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Frankie J Hosts SiriusXM' Hispanic Heritage Month Programming

September 12, 2013

Staff Reports -- HispanicBusiness

Frankie J Hosts SiriusXM Hispanic Heritage Month Latin Programming.
Frankie J Hosts SiriusXM Hispanic Heritage Month Latin Programming.

Sirius XM Radio announced it will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with performances, interviews and specials by many of today's most celebrated Latin artists. The special month-long programming will air across SiriusXM's Latino channels beginning Sunday, Sept. 15

"SiriusXM's ICONOS with La Arrolladora Banda El Limon" will kick off Hispanic Heritage month featuring the regional Mexican band in an exclusive Q&A session with SiriusXM subscribers. The multiple Grammy and Latin Grammy-award winning band discusses their decades-long career, early musical influences, the love from their fans, and latest album, "Gracias Por Creer."

"SiriusXM's ICONOS with La Arrolladora Banda El Limon" airs on Aguila channel 151 on Sept. 15 at 3 p.m. ET.

"Our genre-spanning programming celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month offers SiriusXM listeners across the country the most comprehensive Latin programming anywhere," said Trinity Colon, vice president of Latin Music Programming at SiriusXM. "Listeners have the opportunity to sample some of the best music of all music genres-from salsa to rock en espanol to ballads - all right here on SiriusXM."

In honor of one of the most influential salsa singers of all time, SiriusXM will air "Hector Lavoe Radio," a three-day channel takeover featuring non-stop music by Lavoe, "El Cantante de los Cantantes," celebrating what would have been the famed singer's 67th birthday. "Hector Lavoe Radio" begins airing on SiriusXM Rumbon channel 533 on Saturday, Sept. 28 at 12 a.m. ET.

Additional Hispanic Heritage Month programming includes:

Viva channel 147: Special performances by Mexican singer, songwriter Natalia LaFourcade; Domino Saints; bilingual Latin band Locos por Juana, and Frankie J. Airs: Fridays at 4 p.m. ET.

La Mezcla channel 148: Interview with Grammy award-winning and multi-platinum producers A&X and special guest Natti Natasha followed by performances by the duo, Kat Dahlia and Pitbull's Top Ten. Airs Fridays at 6 p.m. ET.

Caliente channel 150: An interview and acoustic performance by Bachata group Vena; interview with producer-to-the-stars Sergio George; and, interview with Dominican singer/ songwriter Henry Santos. Airs Fridays, beginning Sept. 20 at 4 p.m. ET.

SiriusXM Caliente will also feature live performances recorded at SiriusXM studios by Prince Royce, Willy Garcia, Sensato, Eddie Herrera, 3 Ball MTY, Tony Vega, Jose Pena Suazo y Su Banda Gorda, Los Hermanos Rosario, Los Enanitos Verdes, Frank Reyes, Grupo Niche, Frankie J, and many more. The weekly Caliente concerts air every Thursday at 4 p.m. ET.

Aguila channel 151: Mexican norteno band Los Rieleros del Norte stops by for an interview and share with SiriusXM listeners their Top 10 favorite songs of all time; Roberto Jr. guest-DJs, and special performances by Los Arrendadores and Martin Castillo. Weekly specials start Saturday, Sept. 21 at 3 p.m. ET.

Flow Nacion channel 506: Chart-topping reggaeton artist Farruko hosts Flow Nacion's "The Chosen 10." Airs Friday, Sept. 20 at 8 p.m. ET.

Latidos channel 520: The channel of romantic songs from the 90s to today will feature a special interview and performance by Italian trio Il Volo and multiple-time Grammy and Latin Grammy singer, songwriter, composer and poet Draco Rosa's Top 10 favorite songs of all time. Airs Saturday, Sept. 28 and Saturday, Oct. 12 at 1 p.m. ET.

Caricia channel 523: Caricia dedicates one week to the music of each of its most important decades - the 60s, 70s, and 80s. Airs Saturdays at 12 a.m. ET beginning Saturday, Sept. 21.

Rumbon channel 533: Takeovers by salsa's all-time greatest artists. Featured takeovers "Ruben Blades Radio," "Fania All Stars Radio," "Hector Lavoe Radio," "Celia Cruz Radio," and "Willie Colon Radio" will air Saturdays at 12 a.m. ET beginning Saturday, Sept 14.

La Kueva channel 540: The channel devoted to rock en espanol will feature interview and performances by some of the genre's biggest artists including legendary Argentinean rock band Catupecu Machu, Astro, Bareto and Viniloversus. Airs Fridays at 4 p.m. ET.

Visit www.siriusxm.com/hhm for all airdates and times.



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