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Country singer Kenny Chesney is getting his own Shoes Radio channel on satellite radio SiriusXM, seeking more exposure for an online venture he started in 2008 to share music with fans.
Besides Chesney own music, the channel will feature a mix of country, acoustic, classic rock and reggae at least partly curated by the star. The name Shoes Radio is a takeoff on his 2002 album,
Shoes, No Shirt, No Problems. said Tuesday the service will launch April 12. A month later, Chesney will host a private concert for SiriusXM subscribers that will air live from New Jersey Stone Pony nightclub.
radio station reflects what I like to listen to and how much music means to me, he said. really believe it has a lot of positive energy. recalled growing up in Tennessee listening to a lot of classic rock. The mix of music he enjoys and Shoes Radio employs would be difficult for a typical radio station to program because it might confuse some listeners,
Chesney will join a shelf of Sirius channels created and devoted to prominent artists, including Bruce Springsteen, Willie Nelson, Jimmy Buffett, Pearl Jam,
Eminem and Neil Diamond.