Ludacris Lands Show On XM Satellite Radio

Ludacris, Atlanta’s

Hip-Hop giant, announced today that he has signed on to host a weekly music show

exclusively for XM Satellite Radio, the nation’s leading satellite radio

service with more than 5 million subscribers.

“Disturbing Tha Peace Presents Ludacris’ Open Mic” will feature

music hand-selected by the artist, including songs from Ludacris’ vast personal

music collection, as well as special guests and interviews with other artists.

Ludacris born Chris Bridges, is one of the most recognized names

in popular music today and his new show is expected to increase his massive

fan base.

“This is the beginning of a great partnership and I really

look forward to growing with XM and their millions of subscribers,” Ludacris

said. “XM Satellite Radio is affording me the opportunity to expose our

audience to a wider variety of music and ideas.”

Starting his career as a popular DJ on Atlanta's Hot 97, Ludacris

has enjoyed enormous success since his major-label debut in 2000.

He has sold over 15 million records worldwide.

“The addition of Ludacris to the XM artist family is a

testament to XM’s commitment to create the best original music programming

available on satellite radio,” states Eric Logan, executive vice president

of programming for XM Satellite Radio. “Ludacris’ passion for and

knowledge of music, along with his remarkable talent as an artist, are a natural

fit with XM.”

The burgeoning actor, philanthropist and label executive has

also extended his achievements far beyond the confines of his own albums.

“Disturbing Tha Peace Presents Ludacris’ Open Mic”

weekly music show will debut in January 2006 on XM’s uncut hip-hop channel

RAW (XM channel 66).

In related news,

Ludacris will be featured on the October 6 episode of “The Oprah Winfrey