On December 18, the Hallmark Network will launch its popular Countdown to Christmas radio station on SiriusXM. During the broadcast, you"ll hear timeless holiday songs and carols, including favorites such as "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas," "Away in a Manger" and "White Christmas." Guests include Lacey Chabert, Jill Wagner, and more.
In addition to the Hallmark Channel Radio, SiriusXM has a Rockin" Xmas channel, which features a wide variety of classic rock Christmas songs. This channel includes hits from Bon Jovi, AC/DC, REO Speedwagon, Bruce Springsteen, and more. It"s also got a few rarities to round out its playlist.
Another SiriusXM channel is Holiday Pops. The channel features classic and modern Christmas songs from classical, gospel, and jazz artists. Songs performed by the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, New York Philharmonic, and King"s College Choir are among those featured. Also, there are some upbeat holiday hits.
There are also two SiriusXM holiday instrumentals channels. One includes instrumental versions of popular holiday favorites, and the other features instrumental versions of the best songs of the 1970s and "80s. They"re all available on the SiriusXM app.
Aside from the various holiday music channels, SiriusXM also offers a variety of genre-specific channels. There are classic Christmas hits, contemporary holiday tunes, and even acoustic Christmas music. These channels offer something for every listener.
Earlier this month, the company also announced a new streaming service. It is currently free to download, and will be available until Dec. 27. That means you can stream all of your favorite SiriusXM music channels on your smartphone, tablet, or PC. However, some of the channels may not be available. Some of the more popular ones, such as Holiday Traditions and Cool Jazz Christmas, are only available on the app.
You can also create custom holiday music stations. You can choose from a variety of artist stations, including Christmas-themed songs by popular artists such as Mariah Carey, Bing Crosby, and Sugar Ray. Or, you can opt to listen to holiday tunes from the 1970s and "80s, including hits from The Chipmunks, The Beatles, and more.
SiriusXM has also added a number of ad-free holiday channels. The No*l Incontournable and 70s/80s Holidays channels are both available through the SiriusXM app through December 27, and the Holly channel is available through the SiriusXM app and through a satellite on channel 58.
You can also tune into Naughty By Nature, a channel dedicated to performing your favorite "90s hits. The band will perform the classic album Poverty"s Paradise, and look back at the iconic song 25 years later.