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DIRECTV Music Channels

DIRECTV Music Channels - Great Music, Great Talk

Get up to 84 commercial-free music channels from SonicTap, featuring music, news, sports, and entertainment. From rock to salsa, country to classic, there's a station for every music style and genre. And best of all, Sonic Tap Channels are included in EVERY DIRECTV package.

DIRECTV Spanish Programming offers 10 Latin Music Channels in addition to the English-language music channels in each package.

See the wide variety of music channels available below, and choose the DIRECTV Package with everything you're looking for!

Sonic Tap Music Channel Line-Up

Jazz: Big Band/Swing
Oldies: Malt Shop Oldies
Oldies: 60's Revolution
Oldies: 70's Hits
Oldies: 80's Hits
Pop/Adult Contemporary: 90's Hits


Rat Pack
Country: Traditional Country
Country: Hit Country
Country: Red, Rock and Blues
Country: Honky Tonk Tavern
Bluegrass: Bluegrass
Folk: Folk Rock
Country: Modern Country


Holiday & Happenings
Pop/Adult: Today's Hits
Pop/Adult Contemporary: Y2K Hits
Pop/Adult Contemporary: Hottest Hits
Pop/Adult Contemporary: Love Songs
Instrumental: Contemporary Instrumentals
Pop/Adult Contemporary: Adult Contemoprary
Standards: Silver Screen
Standards: Showtunes


Groove Lounge
Urban: Hot Jamz (Hip Hop)
Religious: The Spirit
Religious: Gospel Glory
Religious: Hallelujah
Rock: Hair Guitar
Rock: Full Metal Jacket
Rock: College Rock
Rock: Adult Alternative
Rock: Classic Rock
Rock: Alternative
Rock: Ink'd
Standards: Singers-Songwriters
Classic Rock: Classic Hits Blend
Rock: Reality Bites
Alternative: Flashback/New Wave
Specialty: 8-Tracks
Rock: Spike (Explicit Lyrics)
Urban: Classic R&B
Urban: Silky Soul
Urban: Old School Funk
Dance: Retro Disco
Urban: The Boombox (Explicit Lyrics)
Urban: Hype (Explicit Lyrics)
Alternative: Coffeehouse Rock
Rock: Soft Hits
Jazz: Classic Jazz Vocal Band
Jazz: Smooth Jazz




Metro Blend
Specialty: Blues


Great Standards
Health & Fitness: New Age
Health & Fitness: Zen
Dance: SubTerranean
Dance: Dance


Modern Workout




Classic Rock Workout
International: Reggae
Classical: Symphonic


Classical: Light Classical
Specialty: Be-Tween
Specialty: The Playground
Latin: Bailamos!


Fiesta Tropical
Latin Hits
Music of the Americas


Regional Mexican




Carnaval Brasileiro
Rock en Espanol
Latin Jazz


Familiar Favorites


Italian Bistro Blend


Italian Contemporary





Music For Every Listener

The Top 40 Junkie

In the mood for the latest tracks from the most popular artists playing on the radio today? Tune in to channel 818 for the Hottest Hits or flip to 825 for Urban Jamz.

The Head Banger

If wailing guitars and crushing drums turn you on, then flip the TV to stations 829 through 835 for options like Full Metal Jacket and the uncensored Spike, two stations sure to keep you rocking all night long.

The Sentimentalist

Feel like getting teary-eyed? Check out Soft Hits on channel 849 or sing along to the oldies from every decade on channels 802 - 805. Or simply grab a stiff bourbon and a soft chair and settle in to the Classic Rock Hits Blend on channel 837.

The Sophisticate

If the complex and beautiful sound of an orchestra is your idea of perfection, SonicTap stations 864-866 have everything you could want in Classical music, from symphonic blends to piano solos. Looking for the down beat? Check out channels 850 through 855 for Blues and Jazz standards.

The Fitness Fanatic

Practice yoga or harness your chi while listening to Zen and New Age music on channels 856 and 857. Or get your legs and heart pumping with the best beats and dance mixes on channels 858-861.

The Jetsetter

From Fiesta Tropical on channel 870 to Italian blends on 881 and Latin Jazz on 879, Sonic Tap brings you a taste of home. Let the sounds of the world be music to your ears as you travel from country to country with just a click of your remote.

The Nonconformist

If the idea of a greatest hit makes your skin crawl, Sonic Tap has a station for you. With two college rock stations as well as channel 848, Coffeehouse Rock, you'll find the indie tracks you love and none of the pop you'd rather live without.

The Theme Party Planner

Deck your holiday party with seasonal tunes on Holiday & Happenings, channel 815. Or find the perfect playlist for your next event with channel options like Showtunes, Silver Screen, Old School Funk and Retro Disco.

DIRECTV Sonic Tap Frequently Asked Questions

What is Sonic Tap?

SonicTap is a series of channels available with every DIRECTV package. Simply flip to channels 801-884 on your remote and tune in to uncut, commercial-free music from any genre you could possibly want. Keep the crowd happy at your next house party, set the mood while you cook dinner, keep yourself moving in your home gym, or simply sit back and enjoy the best music, from classical to contemporary.

Will Sonic Tap Stations have commercials?

No commercials, no obnoxious DJs, no interruptions. With SonicTap, whether you're listening at home or at work, you'll get all the best music without the filler.

Is Sonic Tap available for my business?

Yes! Sonic Tap channels are an option for every business, commercial and private viewing package. You can also order Sonic Tap music-only packages for your office! Each package includes one free SD receiver for non-stop access to 84 interruption and commercial-free channels.

I love recent hits. How often will I hear new songs?

Channels are updated monthly so our playlists are always exciting.