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'90s on 9

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Broadcast area  United States Canada
Website  SiriusXM: '90s on 9
Slogan  90's pop hits
Format  1990s music
Owner  Sirius XM Holdings
First air date  September 25, 2001
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Class  Satellite radio station
Frequency  Sirius XM Radio 9, Dish Network 6009
Area  United States of America, Canada

The '90s on 9 (or just The '90s) is the name of Sirius XM Radio's 1990s commercial-free music channel. The service signed on September 25, 2001 and broadcasts on Sirius XM channel 9, as well as on Dish Network channel 6009. It was also on heard DirecTV channel 806 until February 9, 2010. On November 12, 2008, it was added to Sirius, replacing the original Pulse on Sirius channel 9, whereas the new Pulse, formerly Flight 26 was added to channel 12 on the Sirius side. This is Sirius's first all-1990s channel since I-90 signed off on November 4, 2002. The old Pulse carried a 1990s & hot AC hybrid, whereas the new Pulse just carries modern AC music. In addition, it also replaced the online-only Super Shuffle channel on Sirius, last heard on satellites in mid-2008. On February 3, 2014, the channel became jockless when both Jo Jo Morales and KT Harris were let go in a cost-cutting move. It remained jockless until May 26, 2015, when former MTV VJ Downtown Julie Brown, who also hosts the weekend's "Back In The Day Replay Countdown," began hosting the channel on a daily basis.

The channel focuses mostly on hit-driven R&B, Hip-Hop, Rhythmic, Dance, Rock, Teen Pop, Pop, and Alternative tracks from the 1990s. Many of the station IDs are spoofs of movies, TV characters, songs and TV commercials that were popular during the '90s. Occasionally, lesser-known '90s songs are played, preceded by the 5 CD Changer set on random tagline.

The station logo features a compact disc in place of the zero, representing the rise of CDs in the nineties.

Programming

  • '90s on 9 with Downtown Julie Brown
  • Weekdays 3:00 pm – 9:00 pm ET.

  • The Back in The Day Replay Countdown
  • Former MTV VJ Downtown Julie Brown counts down the Top 30 hits of each week from a particular year of the 1990s. The countdown is based on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

    Saturdays 9:00 am ET. Rebroadcasts Saturdays 4:00 pm; Sundays 1:00 am, 6:00 am, noon & 6:00 pm ET.

  • Mark McGrath's 120
  • Throughout a two-hour window, Sugar Ray singer Mark McGrath occasionally introduces songs centered around a different theme each weekend.

    Fridays 9:00 pm ET. Rebroadcasts Saturdays midnight, noon & 7:00 pm; Sundays 3:00 am, 9:00 am & 3:00 pm ET.

    References

    '90s on 9 Wikipedia


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