The programming will broadcast on its Howard Stern's SiriusXM channel Howard 101

By Eric Renner Brown
May 26, 2017 at 02:34 PM EDT
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SiriusXM will pay tribute to late Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell with an evening of special programming Friday night.

The Cornell tribute will begin at 5 p.m. ET on Howard 101 with a Sternthology — the daily show collecting memorable moments from the Stern’s broadcasting history — devoted to the singer’s appearances on Stern’s show. It’ll continue at 11 p.m. ET with a rebroadcast of a 2014 concert commemorating the 20th anniversary of Soundgarden’s Superunknown that took place at Manhattan’s Webster Hall and was presented by Stern.

Stern had a well-known love of Cornell, first mentioning him on-air back in 1994, according to a timeline on Stern’s website. Cornell appeared multiple times on the show beginning in 2007, including once in 2011 when he performed a tender, acoustic version of John Lennon’s “Imagine.”

Cornell died on May 18 at age 52. For more about the beloved singer, revisit EW’s list of his greatest songs.

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