Music that Connects and Inspires Us

All through June, SiriusXM spotlights contributions from Black musicians, singers, songwriters, and composers in celebration of the rich music rooted in African tradition and central to North American culture today.

Music that Connects and Inspires Us

All through June, SiriusXM spotlights contributions from Black musicians, singers, songwriters, and composers in celebration of the rich music rooted in African tradition and central to North American culture today.

What’s On

Featured Channels

The Prince Channel

Listen to music from all eras of Prince, from his signature funk to slow jams to psychedelic rock. Hear Purple Playlists of Prince favourites from those who knew him best.

Black Music Forever Radio

Tune in to Black Music Forever Radio for the latest hits and breaking music by Black artists in hip-hop, R&B, pop, and much more.

The 2PAC Channel

Hear music from 2PAC’s early career days through his time at Death Row and his posthumous releases—plus other artists and celebs who were “Down For PAC.”

All Music is Black Music

SiriusXM and the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture presents All Music Is Black Music, a podcast that explores how African American music and culture has shaped the wider contemporary music landscape.

2 Trill Show

Airs: June 16

Hosted by Bun B, this show will premiere his new single and spotlight socially conscious Hip-hop songs from southern artists.

All City Day—New Orleans

Airs: June 28

Rock the Bells Radio is dedicating an entire day to Hip-hop culture from NOLA. Hear artists interviews and songs, plus exclusive DJ sets from Mannie Fresh, DJ KLM (Beats by the Pound), and DJ Spin.

“What’s Goin On” 50th Anniversary

Airs: June 18

For Black Music Month, we’ll be Celebrating the 50th anniversary of Marvin Gaye’s album with commentary from Jan Gaye and others, as well as call-in audience contributions.

H.E.R. Weekend Takeover

Airs: June 16 at 5 pm ET

Grammy and Oscar winner H.E.R. takes over The Heat all weekend long to introduce her new album and play some of her favorite songs.

Soulful Soundtracks

Airs: June 5

Each weekend in June, hear music from some of our culturally iconic movies, including Waiting to Exhale, Black Panther, Judas and the Black Messiah, and more.

BMM Live Performances

Airs: June 19 Debut

In honour of Black Music Month, we’re spotlighting live performances from Grammy-nominated artists After 7 and Audra Day.

Black Music Matters

Airs: Wednesdays at 11 am ET

Listen to playlists that highlight and empower Black music and musicians.

Toosii’s Summer Wave Special

Airs: June 5 at 2 pm ET

Join Toosii as he runs thru his favorite summer bops.

Best of Nations Next Virtual Concert

Airs: June 19 at 2 pm ET

Catch a special rewind of some of our key performances from our recent Nation’s Next Virtual Concert Series, featuring performances from CJ, Tyla Yaweh, Yella Beezy, and more.

Hotboii’s Summer Wave Special

Airs: June 19 at 2 pm ET

Hear Hotboii kick off summer with 10 of his favourite summer bops.

Meez-O-Estates

Airs: June 26 at 8 pm ET

Check out the debut of a new show hosted by clubhouse giant and 21 Savage manager, Meezy, and dedicated to a no-holds-barred conversation about Hip-hop music and culture, featuring music mixed by DJ Mark B.

Album Release Specials

Hip-Hop Nation will play songs of release-day albums from J Cole, 2 Chainz, Gucci Mane, Drake, and more.

Quincy Jones Weekend

Airs: June 12

Quincy Jones talks about Black Music Month and his time working with Michael Jackson on the Off The Wall, Bad, and Thriller albums.

Gamble and Huff Weekend

Airs: June 18

Gamble and Huff talk about Black Music Month and their career writing and producing The O’Jays, Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes, Patti Labelle, and Teddy Pendergrass.

The Jacksons Special

Airs: June 28

Listen to tracks from The Jacksons re-released three LPs—Triumph, Victory, and 2300 Jackson Street—plus never released songs and conversation about both the classics and new material.

Kardinal Offishal Takeover

Airs: June 18 at 6 pm ET, June 20 at 11 pm ET, June 23 at 8 pm ET

Canadian rapper and producer Kardinal Offishall takes over Poplandia (SiriusXM 754) for an hour with a playlist dedicated to Black Canadian pop and hip-hop artists. He’ll also tell the stories behind some of his fan favourites.

R&B/Soul Listener-voted Top 60

Airs: June 19 at 2 pm ET

’60s on 6 listeners pick their favorite R&B and soul songs of the ’60s.

Steve Cropper Interview

Airs: June 21 at 7 pm ET

Stax musician Steve Cropper (of Booker T. & the M.G.’s and The Blues Brothers) shares music and memories of working with Otis Redding, Sam & Dave, and Booker T.

Favourite 45s with Little Anthony

Little Anthony of The Imperials plays his favourite soul songs of the ’60s and shares stories about some of the top soul artists of the decade.

Top 70 Soul Hits Countdown

Airs: June 11 – June 13

June is Black Music Month and we’ve got a listener-voted countdown of the top 70 best soul hits of the decade.

Ones to Watch with Densil McFarlane of the OBGMs

Airs: Weekdays throughout June at 5 pm & 10 pm ET

Densil McFarlane of the OBGMs steps in as guest host for Ones to Watch on The Verge to highlight his favourite Black and Indigenous Artists (it’s also National Indigenous History Month).

Black Voices Spotlight on Sunday Service with Sarah Burke

Airs: Sundays at 9 pm ET throughout June

Sarah Burke welcomes several artists to Sunday Service to discuss the role Black music has played in their work. Guests include Jon Batiste, Allison Russell, Valerie June, Yola, Black Pumas and Amythyst Kiah.

Yola Takeover

Airs: June 11 at 6 pm, June 13 at 11 pm, June 16 at 8 pm ET

The Grammy-nominated U.K. singer/songwriter takes over North Americana with a playlist filled with her favourite Black artists and the stories behind her forthcoming album due out July 30th titled Stand For Myself.

Black Pumas Takeover

Airs: June 25 at 6 pm, June 27 at 11 pm ET, June 30 at 8 pm ET

Eric Burton and Adrian Quesada of the Grammy-nominated psych-soul band take over North Americana with a playlist of their favourite Black artists and the stories behind the wild ride of their breakout year.

A Shot of Rhythm and Blues

Airs: Mondays in June, beginning June 7

Host Meshell Ndegeocello explores The Beatles’ relationship with Black Music in a four-part series featuring music from the Beatles’ earliest R&B heros and Black artists that covered The Fab Four.

Hourly Tributes to Black Musicians All Month Long

Hear song introductions by Dave Marsh honouring Black musicians and the impact they had on Bruce Springsteen and music in general.

Tom Morello’s “One Man Revolution”

Airs: June 14

Tune in for a Juneteenth-themed episode in honour of Black Music Month.

Rock Hall Conversation Encores

Catch past Rock Hall conversations with the Isley Brothers, Booker T. Jones, Robert Randolph, and Chuck D.

Special Sets

In honour of Black Music Month, we’re playing three song sets featuring Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees, and including a spotlight on the Rock Hall’s social justice exhibit “It’s Been Said All Along.”

Living American with Julius P. William

Airs: June 15 at 7 pm ET

In celebration of Black Music Month, we have Julius P. Williams as our Living American curator presenting some of his own compositions as well as works by other American composers.

Juneteenth Remembrance and Celebration

Airs: June 19 at 8 pm ET

This Juneteenth we remember and celebrate the contributions and artistry of Black Americans in Classical Music—featuring music by Florence Price, William Grant Still, Jessie Montgomery, Adolphus Hailstork, and others.

Living American with Adolphus Hailstork

Airs: June 22 at 7 pm ET

In Celebration of Black Music Month, we have composer Adolphus Hailstork as our Living American curator to share works from his vast and prolific catalog.

Living American with Lara Downes

Airs: June 29 at 7 pm ET

Pianist Lara Downes is back to curate another edition of Living American, during which she talks about her newest project, Rising Sun Music, a digital-format record label presenting works by Black composers spanning two centuries.

Celebrating Black Artists

Throughout the month, BPM will feature and highlight music and DJ sets from top Black artists in the genre. Content will include recorded intros from DJ Sliink, Carl Cox, DJ Uniique, Aluna, Black Coffee, TroyBoi, MK, and others.

Build-A-Song

Airs: June 12 at 9 am ET

Subs and fans of SXM and Praise get to “build a song” with Kirk Franklin during an interactive performance.

Juneteenth Celebration w/ Kirk Franklin

Airs: June 19 at 12 pm ET

What has long been a Texas tradition is now a nationwide movement. Tune in for a Juneteenth discussion plus songs and narration shared by native Texan, Kirk Franklin.

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The variety you want. Listen in your car, on your phone, at home, and online.
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Listen to your favourites in all your favourite places outside the car—on your phone, online, and at home.