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SiriusXM Hits Record 26 Million Subscribers As Profit Declines

Sirius XM released its earnings report for the second quarter. Profit was down 4.4%. While the company managed to add significantly to its revenue and subscriber count, these just weren’t enough to offset operating expenses. These expenses grew by 12% to $750 million due to revenue share and royalties as well as customer service and billing expenses. Profit was down …

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Cee Lo Green Originally Recorded ‘Happy,’ Pharrell Williams Shares The Details

Cee Lo Green originally recorded Pharrell Williams’ hit single “Happy.” Sound surprising? Well, its actually not. It happens more times than not. One singer may write and/or record a cover version only to have it placed and released by another artist. However, what is surprising is that Green and his executive production team actually turned the song down! According to …

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David Lee Roth Says Van Halen Working on Record

Grammy award winning American hard rock band Van Halen is working on new music, and a new album is likely a year and a half away. Singer David Lee Roth revealed in an interview with SiriusXM’s Jim Florentine that new music is on deck. “I was up at Edward’s house, maybe three days ago, and we’re starting to put music …

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Howard Stern and Oprah are Headed For Google TV

Reuters is reporting today that Sirius XM and Google have teamed up to bring all of Sirius XM’s content to Google TV. Sirius XM is the satellite radio company that hosts content such as The Howard Stern Show, Oprah Radio, and Martha Stewart Living Radio. The official announcement of the Sirius XM app for Google TV is set to be …

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FCC Blocks Liberty Media From Sirius XM Control

On saturday the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) blocked 40% Sirius XM shareholder, Liberty Media from taking control of the company’s operating licenses. Liberty took control of the shares in 2009 after investing over $500 million to help the company avoid bankruptcy. The FCC claims Liberty does not hold the proper documentation to transfer ownership, but also need to amass at …

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Sirius Exceeds Revenue Projections

Satellite broadcast service Sirius XM Radio Inc. has posted a Q1 revenue which exceeds Wall Street expectations, mainly driven by a boost in its subscriber base. Sirius has been in the news lately over the lawsuit Howard Stern had brought against the company regarding 4 stock options worth $75 million a piece, which the DJ contended he was owed for …

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Howard Stern Weighs In On The Ted Nugent Scandal

Ted Nugent has been under fire as of late for some particular comments he made about the 2012 election at a National Rifle Association convention – and that’s putting it mildly. Nugent, who has been an outspoken critic of President Obama for some time, went over the line with his most recent comments in the eyes of many. At the …

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SiriusXM Offers Every Game Of The 2012 NCAA Tourney

Sirius XM Radio will broadcast every game of the 2012 NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship, offering subscribers nationwide uninterrupted access to play-by-play of every match-up through the Final Four and National Championship game in New Orleans on March 31 and April 2. All tournament games will be available to SiriusXM listeners in their entirety, with no blackouts. Tournament match-ups and Sirius …

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