NEW YORK, Oct 29, 2007 -- SIRIUS Satellite Radio (Nasdaq: SIRI) will celebrate the release of Garth Brooks' new 3-disc set, The Ultimate Hits, by turning over the reins of its Prime Country channel to the country music star for two weeks, beginning November 5th.
Garth Brooks Radio will air on SIRIUS channel 61 and feature Garth Brooks' music with personal introductions by the artist himself. Brooks will also play some of his favorite country acts and discuss what each means to him.
"Garth Brooks is an unparalleled, worldwide star and we are excited to have him take over an entire SIRIUS channel, bringing his unique blend of creative energy and singular charisma to our airwaves." said Scott Greenstein, SIRIUS President of Entertainment and Sports. "In keeping with SIRIUS' tradition of creating exclusive, artist-branded channels dedicated to the most iconic figures in music history, the launch of Garth Brooks Radio will give our listeners an innovative and direct connection to a country legend."
Garth Brooks, The Ultimate Hits will contain a 2 CD and 1 DVD package. The 3 disk package contains 30 Garth classics, 3 new songs and a bonus track on 2 CDs. The set also includes a DVD with 33 videos including new and never- before-seen footage. The three new tracks are: More Than a Memory, which debuted at # 1, Midnight Sun, and Workin' for a Livin' (The Duet w/ Huey Lewis). For more information on Garth Brooks and The Ultimate Hits, please visit www.garthbrooks.com.
To learn more about Garth Brooks Radio, please visit www.sirius.com.
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