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,...
April 30, 2020
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...
February 12, 2020
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...
February 5, 2020
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...
January 8, 2020
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...
December 5, 2019
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...
November 1, 2019
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...
August 22, 2019
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...
July 31, 2019
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...
July 26, 2019
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...
April 25, 2019
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...
April 23, 2019
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....
April 17, 2019