SiriusXM Hits 1

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SiriusXM Hits 1
Sirius XM Hits 1.png
Broadcast area United States, Canada
Slogan The Sound of Now!
Frequency Sirius XM Radio 2
Dish Network 6002
Format Top 40
Class Satellite Radio Station
Owner Sirius XM Radio
Website SiriusXM Hits 1

SiriusXM Hits 1 is a Top 40 radio station on Sirius XM Radio channel 2 and Dish Network channel 6002. The channel was formerly known as US-1 until 2004. The name is a take-off of VH1, who's name was originally an abbreviation of "Video Hits 1". Vh1 Satellite Radio once existed on XM but the channel was discontinued prior to the merger.

Until February 9, 2010, SiriusXM Hits 1 was available on DirecTV channel 816.

Following the merger, SiriusXM Hits 1 programming simulcasted on XM 20 On 20 from 9 p.m. to 12 Noon Eastern for 2 years, where it was announced as Sirius XM Hits 1 On 20 on 20..[1]

On May 4, 2011 at 12:01am EST, Hits 1 moved to channel 2 for Sirius radios, XM radios Sirius XM Online. On Dish Network, SiriusXM Hits 1 is carried on channel 6002.

Current On-Air Personalities[edit]

  • Rich Davis (co-host of The Morning Mash Up; also co-host of Covino and Rich on Sirius XM Indie[2][3])
  • Ryan Sampson (host of The Morning Mash Up)
  • Stanley T (co-host of The Morning Mash Up)
  • Nicole Ryan (co-host of The Morning Mash Up; Entertainment 4-1-1!)
  • Spyder Harrison (also hosts The Weekend Countdown, a countdown of the top 45 songs in North America)
  • Kid Kelly
  • Mikey Piff
  • Tommy West
  • Pete Wentz (host weekly show, Pete Wentz's Hits & Misses[3])

HitBound[edit]

HitBound logo (May 2014)

HitBound is a weekly program airing on Saturday and Sunday highlighting new music on SiriusXM Hits 1.[4] HitBound is primarily hosted by Mikey Piff but will occasionally feature guest hosts (usually artists with music featured on the show).

Songs that debut on SiriusXM Hits 1 primarily start airing on HitBound before "graduating" to The Weekend Countdown.

On occasion, popular celebrities or artists will guest host The Weekend Countdown and HitBound (promoted as a "Weekend Takeover"). Notable HitBound guest hosts include Timeflies,[5] Jason Derulo[6] and Britney Spears (as a "Weekend Takeover"[7]).

List of 2014 HitBound guest hosts[edit]

Date Guest Host Notes
January 11, 2014 AJR
January 18, 2014 Karmin
February 1, 2014 Bastille
February 8, 2014 Hot Chelle Rae Weekend Takeover
February 15, 2014 Jason Derulo
March 8, 2014 Oh Honey HitBound "Artist To Follow"
March 15, 2014 Cher Lloyd Weekend Takeover
April 19, 2014 Magic!
April 26, 2014 Naughty Boy
May 3, 2014 Timeflies
May 31, 2014 Halsey HitBound "Artist To Follow"
June 14, 2014 Sam Smith

List of 2013 HitBound guest hosts[edit]

Date Guest Host
January 19, 2013 Emeli Sande
January 26, 2013 Olly Murs
February 9, 2013 Fall Out Boy
February 16, 2013 The Ready Set
March 8, 2013 Jake Miller
March 22, 2013 MKTO
March 30, 2013 Icona Pop
April 13, 2013 Fall Out Boy
May 4, 2013 Robin Thicke
May 11, 2013 Jennifer Lopez
May 18, 2013 Kelsi Luck
May 25, 2013 Jason Derulo
June 8, 2013 Emblem3
June 29, 2013 Miley Cyrus
July 20, 2013 Labrinth
August 3, 2013 Midnight Red
August 17, 2013 Bonnie McKee
August 24, 2013 The Wanted
August 31, 2013 Hayley Williams
September 7, 2013 Ariana Grande
October 5, 2013 Jesse McCartney
October 17, 2013 MKTO
November 28, 2013 Britney Spears
December 14, 2013 Cash Cash

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.xmradio.com/onxm/channelpage.xmc?ch=20
  2. ^ http://www.siriusxm.com/indie
  3. ^ a b http://www.siriusxm.com/hits1
  4. ^ http://m.siriusxm.com/servlet/Satellite?childpagename=SXM%2FUtility%2FMOB_GetShowsInfo&packedargs=pgId%3D1162&pagename=SXM%2FWrapper
  5. ^ http://blog.siriusxm.com/2014/05/02/timeflies-hosts-hit-bound-on-hits-1/
  6. ^ http://blog.siriusxm.com/2014/02/14/jason-derulo-hosts-hit-bound-on-hits-1/
  7. ^ http://blog.siriusxm.com/2013/11/27/britney-spears-hosts-the-weekend-countdown-hit-bound-on-siriusxm-hits-1/

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