Sonos Radio Rolling Out Via A Software Update Today

Sonos is launching Sonos Radio, a free, ad-supported streaming radio service, available to Sonos customers in more than 10 million homes rolling out today with a software update. Nearly half of all listening time on Sonos is dedicated to radio and Sonos Radio was built as a new way for customers to explore radio and discover new music and services on Sonos.

Starting today, Sonos customers will be able to: 

Listen to more than 60,000 stations from multiple streaming partners in one place. Complementing the 100+ streaming options available on Sonos, the new service introduces a holistic and cohesive way to explore radio. Listen to music, news, sports from around the world from long-time partners, including TuneIn, iHeartRadio (North America), and more partners to come. UK-based radio service Global and in the US will be added soon. 

Sonos Original Programming Coming Soon: 

Sonos Radio will feature original programming that includes music handpicked by DJs and artists. Sonos’ original programming is available in X and will roll-out to other countries over time. 

  • Stream Sonos Sound System: Sonos’ signature ad-free station, curated and hosted by the Sonos team, features a stream of new and well-known music, behind-the-scenes stories, as well as guest artist radio hours. A 60-minute artist hosted radio hour is released every Wednesday, featuring music and commentary about inspiring artists, releases, and the host’s latest work. 
  • Ad-Free Artist Stations Ad-free artist stations feature song selections from artists inspired by their own influences and obsessions. In the Absence Thereof…, from Thom Yorke, premiers today. Artist stations from Brittany Howard of Alabama Shakes, David Byrne of Talking Heads, and Third Man Records to follow. 
  • Sonos Stations, offering 30+ stations of handpicked music inspired by Sonos customers most loved genres.

Sonos will also debut its new sonic branding created by iconic composer Philip Glass with Sonos Radio.

Global radio stations will be available for all customers worldwide. Sonos’ original programming will be available in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland, and Australia beginning today. Support for additional countries will follow.

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