List of Sirius XM Radio channels

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Since 2008, Sirius XM Radio has had a similar channel lineup, with a few differences based on whether the individual has a Sirius Satellite Radio or an XM Satellite Radio. Although the two services merged in 2007, for technical and legal reasons separate radios continue to be manufactured for the separate services despite the programming lineups having merged.

The following is a list of channels on Sirius XM and Sirius XM Canada. There are a total of 151 full-time channels on Sirius XM, 130 of which are on Sirius XM Canada. Not included are channels that are specifically used for live sports programming, as well as former music channels that were merged with a duplicate music channel after the merger.

List[edit]

Preview[edit]

Sirius Channel XM Channel Name Format Satellite Internet
184 1 Sirius XM Preview Sirius XM Promos and Information Available Available

Pop/Hits[edit]

Sirius XM Channel Name Format Satellite Internet
2 SiriusXM Hits 1 CHR/Pop Available Available
3 Venus Rhythmic Pop/Dance Available Available
4 The ’40s on 4 Hits from the 1940s Available Available
5 The ’50s on 5 Hits from the 1950s and early 1960s Available Available
6 The ’60s on 6 Hits from the 1960s Available Available
7 The ’70s on 7 Hits from the 1970s Available Available
8 The ’80s on 8 Hits from the 1980s Available Available
9 The ’90s on 9 Hits from the 1990s Available Available
10 Pop2K Hits from the 2000s Available Available
11 KIIS-LA CHR/Pop Available Available
12 Z100-NY CHR/Pop Available Available
15 The Pulse Hot Adult Contemporary Available Available
16 The Blend Soft Adult Contemporary Available Available
17 Sirius XM Love Love Songs Available Available

Rock[edit]

Sirius XM Channel Name Format Satellite Internet
19 Elvis Radio Elvis Presley Music Available Available
20 E Street Radio Bruce Springsteen 24/7 Available Available
21 Underground Garage Little Steven's Underground Garage Available Available
22 Pearl Jam Radio Pearl Jam 24/7 Available Available
23 The Grateful Dead Channel Music from the Grateful Dead Available Available
24 Radio Margaritaville Jimmy Buffett and other music appealing to Parrotheads Available Available
25 Classic Rewind Classic rock from the late 1970s, 1980s and early 1990s Available Available
26 Classic Vinyl Classic rock from the 1960s and 1970s Available Available
27 Deep Tracks Deep Classic rock, Progressive Rock Available Available
28 The Spectrum Adult Album Alternative Available Available
29 Jam On Jam Bands Available Available
30 The Loft Eclectic Acoustic Rock Available Available
31 The Coffee House Singers, Songwriters, & Acoustic rock Available Available
32 The Bridge Mellow Rock Available Available
33 First Wave Classic New wave and alternative rock Available Available
34 Lithium 1990s alternative rock, Grunge Available Available
35 Sirius XMU Indie / College / Unsigned Available Available
36 Alt Nation Alternative rock Available Available
37 Octane Pure hard rock Available Available
38 Ozzy's Boneyard Classic hard rock Available Available
39 Hair Nation Glam Metal Available Available
40 Liquid Metal Heavy metal and Hardcore Available Available
41 Faction Punk rock, Hip hop, Heavy metal, and Hard rock Available Available
42 The Joint Reggae Available Available

Hip hop/R&B[edit]

Sirius XM Channel Name Format Satellite Internet
44 Hip-Hop Nation Modern Hip hop Available Available
45 Shade 45 Progressive Hip hop Available Available
46 BackSpin Classic Hip hop Available Available
47 The Heat Pop and R&B Available Available
48 Heart & Soul R&B Available Available
49 Soul Town Classic Soul Available Available
50 The Groove Classic R&B Available Available

Electronic/Dance[edit]

Sirius XM Channel Name Format Satellite Internet
51 BPM Current-based Dance hits Available Available
52 Electric Area Progressive Trance, EDM, and House Available Available
53 Sirius XM Chill Chill out music Available Available
54 Studio 54 Radio Disco Available Available
55 Utopia Dance hits from the 1980s, 1990s, and 2000s Available Available

Country[edit]

Sirius XM Channel Name Format Satellite Internet
56 The Highway Modern Country Music Available Available
57 Y2Kountry 2000s and Today Country Available Available
58 Prime Country Country from the 1980s, 1990s and early 2000s Available Available
59 Willie's Roadhouse Classic Country Hits/Willie Nelson's Traditional Country Available Available
60 Outlaw Country Outlaw country Available Available
61 Bluegrass Junction Bluegrass Available Available

Christian[edit]

Sirius XM Channel Name Format Satellite Internet
63 The Message Contemporary Christian Available Available
64 Kirk Franklin's Praise Gospel, created by Kirk Franklin Available Available
65 enLighten Southern Gospel Available Available

Jazz, Blues, & Standards[edit]

Sirius XM Channel Name Format Satellite Internet
66 Watercolors Smooth Jazz Available Available
67 Real Jazz Traditional Jazz Available Available
68 Spa New-age Available Available
69 Escape Beautiful Music Available Available
70 B. B. King's Bluesville Blues Available Available
71 Siriusly Sinatra Standards and Swing Available Available
72 On Broadway Showtunes Available Available

Classical[edit]

Sirius XM Channel Name Format Satellite Internet
74 Metropolitan Opera Radio Opera Available Available
75 Sirius XM Pops Popular classical Available Unavailable
76 Symphony Hall Classical music Available Available

Family & Health[edit]

Sirius XM Channel Name Format Satellite Internet
77 KIDZ BOP Radio Available Available
78 Kids Place Live Available Available
79 Radio Disney Children's Available Unavailable
80 RURAL RADIO Available Available
81 Doctor Radio Health and medical information Available Unavailable
82 Radio Classics Old Time Radio Available Unavailable

Sports[edit]

Sirius Channel XM Channel Name Format Satellite Internet
83 83 ESPN Radio Sports Talk Available Available
84 84 ESPN Xtra Sports News Available Available
85 85 Mad Dog Radio Available Available
207 86 Sirius XM NBA Radio Sports Talk Available Available
210 87 SIRIUS XM Fantasy Sports Radio Sports Talk Available Available
88 88 Sirius XM NFL Radio Sports Talk Available Available
209 89 MLB Network Radio 24/7 Major League Baseball Channel Available Available
90 90 Sirius NASCAR Radio NASCAR Racing and Talk Available Available
91 91 Sirius XM College Sports Nation Sports Talk Available Available
92 92 Sirius XM Sports Zone Sports Talk Available Available
93 208 Sirius XM Bleacher Report Radio Sports Talk by Bleacher Report Available Available
208 93 Sirius XM PGA Tour Radio Live PGA Tour golf and talk Available Available
94 94 Sirius XM FC Soccer Talk & Play-By-Play Available Available
211 218 Sirius XM NHL Network Radio National Hockey League talk & play-by-play Available Available

Comedy[edit]

Sirius XM Channel Name Format Satellite Internet
95 Comedy Central Radio Comedy Available Available
96 The Foxxhole Jamie Foxx's channel Available Available
97 Blue Collar Comedy Comedy Available Available
98 Laugh USA Comedy Available Available
99 Raw Dog Comedy Hits Stand-up comedy Available Available

Entertainment[edit]

Sirius Channel XM Channel Name Format Satellite Internet
100 100 Howard 100 Howard Stern’s channels Available Available
101 101 Howard 101 Available Available
102 102 Indie Talk Radio Hot talk Available Available
206 103 Opie Radio Opie with Jim Norton, Ron and Fez U.S. only U.S. only
105 105 Entertainment Weekly Radio Pop Culture News and Reviews Available Available
106 106 SiriusXM OutQ Gay/Lesbian Entertainment Available Available
204 107 Oprah Radio Self-help Talk U.S. only U.S. only
108 108 Today Show Radio 24/7 loop of most recent episode of NBC Today Available Unavailable
109 109 Sirius XM Stars Talk Available Available

Talk, News, & National Public Radio[edit]

Sirius XM Channel Name Format Satellite Internet
111 Business Radio Financial News Available Available
112 CNBC Financial News Available Available
113 Fox Business Financial News Available Available
114 Fox News Channel News Available Available
115 CNN News Available Available
116 HLN News Available Available
117 MSNBC News Available Available
118 BBC World Service News Available Available
119 Bloomberg Radio Simulcast of WBBR in New York City, NY. Available Available
120 C-SPAN Radio U.S. Government Hearings and Public Affairs Available Available
121 Sirius XM Public Radio Public radio Available Available
122 NPR Now NPR programs arranged specifically for SIRIUS Available Available
123 Public Radio Exchange Public radio Available Available
124 P.O.T.U.S Political talk Available Available
125 SiriusXM Patriot Conservative Talk Available Available
126 Sirius XM Urban View African-American talk Available Available
127 SiriusXM Progress Liberal Talk Available Available

Religion[edit]

Sirius XM Channel Name Format Satellite Internet
128 Joel Olsteen Radio Inspirational Available Available
129 The Catholic Channel Catholic Lifestyle Available Available
130 EWTN Global Catholic Network Catholic programming Available Available
131 FamilyTalk Christian Sermons & Talk Radio Available Unavailable

Traffic/Weather[edit]

Sirius XM Channel Name Format Satellite Internet
132 Boston/Philadelphia/Pittsburgh 24/7 Traffic and Weather Available Unavailable
133 New York 24/7 Traffic and Weather Available Unavailable
134 Atlanta/Baltimore/Washington, D.C. 24/7 Traffic and Weather Available Unavailable
135 Chicago/Detroit 24/7 Traffic and Weather Available Unavailable
136 Miami/Orlando/Tampa-St. Petersburg 24/7 Traffic and Weather Available Unavailable
137 Dallas-Fort Worth/Houston/Phoenix 24/7 Traffic and Weather Available Unavailable
138 Las Vegas/Minneapolis/St. Louis 24/7 Traffic and Weather Las Vegas traffic & weather replaced Pittsburgh traffic and weather on September 26, 2006. Available Unavailable
139 San Diego/San Francisco/Seattle 24/7 Traffic and Weather Available Unavailable
140 Los Angeles 24/7 Traffic and Weather Available Unavailable

More[edit]

Sirius XM Channel Name Format Satellite Internet
141 H.U.R. Voices Howard University College Radio/Talk Available Available
142 HBCU Howard University & HBCUs College Radio/Talk Available Available
143 BYU Radio Brigham Young University College Radio/Talk Available Available
144 Korea Today Korean music, news, & entertainment Available Available
146 Road Dog Trucking Trucking talk Available Available
147 Sirius XM 147 Music Available Available

Latin, French, Canadian, & International[edit]

Sirius Channel XM Channel Name Format Satellite Internet
148 148 Águila Regional Mexican Music Available Available
149 149 La Mezcla Hits in Spanish and English Available Available
150 150 Caliente Tropical/Latin pop Available Available
152 152 En Vivo Contemporary English & Spanish Hits Available Available
153 153 Cristina Radio Advice and Current Affairs Available Available
154 154 Inspírate Inspired Hispanic talk radio Available Canada only
155 155 CNN en Español News Available Available
156 156 RadioFórmula México News Available Available
157 157 ESPN Deportes Radio Sports U.S. only U.S. only
158 158 beIN Sports en Español Sports U.S. only U.S. only
N/A 159 MLB en Español Sports Available Unavailable
161 N/A Iceberg Radio Canadian Adult Alternative Available Unavailable
162 162 CBC Radio 3 Canadian Indie Music Available Unavailable
163 163 Ici Musique French Variety Music Available Unavailable
164 N/A Latitude franco French Chart Hits Available Unavailable
165 N/A Multicultural Radio The Cultures of Canada Available Unavailable
166 166 Ici Musique FrancoCountry Francophone & Canadian Country-Folk Available Unavailable
167 167 Canada Talks Canadian current affairs & talk Available Unavailable
168 168 Canada Laughs Canadian comedy Available Unavailable
169 169 CBC Radio One Canadian news and information Available Unavailable
170 170 Ici Première Radio Canada News & Information Available Unavailable
171 171 CBC Music: Sonica Adult Alternative Artists. Available Unavailable
172 172 Canada 360 by AMI Canadian News & Weather Available Unavailable
N/A 173 The Verge Canadian New & Emerging Indie/Alternative Available Unavailable
N/A 174 Influence Franco Indie Pop Alternative Available Unavailable

Internet Radio only[edit]

Sirius XM Channel Name Format Status
310 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Radio Music from artists inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Available
312 Tom Petty's Buried Treasure Dedicated channel for music by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers Available
313 RockBar Jukebox songs Available
316 Sirius XM Comes Alive! Live classic rock Available
319 Classic College Radio Classic indie rock Available
340 Tiësto's Club Life Radio Electronic dance Available
350 Red White & Booze Country bar songs Available
360 Krishna Das Yoga Radio Chanting, sacred & spiritual music Available
370 SportsCenter Sound simulcast of latest episode from ESPN Available
400 Carlin's Corner Channel devoted to George Carlin stand-up Available
403 Just For Laughs Radio Comedy Available
450 Fox News Talk Talk radio Available
500 Viva Latin Pop Hits Available
506 Flow Nación Latin Urban Music Available
520 Latidos Latin Love Songs Available
523 Caricia Classic ballads in Spanish & English Available
530 Luna Latin Jazz Available
533 Rumbón Classic salsa Available
540 La Kueva Latin rock Available
563 Entretenimiento SiriusXM Showbiz Available
700 Neil Diamond Radio Dedicated channel for music by Neil Diamond Available
702 Velvet Pop vocalists Available
703 Elevations Channel dedicated to cover songs Available
705 Sirius XM Limited Engagements Limited-run channels. Available
713 Jason Ellis Music Available
724 Sirius XM Silk Smooth R&B love songs. Available
725 Sirius XM Fly Hip-hop & R&B from the 1990s and 2000s. Available
741 The Village Folk music U.S. only
749 Jazz at Lincoln Center Jazz music from the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. U.S. only
750 CineMagic Movie soundtracks U.S. only
760 Sirius XM Pops Classical pops U.S. only
770 70s/80s Pop 70s and 80s party music U.S. only
771 80s/90s Pop 80s and 90s party music U.S. only
772 90s/2K Pop 90s and 2000s party music U.S. only
773 Classic Rock Party Classic rock party music U.S. only
774 Rockin' Frat Party College rock songs U.S. only
775 Hip-Hop Party Hip-hop party music U.S. only
776 Oldies Party 50s and 60s party music U.S. only
777 Pop Party Mix Party music U.S. only
778 Punk Party Punk music U.S. only
779 New Wave Dance Party New Wave party music U.S. only
780 The Girls' Room Girl group music U.S. only
781 Holly Christmas music U.S. only (seasonal)
782 Holiday Traditions Traditional Christmas music U.S. only (seasonal)
783 Holiday Pops Classical Christmas carols U.S. only (seasonal)
784 Country Christmas Country Christmas music U.S. only (seasonal)
785 Navidad Latin Christmas music U.S. only
786 Holiday Soul Soul/R&B/Motown Christmas music U.S. only (seasonal)
787 Radio Hanukkah Hanukkah music U.S. only (seasonal)
791 Vivid Radio Sex talk U.S. only
796 TheBlaze Radio Conservative libertarian talk U.S. only
797 Sirius XM Patriot Plus Conservative talk U.S. only
798 Sirius XM Progressive Plus Progressive talk U.S. only
799 Sirius XM on Demand On Demand Sirius XM service Available

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)

  • Top 20 on 20 - was a hits station whose song list was determined by listener voting (dropped on July 17, 2014).
  • 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).
  • 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).

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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