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SIRIUS XM Application Hits 1 Million Downloads

SIRIUS XM Application Hits 1 Million Downloads

In just two weeks, the SIRIUS XM Radio application for the iPhone and iPod touch has been downloaded over one million times from the App Store. The SIRIUS XM app became available on June 18. It quickly became the top free app in the Music Category.

The application lets users access 120 channels of talk, sports, entertainment, and commercial-free music. iPhone and iPod touch users with a SIRIUS XM Premium Online subscription can also access exclusive sports and entertainment programming from SIRIUS XM's satellite radio service. This content includes Oprah Radio, MLB Home Plate, Martha Stewart Living Radio, SIRIUS NFL Radio, NHL Home Ice, PGA TOUR, Opie & Anthony, Mad Dog Radio with Chris Russo, Playboy Radio, The Foxxhole comedy channel presented by Jamie Foxx, Blue Collar Comedy Radio, CNN, Fox News Talk, and NPR.



Subscribers can also access commercial-free music from SIRIUS XM's satellite radio service through the app. Some of the exclusive shows that are available include Bob Dylan's Theme Time Radio Hour and Tom Petty's Buried Treasure. Subscribers will also be able to access music channels such as Bruce Springsteen's E Street Radio, The Grateful Dead Channel, Eminem's Shade 45, Jimmy Buffett's Radio Margaritaville, "Little Steven" Van Zandt's Underground Garage and Outlaw Country channels, B.B. King's Bluesville, Willie Nelson's Willie's Place, Elvis Radio, Siriusly Sinatra, Metropolitan Opera Radio, and many others.

"Reaching more than 1 million downloads so quickly is a strong testament to our world-class programming and SIRIUS XM's instant brand recognition," said Scott Greenstein, President and Chief Content Officer of SIRIUS XM Radio. "Our goal is to give people access to the best audio entertainment wherever they go with what we think is the best music and audio entertainment application available on the App Store."

iPhone and iPod touch users who download the application will also get access to exclusive, Internet-only showcase channels including SIRIUS XM Bootlegs, SIRIUS XM Talk Showcase, SIRIUS XM Music Showcase, and SIRIUS XM Comedy Showcase. The free SIRIUS XM app is available from Apple's App Store or at www.itunes.com/appstore/ and www.siriusxm.com/app.
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