The SIRIUS music channels and the Billboard Radio Monitor charts they
will impact are:
The Spectrum / channel 18 (Triple-A), Octane / channel 20 (Active
Rock), Alt Nation / channel 21 (Modern Rock), Hot Jamz / channel 50
(R&B/Hip-Hop), and Heart & Soul / channel 51 (Adult R&B).
Songs played on these SIRIUS channels will be included in the weekly
spins charts published online on November 22, and will appear in print in
the November 25 issue of Billboard Radio Monitor and each week
In August 2005, SIRIUS announced that airplay on its flagship pop music
channel, SIRIUS Hits-1 / channel 1 marked the first time that airplay
from a non-terrestrial broadcaster had been factored into the weekly
results of Billboard Airplay Monitor's Mainstream Top 40 airplay chart.