Sirius XM Radio announced today that it will broadcast a day-long special to commemorate one of the most celebrated singers of all time, Whitney Houston, on what would have been her 50th birthday.
SiriusXM’s Heart & Soul channel will present “Celebration of a Lifetime” Whitney Houston’s 50th, a tribute that will feature songs from Houston’s six-time Grammy-Award winning career, as well as special memories of Whitney from family members Cissy Houston, Pat Houston and Dionne Warwick, as well as Clive Davis, R. Kelly, CeCe Winans, Valerie Simpson, Narada Michael Walden, Kashif and many others.
“Celebration of a Lifetime” Whitney Houston’s 50th will air Friday, August 9 at 9:00 am ET to Saturday, August 10 at 3:00 am ET, on Heart & Soul via satellite on channel 48 and through the SiriusXM Internet Radio App on smartphones and other connected devices, as well as online at siriusxm.com.
SiriusXM launched the “Whitney Houston Tribute Channel” in February 2012 to commemorate Houston’s life and music.
Heart and Soul plays R&B from today and back in the day. Listeners will hear Jill Scott, Alicia Keys, Maxwell, Jaheim, Charlie Wilson, Kem, Anthony Hamilton, John Legend, Eric Benet, Luther and Mariah Carey.