To provide a content receiving apparatus and content receiving method capable of efficiently performing classified display of contents held by a digital media server (DMS).
A content receiving apparatus includes a receiving means, a generating means, a display means and an accepting means. The receiving means receives first information from a server device which stores a plurality of contents and tag information registering content-specific information as registration items for a plurality of predetermined items in association with each other, the first information associating identifiers for identifying the respective contents with registration items of any item determined as a classification item among the plurality of items. The generating means generates a registration item tab for each class of the registration items. The display means displays on a display device the identifier in the first information relating to the registration items of the registration item tab in association with the registration item tab. The accepting means accepts selection of the registration item tab. When the accepting means accepts selection of the registration item tab, the receiving means receives from the server device tag information of contents corresponding to the identifier related to the registration item tab.
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