SiriusXM celebrates the sounds and artists of Black Music Month with special programming across multiple channels. From one-on-one interviews to full channel take-overs, click on the logos below to see specials airing on each channel.

Also, don’t forget to vote for your favorite Black Music Month artist.

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Off The Record!

Anthony Hamilton, June 17 at 6pm ET & June 11 at 12pm ET

Marsha Ambrosius, June 24 at 6pm ET & June 25 at 12pm ET

Each weekend in June hear LIVE performances from some of your favorite artists that visited the SiriusXM studio’s. Charlie Wilson, Leela James, Anthony Hamilton and Marsha Ambrosius will be featured along with individual songs from many of our guests throughout the years


Black Music Month’s Greatest Ballads

Saturdays at 12am ET
Sundays at 3am ET

There’s not much as touching as the gift of music, so this Black Music Month Silk gives you the greatest ballads each weekend in June. Enjoy sweeps of music by Male singers on June 6th & 7th; Female groups on June 10th & 11th; Male groups June 17th & 18thand wrap up the month with Female singers June 24th & 25th. All these great ballads are just a part of SiriusXM’s celebration of Black Music Month!


Hot Seat Festival

Friday, June 16 at 8pm ET

June is Black Music Month and we’re kicking the celebration off right here at the Heat! Join us for the first annual Hot Seat Festival. We will be showcasing the hottest in R&B and Hip Hop with live performances from our very own Sirius XM studios. Headlining this week’s performances will be R&B newcomer R. LUM. R., Grammy-nominated singer BJ The Chicago Kid, Chicago emcee Dreezy, legendary R&B group Jagged Edge, and the Classic Man himself – Jidenna. Bringing the stage to your speakers! It’s another Heat exclusive.


FLY List: 25th Anniversary Edition

Fridays at 4pm ET
Saturdays at 10am ET
Sundays at 10pm ET

Every week in June we will fly back 25 years to June of 1992 as we celebrate this month in music for Black Music Month.

 

The Happy Hour LIVE FLYback with Heather B.

Hi-Five, June 16 at 7pm ET

Ruff Endz, June 23 at 7pm ET

BBD/New Edition featuring Sway Calloway, June 30 at 7pm ET

Replays Saturdays at 9am ET & Sundays at 10am ET

Every Friday in June we will fly back to get our new subscribers re-acquainted with our in-studio interview/performances we have had in the Happy Hour with Heather B.  Artists such as Hi-Five, All-4-One, Tony Toni Tone’, BBD/New Edition special and we will conclude with Ruff Endz for Black Music Month. It’s party time with Heather B.!

 

The Friday FLY Ride (Ladies Edition) with Heather B.

Fridays at 9am ET

Every Friday we’ll pass on the mixing duties to the ladies for the Friday FLY Ride as Heather B. dedicates it to the Female DJ from different parts of the country!  Fellas sit back and watch the ladies get FLY!

 

Kid Capri’s Block Party

Saturdays at 5pm ET
DJ Brucie B, June 17 at 5pm ET + Mix at 6pm ET
DJ Jazzy Joyce, June 24 at 5pm ET + Mix at 6pm ET

Kid Capri interview’s 4 reputable Party DJs that have been key figures in the industry every weekend in June plus a FLY mix from each to add on to the Flava.  DJ’s such as Kool DJ Red Alert, DJ Scratch, Brucie B., and Jazzy Jeff!

 

Brian McKnight – FLY 25

Friday, June 23

Brian McKnight personally hosts our Day-long celebration of his platinum selling debut album ‘Brian McKnight’ on its release day.  That deserves the FLY25 stamp!


Black Music Month – Kool & The Gang

June 17 at 6pm ET

The Ambassadors of Funk, Pop, Dance and R&B,  Grammy Award winners Kool & The Gang  were on the concert stage on the  2017 Soul Train Cruise and on Saturday 6/17 we play back their 60 minute performance at 6P east.   Notable songs, Hollywood Swinging, Ladies Night, and Celebration.

 

Black Music Month Soul Train Concert

June 23 at 6pm ET

The Ambassadors of Funk, Pop, Dance and R&B,  Grammy Award winners Kool & The Gang  were on the concert stage on the 2017 Soul Train Cruise and on Saturday 6/24 we play back their 60 minute performance at 6P east.   Notable songs, Hollywood Swinging, Ladies Night, and Celebration.

 

Black Music Month – The Commodores

June 24 at 6pm ET

Week three in June, Black Music month continues 6/24 with another group that helped to redefine the Motown sound in the mid 70’s Tuskegee’s Grammy winning Commodores in concert  with a 60 minute show from the  Soul Train 2017 cruise.  Notable songs Brick House, Easy.

 

Black Music Month – Chaka Khan

June 30 at 6pm ET

The Black Music Month celebration continues on 6/30 with Grammy winner Chaka Khan concert is 60 minutes recorded on the 2017 Soul Train cruise. Notable songs, I Feel for You, and I’m Every Woman.


Black Music Month – Thelma Houston

June 18 at 6pm ET

R&B veteran Thelma Houston in concert with a Motown revue medley from the concert stage on the 2017 Soul Train Cruise. 6P east.  Ain’t Nothing Like The Real Thing,  Smiling Faces.


Backspin Honors 2Pac

June 12 – 25

All a part of Black Music Month on SiriusXM, Backspin celebrates 2Pac’s music and life by spotlighting Pac classics every hour throughout June. In addition, listeners will also hear reflections on Tupac from artists who knew him (Treach, Snoop Dogg, Ice Cube + more). Plus hear in-depth interviews with the lead actors and producers from the upcoming biopic “All Eyez On Me” and with the hip hop group The Outlawz, whom Tupac founded in 1995.

 

PAC-story with The Outlawz

June 18 at 2pm ET

Backspin’s interview profile show Backstory becomes PAC-Story this month, as we honor Tupac Shakur as a part of Black Music Month on SiriusXM. Combat Jack sits down with hip hop group The Outlawz, whom Tupac founded in 1995. The group talks about their appearances in the new biopic “All Eyez On Me”, their new upcoming album and their memories of Pac from the 90s.

 

PAC-story with “All Eyez On Me” Cast

June 16 at 5pm ET
June 17 at 10am and 4pm ET
June 18 at 8pm ET
June 20 at 10am ET

Backspin’s interview profile show Backstory becomes PAC-Story this month, as we honor Tupac Shakur as a part of Black Music Month on SiriusXM. Combat Jack sits down for an in-depth interview with Demetrius Shipp Jr. (Tupac), Dominic L. Santana (Suge Knight), L.T. Hutton (Producer) and Benny Boom (Director) from the 2Pac biopic “All Eyez On Me”. Hear exclusive info about the making of the biopic, the challenges the actors faced and how Pac’s legacy will continue to grow with the release of “All Eyez On Me”.


Live Music Weekends

Weekends, June 3 – June 24

Gospel music is the spiritual heart of America’s cultural history. Kirk Franklin’s Praise celebrates Black Music Month focusing on gospel delivered (and delivering!) in performance. Hourly, beginning June 3rd from 11a to 11p, each Saturday and Sunday, thru June 24, we’ll play ‘live’ music, the work of your favorite artists like Kirk Franklin, Tamela Mann and Donnie McClurkin, and some newer artists for us to get more familiar with also – like Preashea Hilliard, Le’Andria Johnson and Zacardi Cortez! join in and catch the spirit of comfort and inspiration!

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