facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Motorola iRadio goes country

Nov. 30, 2005 at 1:12 PM   |   Comments

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Nov. 30 (UPI) -- Motorola iRadio is adding a country lineup to its service that will debut early next year.

The company announced Wednesday that Nashville artists including Lee Ann Womack, Trisha Yearwood, Shania Twain, Vince Gill, Terry Clark, George Strait, Gary Allan, Reba McEntire and more will launch individual channels on the forthcoming Motorola iRadio service.

In addition to top hits, new releases and deep cuts from the artist's catalog, channels may also include up-to-the-minute news, concert information and upcoming album details and promotions dedicated to the artist's fans. Listeners will be able to purchase albums and concert tickets or respond to exclusive promotions simply by pressing a button on their phone or existing car stereo.

"Country music fans are among the most loyal listeners in the world. The artists in Nashville know this and see Motorola iRadio as a direct link to that loyal fan base," said Dave Ulmer, senior director of marketing, digital media services, Motorola Inc. "Artist-specific channels are an example of the tremendous benefit of the iRadio service to both audiences, and offer a glimpse of what types are innovations are still to come."

© 2005 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Most Popular
1
6,000-year-old temple discovered in prehistoric Ukraine settlement 6,000-year-old temple discovered in prehistoric Ukraine settlement
2
NASA orbiter beams back images of Siding Spring comet NASA orbiter beams back images of Siding Spring comet
3
An ancient tsunami wrecked Hawaii; it could happen again An ancient tsunami wrecked Hawaii; it could happen again
4
DC drone hobbyists in limbo over flying locations DC drone hobbyists in limbo over flying locations
5
Protestors object plans to build telescope on land sacred to native Hawaiians Protestors object plans to build telescope on land sacred to native Hawaiians
Trending News
Around the Web
x
Feedback