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April 19, 2012

Sirius XM Radio To Launch ‘Luther Radio’ Channel April 20-23

Sirius XM Radio will launch “Luther Radio” on Friday April 20th, in time for what would have been Luther’s 61st birthday. The broadcast will air on Sirius XM channel 48 starting at 12 p.m. EDT through Monday, April 23rd. The channel will feature music from Luther Vandross’ 13 Gold and Platinum albums as well as rarities, archival concerts, and an archival interview with Luther from April 2003 with SiriusXM’s B.J. Stone.

The archived live performances will include Luther performing at Radio City Music Hall in 2003 and a performance for BBC Radio from 1988, which will be broadcast as part of SiriusXM’s “Live from the BBC Vault” concert series. Additionally, “Luther Radio” will include special guest DJ sessions by Luther’s backup singers Fonzi Thornton and Lisa Fischer.