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.

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The Warm Up

Fridays 9 pm ET with replays Sundays at 10pm ET & Tuesdays at 9 pm ET

Enjoy an hour of nothing but the newest and freshest joints, hosted by your favorite artists! During Black Music Month, our guest hosts include Amara La Negra (6/8) and Jade Novah (6/15).

SiriusXM Hot Seat

Thursday, June 7 at 12 am ET

Nothing’s off limits when you’re in the hot seat. This time, we catch up with Jussie Smollett, who has had a huge year so far. He wrapped up filming the fourth season of Fox’s hit drama Empire, where he plays Jamal Lyon AND he released his long-awaited debut album, Sum of My Music.

The Hotness

Saturday, June 16 at 7 am ET with replays at 1 pm & 9 pm ET and Sunday, June 17 at 12 pm & 7 pm ET

Don’t miss The Heat’s weekly 35 countdown with special guest host Jermaine Dupri! The “Fire Department” has spoken and assembled The Heat’s most popular 35 songs of the week! While Dupri counts from 35-to-1, you’ll hear a few throwbacks, new music, and more.

BET Experience & Awards Weekend 2018

Friday, June 22 – Sunday, June 24

BET Experience is an exciting multicultural music and entertainment festival, which takes place each year in Los Angeles in conjunction with the BET Awards. The Heat will be on the ground broadcasting live from the BET Awards Radio Row, interviewing some of the biggest names in hip-hop and R&B, as well as this year’s most exciting new artists!

SiriusXM Town Hall with Jermaine Dupri

Saturday, June 30

Jermaine Dupri is gearing up for a banner year. He is being inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in June, becoming only the second hip-hop artist to ever be inducted. He is also celebrating he 25th anniversary of the iconic Atlanta-based hip-hop label So So Def with the release of the essential compilation So So Def 25. This anniversary year has also seen Dupri honored with several awards, including the 2018 Trumpet Awards Music Innovation Award, the 2018 Global Spin Awards Breaking Barriers Award as well as the 2018 Legendary Awards Trailblazer Award. Dupri sits down in front of a live studio audience for SiriusXM’s Town Hall series to answer questions from fans and talk about his life and career.


Mr. Cheeks on The Happy Hour with Heather B.

Tuesday, June 19 at 7 pm ET

Grammy-winning rapper Mr. Cheeks, known for his work with Lost Boyz as well as his own solo career, sits down for an interview with Heather B. and treats us to an exclusive in-studio performance.

So So Def FLY 25 Anniversary Takeover

Friday, June 15 starting 6 am ET (encores for FLY List: Saturday, June 16 at 10 am ET & Sunday, June 17 at 10 pm ET)

In celebration of So So Def Records 25th Anniversary, SiriusXM FLY presents a FLY25 special! All day we will have commentary and music from the label creator (Jermaine Dupri) and his signed artists (Xscape, Bow Wow, and more!) Plus, we’ll have a special So So Def FLYlist countdown hosted by Da Brat and a So So Def tribute “Friday FLY Ride” mix by DJ Nabs representing Atlanta, GA.


The Soul Train Cruise 2018

Saturdays in June at 5 pm ET

SiriusXM was onboard the 2018 Soul Train Cruise recording many of the incredible moments from this year’s celebration of Soul from the ’60s, ’70s and the ’80s. Throughout the month, The Groove will be airing live performances from Spinners (6/9), Whispers (6/16), Jeffrey Osbourne (6/23) and The Trammps (6/30 12 am). Additionally, we’ve compiled a Best of Soul Train 2018 special (6/30) featuring Eddie Levert, Gerald Alston, Howard Hewett, Jeffrey Osborne, Whispers and Spinners.

Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival

Saturday, June 9 at 7:45pm ET

In its 17th year, the Manchester, Tenn., festival once again boasts a diverse lineup of artists across genres. We’ll be broadcasting the legendary Nile Rodgers and Chic LIVE from the festival. This is one set you don’t want to miss, no matter if you’re on the farm or listening across the country.

Jeffrey Osbourne Channel Takeover

Friday, June 22 at 4 pm ET

Jeffrey Osbourne is keeping old school R&B and Soul music alive and keeping YOU awake and ready to dance. He’ll be taking over hosting duties, playing his favorite songs from the ’70s and ’80s for a channel take over you don’t want to miss.


The Soul Train Cruise 2018

Sundays in June at 6 pm ET*

SiriusXM was onboard the 2018 Soul Train Cruise recording many of the incredible moments from this year’s celebration of Soul from the ’60s, ’70s and the ’80s. Throughout the month, Soul Town will be airing live performances from The Miracles, Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis, Jr., and Spinners. Additionally, we’ve compiled a Best of Soul Train 2018 special (6/24 at 5 pm ET*) featuring Eddie Levert, Gerald Alston, Whispers and Spinners.


The Future of Hip-Hop Music

Saturdays in June at 1 pm ET

DJ Nina 9 takes you for a ride and introduces you to a collective of artists you will soon be hearing more of.  Every weekend she will feature a new artist on the rise, or as she calls it, “#NextWitNina.” Listen to interviews and performances from Brooklyn Queen (6/2), Melii (6/9), Dice Soho (6/16) and more surprises (6/23,6/30).

BET Experience & Awards Weekend 2018

Friday, June 22 – Sunday, June 24

BET Experience is an exciting multicultural music and entertainment festival, which takes place each year in Los Angeles in conjunction with the BET Awards. Hip-Hop Nation will be on the ground broadcasting live from the BET Awards Radio Row, interviewing some of the biggest names in hip-hop, as well as this year’s most exciting new artists!

Rae Sremmurd – Weekend Takeover on Hip-Hop Nation

Friday, June 8 at 5pm ET — Monday, June 11 at Midnight ET

Rae Sremmurd takes control of Hip-Hop Nation all weekend, playing music from their album that recently dropped SR3MM (Shremm 3) / Swaecation / JXMTRO (Jim-Tro). Hear stories, go behind the scenes, and who knows what can happen when they take the keys to the airwaves.


The Bible of Love Takeover with Snoop Dogg

Weekends through June 24

Snoop Dogg has proven he can take on just about any genre. His latest endeavor? A gospel album called The Bible of Love. Snoop Dogg himself shares exclusive, insightful info on his new gospel debut, a 32-track double album featuring artists like Tye Tribbet, the Clark Sisters, Faith Evans and Rance Allen.


Rock The Bells Furious 5

Tuesdays (at 4 pm ET) and Wednesdays (at 10 am ET) in June

Classic hip-hop fans share their favorite 5 MC’s and play a song from each. Throughout the month, hear from Common (6/12), Bumpy Knuckles (6/13), Greg Nice of Nice & Smooth (6/19), and Sandra “Pepa” Denton of Salt-N-Pepa and daughter Egypt Criss of Growing Up Hip-Hop (6/20).


The Platinum 20 Playlist

Saturdays (10 am ET) & Sundays (6 pm ET) in June

Each week in June B.J. Stone & Donna Briggs put together the most popular songs decided by you on the Platinum 20 Playlist.
The Platinum 20 Playlist also includes “Out Da Box”( new music), “The Big Throwback” (a lost jam from back in the day) and “Live From The Vault” (a Live performance). Plus. B.J. & Donna will interview someone special in the Celebrity Spotlight including Miguel (6/16-17), Antonique Smith (6/23-24), Ne-Yo (6/30)

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