88rising Launches 24 Hour Asian Music Radio Channel With SiriusXM |
Welcome to renowned acts like Joji, NIKI, and Rich Brian, 88 lifting, in collaboration with the American broadcasting company SiriusXM, has just announced the launch of an all-Asian music radio channel.
Entitled 88 uplink radio, the ad-free channel will be broadcast 24 hours a day, seven days a week via channel 305 of the SiriusXM app. 88rising Radio will be the first of its kind in the United States, and it will launch this Friday 3 December To 00:00 (TH / ID standard time), 01:00 (PH / SG / MY standard time).
The new radio station is expected to debut with a wide range of multi-genre tracks and podcasts from across Asia, including South Korea, Japan, China, the Philippines, Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam, all organized by the label. They are already ready to showcase some of the best artists in the region, including the likes of BTS, BLACKPINK, Jackson Wang, TWICE, Inigo Pascual, and Peggy Gou.
For its debut, 88rising’s roster of artists and other Asian talent will perform a 24-hour cover with a myriad of programs and segments. Yuna, Dumbfoundead, beabadoobee, Phum Viphurit, Japanese Breakfast, and Keshi are some of the artists who will be invited to host 88rising Radio.
Initial programming will include Dumfoundead’s stupid early, and DJ SOSUPERSAM‘s SOSUPERSONS. 88 CEO amount Sean Miyashiro, actor JoÃ«l Kim Booster, and DAY6‘s Jae are also expected to host programs for the radio station early next year.
88rising Radio has been in the works for over a year but its launch has been delayed due to the pandemic, according to Sean Miyashiro in an interview with Billboard. âIt is an excellent indicator of the evolution of Asian music today. Playing Asian music around the clock is a huge victory and a huge step forward, âsaid Sean.
The launch of 88rising Radio coincides with DOUBLE HAPPINESS Winter Festival, a music festival that features some of the label’s artists. The festival will be broadcast via the new online platform Eastern Standard Time.
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