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Liza Minnelli to Guest Host SIRIUS XM RADIO SIRIUSLY SINATRA 'PLAYING FAVORITES' 2/9

Liza Minnelli to Guest Host SIRIUS XM RADIO SIRIUSLY SINATRA 'PLAYING FAVORITES' 2/9SIRIUS XM Radio announced today that Liza Minnelli will guest host Playing Favorites on Siriusly Sinatra, the SIRIUS XM channel that plays music by Frank Sinatra and the greatest singers of all time.

Playing Favorites featuring Liza Minnelli will be broadcast on SIRIUS channel 75 and XM channel 73 on Monday, February 9 at 6 pm ET.

SIRIUS XM listeners will hear Liza play some of her favorite music by the star she affectionately remembers as "Uncle Frank." Liza will also reminisce about touring with Frank and share the story of how he came to record his landmark version of the theme to her movie, New York, New York. In addition to playing classics from Sinatra's catalog, Liza will also treat listeners to her own music as well as that of her mother, Judy Garland, performing the George Gershwin song which she was named after.

Playing Favorites featuring Liza Minnelli will air on Siriusly Sinatra on Monday, February 9 at 6 pm ET with an encore presentation broadcast on Thursday, February 12 at 9 am ET and Saturday, February 14 at 12 Noon ET.

Playing Favorites is a weekly show broadcast on Siriusly Sinatra featuring celebrity guest hosts playing their favorite Frank Sinatra songs and sharing their personal stories and commentary on the music. Previous episodes have been hosted by celebrities ranging from Grammy Award®-winner Linda Ronstadt, vocalist Steve Tyrell, Michael Feinstein and award-winning director of The French Connection and The Exorcist, William Friedkin. Playing Favorites airs weekly each Monday at 6 pm ET.

Siriusly Sinatra is the only 24-hour, seven-day-a-week, commercial-free channel to broadcast the entire spectrum of Sinatra's career as well as artists and songs from the standards era. Produced by SIRIUS XM and the Sinatra family, the channel features regular blocks of Sinatra's music, archival performances and is the home of Nancy for Frank, a weekly show hosted by his daughter, Nancy Sinatra. Siriusly Sinatra also broadcasts The Chairman's Hour, a weekly radio show hosted by Frank Sinatra himself using archival material and presented by SIRIUS XM and the Sinatra family. Additionally, SIRIUS XM listeners will hear New York radio legend and musical historian Jonathan Schwartz share his encyclopedic knowledge of Sinatra's music and his passion for popular American standards on his daily show, High Standards with Jonathan Schwartz.

To learn more about the Siriusly Sinatra channel, please visit www.sirius.com/siriuslysinatra and www.xmradio.com.

Liza Minnelli, the Academy Award®- and Tony Award®-winning actress and singer, returned to Broadway for a solo concert at Broadway's Palace Theatre in the winter of 2009. The legendary vocalist recently released her latest studio album Liza's at the Palace to celebrate the acclaimed performance.

For more information on Liza Minnelli, please visit www.lizasatthepalace.com.

SIRIUS XM Radio is America's satellite radio company delivering commercial-free music channels, premier sports, news, talk, entertainment, traffic and weather, to more than 18.9 million subscribers.

SIRIUS XM Radio has content relationships with an array of personalities and artists, including Howard Stern, Martha Stewart, Oprah Winfrey, Jimmy Buffett, Jamie Foxx, Barbara Walters, Opie & Anthony, Bubba the Love Sponge®, The Grateful Dead, Willie Nelson, Bob Dylan, Tom Petty, and Bob Edwards. SIRIUS XM Radio is the leader in sports programming as the Official Satellite Radio Partner of the NFL, Major League Baseball®, NASCAR®, NBA, NHL®, and PGA TOUR®, and broadcasts major college sports.

SIRIUS XM Radio has arrangements with every major automaker. SIRIUS XM Radio products are available at shop.sirius.com and shop.xmradio.com, and at retail locations nationwide, including Best Buy, RadioShack, Target, Sam's Club, and Wal-Mart.

SIRIUS XM Radio also offers SIRIUS Backseat TV, the first ever live in-vehicle rear seat entertainment featuring Nickelodeon, Disney Channel and Cartoon Network; XM NavTraffic® service for GPS navigation systems delivers real-time traffic information, including accidents and road construction, for more than 80 North American markets.

 

Photo Credit: Fernando Leon/Retna Ltd.

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