A radio station is a broadcasting service that can be listened to in a vehicle or on a standalone radio player. They feature in every Grand Theft Auto game, and are accessible from almost any vehicle (except some such as bikes or emergency vehicles).

Most radio stations play songs with a DJ and commercials between them; other stations are primarily discussion-based. Emergency services channels are not considered radio stations. Emergency vehicles do not play public radio, except in multiplayer.

Each radio station focuses on one theme or music genre. Some PC versions have the functionality for Custom Radio Stations.

Rockstar Games has a Spotify account with playlists for most radio stations from each GTA game, although some playlists are missing some songs. It can be found here.

2D Universe

Grand Theft Auto

Grand Theft Auto: London 1969 and Grand Theft Auto: London 1961

In order to capture the essence of London in the late 60s, Rockstar decided to license music from the era, focusing on a combination of funky Italian film scores and early reggae to give it the feeling of a British crime caper from the time.

  • Bush Sounds - Reggae
  • Austin Allegro Chase
  • GTA Spy Theme
  • Radio 7 - Pop, Rock
  • Sound of Soho - Jazz
  • GTA Pomp
  • Kaleidoscope - Classic Rock
  • Radio Andorra - Pop, Rock
  • Radio Penelope - Acid Jazz
  • Blow Upradio - Pop, Rock
  • Police Radio Track
  • Heavy Heavy Monster Sound - Reggae
  • Westminister Wireless - Psychedelic Rock

Grand Theft Auto 2

Each area features five radio stations from a pool of eleven, in which one of them would be played as the player drives most vehicles in game.

3D Universe

Grand Theft Auto III

Grand Theft Auto: Vice City

Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas

Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories

Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories

HD Universe

Grand Theft Auto IV

Note: In other games, while cycling through the stations there was a "RADIO OFF" option, this is no longer the case. In GTA IV to turn off the radio, hold the right (or left) directional button (D-pad) (for PC, press "X")

Grand Theft Auto: Episodes from Liberty City

Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars

Exclusive to the PSP, iPhone/iPod Touch version

Grand Theft Auto V

Note: It is only possible to receive one talk radio station at a time. To turn off the radio, select "Radio Off" at the bottom of the wheel or cycle through the stations.

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