The Message (Sirius XM)
|Broadcast area||United States
|Frequency||Sirius XM 63
Dish Network 6066
|First air date||April 17, 2006|
|Format||Christian CHR, Southern Gospel, and Rock|
|Class||Satellite Radio Station|
|Owner||Sirius XM Radio|
|Website||SiriusXM: The Message|
The Message is a contemporary Christian radio station, heard on Sirius XM Radio channel 63 and Dish Network channel 6066. As of February 9, 2010, Direct TV no longer carries Sirius XM programming in favor of using SonicTap. The Message plays Christian pop and rock hits from the 80s through today. Newsboys, MercyMe, Amy Grant, Steven Curtis Chapman, Michael W. Smith, Natalie Grant, Jeremy Camp, Chris Tomlin, Casting Crowns, Kutless, Third Day, and Switchfoot are just a few artists that can be found on this channel.
Friday nights/Saturday mornings at midnight eastern, Kayla hosts The Message: AMPED!, a 2 hour show devoted to hard Christian rock. Artists like Skillet, Underoath, Red, 12 Stones, and P.O.D. are played. This show is replayed on Tuesday nights/Wednesday mornings at midnight eastern.
Before April 17, 2006 (when most commercial-free XM channels launched), channel 32 was known as The Fish, and was programmed by Salem Communications. It also did not include Christian rock music, which was relegated to The Torch.
- "Sirius XM Channel Lineup". 2011-05-02. Retrieved 2011-05-04.
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