How to Play Music on a Roku Ultra

Introduction

This guide will walk you through streaming music with your Roku Ultra.

Roku Ultra

1 Music Channels

Roku streams music the same way it does for video; using channels. Below are some popular examples of music streaming channels available on Roku.

Just add the channel to your Roku, and start listening!

Free

These channels have free services available. Most also offer a premium, paid-for option, as well.

Pandora

Allows you to create personalized music stations from songs, artists, or genres.

Pandora Icon

Vevo

Official, high-definition music videos of your favorite artists.

Vevo Icon

TuneIn Radio

Online streaming music, talk, and other programming from around the world.

TuneIn Radio Icon

SHOUTcast Internet Radio

A streaming radio directory from all over the globe.

SHOUTcast Radio Icon

Premium

These channels are primarily paid-for services, or extensions to other premium services you may already be using.

Amazon Music

Access your Amazon Music account, or as part of your Amazon Prime service.

AmazonMusic Icon

SiriusXM

Stream your SiriusXM service through your Roku.

SiriusXM Icon

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This guide will walk you through streaming music with your Roku Ultra.

Roku Ultra

Roku streams music the same way it does for video; using channels. Below are some popular examples of music streaming channels available on Roku.

Just add the channel to your Roku, and start listening!

Free

These channels have free services available. Most also offer a premium, paid-for option, as well.

Pandora

Allows you to create personalized music stations from songs, artists, or genres.

Pandora Icon

Vevo

Official, high-definition music videos of your favorite artists.

Vevo Icon

TuneIn Radio

Online streaming music, talk, and other programming from around the world.

TuneIn Radio Icon

SHOUTcast Internet Radio

A streaming radio directory from all over the globe.

SHOUTcast Radio Icon

Premium

These channels are primarily paid-for services, or extensions to other premium services you may already be using.

Amazon Music

Access your Amazon Music account, or as part of your Amazon Prime service.

AmazonMusic Icon

SiriusXM

Stream your SiriusXM service through your Roku.

SiriusXM Icon
  1. Push the Home button on your Roku remote.
    Remote with home button highlighted.

  2. Push Left < on your remote, select Streaming Channels.
    Roku homepage with Streaming Channels highlighted.

  3. Select Search Channels, or browse through the categories to find the channel you want.
    Streaming Channels with search highlighted.

  4. Type in the name of the channel you wish to add, then push Right > on your remote.
    search with text entry highlighted.

  5. Select the channel you wish to install.
    Example search result with channel selected.

  6. Select Add channel.
    Channel info with add channel highlighted.

  7. A brief message will appear, letting you know the channel is added to the end of your home screen, and you can move it using the Option * menu. Select OK.
    Information dialog with OK highlighted.
Attention required. If the channel you added is a channel with premium, paid-for content, you will be prompted for your username and password for that service. This is separate from your Roku account in most cases.
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