Black History Month

Celebrating Black voices of the past, present and future.

What You’ll Hear

Four New Artist-Dedicated Music Channels

Tune in to limited-run channels featuring music icons Aretha Franklin, Miles Davis, and Jimi Hendrix—plus so many of Motown’s best, from Smokey Robinson and Marvin Gaye to The Temptations and The Jackson 5.

Celebrate Black History Month with these SiriusXM channels

Hip-Hop Nation

Throughout February, Hip-Hop Nation highlights the accomplishments of Kendrick Lamar, Drake, and Nicki Minaj in honour of them as artists who are making Black history today.

Heart & Soul

Enjoy a Valentine’s weekend takeover by the legendary Boyz II Men.

BB King’s Bluesville

Hear live performances from Black artists such as Buddy Guy, Shemekia Copeland, Keb’ Mo’, Gaye Adegbalola, Gary Clark Jr., Irma Thomas, and Joe Louis Walker. Plus vignettes in partnership with The Blues Foundation saluting Black legends from Muddy Waters to BB King himself.

Bob Marley’s Tuff Gong Radio

Celebrate the anniversary of Bob Marley’s birth with moments, musical and spoken, from past birthday celebrations, recorded at the Bob Marley museum in Kingston, Jamaica, and hand-picked by Bob and Rita’s daughter, Cedella Marley.

SoulCycle Radio

All week long, hear specially-curated playlists filled with iconic Black artists and inspiring stories from instructors within the community. Playlists will also be available on demand for listeners’ convenience.

Bob Marley’s Tuff Gong Radio

Airs: February 2 at 7 pm ET

Country star Kenny Chesney picks an hour’s worth of his favourite Bob Marley recordings in honour of Bob’s birthday celebration.

Kids Place Live

Throughout the month, Kids Place Live will play family-friendly songs from Black artists of today and throughout history – from classics by Stevie Wonder and Aretha Franklin to modern-day stars Ziggy Marley, The Roots, and independent artists alike.

Kevin Hart’s Laugh Out Loud Radio

Hear Black History Month specials all month long, including presentations of the Flip Wilson and Redd Foxx catalogs, Whoopi Goldberg portraying Moms Mabley, stand-up blocks, hosted events, and more.

Business Radio

Programming will include Randi Zuckerberg highlighting black entrepreneurs and a discussion on Black History Month. Wharton Business Daily will present an hour on the history of people of colour breaking barriers in the world of business, along with a “Business of…” episode about the business of diversity and inclusion in corporate America.

Radio Andy

Radio Andy presents weekend marathons of Bevelations starting February 6, and Smith Sisters Live on February 27.

Today

Airs: February 1 at 1 pm ET

Hoda Kotb will discuss Black History Month through the lens of children. She’s scheduled to speak with author Vashti Harrison about teaching kids valuable history lessons through art.

CNN Originals

United Shades of America follows comedian and political provocateur W. Kamau Bell as he explores communities across America to understand the unique challenges they face. Throughout February, hear the show every Saturday from 7 am – 7 pm.

Doctor Radio

SiriusXM’s Doctor Radio presented by NYU Langone Health will feature special live programming incorporating how various health-related topics affect minority populations, focusing especially on Black health issues.

Potus

Throughout the month SiriusXM host and CNN Senior Legal Analyst Laura Coates will speak with experts in Black history and also leaders in politics, as well as spotlight documentaries and lesser-known stories in Black history.

Urban View

Joe Madison, leader in the cause for social justice, human and civil rights activist, and member of the NAACP’s national board of directors, uses his SiriusXM program as a platform for inspiring change and demanding action.

Urban View

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, professor, publisher and SiriusXM host Karen Hunter will feature an original content series, “Black History Changemakers” weekdays in February showcasing Black heroes and hidden figures.

Urban View

Clay Cane, award-winning journalist, author, lecturer, filmmaker and host of “The Clay Cane Show,” will host part one of a four-part virtual panel series, “Mixtape & AAAG Present: Black Experiences in Arts, Media & Entertainment.”

SiriusXM NBA Radio

Hear daily vignettes on great off-the-court accomplishments by active or former NBA players, plus a weekly Black History Month rotating round table of NBA Radio hosts, such as Eddie Johnson, Amin Elhassan, Antonio Daniels, Sam Mitchell, Rick Mahorn, Brad Daugherty, and more.

SiriusXM NFL Radio

Hear specials on the Black College Football Hall of Fame 2021 inductees. On his weekly segment of The Opening Drive, Solomon Wilcots and Black players/coaches in the NFL will discuss some of the positives and areas that need improvement. Forward Progress will still air multiple times/week.

MLB Network Radio

MLB Network Radio will air special vignettes about the Negro Leagues, along with encore presentations of “Baseball and Black America.”

SiriusXM PGA TOUR Radio

Learn about trailblazers within the game of golf with stories about Lee Elder, Charlie Sifford, Althea Gibson, Condoleeza Rice, and more. Also hear vignettes about the Howard Golf Team throughout the month, with multiple guest appearances from dignitaries focused on diversifying the game.

SiriusXM Fight Nation

The Ak and Barak Show will highlight an influential Black boxer every weekday in February at 1:30 pm ET.

The Verge

Vocalist and guitarist Densil McFarlane of Canadian punk band The OBGMs (Ooohh Baby Gimme Mores) will takeover The Verge (SiriusXM 173) with a 100% black playlist to celebrate Black History Month. Densil will introduce Verge listeners to his favourite emerging black artists and walk us through some of the band’s latest record The Ends.

Friday, February 12th at 6 ET
Sunday, February 14th at 11 ET
Wednesday, February 17th at 8 ET

North Americana

Singer-songwriter Eric Burton and guitarist/producer Adrian Quesada of American psych-soul band The Black Pumas will take over North Americana (SiriusXM 359) to share how the music of ‘the greats’ like Nat King Cole, Aretha Franklin, and Marvin Gaye have inspired their music. They are nominated for Best American Roots Performance with their song Colours, Record of the Year for Colours, and Album of the Year for the deluxe edition of their self-titled album Black Pumas.

Friday, February 19th at 6 ET
Sunday, February 21st 11 at ET
Wednesday, February 24th at 8 ET

Poplandia

Canadian rapper and producer Kardinal Offishall will take over SiriusXM’s new pop channel Poplandia (SiriusXM 754) for an hour with a playlist 100% dedicated to putting the spotlight on emerging black Canadian pop and hip-hop artists. He’ll also tell the stories behind some of his fan favourites.

Friday, February 26th at 6 ET
Sunday, February 28th at 11 ET
Wednesday, March 3rd at 8 ET

CBC Country

Canadian singer Jojo Mason will takeover CBC Country (SiriusXM 171) with a hand-picked playlist of his favourite country artists. In celebration of Black History Month, he’ll discuss how Charlie Pride, Darius Rucker and Kane Brown have paved the way for black Canadian country artists, touching on mental health as a black artist in Canada, and mentorship from country superstar Dallas Smith.

Friday, February 26th at 6 ET
Sunday, February 28th at 11 ET
Wednesday, March 3rd at 8 ET

Influence Franco

On this weekly French indie-alternative show, artists break down their musical influences. Canadian-Haitian rapper Dramatik of Montreal talks about how Drake, Maestro Fresh Wes, Les Sages Poètes de la rue, Claude Dubois and Rascalz have inspired his music on SiriusXM 174.

Wednesday, February 10th at 6 pm ET
Thursday, February 11th at 6 am ET
Saturday, February 13th at 11 am ET
Sunday, February 14th at 5 pm ET
Monday, February 15th at 9 am ET
Tuesday, February 16th at 12 pm ET

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