SiriusXM Canada invites the nation to pick 150 greatest Canadian songs of all time

"150 for 150" celebrates top 150 Canadian tracks of all time, as determined by listeners and industry experts.

TORONTO, May 11, 2017 /CNW/ - SiriusXM Canada (TSX: XSR), the country's leading audio entertainment company, today announced 150 for 150, the ultimate search for the 150 greatest Canadian songs of all time, as chosen by Canadians and a panel of industry experts.

As the country prepares to mark its 150th birthday, SiriusXM will celebrate the rich musical history of Canada by inviting Canadians to vote daily for their top three favourite songs from the database, as well as add their own picks and be a part of creating the historical catalogue. All 150 songs will air throughout Canada Day weekend in July and throughout the year on SiriusXM's The Verge (ch. 173).

"At SiriusXM, we celebrate the amazing homegrown talent that has come out of this country every day," said Jeff Leake, Director, Music Programming, SiriusXM Canada. "This gives music-lovers from across the country a chance to be a part of the programming and recognize Canadian artists from every generation."

Canadians are encouraged to visit 150.siriusxm.ca daily until Friday, June 23 to ensure their favourites make the list.

Those subscribers who add SiriusXM Streaming access to their subscription can also listen to 150 for 150 on the SiriusXM App on smartphones and other connected devices, as well as at siriusxm.ca.

The Verge (ch. 173) plays Canada's new and emerging indie and alternative sounds, including new studio releases, live concert recordings, and interviews.

For more information on SiriusXM Canada, please visit siriusxm.ca.

About SiriusXM Canada

Sirius XM Canada Holdings Inc. (TSX: XSR) operates as SiriusXM Canada. SiriusXM Canada, with approximately 2.8 million subscribers, is the country's leading audio entertainment company and broadcasts more than 130 satellite radio channels featuring premier sports, news, talk, entertainment and commercial-free music. SiriusXM Canada offers an array of content from the most recognized news, entertainment and major sports brands including the NHL, NFL, NBA, MLB, NASCAR, CNN, CBC, FOX, BBC, Howard Stern, Disney, Comedy Central and more.

SiriusXM programming is available on a variety of devices including pre-installed and after-market radios in cars, trucks and boats, smartphones and mobile devices, and consumer electronics products for homes and offices. SiriusXM programming is also available online at www.siriusxm.ca and on Apple and Android-powered mobile devices.

SiriusXM Canada has partnerships with every major automaker and its radio products are available at more than 2,500 retail locations nationwide. To find out more about SiriusXM Canada (TSX: XSR), visit our website at www.siriusxm.ca.

SiriusXM Canada has been designated one of Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies eight years in a row and is currently a Platinum Club Member, in addition to 2013, 2014 and 2015 rankings in PROFIT 500's list of Canada's Fastest Growing Companies.

Join SiriusXM Canada on Facebook at facebook.com/siriusxmcanada, on Twitter at twitter.com/siriusxmcanada and on Youtube at youtube.com/siriusxmcanada.

SOURCE Sirius XM Canada Holdings Inc.

For further information: SiriusXM Canada contact: Kayla J. Schwartz, Senior Manager, Communications & Sponsorship, 416-408-6033, kayla.schwartz@siriusxm.ca


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