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Eminem to Host New Year's Eve Countdown on His Shade 45 Channel Exclusively on SIRIUS Satellite Radio

"Shady New Year" will feature Eminem counting down 25 of his favorite hip-hop tracks

NEW YORK, Dec 28, 2006 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Eminem will share and count down 25 of his favorite hip-hop tracks on SIRIUS Satellite Radio channel Shade 45 on New Year's Eve.

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This end-of-year special will feature the most successful artist in hip- hop history "stating the facts and playing the tracks" on his SIRIUS music channel, Shade 45. Eminem and SIRIUS (Nasdaq: SIRI) launched Shade 45, the freshest and most adventurous, uncensored hip-hop channel in radio, in October 2005.

2006 ended on a high note for Eminem, with the triumphant chart-topping release of the album Eminem Presents The Re-Up and a GRAMMY(R) nomination with Akon for "Smack That."

His Shady New Year special will be broadcast exclusively on SIRIUS on New Year's Eve, December 31, from 8 to 10 pm ET, on Shade 45 / channel 45. It will be re-broadcast at 10 pm ET, and again on New Year's Day, January 1 at 12 am, 12 pm, 2 pm and 8 pm ET.

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