Caliente (Sirius XM)

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Broadcast area United States
Branding Caliente sp
Slogan A Tropical Paradise
Frequency Sirius XM 150
Dish Network 6090
First air date September 25, 2001
August 2, 2004 under XM Control
Format Tropical
Class Satellite Radio Station
Owner Sirius XM Radio
Website SiriusXM: Caliente

Caliente is the name of an Sirius XM Radio's Tropical music channel, playing Salsa, Merengue, Bachata and Reggaeton. It is available on 150 (previously channel 83 on Sirius, where it replaced Rumbón on November 12, 2008), and previously channel 85 on XM) and on Dish Network channel 6083. Until February 9, 2010, it was heard on Direct TVchannel 872, but all of the Sirius XM music channels were dropped in favor of SonicTap. Prior to the Sirius/XM merger, Caliente was on XM channel 94.

This channel was programmed by Hispanic Broadcasting Corporation until it merged with Univision Radio in 2002. Univision Radio programmed the channel until 2004 channel production turned in-house. XM returned the channel to the satellites on 2004-08-02.

On-Air Staff[edit]

  • Johnny "El Picoso"
  • Laura Stylez
  • Bryant Pino
  • George Nenadich

Mix Show DJ's[edit]

  • DJ Kito