Queen Elizabeth II has passed away at 96

Queen Elizabeth

SiriusXM is sad to share the news that Queen Elizabeth II passed away at the age of 96.

For the Canadian perspective on this massive story, you can tune in to SiriusXM Canada Talks and CBC Radio One.

Queen Elizabeth Tribute Channel

As the world bids farewell to the Queen, journey through the sounds that defined her 70-year reign. Listen to the Queen Elizabeth Tribute Channel this Sunday, September 11, on Channel 27 and the SXM App. You’ll hear songs by the legendary artists she knighted and honoured, including Paul McCartney (“Maybe I’m Amazed”), Elton John (“Tiny Dancer”), Adele (“Hello”) and more.

Born in 1926 in Mayfair, London, Queen Elizabeth II was the first child of the Duke and Duchess of York, who later became King George VI and Queen Elizabeth. She was the longest-reigning British monarch, having ruled for over seven decades after ascending to the throne in 1952. Charles, her son and heir apparent, immediately became King upon her death.