List of Sirius Satellite Radio stations

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This is a list of Sirius Satellite Radio channels. There are a total of 151 full-time channels on Sirius, 130 of which are on Sirius Canada.

List[edit]

Checkboxes: Checkbox.svg - On US and Canadian services; Checkbox-red.svg - On US service only; Checkbox-blue.svg - On Canadian service only.

Pop/Hits[edit]

Name Format Notes Sirius satellite Sirius website Sprint Nextel
SiriusXM Hits 1 CHR/Pop Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg
KIIS-LA CHR/Pop Simulcast of 102.7 KIIS in Los Angeles Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg
Z100-NY CHR/Pop Simulcast of WHTZ (Z100) in New York Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg
Top 20 on 20 Top 40 (CHR) To be discontinued July 16, 2014 Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg
The ’40s on 4 Hits from the 1940s Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg
The ’50s on 5 Hits from the 1950s Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg
The ’60s on 6 Hits from the 1960s Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg Checkbox-red.svg
The ’70s on 7 Hits from the 1970s Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg Checkbox-red.svg
The ’80s on 8 Hits from the 1980s Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg Checkbox-red.svg
The ’90s on 9 Hits from the 1990s Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg Checkbox-red.svg
Pop2K Hits from the 2000s Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg
The Pulse Hot Adult Contemporary Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg
The Blend Soft Adult Contemporary Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg
Sirius XM Love Love Songs Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg Checkbox-red.svg
Venus Rhythmic Pop/Dance Replaces Top 20 on 20 on July 17, 2014 Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg

Rock[edit]

Name Format Notes Sirius satellite Sirius website Sprint Nextel
Elvis Radio Elvis Presley Music Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg
E Street Radio Bruce Springsteen 24/7 Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg
Underground Garage Little Steven's Underground Garage Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg
Pearl Jam Radio Pearl Jam 24/7 Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg
The Grateful Dead Channel Music from the Grateful Dead Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg
Radio Margaritaville Jimmy Buffett and other music appealing to Parrotheads Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg
Classic Rewind Classic rock from the late 1970s, 1980s and early 1990s Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg Checkbox-red.svg
Classic Vinyl Classic rock from the 1960s and 1970s Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg Checkbox-red.svg
Deep Tracks Deep Classic rock, Progressive Rock Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg
The Spectrum Adult Album Alternative Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg
Jam On Jam Bands Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg Checkbox-red.svg
The Loft Eclectic Acoustic Rock Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg
The Coffee House Singers, Songwriters, & Acoustic rock Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg
The Bridge Mellow Rock Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg
First Wave Classic New wave and alternative rock Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg Checkbox-red.svg
Lithium 1990s alternative rock, Grunge Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg
Sirius XMU Indie / College / Unsigned Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg
Alt Nation Alternative rock Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg Checkbox-red.svg
Octane Pure hard rock Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg
Ozzy's Boneyard Classic hard rock Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg
Hair Nation Glam Metal Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg Checkbox-red.svg
Liquid Metal Heavy metal and Hardcore Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg
Faction Punk rock, Hip hop, Heavy metal, and Hard rock Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg
The Joint Reggae Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg

Hip hop/R&B[edit]

Name Format Notes Sirius satellite Sirius website Sprint Nextel
Hip-Hop Nation Modern Hip hop Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg
Shade 45 Progressive Hip hop Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg
BackSpin Classic Hip hop Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg
The Heat Pop and R&B This XM channel was added to Sirius on November 12, 2008, replacing Hot Jamz Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg Checkbox-red.svg
Heart & Soul R&B Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg Checkbox-red.svg
Soul Town Classic Soul Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg
The Groove Classic R&B Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg

Electronic/Dance[edit]

Name Format Notes Sirius satellite Sirius website Sprint Nextel
BPM Current-based Dance hits Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg Checkbox-red.svg
Electric Area Progressive Trance, EDM, and House Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg Checkbox-red.svg
Sirius XM Chill Chill out music Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg Checkbox-red.svg
Studio 54 Radio Disco Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg
Utopia Dance hits from the 1980s, 1990s, and 2000s Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg

Country[edit]

Name Format Notes Sirius satellite Sirius website Sprint Nextel
Willie's Roadhouse Classic Country Hits/Willie Nelson's Traditional Country Was formerly two channels Willie's Place and The Roadhouse Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg
Prime Country Country from the 1980s, 1990s and early 2000s Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg Checkbox-red.svg
The Highway Modern Country Music Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg Checkbox-red.svg
Outlaw Country Outlaw country Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg
Bluegrass Junction Bluegrass Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg

Christian[edit]

Name Format Notes Sirius satellite Sirius website Sprint Nextel
The Message Contemporary Christian Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg
Kirk Franklin's Praise Gospel, created by Kirk Franklin Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg
enLighten Southern Gospel Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg

Jazz, Blues, & Standards[edit]

Name Format Notes Sirius satellite Sirius website Sprint Nextel
Watercolors Smooth Jazz Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg
Real Jazz Traditional Jazz Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg
Spa New-age Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg
Escape Beautiful Music Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg
B. B. King's Bluesville Blues Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg Checkbox-red.svg
Siriusly Sinatra Standards and Swing Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg
On Broadway Showtunes Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg Checkbox-red.svg

Classical[edit]

Name Format Notes Sirius satellite Sirius website Sprint Nextel
Metropolitan Opera Radio Opera Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg
Sirius XM Pops Popular classical Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg
Symphony Hall Classical music Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg

Family & Health[edit]

Name Format Notes Sirius satellite Sirius website Sprint Nextel
Kids Place Live Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg
Radio Disney Children's Checkbox.svg
Sirius XM Book Radio Books & Drama Checkbox.svg
Doctor Radio Health and medical information Checkbox.svg
Radio Classics Old Time Radio Regularly scheduled programming on this channel is subject to preemption for live music and sports programming. Checkbox.svg

Sports[edit]

Name Format Notes Sirius satellite Sirius website Sprint Nextel
ESPN Radio Sports Talk Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg
ESPN Xtra Sports News Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg
Mad Dog Radio Regularly scheduled programming on this channel is subject to preemption for live music and sports programming. Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg
Sirius NFL Radio Sports Talk Regularly scheduled programming on this channel is subject to preemption for live music and sports programming. Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg
Sirius NASCAR Radio NASCAR Racing and Talk Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg
Sirius XM College Sports Nation Sports Talk Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg
Sports Play-by-Play 1 Sports Talk and Play-by-Play Checkbox.svg
Sports Play-by-Play 2 Checkbox.svg
Sirius XM FC Soccer Talk & Play-By-Play Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg
ESPN Deportes Radio Sports Checkbox-red.svg Checkbox-red.svg

Comedy[edit]

Name Format Notes Sirius satellite Sirius website Sprint Nextel
Comedy Central Radio Comedy Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg
The Foxxhole Jamie Foxx's channel Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg
Blue Collar Comedy Comedy Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg
Laugh USA Comedy Was titled "Cracked-Up Comedy" until September 29, 2005. Formerly titled "Laugh Break" until November 12, 2008. Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg
Raw Dog Stand-up comedy Stand-up comedy and Jim Breuer's daily show Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg

Entertainment[edit]

Name Format Notes Sirius satellite Sirius website Sprint Nextel
Howard 100 Howard Stern’s channels Howard Stern Show live in the morning. Repeats the The Howard Stern Show all day. Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg Checkbox-red.svg
Howard 101 Featuring a delayed broadcast of The Howard Stern Show, Stern Show Shuffle and other comedy shows. Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg Checkbox-red.svg
Radio Sex Adult entertainment Replaced The Playboy Channel in March 2013 Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg
Indie Talk Radio Hot talk Regularly scheduled programming on this channel is subject to preemption for live music and sports programming. On November 17, 2008 the channel dropped the Maxim Radio name and was renamed Sirius Stars too. Once again renamed Indie Talk Radio in March 2013 Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg
Entertainment Weekly Radio Pop Culture News and Reviews Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg
Sirius XM Stars Talk Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg
SIRIUS OutQ Gay/Lesbian Entertainment Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg
Sirius XM Urban View African-American talk Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg

Talk, News, & National Public Radio[edit]

Name Format Notes Sirius satellite Sirius website Sprint Nextel
CNBC Financial News Television audio simulcast Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg
Bloomberg Radio Simulcast of WBBR in New York City, NY. Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg
Fox News Channel News Television audio simulcast Checkbox.svg
CNN Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg
HLN Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg
MSNBC Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg
BBC World Service Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg
NPR Now NPR programs arranged specifically for SIRIUS Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg
P.O.T.U.S Political talk Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg
SIRIUS XM Patriot Conservative Talk Regularly scheduled programming on this channel is subject to preemption for live music and sports programming. Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg
SiriusXM Progress Liberal Talk Regularly scheduled programming on this channel is subject to preemption for live music and sports programming. Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg
Road Dog Trucking Trucking talk Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg
The Power African-American Talk Checkbox-red.svg
H.U.R. Voices Howard University College Radio/Talk Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg
HBCU Howard University & HBCUs College Radio/Talk Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg
CNN en Español News Checkbox-red.svg
CBC Radio One Canadian news and information Content specifically created for Sirius Canada's satellite broadcast. Checkbox.svg
Première Plus Canadian news and information Checkbox.svg

Religion[edit]

Name Format Notes Sirius satellite Sirius website Sprint Nextel
The Catholic Channel Catholic Lifestyle Regularly scheduled programming on this channel is subject to preemption for live music and sports programming. Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg
EWTN Global Catholic Network Catholic programming Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg
FamilyTalk Christian Sermons & Talk Radio Regularly scheduled programming on this channel is subject to preemption for live music and sports programming. Checkbox.svg Checkbox-red.svg

Latin, French, Canadian, & International[edit]

Name Format Notes Sirius satellite Sirius website Sprint Nextel
Caliente Tropical/Latin pop Checkbox.svg Checkbox.svg
Iceberg Radio Canadian Adult Alternative Checkbox.svg Checkbox-blue.svg
CBC Radio 3 Canadian Indie Music Content specifically created for Sirius Canada's satellite broadcast. Checkbox.svg Checkbox-blue.svg
Espace Musique French Variety Music Checkbox.svg Checkbox-blue.svg
L'Oasis francophone French Adult Contemporary Checkbox.svg
Latitude franco French Chart Hits Checkbox.svg
Bande à part French Indie Music Checkbox.svg Checkbox-blue.svg

Traffic/Weather[edit]

Name Format Notes Sirius satellite Sirius website Sprint Nextel
Boston/Philadelphia/Pittsburgh 24/7 Traffic and Weather Regularly scheduled programming on this channel is subject to preemption for live music and sports programming. Checkbox-red.svg
New York Checkbox-red.svg
Atlanta/Baltimore/Washington DC Regularly scheduled programming on this channel is subject to preemption for live music and sports programming. Checkbox-red.svg
Chicago/Detroit Checkbox-red.svg
Miami/Orlando/Tampa-St. Petersburg Regularly scheduled programming on this channel is subject to preemption for live music and sports programming. Checkbox-red.svg
Dallas-Fort Worth/Houston/Phoenix Regularly scheduled programming on this channel is subject to preemption for live music and sports programming. Checkbox-red.svg
Las Vegas/Minneapolis/St. Louis Regularly scheduled programming on this channel is subject to preemption for live music and sports programming. Las Vegas traffic & weather replaced Pittsburgh traffic and weather on September 26, 2006. Checkbox-red.svg
San Diego/San Francisco/Seattle Regularly scheduled programming on this channel is subject to preemption for live music and sports programming. Checkbox-red.svg
Los Angeles Also includes Variety Radio News updates Checkbox-red.svg
The Weather Network Satellite Radio Service Weather Updates Across Canada Content specifically created for Sirius Canada's satellite broadcast. Added to some U.S. receivers September 26, 2006. Checkbox.svg

Best of XM (Premium package)[edit]

Name Format Notes Sirius satellite Sirius website Sprint Nextel
Oprah Radio Self-help Talk Checkbox-red.svg Checkbox-red.svg
XM Public Radio Public radio Checkbox-red.svg
The Opie and Anthony Channel Opie and Anthony, Ron and Fez Checkbox-red.svg Checkbox-red.svg
NHL Home Ice National Hockey League talk & play-by-play Checkbox-red.svg Checkbox-red.svg
PGA Tour Network Live Tournament Coverage & Golf Talk Checkbox-red.svg Checkbox-red.svg
MLB Home Plate Major League Baseball talk Checkbox-red.svg Checkbox-red.svg
Sirius XM Fantasy Sports Radio Sports talk Checkbox-red.svg Checkbox-red.svg
Sports Play-by-Play NBA, NHL, and College Sports Play-by-Play Checkbox-red.svg

SIR / Only Available on Sirius Internet Radio[edit]

Name Format Notes Sirius satellite Sirius website Sprint Nextel
National Public Radio National Public Radio Checkbox.svg
Viva Latin Pop Hits Checkbox.svg
The Village Folk music Checkbox-red.svg
CineMagic Movie soundtracks Checkbox-red.svg
Sirius XM Limited Engagements Limited-run channels Checkbox-red.svg
Sirius XM Sports Nation 2 More sports talk Checkbox-red.svg
Sirius XM Bootlegs Exclusive live performances Checkbox-red.svg
Sirius XM Music Showcase Exclusive music Checkbox-red.svg
Sirius XM Comedy Showcase Exclusive comedy Checkbox-red.svg
Martha Stewart Living Radio Women's lifestyle programming Checkbox.svg
Rosie Radio Rosie Radio 24/7 Checkbox-red.svg
Sirius XM Patriot Plus Conservative talk Checkbox-red.svg
Sirius XM Left Plus Progressive talk Checkbox-red.svg
TheBlaze Radio Conservative libertarian talk Added to SiriusXM internet radio on March 25, 2013 Checkbox-red.svg
C-SPAN Radio U.S. Government Hearings and Public Affairs Checkbox-red.svg
Public Radio Exchange Public radio Checkbox-red.svg

Format changes[edit]

  • The Strobe - Was Disco until September 29, 2005.
  • Hot Jamz - Was Urban Contemporary until September 29, 2005.
  • Standard Time - Was "Standards" until September 29, 2005.
  • Rumbon - Was Caribbean Dance Music until September 29, 2005.
  • Sports extra - Was French language news until October 1, 2007.

Former channels[edit]

(Most recent changes on top)

  • World Radio Network - was "An international tour of the news from broadcasters worldwide" (dropped April 25, 2013)[1][2]
  • Martha Stewart Living Radio - was a variety of programming channel (dropped February 18, 2013)
  • Playboy Radio - was an uncensored adult content station (dropped on March 14, 2013)
  • Fox News Talk - conservative talk radio operated by the Fox Broadcasting Company (dropped on February 14, 2013)
  • Rumbon (83) - was a Tropical/Reggaeton radio station (replaced by Caliente on November 12, 2008)
  • SIRIUS Disorder (33) - was a Freeform/Eclectic radio station (dropped on November 12, 2008)
  • The Beat (36) - Was a Top 40 Dance Hits station (Replaced by XM's BPM on November 12, 2008)
  • Sirius Super Shuffle (12) - was an adult hits station (dropped from online service November 12, 2008)
  • Universo Latino (90) - Universo Latino is a Spanish Pop radio station (dropped on November 12, 2008)
  • Boombox (39) - Boombox was a Breakbeat and rock remix radio station on Sirius Satellite Radio channel 39 and DISH Network channel 6034, (dropped on November 12, 2008)
  • Hot Jamz (50) - Hip-Hop and R&B (replaced by XM's The Heat on November 12, 2008)
  • E! Entertainment Radio (107) - Entertainment news and Celebrity Gossip, (dropped on November 12, 2008)
  • Punk (29) - Was a Punk and Ska radio station. On September 15, 2008, it was replaced with a 24-hour AC/DC channel.
  • Client 9 Radio (126) - Talk channel ran from March 14, 2008 at 5:00 pm ET through midnight on March 17, 2008 to discuss the Eliot Spitzer scandal.[3]
  • LIME Radio (114) - Healthy Lifestyle (dropped February 13, 2008).
  • Court TV Plus (110) - Live trial proceedings (dropped January 1, 2008) -- channel now broadcasts "POTUS".
  • ABC News & Talk (143) - News/talk and entertainment (dropped September 24, 2007).
  • Planet Jazz (70) - Modern Jazz (dropped September 7, 2007)
  • The Who Channel (29) - The Who music (dropped April 1, 2007)
  • Discovery Channel Radio (119) - Discovery Channel programming (dropped February 14, 2007).
  • Revolution (67) - Christian rock (dropped February 14, 2007).
  • C-SPAN Radio (139) - U.S. Government Hearings and Public Affairs. (dropped February 14, 2007).
  • Sports Byline USA (122) - Sports Talk (dropped February 14, 2007).
  • Rolling Stones Radio (98) - All Rolling Stones music (dropped January 1, 2007).
  • PRI (136) - Global Issues (dropped September 25, 2006).
  • BBC Mundo (182) - (Spanish) News, (dropped September 25, 2006)
  • Classical Voices (85) - Opera, (dropped September 25, 2006)
  • WSM Entertainment (117) - Simulcast of 650 WSM in Nashville. Broadcast the Grand Ole Opry (dropped September 13, 2006).
  • Sirius RIGHT (145) - Some programming from this channel was merged into Sirius Patriot (dropped March 14, 2006).
  • Sirius Advice (117) - Advice programming. Upon deletion, programs were added to other Sirius channels (dropped March 14, 2006).
  • Mexicana (91) - Played Regional Mexican music (dropped March 14, 2006).
  • EWTN Radio Catolica Mundial (180) - Spanish language Catholic programming (dropped March 14, 2006).
  • Remix (62) - Played exclusive remixes of modern dance music (dropped September 29, 2005).
  • Wax (42) - Featured remixed hip-hop (dropped September 29, 2005).
  • Slow Jamz (52) - Featured modern soft R&B (dropped September 29, 2005).
  • Swing Street (73) - Played swing music from the 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s (dropped September 29, 2005).
  • Folk Town (38) - Played contemporary and traditional folk music (dropped September 29, 2005).
  • Hispanic Talk (181) - Featured Spanish language talk radio (replaced with "ESPN Deportes" on December 1, 2005).
  • The Weather Channel Radio (110,111,112) - Provided continual weather forecasts (dropped September 29, 2005).
  • Wisdom Radio (132) - Dedicated to new age thinkers and life improvement methods. Rebranded as "Lime" on September 29, 2005.
  • The Word Network (161) - Featured Gospel music and urban ministries from a Protestant and Gospel perspective (dropped September 29, 2005).
  • Air America Radio (144) - Featured liberal talk radio, mainly which were Air America personalities. Dropped in July 2005 when Air America went exclusively with XM Satellite Radio.
  • Vacation (97) - Played island vacation music—replaced with "Radio Margaritaville" in June 2005.
  • Talk for Women (Our Time) (131) - Featured women-oriented talk and entertainment programming (dropped May 2005).
  • Street Beat (44) - Featured rap (dropped October 2004).
  • La Red Hispana (117) - Featured news and talk programming in Spanish (replaced with "Hispanic Talk" in July 2004).
  • Planet Dance (63) - Played mainstream dance music (replaced with "Area 63"—now Area—in July 2004).
  • Radio Deportivo (128) - Featured sports programming in Spanish (dropped July 2004).
  • The Border (36) - Played alternative country (replaced with "Outlaw Country" in April 2004).
  • Country Road (32) - Played a mix of classic country and modern country (replaced with "Prime Country" in January 2004).
  • House Party (60) - Played house music (dropped January 2004).
  • The Vortex (64) - Played trance music (dropped January 2004).
  • Planet Rhyme (41) - Featured international hip-hop (dropped January 2004).
  • Vista (82) - Played chamber music (dropped January 2004).
  • Soundscapes (98) - Played new age music (dropped January 2004).
  • SIRIUS Sessions (100) - Played live music (dropped January 2004).
  • Sirius Entertainment (135) - Featured programming about celebrities and the world of entertainment (replaced with "Our Time - Talk for Women" in January 2004).
  • A&E Satellite Radio (137) - Featured programming from the A&E television network (dropped January 2004).
  • Radio Amigo (140) - A Spanish language talk channel (dropped January 2004).
  • Radio Mujer (141) - A Spanish language talk channel (dropped January 2004).
  • The Express (44) - Old School/Funk R&B (dropped February 2003).

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "World Radio Net". Sirius. Retrieved April 27, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Listeners in North America at WRN". World Radio Net. Retrieved April 27, 2013. 
  3. ^ http://www.sirius.com/client9radio Client 9 Radio

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