Apple Music is launching several new radio shows hosted by A-list musical acts, including Snoop Dogg, Shania Twain and Carrie Underwood.
The streaming service announced that it will debut two new radio stations Tuesday: Apple Music Hits, focused on popular songs of the ’80s, ’90s and 2000s, as well as Apple Music Country, dedicated to the country music genre. Both channels will have daily on-air hosts but will also include several shows hosted by well-known musicians.
Apple Music Hits will include shows hosted by Snoop Dogg, Twain, Alanis Morissette, Backstreet Boys, Meghan Trainor, Ciara, blink-182’s Mark Hoppus and Huey Lewis.
9:00a PST: Apple Music Country Launch Special:
All four Apple Music Country anchors, Kelleigh Bannen, Ty Bentli, Ward Guenther, and Tiera host a big celebration to kick off the new station, speaking to some of the exciting new artists hosting shows including Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Kelsea Ballerini, Jimmie Allen, Dierks Bentley, and Chrissy Metz.
12:00p PST: XO Radio with Carrie Underwood
What can’t Carrie Underwood do? With a vast catalog of blockbuster hits that remind us of the power of music and a successful career as an entrepreneur (she has a lifestyle brand, fitness app, and bestselling book on health and wellness), the global superstar has steadily proven that her talents know no bounds. Every month on XO Radio, she sits down with friends and peers from across the entertainment spectrum to catch up, share stories, and play the music that inspires them. Consider each episode a love letter to her favorite musicians and fondest memories, soundtracked by the songs that mean the most. On the debut of XO Radio, Carrie takes listeners on a journey through her life with musical selections from Mötley Crüe, The Rolling Stones, Queen, George Michael, Guns N’ Roses, and Aerosmith.