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/