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SiriusXM to launch artist channels for Bowie, Eagles and more

US satellite-radio firm SiriusXM is launching a bunch of authorised artist channels on its service on 1 May. It’s a raft of big catalogue artists: David Bowie, Eagles, Fleetwood Mac, George Strait, Guns N’ Roses,...
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SiriusXM takes $75m stake in SoundCloud with two board seats

US satellite-radio firm SiriusXM owns Pandora, but now it has a minority stake in SoundCloud too. The company announced a $75m investment in the streaming service yesterday, which will see it also take two seats on SoundCloud’s...
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SiriusXM financials reveal latest numbers for Pandora

US music streaming service Pandora ended 2019 with 63.5 million monthly active users, representing an 8.5% decline year-on-year as the service lost 5.9 million listeners. Its total ad-supported listener hours for the year...
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SiriusXM reveals that it ended 2019 with 34.9m subscribers

US satellite-radio firm SiriusXM has issued an update for its investors trumpeting its year-end figures for 2019. The company says it ended last year with 34.9 million total paid subscribers – a record – including around...
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U2 to launch their own radio channel on SiriusXM and Pandora

U2 are the latest artist to ink a partnership with both SiriusXM and its Pandora subsidiary. The band are launching something called U2X Radio, which will include their own station on SiriusXM’s satellite-radio service...
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Pandora ended Q3 2019 with 63.1m listeners and 6.3m subscribers

US satellite-radio firm SiriusXM published its latest quarterly financial results yesterday, including new figures for its streaming subsidiary Pandora. On the latter front, Pandora’s advertising revenues grew by 8% year-on-year...
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SiriusXM debuts $4-a-month streaming subscription for students

SiriusXM is the latest company trying to tempt students into paid subscriptions. In its case, the satellite-radio company is offering a new $4-a-month streaming package for students, which will offer a bundle of its music...
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SiriusXM financials include the latest figures for Pandora

US satellite-radio firm SiriusXM published its latest financial results yesterday, including figures for its Pandora music-streaming subsidiary. The overall news was good, but while Pandora showed strong growth in advertising...
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Drake inks a ‘creative partnership’ with SiriusXM and Pandora

Drake famously took to the stage at the launch of Apple Music in 2015 to give his endorsement of the company’s new streaming service. But you don’t get to be one of the biggest stars in the streaming era without sharing...
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SiriusXM financials reveal continued decline in Pandora users

Satellite-radio firm SiriusXM published its latest quarterly financial results yesterday, and among the numbers revealed was a continued decline in streaming service Pandora’s users. Pandora had 66 million monthly active...
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SiriusXM launches $8-a-month streaming-only subscription

Americans now have a new way to listen to satellite-radio service SiriusXM… without needing a satellite radio. The company has launched an $8-a-month subscription plan called SiriusXM Essential, which will make more than...
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SiriusXM is turning radio talk-shows into Pandora podcasts

Now that it owns Pandora, SiriusXM is exploring various ways to link the music-streaming service with its own satellite-radio business. This week’s idea bolsters an area of considerable strategic focus for Pandora: podcasts....