You Can Now Ask Alexa to Play SiriusXM Channels

You Can Now Ask Alexa to Play SiriusXM Channels
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Over 200 channels – including Howard Stern, live sports, sports talk, top news brands, exclusive entertainment, comedy, and commercial-free music – are now available to trial and paid subscribers of SiriusXM with Amazon Alexa. The new SiriusXM skill for Amazon Alexa was announced live on Howard Stern’s exclusive SiriusXM channel, Howard 100, by Stern himself on Tuesday (June 20).

Subscribers can simply ask Alexa to play SiriusXM channels by saying, “Alexa, play…[name of channel]…on SiriusXM!”

With the SiriusXM skill for Amazon Alexa, trial and paid subscribers of SiriusXM have easy access to dozens of channels that span music, talk, comedy, sports, and news, including:

  • Howard Stern
  • The Beatles Channel
  • E Street Radio
  • Today Show Radio
  • The Chicago Cubs
  • The Garth Channel
  • SiriusXM NBA Radio
  • Joel Osteen Radio
  • Shade 45
  • Tom Petty Radio
  • Laugh USA
  • SiriusXM Hits 1
  • FOX News Headlines
  • 80’s on 8
  • The Golden State Warriors
  • SiriusXM Patriot
  • Mad Dog Sports Radio
  • Alt Nation
  • SiriusXM Progress
  • Real Jazz
  • SiriusXM NASCAR Radio
  • Doctor Radio
  • Pearl Jam Radio
  • The Pittsburgh Penguins
  • The Highway
  • The Catholic Channel
  • Coffee House
  • Radio Margaritaville
  • MLB Network Radio
  • SiriusXM NHL Network Radio
  • Entertainment Weekly Radio
  • SiriusXM Chill

SiriusXM brings a wide selection of live sporting events to Alexa. Those who are subscribed to SiriusXM’s most extensive offering, “All Access,” can ask Alexa to play MLB® games, NBA games, NHL® games, NASCAR® races, PGA TOUR® events, and live college sports, from wherever they are at home with their Alexa devices.

Whether preparing dinner in the kitchen, working in a home office, or throwing a party for guests on the deck, SiriusXM gives subscribers a variety of music channels to jam out to. It offers artist branded music channels from Bruce Springsteen, Eminem, Tom Petty, and many more; curated music channels spanning rock, electronic dance, jazz, and more; concept-based channels such as Road Trip Radio, Yacht Rock Radio, and SiriusXM Comes Alive.

Steve Rabuchin, VP for Amazon Alexa, was delighted that the retail giant’s customers can now enjoy SiriusXM’s exclusive shows, live sports, music, and news through Alexa. “Music, news, and sports are already some of the most popular categories of content on Alexa, and SiriusXM brings even more choices to customers,” Rabuchin said. “People with an Alexa device and a SiriusXM trial or paid subscription can simply enable the SiriusXM skill for Amazon Alexa, link their accounts and start listening at home or on-the-go with Alexa.”

Jim Cady, SiriusXM’s Executive Vice President of Products, Operations & Connected Vehicle, was equally delighted with the offering. “Alexa is a leading voice service today by far and for good reason: The ease of use through the convenience of voice control with Alexa,” he said. “We are thrilled to now deliver to Alexa our critically acclaimed, compelling and exclusive programming that spans all music genres, live sports, talk, live news, and comedy. Our millions of subscribers can get SiriusXM’s great programming outside of the car and wherever Alexa devices can be found. It’s as simple as asking Alexa to play SiriusXM.”

Danita White for TechFunnel.com


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