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The following is a list of channels on XM Satellite Radio and XM Radio Canada. There are a total of 221 channels broadcasting from XM's satellites, as well as several channels streaming exclusively online. XM Radio Canada broadcasts 156 of the total channels to listeners across Canada, which includes the free channel XM Preview, including all commercial free music channels. For information on format changes or former stations, see XM Satellite Radio channel history.

Key and symbols

: XM channel number.

Name: Channel name.

Format: Style of music or talk/information the station plays.

Notes: Special or unique information about the station.

: Checked box indicates the channel does broadcast from the XM satellites.

: DirecTV channel number. Two channels are currently exclusive to DirecTV.

XM Radio Online. Checked box indicates that this channel is available on the online service. Several channels are exclusively online.

Checkboxes: - On US and Canadian services; - On US service only; - On Canadian service only.

HIGHLIGHTS - Red highlights indicate the channel will soon be deleted. Yellow highlights indicate an upcoming new channel that has yet to debut. Blue highlights indicate an existing channel is going to be modified through name, format, or channel number. Grey highlights indicate a channel that is temporarily off the air for an extended period of time.



indicates channels containing explicit language.

These channels broadcast in 5.1 XM HD Surround sound. XM Live broadcasts in this format for select special events.

 - Broadcasts in Spanish.
- Broadcasts in French.
- These music channels, unlike the other 69, carry commercial advertising. All five of these channels are programmed by Clear Channel Communications.

- These channels can be received without a subscription.

- These channels may be preempted for sports play-by-play, or special events programming. XM Sports Nation is pre-empted regularly by various sporting events.

- Content specifically produced by or provided to XM Radio Canada.

XM Radio Mobile availability for Alltel, AT&T Mobility, BlackBerry, and Telus Mobility.



List

Name Format Notes


Preview
0 RADIO ID Eight digit alphanumeric radio identification number for activation/XM service
1 XM Preview XM Promos and Information Also acts as a subscription activation channel (about 15 minutes to receive the activation signal)


Pop
4 The 40s on 4 Big Band/Swing/Hits of the 1940s Currently preempted for holiday programming.
5 The 50s on 5 Hits of the 1950s 802
6 The 60s on 6 Hits of the 1960s 803
7 The 70s on 7 Hits of the 1970s 804
8 The 80s on 8 Hits of the 1980s 805
9 The 90s on 9 Hits of the 1990s 806
18 Elvis Radio Elvis Presley music Added to XM on 2008-11-12.
20 20 on 20 Hits from Rock, Pop and more of Today 816
23 Sirius XM Love Love Songs Renamed on 2008-11-12; was previously "The Heart". Currently preempted on the satellites for holiday programming.
25 The Blend Soft Adult Contemporary Added to lineup on 2004-02-01. 821
26 The Pulse Hot Adult Contemporary Added on 2006-04-17. Renamed on 2008-11-12; was previously "Flight 26". 818
27 The Bridge Soft rock Added 2009-01-01 849
28 Escape Beautiful Music Was on channel 78 until 2008-11-12. 820
29 BBC Radio 1 UKmarker Pop Hits Added on 2008-11-12.
30 Pop2K CHR/Pop Added 2006-04-17. Renamed on 2008-11-12; was previously "XM Hitlist". 817


Country
10 The Roadhouse Classic Country Renamed on 2008-11-12; was previously "America". 808
12 Outlaw Country Progressive Country Added to XM on 2008-11-12. 810
13 Willie's Place Old-Time Country Formerly titled "Hank's Place" until 2006-07-10. 811
14 Bluegrass Junction Bluegrass 812
15 The Village Folk Added to lineup on 2002-08-26, replacing Highway 15. 813
16 The Highway New Country Added to lineup on 2004-02-01. Was titled "Highway 16" until 2008-11-12. 814
17 Prime Country 80s and 90s Country Added on 2006-04-17. Renamed on 2008-11-12; was previously "US Country". 809


Christian
32 The Message Christian CHR and Rock Formerly titled "The Fish" until 2006-04-17. 826
33 Praise Urban Contemporary Gospel Originally on 63. Moved to 33 on 2004-02-01. Renamed on 2008-11-12; was previously "Spirit". 827
34 enLighten Southern Gospel Premiered online on 2004-11-22. Premiered on the satellites on 2006-04-17. 828


Rock
40 Deep Tracks Deep Classic Rock 840
41 Hair Nation 80s Hair bands Added on 2008-11-12. 829
42 Liquid Metal Heavy metal Removal from satellite lineup announced 2005-02-15. Returned to satellites (US/Canada/DirecTV) on 2006-04-17. Was titled "XM Liquid Metal" until 2008-11-12. 841
43 Sirius XMU Indie and College rock Was titled "XMU" until 2008-11-12. 831
44 1st Wave Classic Alternative Renamed on 2008-11-12; was previously "Fred". 839
45 The Spectrum Adult Album Alternative Briefly titled "Starbucks XM Café" from 2007-07-31 to 2008-09-30. Renamed on 2008-11-12; was previously "XM Café". 832
46 Classic Vinyl 60s & 70s Classic rock Renamed on 2008-11-12; was previously "Top Tracks". 833
47 Alt Nation New Alternative Moved from channel 34 on 2002-08-26. Renamed on 2008-11-12; was previously "Ethel". 834
48 Octane New Hard Rock Added to lineup on 2002-11-14. Renamed on 2008-11-12; was previously "SquiZZ". 835
49 Classic Rewind 70s & 80s Classic rock to lineup on 2006-03-01. Renamed on 2008-11-12; was previously "Big Tracks". 837
50 The Loft Eclectic & Acoustic rock 836
51 The Coffee House Singer-Songwriters Added on 2008-11-12. 848
52 Faction Action Sports/Punk/Ska Added to XM on 2008-11-12.
53 Bone Yard Classic/Active Rock Was on channel 41 until 2008-11-12. 830
54 Lithium 90s Alternative Hits/Grunge Added to lineup on 2004-02-01. Renamed on 2008-11-12; was previously "Lucy". 838
55 Radio Margaritaville Jimmy Buffett and other music appealing to Parrotheads Added to XM on 2008-11-12.
56 Jam On Jam Bands Added to XM on 2008-11-12.
57 The Grateful Dead Channel Music from the Grateful Dead Added to XM on 2008-11-12.
58 E Street Radio Bruce Springsteen 24/7 Added to XM on 2008-11-12.
59 Underground Garage Little Steven's Underground Garage Added to XM on 2008-11-12.


Hip-Hop and R&B
60 Soul Town Classic Soul Renamed on 2008-11-12; was previously "Soul Street". 842
62 Heart & Soul Urban Adult Contemporary was BET Uptown. Renamed on 2008-11-12; was previously "Suite 62". 843
64 The Groove Old-School Funk and R&B 844
65 BackSpin Classic Hip-Hop Added on 2009-01-15. 846
66 Shade 45 Eminem's Uncut Hip hop Added to XM on 2008-11-12.
67 Hip-Hop Nation Hip Hop Hits Added to lineup on 2002-08-26. Renamed on 2008-11-12; was previously "The City". 847
68 The Heat Rhythmic Top 40 online on 2004-11-22 as "The Eye." Premiered on the satellites on channel 68 on 2006-04-17. 825


Jazz, Blues, & Standards
70 Real Jazz Traditional Jazz 850
71 Watercolors Smooth Jazz 851
72 Spa New Age Renamed on 2008-11-12; was previously "Audio Visions" on channel 77. 856
73 Siriusly Sinatra Frank Sinatra Music/American Standards Formerly titled "Frank's Place" until 2007-01-26. Renamed on 2008-11-12; was previously "High Standards".
74 B. B. King's Bluesville Blues Name changed from "Bluesville" on 2008-07-14. 854
75 On Broadway Was on channel 28 until 2008-11-12. 823
76 Cinemagic Movie Soundtracks Was on channel 27 until 2008-11-12. 822


Classical
77 Sirius XM Pops Popular Classical Was titled "XM Pops" on channel 113 until 2008-11-12. 866
78 Symphony Hall Traditional Classical Renamed and moved on 2008-11-12; was previously "XM Classics" on channel 110. 864
79 Metropolitan Opera Radio Opera and Classical Vocals Renamed and moved on 2008-11-12; was previously "Vox" on channel 112.


Dance
80 Area House music & Progressive Dance Renamed on 2008-11-12; was previously "The Move". 858
81 BPM Dance Hits 859
83 The Strobe Disco & Classic Dance Added on 2009-01-15. 845
84 Sirius XM Chill Smooth Electronic Added to lineup on 2006-03-01. Renamed on 2008-11-12; was previously "XM Chill". 857


Latin & World
85 Caliente Tropical Was on channel 94 until 2008-11-12. 869
86 The Joint Reggae Was on channel 101 until 2008-09-30. Was on channel 95 until 2008-11-12. 863
87 The Verge Emerging Artists Formerly titled "(un)Signed" and "Unsigned." Was on channel 52 until 2008-11-12.
88 Air Musique New and Emerging Top 40 Music Added on 2005-11-17. Was on channel 100 until 2008-09-30.
89 Sur La Route Pop Hits Added on 2005-11-17. Was on channel 102 until 2008-09-30.


More Music
11 Nashville! Country Music Added to lineup on 2002-08-26. It replaced WSIX.
21 KISS Rhythmic Top 40 / CHR Dance
22 MIX Variety/Adult Hits
24 The Pink Channel Adult contemporary Originally titled Lite, and then Sunny under many formats until 2008-08-18.
161 Rock@Random Classic hits Originally a simulcast of WSIX-FM in Nashville, TN. Flipped on 2008-08-18.


Holiday 2009
23 Holly Contemporary Holiday Music Runs from 2009-11-16 to 2009-12-31. Online broadcast airs on Sirius XM Limited Engagements. 819
4 Holiday Traditions Traditional Holiday Recordings Runs from 2009-11-16 to 2009-12-31. 801
77 Holiday Pops Classical Holiday Carols Runs from 2009-12-07 to 2009-12-31.
10 Country Christmas Traditional Holiday Recordings Runs from 2009-12-07 to 2009-12-25.
28 Radio Hanukkah Hanukkah Music Runs from 2009-12-07 to 2009-12-19.


Best of Sirius (Premium package)
99 Playboy Radio Adult Entertainment Added to XM on 2008-09-30.
100 Howard 100 The Howard Stern Show Added to XM on 2008-09-30.
101 Howard 101 The Howard Stern Show & other comedy programs Added to XM on 2008-09-30.
102 Sports Play-by-Play NFL and College Sports play-by-play Added to XM on 2008-09-30.
103 Added to XM on 2008-09-30.
104 Added to XM on 2008-09-30.
105 Added to XM on 2008-09-30.
106 Added to XM on 2008-09-30.
107 Added to XM on 2008-09-30.
108 Added to XM on 2008-09-30.
109 Added to XM on 2008-09-30.
110 Added to XM on 2008-09-30.
111 Added to XM on 2008-09-30.
112 Added to XM on 2008-09-30.
113 Added to XM on 2008-09-30.
114 Added to XM on 2008-09-30.
124 Sirius NFL Radio National Football League talk & play-by-play Added to XM on 2008-09-30.
128 Sirius NASCAR Radio NASCAR talk & play-by-play Added to XM on 2008-09-30.
157 Martha Stewart Living Radio Women's lifestyle Added to XM on 2008-09-30.
245 Sports Play-by-Play College Sports play-by-play Added to XM on 2009-01-15.
246 Added to XM on 2008-11-12.


Family & Health
115 Radio Disney Children's 867
116 Kids Place Live Renamed on 2008-11-12; was previously "XM Kids". 868
119 Doctor Radio Health and medical information Added to XM on 2008-11-12.


Religion
117 The Catholic Channel Catholic Lifestyle to XM on 2008-11-12.
170 FamilyTalk Christian Talk


News, Talk and NPR
96 Canada 360 Canadianmarker News Radio Added on 2005-11-17.
121 Fox News Channel News TV audio simulcast. Originally on 122. Moved on 2002-12-02.
122 CNN TV audio simulcast. Added to lineup on 2002-12-02.
123 CNN Headline News TV audio simulcast
125 Quoi de Neuf Canadianmarker News Radio Added on 2005-11-17.
126 CNN en Español News TV audio simulcast. Originally on 134. Moved on 2006-05-01.
127 CNBCmarker Financial News TV audio simulcast
129 Bloomberg Radiomarker Simulcast of WBBR in New York City, NY. On air only Monday-Friday from 5AM to 6PM ET
130 P.O.T.U.S Political Talk Added in June 2007. Launched on 2007-09-24. Was titled P.O.T.U.S `08 until 2008-11-12.
131 BBC World Service World News
132 C-SPAN Radio U.S. Government Hearings and Public Affairs Simulcast of WCSP-FM in Washington, DC.
133 XM Public Radio Public Radio Added on 2004-09-01.
134 NPR Now Public Radio Added to XM on 2008-11-12.
135 World Radio Network World news Added to XM on 2008-11-12.
136 Public Radio Exchange Public radio Added on 2009-01-28.
152 Extreme Talk Hot Talk
158 America's Talk Talk Radio Added 2007-11-19.
159 ATN-Asian Radio South Asian Programming Added on 2007-09-24. Launched on 2007-10-29 for XM Satellite Radio and XM Radio Canada.
160 ReachMD Medical news and information Added 2007-03-27. Was on channel 233 until 2007-09-24, and on 157 until 2008-11-12.
165 Talk Radio Talk Radio Formerly titled "Ask!" until 2006-04-17.
166 America Right Conservative Talk on 2004-04-05.
167 America Left Progressive Talk "America Left". Added by 2004-03-31. Was titled "Air America" between 2005-07-11 and 2008-07-14.
168 Fox News Talk News Talk Added on 2006-01-02.
169 The Power African-American Talk
172 Radio Parallèle Talk Radio for men and NHL Play-by-Play Added on 2005-11-17. Formerly titled Franc Parler until 2006-04-17 and SportPlus with a Sports Talk format until 2007-04-06.


Sports Talk & Play-by-Play
95 XM Scoreboard Sports Scores and Updates Added 2007-04-01.
97 Calendrier Sportif Sports schedules and information Added 2007-04-01.
140 ESPN Radio Sports Talk and Play-by-Play
141 ESPN Xtra Sports Talk & News Was 24/7 ESPNEWS TV audio rebroadcast until 2008-02-04.
142 Fox Sports Radio Sports Radio
143 Sirius XM Sports Nation Sports schedules and information Added 2006-04-17. Was on channel 174 until 2007-04-01.
144 Mad Dog Radio Sports Talk and Play-by-Play Added 2006-08-28. Moved to channel 144 on 2007-01-01, replacing NASCAR Radio. Rebranded 2008-11-12, replacing "XM Sports Nation"
145 IndyCar IRL Racing Coverage Added 2006-03-24.
146 PGA Tour Network Live Tournament Coverage & Golf Talk Added 2005-06-09.
147 XM Deportivo Sports Talk and Play-by-Play Added on 2005-08-15. Play-by-play is of Primera División de México, Copa Interclubes UNCAF, and Copa Libertadores.
174 MLB en Español Major League Baseball Talk and Play-by-Play Was on channel 190 until 2007-04-01
175 MLB Home Plate 24/7 Major League Baseball Channel Removed from DirecTV's lineup 2006-04-17. Added to XM Radio Online on 2008-03-29.
176 MLB Play-by-Play Major League Baseball Play-by-Play
177
178
179 MLB Home Plate Info Major League Baseball Information and Play-by-Play This channel provides off-air content for all MLB play-by-play channels.
180 MLB Play-by-Play Major League Baseball Play-by-Play
181
182
183
184
185
186
187
188
189
190 College Sports (ACC) ACC Football, Basketball, & Baseball Was on channel 191 until 2007-04-01. Airs Coach K's Basketball and Beyond.
191 Was on channel 192 until 2007-04-01.
192 Was on channel 193 until 2007-04-01.
193 College Sports (Pac-10) Pac-10 Football, Basketball, & Baseball This channel may be used to cover extra games for the ACC. Was on channel 194 until 2007-04-01.
194 Was on channel 195 until 2007-04-01.
195 This channel may be used to cover extra games for the Big Ten. Was on channel 196 until 2007-04-01.
199 College Sports (SEC) SEC Football, Basketball, & Baseball Added on 2007-04-01.
200
201 Added on 2007-03-06.
203 College Sports (Big East) Big East Football, Basketball, & Baseball Added 2007-04-01.
204 NHL Home Ice 24/7 NHL Talk & Play-by-Play Channel re-branded as NHL Home Ice on 2007-07-01.
205 NHL Home Ice Info National Hockey League Information and Play-by-Play This channel provides off-air content for all NHL play-by-play channels.
206 NHL Play-by-Play National Hockey League Play-by-Play
207
208
209
231 College Sports (Big 12) Big 12 Football, Basketball, & Baseball Added 2007-08-01.
232 NBA Play-by-Play National Basketball Association Play-by-Play. Added on 2008-11-12.
233 Added on 2008-11-12.
234 Added on 2008-11-12.
235 Added on 2008-11-12.
236 Added on 2008-11-12.
237 Sports Play-by-Play Additional sports Play-by-Play Added on 2007-09-24.
238 Added on 2007-09-24.
239 Added on 2007-09-24.
241 Added on 2007-09-24.
242 Added on 2007-09-24.
243 Added on 2008-11-12.
244 Added on 2009-01-15.


Comedy
148 Blue Collar Comedy Blue Collar Comedy Added to XM on 2008-11-12.
149 The Foxxhole Jamie Foxx's channel Added to XM on 2008-11-12.
150 Raw Dog Comedy Uncensored comedy
151 Laugh USA Family Comedy
153 Laugh Attack Canadian Comedy Added to lineup on 2005-11-17.
202 the ViRUS Opie & Anthony and Ron & Fez Added on 2004-10-04. Formerly titled "High Voltage" until 2006-11-20.


Entertainment
98 OutQ Gay/Lesbian Entertainment Added to XM on 2009-02-02.
120 Specials Holiday & Special Occasions Premiered on channel 26; was titled "XM Live". Moved to channel 168 on 2002-11-14. Was on channel 200 until 2007-04-01. Removed from satellite lineup on 2008-09-30. Returned to the satellite lineup as "Specials" on 2008-11-12. Not all events air on XMRO
139 Sirius XM Stars Too Men's Talk and Entertainment Added on 2008-11-17.
155 Sirius XM Stars Women's Talk and Entertainment Renamed on 2008-11-12; was previously "Take 5".
156 Oprah Radio Self-Help Talk Added 2006-07-17. Launched on 2006-09-25. Was "Oprah & Friends" until 2009-03-04.
162 Cosmo Radio Women Talk Radio Added to XM on 2008-11-12.
163 Sirius XM Book Radio Audio Books and Radio Dramas Added to lineup on 2002-08-26. Renamed on 2008-11-12; was previously "Sonic Theater".
164 Radio Classics Old Time Radio Added to lineup on 2002-08-26.
171 Road Dog Trucking Truckers' Channel Originally was on 168. Was moved on 2002-08-26. Renamed on 2009-02-17; was previously "Open Road"


Traffic and Weather
210 Bostonmarker/Philadelphiamarker 24/7 Traffic and Weather Added on 2004-04-01. Added Philadelphia on 2009-01-15.
211 New Yorkmarker
212 Miamimarker-Fort Lauderdalemarker/Atlantamarker Was Philadelphia until 2009-01-15.
213 Dallasmarker-Fort Worthmarker/Houstonmarker Was Baltimore until 2009-01-15.
214 Baltimoremarker/Washingtonmarker Added Baltimore on 2009-01-15.
215 Minneapolismarker-St. Paulmarker/Pittsburghmarker Added Minneapolis-St. Paul on 2009-01-15.
216 Detroitmarker/Las Vegas Added Las Vegas on 2009-01-15.
217 Chicagomarker/St. Louismarker Added St. Louis on 2009-01-15.
218 Tampamarker-St. Petersburgmarker/Orlandomarker Was St. Louis until 2009-01-15.
219 Phoenixmarker/San Diegomarker Added on 2004-08-02. Was Minneapolis-St. Paul until 2009-01-15.
221 San Francisco Bay Areamarker/Seattlemarker/Tacomamarker Added Seattle-Tacoma on 2009-01-15.
222 Los Angelesmarker
247 Sirius XM Weather & Emergency Alerts and news during emergencies in the United Statesmarker Added on 2004-09-10. Renamed on 2008-11-12; was previously "XM Emergency Alert".


XMRO / Only Available on XM Radio Online
2 Sirius XM Hits 1 CHR/Top 40 Added to XMRO on 2009-05-18.
39 Sirius XM Limited Engagements Limited-run channels Added to XMRO on 2009-05-18.
90 Sirius XM Bootlegs Exclusive Live Performances Added to XMRO on 2009-05-18.
91 Viva Latin pop Premiered on the satellites on 2006-04-17. Removed from the satellite lineup on 2008-11-12. Returned to the online service on 2008-11-18.
92 Sirius XM Music Showcase Exclusive Music Added to XMRO on 2009-05-18.
93 Sirius XM Comedy Showcase Exclusive Comedy Added to XMRO on 2009-05-18.
94 Sirius XM Talk Showcase Exclusive Talk Added to XMRO on 2009-05-18.
118 EWTN Global Catholic Radio Network Catholic Talk Added to XMRO on 2009-05-18.
133 The Bob Edwards Show The Bob Edwards Show Added to XMRO in 2004, removed in 2008. Restored 2009-05-18.
134 NPR Public radio Added to XMRO on 2009-05-18.
137 SIRIUS Left Progressive talk Added to XMRO on 2009-05-18.
138 SIRIUS Patriot Conservative talk Added to XMRO on 2009-05-18.
225 ESPN Deportes Sports talk Added to XMRO on 2009-05-18.
226 Sirius XM Sports Nation 2 More Sports Talk Added to XMRO on 2009-05-18.
227 FamilyNet Radio Christian Talk Added to XMRO on 2009-05-18.


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