Sirius XM Radio Reports Third-Quarter Profit

Sirius XM Radio Reports Third-Quarter Profit

Sirius XM Radio Reports Third-Quarter Profit
Sirius XM Radio
reported net income of $104 million for the third quarter of 2011, up from $68 million in the year-ago quarter. Total subscribers grew to 21.3 million with 334,000 added during the quarter, and company revenue increased 6 percent to $763 million. (11/1)

Skaggs Takes Top Honors At Inspirational Country Music Awards
GRAMMY winner Ricky Skaggs received the Entertainer of the Year and Musician of the Year honors at the 2011 Inspirational Country Music Awards on Oct. 28 in Nashville. Other artists picking up awards included Jeff Bates, Chuck Day, Joey + Rory, Lady Antebellum, Justin Moore, Kali Rose, and Sunday Drive, among others. (11/1)

Coldplay Sets UK Digital Album Sales Record
GRAMMY winners Coldplay's Mylo Xyloto debuted at No. 1 on the UK's Official Albums Chart with first-week sales of 208,000 units, marking the second-biggest first-week sales of the year behind Lady Gaga's Born This Way, which opened with 213,000 units sold in June. Mylo Xyloto sold a record-breaking 83,000 downloads for the first week, the largest digital sales week for an album since Take That's Progress sold slightly less than 80,000 last year. (11/1)
 

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