Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ:SIRI): It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas

November 8, 2011

Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ:SIRI) Holiday Channels

By Demian Russian

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ:SIRI ) has announced the launch of seven commercial-free specialty channels to celebrate the holiday season.

Sirius XM Radio’s limited-run holiday music channel lineup offers Satellite Radio listeners expansive variety, including traditional holiday songs, classical Christmas carols, country Christmas classics, contemporary festive tunes, holiday soul music, Latin and Hanukkah seasonal music.

Sirius XM Radio’s Holiday Channel Lineup

Holiday Traditions (147):

Features traditional holiday recordings from the ’40s through the ’60s by artists such as Bing Crosby, Andy Williams, Ray Conniff and Nat “King” Cole.

(Airs Monday, November 14th through Sunday, January 1st)

(Holiday Traditions will also be available on Limited Engagements 2 on SiriusXM Internet Radio channel 812)

Holly (channel 17):

Features contemporary holiday music and traditional favorites, including music by Justin Bieber, Mariah Carey, Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Richard Marx, Gloria Estefan, Colbie Caillat, Josh Groban and Michael Buble.

(Airs Monday, November 14th through Sunday, January 1st)

Holiday Pops (channel 75):

Features classical Christmas carols and holiday favorites performed by the greatest classical musicians of all-time, including the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, Luciano Pavarotti, New York Philharmonic, King’s College Choir, Boston Pops and Thomas Hampson.

(Airs Friday, December 2nd through Sunday, December 25th)

Country Christmas (channel 58):

Features a wide-ranging assortment of country Christmas music, including Garth Brooks, Carrie Underwood and Lady Antebellum.

(Airs Friday, December 2nd through Sunday, December 25th)

Navidad (channel 501):

Features contemporary Latin holiday music and traditional sounds, including Ricky Martin, Gloria Estefan, Jose Feliciano, Aventura, Marco Antonio Solis and Christina Aguilera.

(Friday, December 2nd through Friday, January 6th)

(Navidad will be available on Edge radios and on Limited Engagements 3 on SiriusXM Internet Radio channel 813)

Holiday Soul (channel 49):

Features classic soul and Motown holiday music from the ’60s and ’70s, including Aretha Franklin, Temptations, James Brown, Lou Rawls, Smokey Robinson & The Miracles, Dionne Warwick, The Jackson 5, The Four Tops, The Supremes, The O’Jays and Gladys Knight.

(Airs Friday, December 16th through Sunday, December 25th)

Radio Hanukkah (channel 68):

Features an extensive collection of Hanukkah music, including contemporary, traditional and children’s Hanukkah selections.

(Airs Tuesday, December 20th through Wednesday, December 28th)

Sirius XM Radio’s commercial-free holiday music channels will also be available via its Internet platform on SiriusXM Internet Radio and through the SiriusXM Internet Radio App for the Apple iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and several BlackBerry and Android-powered smartphones and mobile devices.

For more information about Sirius XM’s holiday programming visit

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