7 AAPI Heritage Month Specials You Won’t Want to Miss

Celebrate with music, comedy, sports, and more.

Jackie Kolgraf
May 23, 2023

May was officially designated as Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month in 1992 to recognize the contributions and achievements of the AAPI community throughout American history. SiriusXM is celebrating Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders — honoring the richness of their voices, cultural heritage, and impact they have on culture — with specials across music, sports, comedy, and more.

K-Pop Takeovers

SiriusXM K-Pop channel

Listen: May 4–18 on channel 105, year-round on the SXM App

This app-only channel will be available on satellite in celebration of AAPI Heritage Month for a limited time. Plus, hear exclusive takeovers from K-pop stars!

LE SSERAFIM Album Takeover | May 9–10: The five-piece girl group will be taking over the channel to talk about their brand new album called UNFORGIVEN.

Agust D Takeover | May 12–14: Agust D (aka SUGA of BTS) shares stories about his debut solo album, D-Day, his ongoing world tour, and much more!

FIFTY FIFTY Takeover | May 15: Hear FIFTY FIFTY talk about their viral hit “Cupid” and share stories about all of their releases along with some of their favorite songs.

TOMORROW X TOGETHER Takeover | May 16: TOMORROW X TOGETHER share about their ongoing tour, their latest EP, The Name Chapter: TEMPTATION, as well as their favorite songs from BTS, Justin Bieber, and Taeyang.

ENHYPEN Takeover | May 17–18: This seven-member boy band will be sharing some of their biggest hits as well as favorite songs from other artists.

Click here to stream SiriusXM K-Pop

DJ Mix Shows

Listen: Year-round on channel 735 and on the SXM App

Catch your favorite Asian American DJs as they host hour-long mix shows, introducing their favorite music and inspirations.

Click here to stream Steve Aoki's Remix Radio on SiriusXM

AAPI Heritage Month Extra Magic Hour

AAPI Disney Extra Magic Hour

Listen: On the SXM App

Celebrate AAPI Heritage month with an hour-long playlist on Disney Hits hosted by Wendy (composer) and Ben (lead actor) from American Born Chinese.

Click here to stream Disney Hits on SiriusXM

AAPI Heritage Month Comedy Special

Listen: On the SXM App

Raw Dog Comedy celebrates AAPI Heritage Month with standup comedy blocks from Aziz Ansari, Jo Koy, Ali Wong, Russell Peters, and more.

Click here to stream Raw Dog Comedy on SiriusXM

AAPI Baseball Roundtable

mlb players week

Listen: On the SXM App

Jon Morosi hosts a roundtable panel featuring AAPI players Kurt Suzuki, Isiah Kiner-Falefa, Kolten Wong, and former Manager Don Wakamatsu.

Click here to stream MLB Network Radio on SiriusXM

Passion & Pride – The History of Polynesian Players in the NFL

SiriusXM NFL Radio

Listen: On the SXM App

This special honors the legacy of Polynesians in the NFL and examining how island culture ties into the values taught through the game of football, featuring interviews with current NFL players and Hawaii natives Marcus Mariota and DeForest Buckner; former NFL offensive linemen Jesse Sapolu, who founded the Polynesian Football Hall of Fame; former NFL quarterback Jack “The Throwin Samoan” Thompson, and more.

Click here to stream SiriusXM NFL Radio

API Sounds Playlist

API Sounds Playlist on SiriusXM

Listen: On the SXM App

Hear AAPI artists share stories about the importance of AAPI Heritage Month as well as music from Jay Park, Keshi, Saweetie, Gryffin, and many others.

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