Feel the heat all month long with The Whitney Channel
It’s time to dance with somebody all Black Music Month long as SiriusXM brings you The Whitney Channel, a new, limited-time channel dedicated to pop and R&B legend Whitney Houston.
The Whitney Channel celebrates the music of Houston, whose vocal versatility earned her the title “The Voice.” The Whitney Channel features her classics, along with remixes and live performances. Clive Davis, Mariah Carey, and Dionne Warwick will serve as Guest DJs on the channel sharing their favourites from Houston’s catalogue. The Whitney Channel will be available on satellite on Channel 105 from June 22 through June 28 and on the SXM App from now through June 30.
The launch of The Whitney Channel coincides with the debut of Notorious Radio, as well as the return of The Prince Channel and The 2PAC Channel. SiriusXM has collaborated with these iconic artists’ teams to deliver unique radio listening experiences that can only be found on SiriusXM. Pandora’s popular Black Music Forever Radio will also extend to its own SiriusXM channel, Black Music Forever Radio.SiriusXM will feature additional special programming to celebrate Black Music Month including one-hour specials hosted by notable contemporary black artists like Pusha T, DaBaby, Fivio Foreign, and Vince Staples, highlighting their musical influences on Hip Hop Nation. The Village Folk Show on The Bridge will air an archival performance from legendary blues musician Taj Mahal on June 5.
SiriusXM will also be airing live event specials in celebration of Black Music Month. GRAMMY®-winner Bobby Brown will discuss his new documentary series in front of a live studio at the LA Garage airing June 1 at 5 pm ET on Heart & Soul. Soul Town will air a performance and commentary from The Manhattans as they kick off the Soul Train Cruise concert series on June 19 at 5 pm ET. Reggae icon Shaggy will perform in-studio with a live audience in celebration of his new album Come FLY Wid Mi on SiriusXM FLY. On Rock the Bells Radio from June 1 through June 6, LL COOL J will guide listeners through his influential album Bigger and Deffer to mark 35 years since its release. Lastly, Grammy Award®-winning rapper 2 Chainz, will play a special invitation-only concert as part of SiriusXM’s Small Stage Series in Atlanta at Terminal West on Friday, June 17, which will air that night on Hip Hop Nation.