XM's 'The Power,' the Only National African-American Talk Radio Channel, Expands Lineup with New Shows

The Power (XM 169) Expands Lineup to include Radio Personalities Keith Murphy, Armstrong Williams, David Anderson, Brian Higgins, Wilmer Leon, Willie Jolley, George Wilson, Robert "Rob" Redding Jr., Mario Armstrong, Maggie Linton, Charles Ellison and Pete

WASHINGTON, April 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- XM Radio (NASDAQ: XMSR), the nation's leading provider of satellite radio, today announced that beginning Monday, April 28 the lineup for The Power (XM Channel 169), the nation's only 24-hour radio channel exclusively dedicated to African-American talk programming, will be expanded to include new shows featuring social, political and economic radio personalities and leaders.

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The Power will expand its lineup with shows from radio personalities Keith Murphy, Armstrong Williams, David Anderson, Brian Higgins, Wilmer Leon, Willie Jolley, George Wilson, Robert "Rob" Redding Jr., Mario Armstrong, Maggie Linton, Charles Ellison and Peter Groff. These hosts join prominent community leaders, including Joe Madison, Kojo Nnamdi, the Rev. Al Sharpton, Warren Ballantine, Tavis Smiley and The 2 Live Stews.

"XM is proud to be home to The Power, the only national radio platform devoted to African-American talk," said Kevin Straley, SVP of Talk Programming for XM. "These new shows offer The Power's listeners the most diverse group of voices on the economic, political and social issues affecting African- Americans today."

  Channel lineup additions include:

  -- "Urban Journal," Mondays through Fridays 8-9pm ET - Keith Murphy,
     veteran award-winning broadcaster who has been producing and hosting
     radio and television programs for more than 17 years, hosts this wrap
     up of the major stories of the day from Wall Street to Your Street.

  -- "Armstrong Williams Show," Monday through Fridays, 9-10pm ET -
     Armstrong Williams, who is one of the most prominent black
     conservatives in the media, debates issues impacting all Americans.
     Armstrong brings to his daily show a pugnacious, provocative and
     principled voice for his conservative and Christian values.

  -- "Blackanomics," Saturdays 6-7am ET - Hosted by David Anderson, this
     show educates and raises the awareness to the economic issues impacting
     the African-American community. David encourages listeners to take
     advantage of opportunities in the marketplace and control their own
     financial destiny. Encores Sunday 6-7am ET.

  -- "Mind Yo Business," live Saturdays from 9-11am ET - Brian Higgins hosts
     this show dedicated to bolstering listeners' bottom line, while helping
     them find balance between work and family. Brian uses his proven
     network marketing, real estate and small business expertise to deliver
     a unique perspective on business and family issues.  Encores Sundays 4-
     6pm ET.

  -- "On With Leon," Saturdays, 11am-1pm ET - Wilmer J. Leon, III, Ph.D, a
     political scientist whose primary areas of expertise are black politics
     and public policy, discusses the economics and public policies behind
     current affairs affecting the African-American community in this live
     show featuring interviews with renowned policy experts, government
     officials and journalists. Encores Sundays, 8-10pm ET.

  -- "Willie Jolley Show," Saturdays, 1-3pm ET - Host Willie Jolley is a
     premier speaker, singer and author who talks to listeners about
     accelerating success, growing businesses and growing people,
     performance and profits. Willie's live show will inspire, engage, and
     empower listeners by offering techniques, ideas, principles, and
     strategies to help them live the life they desire. Encores Sundays 7-
     9am ET.

  -- "GW on The Hill" is live Saturdays, 3-5pm ET - Veteran radio news
     correspondent and former congressional staffer, George Wilson, hosts a
     live call-in show that provides a birds-eye view of life on Capitol
     Hill. George takes listeners inside the beltway for real-time updates
     on pending legislation and issues important to the urban community.
     George's 30-years experience allows him to deliver in-depth interviews
     with newsmakers, politicians, activists and educators. Encores Sundays
     9-11am ET.

  -- "Redding News Report," Saturdays 5-7pm ET - Radio personality and
     journalist Robert "Rob" Redding Jr. hosts an intellectual and
     intriguing talk show that delves deep into issues affecting the black
     community. Rob's show promises to bring listeners to the forefront of
     developing news stories before they happen.

  -- "Digital Spin," Saturdays 7-8pm ET - Mario Armstrong translates
     technology to non-tech savvy audiences. Mario melds tech policy,
     Internet and popular culture, gadgets and gizmos, with commentary and
     stories on how technology impacts our lives, education, institutions,
     entertainment, politics, society and business. Encores Sunday at 3am
     and 11am ET.

  -- "Maggie Linton Show," Saturdays 10-11pm ET - Maggie Linton features
     stories about individuals who have reached for success and how they
     achieved their goals. Maggie helps listeners bring the positive lessons
     from these journeys into their own lives.

  -- "Blackpolicy.org," Saturdays 11pm-12am ET - Co-hosts Charles Ellison,
     in Washington, DC, and Peter Groff, in Denver, Colo., offer a cross-
     country and cutting-edge perspective on the political news of the day.
     Blackpolicy.org is 30 minutes of raw analysis sliced fresh, showcasing
     a diversity of issues and newsmakers impacting the modern electoral
     landscape. Encores Sunday 10-11pm ET.

Complete programming information, including show descriptions, air dates and times, is available online at http://www.xmradio.com/onxm/channelpage.xmc?ch=169 .

About XM

XM (NASDAQ: XMSR) is America's number one satellite radio company with more than 9 million subscribers. Broadcasting live daily from studios in Washington, DC, New York City, Chicago, Nashville, Toronto and Montreal, XM's 2008 lineup includes more than 170 digital channels of choice from coast to coast: commercial-free music, premier sports, news, talk radio, comedy, children's and entertainment programming; and the most advanced traffic and weather information.

XM, the leader in satellite-delivered entertainment and data services for the automobile market through partnerships with General Motors, Honda, Hyundai, Nissan, Porsche, Ferrari, Subaru, Suzuki and Toyota, is available in 140 different vehicle models for 2008. XM's industry-leading products are available at consumer electronics retailers nationwide. XM programming is also available through XM Radio Online, as downloads of original XM shows via podcasts from XM's Web site or the Apple's iTunes Store, and as streams of commercial-free XM music channels to AT&T and Alltel wireless customers through XM Radio Mobile. For more information about XM hardware, programming and partnerships, please visit http://www.xmradio.com/ .



Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements in this press release include demand for XM Satellite Radio's service, the Company's dependence on technology and third party vendors, its potential need for additional financing, as well as other risks described in XM Satellite Radio Holdings Inc.'s Form 10-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on 2-28-08. Copies of the filing are available upon request from XM Radio's Investor Relations Department. Programming is subject to change.

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