NEW YORK, Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) today announced its wide-ranging holiday music lineup featuring seven commercial-free specialty channels celebrating the holiday season.
SiriusXM's holiday music channels will offer listeners a variety of traditional holiday songs, classical Christmas carols, Hanukkah music, country Christmas classics, contemporary festive tunes, holiday soul music and Latin seasonal music.
SiriusXM's commercial-free holiday music channels will be available on multiple satellite radio channels. They will also be available in the Holiday category online on SiriusXM Internet Radio and via the SiriusXM Internet Radio App for smartphones and other connected devices. Those channels that are pre-empted on the satellite service for this holiday content will continue to be available online and via the SiriusXM Internet Radio App on their regular channel numbers.SiriusXM's holiday channel lineup features: Holiday Traditions (via satellite on channel 4 and SiriusXM Internet Radio channel 755) will feature traditional holiday recordings from the '40s through the '60s by artists such as Bing Crosby, Andy Williams, Ray Conniff and Nat "King" Cole.Tuesday, November 13—Monday, December 31 Holly (via satellite on channel 17 and SiriusXM Internet Radio channel 756) will feature contemporary holiday music as well as traditional favorites, including songs by Mariah Carey, Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Whitney Houston, Colbie Caillat, Josh Groban, the cast of Glee and Michael Buble. Tuesday, November 13—Monday, December 31 Holiday Pops (via satellite on channel 75 and SiriusXM Internet Radio channel 757) will feature 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.Tuesday, December 4—Wednesday, December 26 Country Christmas (via satellite on channel 58 and SiriusXM Internet Radio channel 758) will feature a wide-ranging assortment of country Christmas music, including Garth Brooks, Carrie Underwood and Lady Antebellum. Tuesday, December 4—Wednesday, December 26 Navidad (SiriusXM channel 501 and SiriusXM Internet Radio channel 760) will feature contemporary Latin holiday music and traditional sounds, including Ricky Martin, Gloria Estefan, Jose Feliciano, Aventura, Marco Antonio Solis and Christina Aguilera.Tuesday, December 4—Monday, January 7(Navidad will be available on SiriusXM Lynx, SiriusXM Edge and select Chrysler vehicles) Holiday Soul (via satellite on channel 49 and SiriusXM Internet Radio channel 759) will feature classic soul and Motown holiday music from the '60s and '70s, and R&B holiday music from the '80s and '90s 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, Gladys Knight, Luther Vandross, Whitney Houston and Toni Braxton.Tuesday, December 11—Wednesday, December 26 Radio Hanukkah (via satellite on channel 69 and SiriusXM Internet Radio channel 761) will feature an extensive collection of Hanukkah music, including contemporary, traditional and children's Hanukkah selections. Saturday, December 8—Monday, December 17 For more information about additional holiday programming, please visit www.siriusxm.com/holiday. For more information on SiriusXM, please visit www.siriusxm.com. About Sirius XM Radio Sirius XM Radio Inc. is the world's largest radio broadcaster measured by revenue and has 23.4 million subscribers. SiriusXM creates and broadcasts commercial-free music; premier sports talk and live events; comedy; news; exclusive talk and entertainment; and the most comprehensive Latin music, sports and talk programming in radio. SiriusXM is available in vehicles from every major car company in the U.S., from retailers nationwide, and online at siriusxm.com. SiriusXM programming is also available through the SiriusXM Internet Radio App for Android, Apple, and BlackBerry smartphones and other connected devices. SiriusXM also holds a minority interest in SiriusXM Canada which has more than 2 million subscribers. 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