Howard Stern
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Howard Stern Productions


President / Radio Host

In a year of great social upheaval, Stern worked under a cloud of uncertainty, dealing with a problem most could only dream of: what to do when his $90 million annual contract with satellite broadcaster SiriusXM expires at the end of 2020, even as rumors swirled that audio streamer Spotify was dangling a rich multi-year contract. Through it all, he exercised his talent for stirring up controversy by speaking out against supporters of his longtime friend and frequent guest, President Donald Trump, saying he hated them for voting for him. Stern also expressed support for Black Lives Matter and regret over his past appearance in blackface for a 1993 New Year’s Eve comedy spoof, saying he has evolved since then with the help of therapy.


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  • Radio Engineering Institute of Electronics (VA, USA)

Variety Honors

  • 2017 Variety500 Honoree
  • 2018 Variety500 Honoree
  • 2019 Variety500 Honoree
  • Comedy Impact
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Howard Stern Extends SiriusXM Radio Deal for Five More Years

Howard Stern Extends SiriusXM Radio Deal for Five More Years

SiriusXM will be home to "The Howard Stern Show" for a lot longer.On Tuesday, the broadcasting company announced it will continue to exclusively host and produce the longtime radio host's show for the next five years. SiriusXM will also hold the rights to Howard Stern's audio and video archives for an additional seven years.“Fifteen years ago, I joined SiriusXM, a fledgling group of broadcasters. I had been in a toxic relationship with terrestrial radio. And no matter how well I...


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