it isn’t obvious, means its picks for next year and the artists that the satellite radio giant got behind early in their careers and broke through in 2017. “2017

SiriusXM Hit With Big Rate Hike by Copyright Royalty Board

In a victory for SoundExchange, satellite radio service SiriusXM will be increasing by 40% its royalty payments to artists and labels for the period beginning Jan. 1 and extending through 2022. The decision issued Thursday by the Copyright Royalty Board caps a 24-month litigation process that saw SoundExchange arguing that Sirius was underpaying in

SiriusXM Completes $480 Million Pandora Investment, 3 New Members Join Board

SiriusXM has completed its purchase of $307.5 million of Series A preferred stock in Pandora, which concludes the company’s $480 million strategic investment announced on June 9, 2017. Under the terms of the agreement, a subsidiary of SiriusXM purchased $172.5 million of Series A preferred stock upon execution of the agreement on June 9, 2017 and today

Guns N’ Roses to Play New York’s Apollo Theater for SiriusXM July 20

SiriusXM announced Wednesday that Guns N’ Roses will perform at Harlem’s world famous Apollo Theater for a special invitation-only concert for SiriusXM subscribers on Thursday, July 20. Howard Stern made the announcement during his live SiriusXM show. Interestingly, the concert takes place one day before the 30th anniversary of the release

SiriusXM, Insomniac Team Up for Festival Live Broadcasts (Exclusive)

SiriusXM announced today that it will be the exclusive broadcaster of several Insomniac music festivals and events, featuring DJ sets, live music performances, and more. This exclusive collaboration includes a three-day broadcast live from the Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC) in Las Vegas, North America’s largest multi-day music festival,

Read SiriusXM CEO Jim Meyer’s Letter to Staff About Pandora Deal

The long and contentious courtship between Pandora and SiriusXM was finally consummated on Friday morning, when the two companies struck a deal that will see Sirius making a $480 million cash investment in the streaming radio giant, bringing it a 19% stake in the company. The deal ends

SiriusXM Sets $480 Million Investment in Pandora

SiriusXM has struck a deal to invest $480 million in music streaming giant Pandora. The cash purchase of Pandora stock will give the satellite radio company a 19% stake in Pandora, which has been on the block for some time. “This strategic investment in Pandora represents a unique opportunity for