Music legend Clive Davis hosts and curates his own SiriusXM channel

Clive Davis

Starting today (April 16), experience The Clive Davis Channel on SiriusXM, a limited-run channel honouring the iconic music producer and executive’s celebrated career and lasting impact on the music industry.

“It will truly be a unique emotional experience to relive all the musical highlights of my career,” Clive shared. “I am honestly pinching myself that this will be happening.”

The Clive Davis Channel is available on the SiriusXM app from April 16 through May 2 and on satellite channel 79 from April 26 through May 2.

What you’ll hear

Hosted and curated by Clive Davis himself, The Clive Davis Channel airs never-before-heard stories from key moments in his career spanning six decades, along with highlights from some of music’s greatest artists and songs.

Clive shares the story about how he first heard Whitney Houston, envisioned greatness for Bruce Springsteen, found Janis Joplin’s voice to be life-changing, and so much more.

The Clive Davis Channel plays the music of over 150 notable artists who, alongside Clive Davis, helped shape the music industry. With songs from Bob Dylan, Barbra Streisand, Billy Joel, Janis Joplin, Busta Rhymes, Barry Manilow, The Grateful Dead, Alicia Keys, and many others, The Clive Davis Channel is the ultimate destination for music fans.

Clive Davis’ impact

The record industry’s most innovative and influential executive, Clive Davis has had a profound effect on the world of music. As an album producer, Clive earned four GRAMMY Awards and received the GRAMMY Trustees Lifetime Achievement Award. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2000, and The Recording Academy named The GRAMMY Museum theatre in his honour in 2010.

Clive first worked at Columbia Records, where he was named President in 1967. He founded Arista Records in 1974, LaFace Records in 1989, Bad Boy Records in 1994, and J Records in 2000. In 2008, Mr. Davis was appointed Chief Creative Officer for Sony Music Entertainment.

Clive Davis played a key role in the careers of countless artists across genres including Janis Joplin, Blood, Sweat and Tears, Chicago, Santana, Billy Joel, Bruce Springsteen, Aerosmith, Earth, Wind & Fire, Simon & Garfunkel, Sly & The Family Stone, Barbra Streisand, Miles Davis, Herbie Hancock, Barry Manilow, Whitney Houston, Patti Smith, Sarah McLachlan, Aretha Franklin, Annie Lennox, The Kinks, The Grateful Dead, Dionne Warwick, Carly Simon, Alan Jackson, Brooks & Dunn, Alicia Keys, Maroon 5, Luther Vandross, Rod Stewart, and Jennifer Hudson.

New York Pops’ Tribute

The New York Pops will honour Clive Davis at its 41st Birthday Gala, The Soundtrack of Our Lives: A Tribute to the Legendary Clive Davis, on April 29 at 7 p.m. ET in Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall.

The star-studded concert lineup includes BabyFace, Busta Rhymes, Deborah Cox, Fantasia, Melissa Manchester, Barry Manilow, John Mellencamp, Ray Parker Jr., Carlos Santana, Valerie Simpson, Rob Thomas, and Dionne Warwick.