Celebrate AAPI Heritage Month with 7 specials you won’t want to miss

AAPI Heritage Month

May was officially designated as Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month in 1992 to recognize the contributions and achievements of the AAPI community throughout American history. SiriusXM is celebrating Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders — honouring the richness of their voices, cultural heritage, and impact they have on culture — with specials across music, sports, comedy, and more.

K-Pop Takeovers

Listen: May 4–18 on channel 105, year-round on the SiriusXM App

This app-only channel will be available on satellite in celebration of AAPI Heritage Month for a limited time. Plus, hear exclusive takeovers from K-pop stars!

LE SSERAFIM Album Takeover | May 9–10: The five-piece girl group will take over the channel to talk about their brand new album, UNFORGIVEN.

Agust D Takeover | May 12–14: Agust D (aka SUGA of BTS) shares stories about his debut solo album, D-Day, his ongoing world tour, and much more!

FIFTY FIFTY Takeover | May 15–16: Hear FIFTY FIFTY talk about their viral hit “Cupid” and share stories about all of their releases, along with some of their favourite songs.

ENHYPEN Takeover | May 17–18: This seven-member boy band will be sharing some of their biggest hits as well as favourite songs from other artists.

DJ Mix Shows

Listen: Year-round on channel 735 and on the SiriusXM App

Catch your favourite Asian American DJs as they host hour-long mix shows, introducing their favourite music and inspirations.

AAPI Heritage Month Extra Magic Hour

Listen: On the SiriusXM App

Celebrate AAPI Heritage Month with an hour-long playlist on Disney Hits hosted by Wendy (composer) and Ben (lead actor) from American Born Chinese.

AAPI Heritage Month Comedy Special

Listen: On the SiriusXM App

Raw Dog Comedy celebrates AAPI Heritage Month with standup comedy blocks from Aziz Ansari, Jo Koy, Ali Wong, Russell Peters, and more.

AAPI Baseball Roundtable

Listen: On the SiriusXM App

Jon Morosi hosts a roundtable panel featuring AAPI players Kurt Suzuki, Isiah Kiner-Falefa, Kolten Wong, and former Manager Don Wakamatsu.

Passion & Pride – The History of Polynesian Players in the NFL

Listen: On the SiriusXM App

This special honours the legacy of Polynesians in the NFL and examines how island culture ties into the values taught through the game of football, featuring interviews with current NFL players and Hawaii natives Marcus Mariota and DeForest Buckner; former NFL offensive linemen Jesse Sapolu, who founded the Polynesian Football Hall of Fame; former NFL quarterback Jack “The Throwin Samoan” Thompson, and more.

API Sounds Playlist

Listen: On the SiriusXM App

Hear AAPI artists share stories about the importance of AAPI Heritage Month as well as music from Jay Park, Keshi, Saweetie, Gryffin, and many others.