NEW YORK, Aug. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SiriusXM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) announced today that it is launching a contest giving college students, and other listeners, the chance to host their own show on Tiesto's Club Life Radio, one of SiriusXM's commercial free electronic dance music channels.
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For each date of Tiesto's forthcoming 2012 "Club Life College Invasion Tour," which kicks off on October 2 at Syracuse University, a different winner will be selected to get tickets to a concert and to host a recorded one hour radio show on Tiesto's Club Life Radio. At the end of the tour, Tiesto himself will pick his favorite show of the 15 and one winner will awarded the Grand Prize opportunity to host a monthly show on his SiriusXM channel, Tiesto's Club Life Radio, for up to six months.
For Official Rules, complete details and to enter for the chance to win, visit www.siriusxm.com/tiesto. The entry period ends on Friday, September 21 at noon ET.
"My College Invasion Tour is all about giving students around the US an unforgettable experience. This program I've built with SiriusXM is an extension of that experience and I hope it will encourage the creative side of my fans too!," said Tiesto
"We have always valued and supported new music and artists," said Scott Greenstein, President and Chief Content Officer, SiriusXM. "And Tiesto has long been on the cutting edge of the dance music culture, so we are looking forward to seeing who Tiesto chooses to host a special monthly show on his SiriusXM channel."
Headlined by Tiesto, the "Club Life College Invasion Tour" will make stops at campuses across the United States and will feature special guests Dada Life, Bingo Players and Tommy Trash.
Tiesto's Club Life Radio is available in the Dance/Electronic category online and through the SiriusXM Internet Radio App for smartphones and mobile devices, and by satellite on channel 340 on the SiriusXM Lynx and SiriusXM Edge radios.
The exclusive channel, created by Tiesto, features a variety of electronic dance music including progressive, electro, trance, tech and house hand selected by the world-renowned DJ and producer. The channel features music by superstar and up and coming DJs including Angger Dimas, Avicii, Bart B More, Bassjackers, BT, Calvin Harris, Dada Life, Deadmau5, Diplo, Hardwell, Kaskade, Laidback Luke, Marcel Woods, Nicky Romero, Porter Robinson, Quintino, R3hab, Robbie Rivera, Sandro Silva, Tiesto, Tommy Trash, Wolfgang Gartner and more.
Tiesto has transcended musical genres to create a global "Tiesto" brand. His achievements include: a Grammy nomination, numerous MTV awards, performing at the opening ceremony of the 2004 Athens Olympic Games to an audience of billions, and even a wax statue at Madame Tussauds. Tiesto has worked with superstars such as Kanye West, Coldplay, Gotye, Katy Perry, Nelly Furtado, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Goldfrapp and many more. 2012 has seen Tiesto achieve new heights in his stellar career — in addition to launching his very own Club Life Radio Channel on SiriusXM, he released his AKG by Tiesto headphone range and iPhone app, along with his hugely successful Club Life - Volume Two Miami album. Headline performances at
festivals around the world, residencies at Pacha in Ibiza and the Wynn in Las Vegas, as well as his upcoming Club Life College Invasion Tour in October, all promise to make this year Tiesto's biggest yet.
For more information on Tiesto and Tiesto's "Club Life College Invasion Tour," please visit www.tiesto.com.
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