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New SiriusXM Channel Lineup

Update 5/3: One last minute change as EnLighten gains a temporary reprieve from its move to Internet Only status. The channel will remain on the Channel 18 slot reserved for Limited Engagement channels.

Original Report 4/25: SiriusXM has revealed its new channel lineup taking effect on Wednesday, May 4.

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The new lineup consolidates many of the channels on the same number on both systems. Among the changes are the merger of Willie’s Place and The Roadhouse into one channel, the addition of Sirius Hits 1 and 20 on 20 to both services, and the move of Enlighten to Internet Only on the music side. Formerly XM Only The Power gains a spot on the Sirius lineup, the traffic/weather channels are trimmed from 12 to 8, and consolidation of Sirius Left and America Left into SiriusXM Left on the satellites with additional programming of SiriusXM Left Plus online.

No word on when the new leased channels will appear, but Channels 141 to 147 appear to be set aside from them. The new lineup also does not take into account any pending changes to the Canadian channels once the merger of Sirius Canada and XM Canada is complete. SiriusXM has a FAQ guide to all the changes here.

The new lineup is as follows:

NewChannel NameCategory
2Hits 1Pop
320 on 20Pop
440’s on 4Pop
550’s on 5Pop
660’s on 6Pop
770’s on 7Pop
880s on 8Pop
990’s on 9Pop
10The PulsePop
11 XMKissClear Channel
12 XMMixClear Channel
13 XMMusic SummitClear Channel
14 XMPop2KPop
15BBC Radio 1Pop
16The BlendPop
18Limited EngagementsPop
19Elvis RadioRock
20E Street RadioRock
21Underground GarageRock
22Pearl Jam RadioRock
23Grateful DeadRock
25Classic RewindRock
26Classic VinylRock
27Deep TracksRock
28The SpectrumRock
30The LoftRock
32The BridgeRock
331st WaveRock
36Alt NationRock
39Hair NationRock
40Liquid MetalRock
42The JointReggae
44Hip-Hop NationHip-Hop R&B
45Shade 45Hip-Hop R&B
46BackspinHip-Hop R&B
47The HeatHip-Hop R&B
48Heart & SoulHip-Hop R&B
49Soul TownHip-Hop R&B
50 XMThe GrooveClear Channel
51BPMDance & Electronic
52Electric AreaDance & Electronic
53ChillDance & Electronic
56Willie’s RoadhouseCountry
57 XMNashvilleClear Channel
58Prime CountryCountry
59The HighwayCountry
60Outlaw CountryCountry
61Bluegrass JunctionCountry
62 XMThe VillageCountry
63The MessageReligion
67Real JazzJazz/Standards
70BB King’s BluesvilleJazz/Standards
71Siriusly SinatraJazz/Standards
72On BroadwayJazz/Standards
73 XMCinemagicJazz/Standards
74Metropolitian OperaClassical
76Symphony HallClassical
78Kids Place LiveFamily & Health
79Radio DisneyFamily & Health
80Book RadioFamily & Health
81Doctor RadioFamily & Health
82RadioClassicsFamily & Health
84ESPN RadioSports
85ESPN XtraSports
86Mad Dog RadioSports
87 XM / 210 SIRIFantasy Sports RadioSports
88NFL RadioSports
89 XM / 209 SIRIMLB Network RadioSports
90NASCAR RadioSports
91College Sports NationSports
92 SIRIEuropean Soccer / PBPSports
92 XM / 207 SIRINHL Home IceSports
93 SIRIHorse Racing / PBPSports
93 XM / 208 SIRIPGA Tour NetworkSports
94 SIRISporting News Radio / PBPSports
94 XMIndyCar RadioSports
96Laugh USAComedy
97Blue Collar RadioComedy
98The FoxxholeComedy
99Raw Dog ComedyComedy
100Howard 100Howard Stern
101Howard 101Howard Stern
102Playboy RadioEntertainment
103Spice RadioEntertainment
104Stars TooEntertainment
105 XM / 206 SIRIThe VirusEntertainment
106Road Dog TruckingEntertainment
108OutQ Gay RadioEntertainment
109Cosmo RadioEntertainment
110Martha Stewart LivingEntertainment
111 XM / 204 SIRIOprah RadioEntertainment
112CNBCNews/Public Radio
113Bloomberg RadioNews/Public Radio
114Fox News ChannelNews/Public Radio
115CNNNews/Public Radio
116HLNNews/Public Radio
117MSNBCNews/Public Radio
118BBC World ServiceNews/Public Radio
119 XMC-Span RadioNews/Public Radio
120World Radio NetworkNews/Public Radio
121 XM / 205 SIRIXM Public RadioNews/Public Radio
122NPR NowNews/Public Radio
123 SIRINPR TalkNews/Public Radio
123 XMPRX Public RadioNews/Public Radio
126Fox News TalkPolitics
127SiriusXM LeftPolitics
128The PowerPolitics
129Catholic ChannelReligion
130 SIRIEWTN Catholic RadioReligion
131Family TalkReligion
133New York CityTraffic/Weather
138St. Louis/Minneapolis/Las VegasTraffic/Weather
139San Francisco/Seattle/San DiegoTraffic/Weather
140Los AngelesTraffic/Weather
148CNN En EspanolSpanish
149ESPN DeportesSpanish
151 SIRIIceberg RadioCanadian
151 XMThe VergeCanadian
152 SIRICBC Radio 3Canadian
152 XMAir MusiqueCanadian
153 SIRIESPACE MusiqueCanadian
153 XMSur La RouteCanadian
154 SIRIL’Oasis FrancophoneCanadian
154 XMScoreboardCanadian
155 SIRILatitude FrancoCanadian
155 XMCanada 360Canadian
156 SIRISports ExtraCanadian
156 XMRadio ParalleleCanadian
157 SIRISports ExpressCanadian
157 XMCalendrier SportifCanadian
158 SIRIThe ScoreCanadian
158 XMQuoi De NeufCanadian
159 SIRICBC Radio OneCanadian
159 XMATN Asian RadioCanadian
160 SIRIPremiere PlusCanadian
160 XMLaugh AttackCanadian
161 SIRIBandepartCanadian
162 SIRICanadian Weather NetworkCanadian
163 XMBollywood and BeyondClear Channel
164 XMSixx SenseClear Channel
165 XMExtreme TalkClear Channel
166 XMAmerica’s TalkClear Channel
167 XMReachMDClear Channel
168 XMTalk RadioClear Channel
169 XMFox Sports RadioClear Channel
175 XMMLB En EspanolSports

Dedicated Sports Play-By-Play Channels are located on Channel 211-220 on Sirius and 176-189, 190-210, 212-222, and 225-239 on XM.

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Lance Venta is the Owner and Publisher of and a consultant for RadioBB Networks specializing in integration of radio and the internet. Lance has two decades of experience tracking the audio industry and its use of digital platforms.

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