SiriusXM Announces Holiday Music Programming Slate
October 30, 2014 at 11:42 AM (PT)
SIRIUSXM announced its holiday music lineup featuring eight commercial-free channels offering listeners a variety of traditional holiday songs, classical CHRISTMAS carols, country CHRISTMAS classics, contemporary holiday tunes, soul music, HANUKKAH music and LATIN seasonal music.
Here's the complete lineup:
HOLIDAY TRADITIONS (channel 147 and XM channel 73): Traditional holiday music from the ‘40s through the ‘60s by artists such as ANDY WILLIAMS, RAY CONNIFF, BING CROSBY and NAT KING COLE. (TUESDAY, NOV. 11th-WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 31st)
HOLLY (channel 17): Contemporary holiday music as well as traditional favorites, including songs by IDINA MENZEL, KELLY CLARKSON, JOSH GROBAN, MICHAEL BUBLE, MARIAH CAREY, TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA, COLBIE CAILLAT, WHITNEY HOUSTON and PENTATONIX. (TUESDAY, NOV. 11th-WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 31st) HOLLY is also a year-round online channel, on channel 781.
HOLIDAY POPS (channel 76): Classical CHRISTMAS carols and other holiday favorites by artists like MORMON TABERNACLE CHOIR, BOSTON POS, LUCIANA PAVAROTTI, THE NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC, KING'S COLLEGE CHOIR and THOMAS HAMPSON (WEDNESDAY, DEC. 24th-FRIDAY, DEC. 26th)
COUNTRY CHRISTMAS (channel 58): A mix of country CHRISTMAS music from contemporary and classic country artists, including GARTH BROOKS, CARRIE UNDERWOOD and LADY ANTEBELLUM. (TUESDAY, DEC. 2nd-FRIDAY, DEC. 26th)
NAVIDAD (channel 785): Features contemporary LATIN holiday music and traditional classics, including JOSE FELICIANO, WILLIE COLON, GLORIA ESTEFAN, MARCO ANTONIO SOLIS, EL GRAN COMBO and THALIA (TUESDAY, DEC.2nd-WEDNESDAY, JAN. 7th)
HOLIDAY SOUL (channel 49): Features classic soul and MOTOWN holiday music from the '60 and '70s, as well as '80s and '90s R&B, including WHITNEY HOUSTON, ARETHA FRANKLIN, MICHAEL JACKSON, LUTHER VANDROSS, SMOKEY ROBINSON & THE MIRACLES, DIONNE WARWICK, THE FOUR TOPS, THE SUPREMES, THE O'JAYS, JAMES BROWN, THE TEMPTATIONS, LOU RAWLS and TONI BRAXTON. (FRIDAY, DEC. 19th-FRIDAY, DEC. 26th)
RADIO HANUKKAH (channel 68): A wide variety of HANUKKAH music, including contemporary, traditional and children's classics. (TUESDAY, DEC. 16th-THURSDAY, DEC. 25th)
NEW YEAR'S NATION (channel 3): The ultimate soundtrack to NEW YEAR'S EVE parites around the country, featuring the biggest, upbeat party hits from across SIRIUSXM's music platform (WEDNESDAY, DEC. 31st-FRIDAY, JAN. 2nd)