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]

Name Format Satellite Internet
Sirius XM Preview Sirius XM Promos and Information Free Available

Pop/hits[edit]

Name Format Satellite Internet SiriusXM Radio # Dish Network
'50s on 5 Hits from the 1950s Available Available 5 6005
'60s on 6 Hits from the 1960s Available Available 6 6006
'70s on 7 Hits from the 1970s Available Available 7 6007
'80s on 8 Hits from the 1980s Available Available 8 6008
'90s on 9 Hits from the 1990s Available Available 9 6009
KIIS-FM CHR/Pop Available Available 11 N/A
Pitbull's Globalization Current Rhythmic and Dance Hits Available Available 13 6004
Pop2K (formerly KISS and XM Hitlist) Contemporary Hits from the 2000s Available Available 10 6010
PopRocks 90s and 2000s Rock and Pop hits Available Available 17 N/A
The Blend Mainstream Adult Contemporary and Bright Pop Hits Available Available 16 6016
The Pulse (formerly Flight 26) Hot Adult Contemporary, 2000s Adult Contemporary and Modern Adult Pop hits from the 1990s, 2000s and Today Available Available 15 6015
SiriusXM Hits 1 CHR/Pop Available Available 2 6002
SiriusXM Spotlight Limited Programming Available Available 4 N/A
SiriusXM Love (formerly The Heart) Love Songs, Lite rock hits and Soft Adult Contemporary hits Available Available 70 6070
Velvet Contemporary pop Unavailable Available 304 6013
The Coffee House Singer-Songwriters, acoustic rock, folk rock Available Available 14 6014 (formerly 6031)
Venus (formerly Top 20 on 20) Rhythmic Pop Available Available 3 N/A
Z100 (WHTZ) CHR/Pop Available Available 12 N/A
Poptropolis Pop Hits from the 1980s, 1990s and 2000s Available Unavailable 300 N/A
Road Trip Radio Hits Available Available 301 N/A
The Covers Channel Cover songs Available Available 302 N/A
Neil Diamond Radio Neil Diamond songs Unavailable Available 700 N/A
Elevations Reimagined Pop and Rock Classics Unavailable Available 702 N/A
ONEderland One Hit Wonders from the '70s, '80s, '90s, and '00s Available Available 303 N/A

Rock[edit]

Name Format Satellite Internet SiriusXM # Dish Network #
Alt Nation (replaced Lucy) Modern alternative rock and New Alternative rock hits of Today Available Available 36 6036
The Beatles Channel The Beatles music Available Available 18 N/A
The Bridge Classic soft rock, adult contemporary, Mellow classic adult alternative Available Available 32 6032
Classic Rewind (formerly Big Tracks) Later Classic rock from the late 1970s to early 1990s and Early Mainstream rock music and hits, a continuation from Vinyl Available Available 25 6025
Classic Vinyl (formerly Top Tracks) Classic album cuts and Early Classic rock from the 1960s to mid 1970s Available Available 26 6026
Deep Tracks Deep classic rock, progressive rock Available Available 27 6027
E Street Radio Bruce Springsteen Music Available Available 20 6020
Elvis Radio Elvis Presley Music Available Available 19 6019
1st Wave New wave, late 1970s-1980s alternative rock and Deep classic alternative; post-punk, first wave punk, late 70s-80s punk rock (non-hardcore); "New Pop/New Music" and 1980s synthpop; 1980s college rock Available Available 33 6033
The Grateful Dead Channel Music from the Grateful Dead Available Available 23 6023
Hair Nation (replaced Big Tracks) glam metal and Hairbands metal and rock music from the 1980s Available Available 39 6039
Jam On Jam bands Available Available 29 6029
Liquid Metal - xL Mostly extreme metal, some hardcore, metalcore and Uncensored Hard metal Available Available 40 6040
Lithium (formerly Lucy) 1990s alternative rock, grunge, and alternative metal Available Available 34 6034
The Loft (replaced Fine Tuning) Singers-Songwriters, Eclectic Adult album alternative and Eclectic acoustic rock Available Available 30 6030
Octane - xL (replaced xL SquiZZ) Active rock, Uncensored pure hard rock Available Available 36 6036
Ozzy's Boneyard (formerly xL Boneyard) Classic hard rock and heavy metal Available Available 37 6037
Radio Margaritaville Jimmy Buffett and other music appealing to Parrotheads Available Available 25 6025
SiriusXMU (replaced XMU) Indie / College / Unsigned Available Available 35 6035
The Spectrum (formerly XM Café) Adult album alternative Available Available 28 6028
Turbo 1990s and 2000s hard rock, nu metal Available Available 41 N/A
Underground Garage Little Steven's Underground Garage (Garage rock, rock n' roll, garage rock revival, indie rock, proto-punk, punk rock, surf rock, acid rock, pub rock, glam rock, soul music, funk, roots rock, British Invasion, boogie and blues rock, various others) Available Available 21 6021

Hip hop/R&B[edit]

Name Format Satellite Internet SiriusXM # Dish Network
BackSpin - XL (replaced XM's xL The Rhyme) 1970s-1990s hip hop, golden age hip hop, 1980's "new school" hip hop, old school hip hop, uncensored hip hop classics Available Available 43 6043 (formerly 6046)
SiriusXM Fly - XL 1990s-2000s Hip hop and R&B hits Available Available 47 6047
The Groove 1960s-1980s R&B, funk, and disco Available Available 50 6050
Heart & Soul (replaced Suite 62) Adult R&B hits of the 1980s to Present and Urban adult contemporary Available Available 48 6048
The Heat Rhythmic Contemporary, Today's Rhythmic Top 40, Urban Pop, Urban contemporary and Hot Hip-hop and R&B hits Available Available 46 6046 (formerly 6047)
Hip-Hop Nation - XL (replaced XM's The City) Modern Hip hop hits and Non-stop Uncensored Hip-hop (replaced The City) Available Available 44 6044
The Joint Reggae Available Available 42 6042
Shade 45 - XL (replaced XM's xL 66 Raw) Progressive Hip hop music and Eminem and Slim Shady's uncensored hip-hop and uncut Rap Available Available 45 6045
Soul Town (formerly Soul Revue) (replaced XM's Soul Street) 1960s, 1970s and 1980s Classic Soul and motown Available Available 49 6049

Dance/Electronica[edit]

Name Format Satellite Internet SiriusXM Radio # Dish Network
BPM Current-based Dance hits Available Available 51 6051
Electric Area (formerly The Move) Progressive trance, progressive house, various EDM and house music artists Available Available 52 6052
Sirius XM Chill Chill out music, downtempo, ambient electronica / ambient house, trip hop, acid jazz, nu jazz, indietronica, chillwave Available Available 53 6053
Studio 54 Radio (formerly BBC Radio 1 and The Strobe) Disco, freestyle music Available Available 54 6054 (formerly 6015)
Utopia Dance hits from the 1990s and 2000s Unavailable Available 341 6055

Country[edit]

Name Format Satellite Internet Dish Network
The Highway (formerly Highway 16) Modern Country Music and New Country music and hits of Today Available Available 6056
Y2Kountry Country music from the 2000s Available Available 6057
Prime Country (formerly US Country) Classic Country from the 1980s, 1990s and early 2000s) Available Available 6058
Willie's Roadhouse (formerly The Roadhouse and Willie's Place) Classic country and Willie Nelson's Texas Traditional Country Available Available 6059
Outlaw Country (formerly X Country) Outlaw country and Country music from the 1980s, 1990s and early 2000s Available Available 6060
Bluegrass Junction Bluegrass Available Available 6062
The Village Contemporary and traditional Folk music Available Available

Christian[edit]

Name Format Satellite Internet Dish Network #
enLighten Southern Gospel Available Available 6065
Kirk Franklin's Praise (formerly Spirit) Gospel, created by Kirk Franklin Available Available 6064
The Message Contemporary Christian Available Available 6063

Jazz/Blues/Standards[edit]

Name Format Satellite Internet Dish Network #
40s Junction (formerly 40s on 4) Big Band, Swing and Pop Hits from the 1940s Available Available 6073
B. B. King's Bluesville Blues Available Available 6070
On Broadway Showtunes Available Available 6072
Real Jazz Traditional Jazz Available Available 6068
Siriusly Sinatra (formerly High Standards) Standards, Jazz, and Swing Available Available 6071
Escape Beautiful music Available Available 6069
Watercolors Smooth Jazz Available Available 6066

Classical[edit]

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

Family and health[edit]

Name Format Satellite Internet SiriusXM #
Doctor Radio Health and medical information Available Available 81
Kids Place Live Children's Available Available 78
Kidz Bop Radio Today's pop songs covered by the Kidz Bop kids Available Available 77
Radio Classics Old Time Radio Available Available 148
Radio Disney Radio Disney music and hits Available Available 79
Rural Radio Agricultural news & western lifestyle Available Available 147

Sports[edit]

Name Format Satellite Internet
At the Races Horse racing Available Available
ESPN Radio Sports Talk Available Available
ESPN Xtra Sports News Available Available
Mad Dog Sports Radio Sports Talk created and hosted by Chris "Mad Dog" Russo Available Available
MLB Network Radio Major League Baseball Channel Available Available
Fox Sports Radio Sports Talk Available Available
Sirius XM College Sports Nation Sports Talk Available Available
Sirius XM Fantasy Sports Radio Sports Talk Available Available
Sirius XM FC Soccer Talk & Play-By-Play Available Available
Sirius XM NASCAR Radio NASCAR Racing and Talk Available Available
Sirius XM NBA Radio Sports Talk Available Available
Sirius XM NFL Radio Sports Talk Available Available
Sirius XM NHL Network Radio National Hockey League talk & play-by-play Available Available
Sirius XM PGA Tour Radio Live PGA Tour golf and talk Available Available
NBC Sports Radio Sports talk Available Available
Sirius XM Rush[1] Combat sports Available Available

Comedy[edit]

Name Format Satellite Internet
SiriusXM Comedy Greats - xL Uncensored Comedy featuring the Greatest Comedians of All-Time, Jay Thomas, Craig Ferguson Available Available
Comedy Central Radio - xL Uncensored Comedy from Comedy Central Available Available
The Foxxhole - xL Jamie Foxx's channel of Uncensored comedy, Urban contemporary, Hip-Hop and R&B hits and Entertainment Talk Available Available
Jeff & Larry's Comedy Roundup - xL (formerly Blue Collar Radio) Uncensored Comedy with Larry the Cable Guy and Jeff Foxworthy Available Available
Laugh USA Family Comedy Available Available
Raw Dog Comedy - xL Stand-up comedy, Uncensored Comedy and Bennington Available Available

Entertainment[edit]

Name Format Satellite Internet
Radio Andy - XL Andy Cohen's radio station for Uncensored talk Available Available
Entertainment Weekly Radio Pop Culture News and Reviews Available Available
Howard 100 and Howard 101 - XL Howard Stern's uncensored channels of The Howard Stern Show and The World of Howard Stern Available Available
Faction Talk - XL Uncensored Talk with Jim Norton & Sam Roberts, The Jason Ellis Show U.S. only U.S. only
Sirius XM Stars - XL Women's Uncensored Talk and Entertainment Available Available
Today Show Radio 108 Live TV Show with Jessica Ettinger's Behind the Scenes interviews NBC Today Available Unavailable

Talk, news, and public radio[edit]

Name Format Satellite Internet
BBC World Service News Available Available
Bloomberg Radio Simulcast of WBBR in New York City Available Available
Business Radio Financial news, operated by the Wharton School Available Available
C-SPAN Radio U.S. Government Hearings and Public Affairs Available Available
CNBC Financial news (TV simulcast) Available Available
CNN News (TV simulcast) Available Available
Fox Business Financial news (TV simulcast) Available Available
Fox News Channel News (TV simulcast) Available Available
HLN News (TV simulcast) Available Available
MSNBC News (TV simulcast) Available Available
NPR Now NPR programs arranged specifically for SIRIUS Available Available
P.O.T.U.S Political talk Available Available
Public Radio Exchange Public radio Available Available
SiriusXM Patriot Conservative Talk Available Available
SiriusXM Progress Liberal Talk Available Available
SiriusXM Insight Public radio Available Available
SiriusXM Urban View African-American talk Available Available

Religion[edit]

Name Format Satellite Internet
The Catholic Channel Catholic Lifestyle Available Available
EWTN Global Catholic Network Catholic programming Available Available
FamilyTalk Christian Sermons & Talk Radio Available Available
Joel Osteen Radio Inspirational Available Available

Traffic/weather[edit]

Name Format Satellite Internet
Atlanta/Baltimore/Washington, D.C. Traffic and weather Available Unavailable
Boston/Philadelphia/Pittsburgh Traffic and weather Available Unavailable
Chicago/Detroit Traffic and weather Available Unavailable
Dallas-Fort Worth/Houston/Phoenix Traffic and weather Available Unavailable
Las Vegas/Minneapolis/St. Louis Traffic and weather Available Unavailable
Los Angeles Traffic and weather Available Unavailable
Miami/Orlando/Tampa-St. Petersburg Traffic and weather Available Unavailable
New York Traffic and weather Available Unavailable
San Diego/San Francisco/Seattle Traffic and weather Available Unavailable

More[edit]

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

Latin (in Spanish), French, Canadian, and international[edit]

Name Format Satellite Internet
beIN Sports en Español Sports U.S. only U.S. only
Caliente (in Spanish) Tropical/Latin pop Available Available
Canada 360 Canadian News & Weather Available Available
Canada Laughs - XL Uncensored Canadian comedy Available Available
Canada Talks Canadian current affairs & talk Available Available
CBC Music: Sonica Adult Alternative Artists. Available Available
CBC Radio 3 Canadian Indie Music Available Available
CBC Radio One Canadian news and information (special national feed) Available Available
CNN en Español News Available Available
Cristina Radio Advice and Current Affairs Available Available
En Vivo Contemporary English & Spanish Hits Available Available
ESPN Deportes Radio Sports U.S. only U.S. only
Iceberg Radio Canadian Adult Alternative Available Available
Ici Musique Chansons French Variety Music Available Available
Ici Musique FrancoCountry Francophone & Canadian Country-Folk Available Available
Ici Radio-Canada Première Radio Canada News & Information (simulcast of CBF-FM Montreal) Available Available
Influence Franco Indie Pop Alternative Available Available
The Joint Reggae, occasionally dancehall, lovers rock, and ska Available Available
American Latino Radio Talk show radio Available Canada only
La Mezcla Hits in Spanish and English Available Available
Latitude franco French Chart Hits Available Available
MLB en Español Sports Available Unavailable
Multicultural Radio The Cultures of Canada Available Available
Radio Fórmula México News Available Available
The Verge Canadian New & Emerging Indie/Alternative Available Available

Internet radio only[edit]

Music[edit]

Name Format Status
70s/80s Pop 70s and 80s party music U.S. only
80s/90s Pop 80s and 90s party music U.S. only
90s/2K Pop 90s and 2000s party music U.S. only
Aguila Regional Mexican Ranchera music Available
Caricia Classic love ballads in both Spanish & English Available
CineMagic Movie soundtracks U.S. only
Classic Rock Party Classic rock party music U.S. only
Country Christmas Country Christmas music U.S. only (seasonal)
Elevations Cover songs Available
Faction Punk Punk rock Available
Flow Nación Latin Urban Music Available
The Girls' Room Girl group music U.S. only
Hip-Hop Party Hip-hop party music U.S. only
Holiday Pops Classical Christmas carols U.S. only (seasonal)
Holiday Soul Soul/R&B/Motown Christmas music U.S. only (seasonal)
Holiday Traditions Traditional Christmas music U.S. only (seasonal)
Holly Christmas music U.S. only
Jazz at Lincoln Center Jazz music from the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. U.S. only
Krishna Das Yoga Radio Chanting, sacred & spiritual music Available
La Kueva Latin rock Available
Latidos Latin Love Songs Available
Luna Latin Jazz Available
Navidad Latin Christmas music U.S. only
Neil Diamond Radio Music by Neil Diamond Available
New Wave Dance Party New Wave party music U.S. only
Oldies Party 50s and 60s party music U.S. only
Pop Party Mix Party music U.S. only
Punk Party Punk music U.S. only
Radio Hanukkah Hanukkah music U.S. only (seasonal)
Red, White & Booze Country bar songs Available
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Radio Artists inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Available
RockBar 1950's & 1960's Rock 'n' Roll Jukebox oldies and songs Available
Rockin' Frat Party College rock songs U.S. only
Rumbón Classic salsa Available
SiriusXM Comes Alive! Live classic rock Available
Sirius XM Fly - xL Hip-hop & R&B hits from the 1990s and 2000s U.S. only
Sirius XM Pops Classical pops U.S. only
SiriusXM Silk Smooth R&B love songs Available
Tiësto's Club Life Radio Electronic dance Available
Tom Petty's Buried Treasure Music by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers Available
Velvet Pop vocalists Available
The Village Folk music U.S. only
Viva Latin Pop Hits Available
Yacht Rock Radio Smooth-sailing soft rock from the 1970s and 1980s Available

Other formats[edit]

Name Format Status
TheBlaze Radio Conservative libertarian talk U.S. only
Carlin's Corner - XL Uncensored stand-up comedy with George Carlin Available
Dirty Dog - XL Untamed and Uncensored, Down & Dirtiest Comedy Unavailable
Entretenimiento SiriusXM Showbiz Available
Fox News Talk Talk radio Available
Jason Ellis Talk Available
Just for Laughs Radio Comedy Available
SiriusXM Comedy Showcase - XL Uncensored Comedy from the Comedy Club Unavailable
Sirius XM Limited Engagements Limited-run channels. Available
Sirius XM on Demand On Demand Sirius XM service Available
Sirius XM Patriot Plus Conservative talk U.S. only
Sirius XM Progress Plus Liberal talk U.S. only
SportsCenter Sound simulcast of latest episode from ESPN Available
UCB Radio - XL Uncensored Comedy, Sketches and Underground Comedy from the Upright Citizens Brigade Unavailable
Vivid Radio - XL Sex talk U.S. only

Notes[edit]

Most internet channels can be "personalized" through a menu of sliders referring to specific elements which can be adjusted. This does not apply to such stations as the "party" stations.

For example, Classic Vinyl can be adjusted as such:

  • Classic hits (plays classic rock hits from the sixties to seventies) versus depth (plays lesser-known tracks)
  • Earlier (sixties) versus later (seventies) Vinyl
  • The amount of British artists on the station

Also available is the ability to have the station only play music without interruptions.

xL[edit]

"xL" is a Designation and Rating in which that Means that the Channel is Uncensored and contains Explicit Language or Mature Programming that may be Offensive to Some Viewers and may be Unsuitable for Children to Listen to. On Sirius, It doesn't use the "xL" Rating, it just names it as "Uncensored" or "Uncut". But on XM, It does contain the Marking. On DirecTV listings, XM rated the XL Channels as "TV-MA" for Profanity.

List of xL Channels:

Sirius Satellite Radio[edit]

XM Satellite Radio[edit]

  • xL Boneyard - Uncensored Classic Hard rock hits of the 1980's
  • xL XMLM - Uncensored Hard and Heavy Metal
  • xL Ethel - Today's New Alternative hits (Used to be DJ-free and xL, but lost its "xL" Rating and was hosted by DJs every now and then.)
  • xL SquiZZ - New Uncensored, pure Hard Rock and Hard Alternative
  • xL The Rhyme - Snoop Dogg's Uncensored Old school Hip-hop/Rap
  • xL RAW - Uncensored Hip-Hop hits and Today's NEW Uncut Rap music
  • xL High Voltage - The Opie and Anthony Show, uncensored, uncut and untamed, 24/7
  • xL XM Comedy - Uncensored Comedy
  • xL Laugh Attack - Uncensored Canadian comedy from Canada
  • xL Extreme XM - Uncensored Extreme Talk

Online Channels[edit]

  • xL Carlin's Corner - Uncensored Stand-up Comedy featuring The One and Only George Carlin, 24/7
  • xL Dirty Dog - Down & Dirtiest Comedy, Untamed and Uncensored
  • xL UCB Radio - Uncensored Comedy Skits, Sketches & Underground Comedy from the Upright Citizens Brigade
  • xL SiriusXM Comedy Showcase - Uncensored Comedy from The Comedy Club
  • xL Sway's Universe - Uncensored Lifestyle with Sway Calloway
  • xL Vivid Radio - Uncensored Hot Sex Radio Talk

Current xL Channels[edit]

  • Octane - Today's NEW Uncensored Pure Hard Rock music (Octane wasn't designated "xL", but still included Explicit Language.)
  • xL Radio Andy - Uncensored Talk with Andy Cohen
  • xL SiriusXM Fly - Uncensored Hip-Hop and R&B Hits of the 90's and 2000's
  • xL Howard 100 - The Howard Stern Show, Uncut and Uncensored, 24/7
  • xL Howard 101 - The World of Howard Stern, Untamed, Uncensored, 24/7
  • xL Faction Talk - Uncensored Talk with Jim Norton, Sam Roberts and Jason Ellis
  • xL Canada Laughs - Uncensored Canadian comedy from Canada
  • xL BackSpin - Uncensored Old school rap & Hip-hop hits
  • xL Hip-Hop Nation - Raw, Uncensored Hip-Hop hits, 24/7
  • xL Comedy Central Radio - Uncensored comedy from Comedy Central
  • xL Vivid Radio - Uncensored Hot Sex Talk, 24/7
  • xL Sirius XM Stars - Women's Uncensored Talk and Entertainment for Women
  • xL SiriusXM Comedy Greats - Uncensored Comedy with the Greatest Comedians of All-Time
  • xL The Foxxhole - Uncensored Urban comedy, Urban contemporary, Hip-hop and R&B hits with Jamie Foxx
  • xL Jeff and Larry's Comedy Roundup - Uncensored Comedy with Larry the Cable Guy and Jeff Foxworthy
  • xL Raw Dog Comedy - Uncensored Comedy, 24/7
  • xL Liquid Metal - Uncensored Hard, heavy metal and Extreme metal
  • xL Jason Ellis - Non-stop, uncensored The Jason Ellis Show, 24/7
  • xL Que Funny! - Uncensored Hispanic Comedy in Spanish

Former XL Channels[edit]

  • XL Ethel - Today's NEW Alternative Rock and Modern Rock Hits (Lost its "xL" Explicit Language rating since 2004)
  • Playboy Radio - Adult Entertainment programming (Cancelled since 2013)
  • xL Dirty Dog - Down & Dirtiest Comedy (Discontinued since 2014)
  • Sirius OutQ - LGBT News, Talk & Entertainment for Gay & Lesbian people (discontinued since 2016)

Infinity Radio Channel Lineup in 2006[edit]

Pop[edit]

  • 01 - XMnX
  • 02 - The Blend - Mainstream Adult Contemporary and Lite Pop hits
  • 03 - The Heart - Love Songs, Soft Adult Contemporary and Lite rock hits
  • 04 - Escape - Easy Listening and Beautiful Instrumentals
  • 05 - 50s on 5 - 50's Pop Hits
  • 06 - 60s on 6 - 60's Pop Hits
  • 07 - 70s on 7 - 70's Pop Hits
  • 08 - 80s on 8 - 80's Pop Hits
  • 09 - 90s on 9 - 90's Pop Hits
  • 10 - On the Rocks - Lounge music
  • 11 - U-Pop - Global Chart Hits and International Pop Hits
  • 12 - Flight 26 - Hot adult contemporary and Modern Adult Pop Hits from the 1990's and Now

Rock[edit]

  • 13 - No Shoes Radio - Kenny Chesney's Country music, 24/7
  • 14 - Big Tracks - Early Mainstream rock and 70's & 80's Later Classic rock hits
  • 15 - Top Tracks - Classic Album Cuts and 60's and 70's Early Classic Rock hits
  • 16 - Deep Tracks - Deep Album Cuts Classic rock
  • 17 - XM Music Lab - Progressive rock and Jambands music
  • 18 - XM Café - Soft Alternative, Modern Adult alternative and Mellow alternative rock
  • 19 - xL Boneyard - Uncensored Classic Hard Rock and Early Heavy Metal hits from the 1980's
  • 20 - xL SquiZZ - Uncensored New Pure Hard rock and Hard Alternative hits
  • 21 - Ethel - Today's New Alternative Rock and Modern Rock hits
  • 22 - Fred - Deep classic alternative and Classic Modern rock hits of the 70's and 80's
  • 23 - xL Fungus - Uncensored Punk, Hardcore rock and Ska rock
  • 24 - Fine Tuning - Eclectic music
  • 25 - The Flow - Contemporary Neo-soul music
  • 26 - XMU - Indie and College rock hits
  • 27 - xL XM Liquid Metal - Uncensored Hard and heavy metal hits
  • 28 - XM Vintage
  • 29 - The Who Channel - The Who music, 24/7
  • 30 - The Writer
  • 31 - The Island
  • 32 - The Joint - Reggae music

Dance[edit]

  • 33 - The Move - Underground Dance
  • 34 - The System - Electronica Dance music
  • 35 - XM Chill - Smooth Electronica music
  • 36 - BPM - Top 40 Dance Hits
  • 37 - Chrome - Classic Dance and Retro Disco music

Hip-Hop[edit]

  • 40 - The City - Urban Top 40 and Urban Contemporary hits
  • 43 - xL The Rhyme - Uncensored Classic rap and Old school Hip-hop
  • 45 - xL Raw - Modern Rap and New Uncut, Uncensored Hip-Hop hits
  • 47 - SXM- xL Fly - Hip-Hop and R&B Hits from the 1990's and 2000's
  • 50 - The Heat - Today's Urban Rhythmic CHR, Mainstream Hip-Hop and R&B and Urban Rhythmic Contemporary hits
  • 51 - Suite 62 - Urban Adult Contemporary and Adult R&B Hits
  • 53 - Soul Street - 60's, 70's and 80's Classic Soul and Motown music

Country[edit]

  • 60 - Highway 16 - Today's New Country Hits
  • 61 - U.S. Country - Later Classic Country Hits and Superstar Country Hits of the 80's and 90's
  • 62 - America - Early Classic Country hits of the 60's and 70's
  • 63 - X Country - Progressive Country and Americana music
  • 64 - Willie's Place (formerly Hank's Place) - Old Texas Traditional Country Hits
  • 65 - Bluegrass Junction - Bluegrass music

Christian[edit]

  • 66 - The Message (formerly The Fish) - Contemporary Christian Pop and Rock
  • 67 - enLighten - Southern Gospel
  • 68 - Spirit - Black Gospel and Urban Contemporary Gospel

Jazz[edit]

  • 70 - Beyond Jazz - Modern Jazz and Progressive Jazz music
  • 71 - Watercolors - Contemporary Jazz Instrumentals and Smooth Jazz music
  • 72 - Real Jazz - Traditional Jazz and Contemporary Jazz
  • 73 - Audio Visions - New Age music
  • 74 - Bluesville - Blues music

Standards[edit]

  • 75 - Frank's Place - Sinatra, Standards and Swing
  • 76 - Cinemagic - Movie Soundtracks Music
  • 77 - On Broadway - Show Tunes music

Classical[edit]

  • 80 - XM Classics - Traditional Classical
  • 85 - VOX - BBC UK Operas and Classical Vocal Operas
  • 86 - XM Pops - Classical Pops music

Latino and World[edit]

  • 90 - Fuego (formerly Alegria) - Reggaeton, Latin Hip-Hop/Rap and Hispanic Rhythmic
  • 92 - Caliente - Tropical Caribbean Rhythms
  • 93 - Sunny - Beautiful Instrumentals and Easy Listening
  • 94 - KISS - Today's Top 40 Contemporary Hits
  • 95 - The Verge - New & Emerging Canadian Indie and Alternative rock
  • 98 - Rolling Stones Radio - All Rolling Stones, 24/7

the ViRUS[edit]

  • 100 - Opie and Anthony - xL
  • 101 - Ron and Fez

Comedy[edit]

  • 102 - Take Five - Women's Talk and Entertainment
  • 103 - National Lampoon Comedy Radio - National Lampoon Comedy, 24/7
  • 104 - xL XM Comedy - Uncensored Comedy and Stand-Ups
  • 105 - Laugh USA - Family Comedy
  • 106 - XM OutQ - LGBT News, Talk and Entertainment for Gay and Lesbian people

Entertainment[edit]

  • 107 - E! Entertainment Radio - E! Programming
  • 108 - xL Extreme Talk - Uncensored Extreme Talk
  • 110 - P.O.T.U.S. - Political Talk
  • 111 - Cosmo Radio - Cosmopolitan Radio
  • 112 - Oprah and Friends - Talk with Oprah Winfrey
  • 113 - XM Live! - Live Concerts

Family and Health[edit]

  • 114 - Lifetime Radio
  • 115 - Radio Disney - Radio Disney music, 24/7
  • 116 - XM Kids - Children's music, 24/7
  • 117 - Sonic Theater - Books and Drama
  • 118 - Radio Classics - Old Time Radio
  • 119 - Discovery Channel Radio - Discovery Channel programming

Former channels[edit]

(Most recent changes on top)

  • Classic College Radio
  • Oprah Radio – self-help talk
  • 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)[2][3]
  • 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)
  • BBC Radio 1 - modern and current popular radio station operated by the British Broadcasting Corporation (dropped on August 9, 2011)[4]
  • Rumbón (83) - was a tropical/reggaeton radio station (replaced by Caliente on November 12, 2008); later revived on a different channel
  • 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 mixed music radio station (dropped on November 12, 2008)
  • Boombox (39) - Boombox was a Breakbeat and Old Skool remix radio station on Sirius Satellite Radio channel 39 and DISH Network channel 6034, (dropped on November 12, 2008)
  • Hot Jamz (50) - Hip-Hop, Urban Contemporary 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.[5]
  • 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 from ABC (dropped September 24, 2007).
  • Planet Jazz (70) - Modern Jazz and Contemporary Jazz music (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 and Play-by-Play (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) - (in Spanish) News, (dropped September 25, 2006)
  • Classical Voices (85) - Opera, (dropped September 25, 2006)
  • WSM Entertainment Radio (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 mixed and remixed hip-hop (dropped September 29, 2005).
  • Slow Jamz (52) - Featured modern soft R&B and Soul ballads (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 and New Hip-hop hits (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).
  • 106.7 Lite FM (13) - Simulcast of WLTW 106.7 Lite FM in New York City (dropped December 2003)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "SiriusXM Rush - Mixed Martial Arts, Busted Open". Sirius XM Holdings. Retrieved 5 November 2016. 
  2. ^ "World Radio Net". Sirius. Retrieved April 27, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Listeners in North America at WRN". World Radio Net. Retrieved April 27, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Sirius XM Pulls the Plug on BBC Radio 1". Retrieved April 11, 2015. 
  5. ^ http://www.sirius.com/client9radio Client 9 Radio

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