Sirius XM Facts and Statistics (2021) | By the Numbers

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Here are a few of the most interesting Sirius XM facts and statistics I was able to dig up. As always, be sure to check back in the future as I will be updating this post as new and updated stats become available.

sirius xm facts and statisticsPlease note that some of these  Sirius XM stats are easier to find than others, so some of these are based on news reports and not official company tallies. All stats are linked to their source unless it was sent to me directly from the company. No stat listed on DMR should be considered in making any type of investment decision. In other words: This is the best I can find, but I don't guarantee anything.

Sirius XM Facts

  • Year launched: 1990
  • Headquarters:  New York, NY
  • Founders: Martine Rothblatt, Robert Briskman, David Margolese
  • Parent: Liberty Media
  • Key Subsidiary: Pandora

Sirius XM Statistics

SiriusXM number of subscribers:

36 million subscribers

Last updated 4/7/19

Number of people SiriusXM products reach:

100 million

Last updated 7/10/19

Number of SiriusXM Listeners:

65.4 million

Last updated 1/27/17

Number of SiriusXM Canada users:

2.7 million

Last updated 1/27/17

Number of SiriusXM channels:


Last updated 1/27/17

Amount that SiriusXM reportedly purchased Pandora for:

$3.5 billion

SiriusXM annual revenue:

What is Sirius XM?

Sirius XM Holdings Inc. is the largest radio company measured by revenue and has more than 30.6 million subscribers. SiriusXM creates and offers commercial-free music; premier sports and live events; news and comedy; exclusive talk and entertainment; and a wide variety of Latin commercial-free music, sports, and talk programming. SiriusXM is available in vehicles from every major car company in the U.S. and smartphones and other connected devices, as well as online at