NEW YORK, Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) today announced its extensive holiday music lineup featuring seven commercial-free specialty channels celebrating the festive season.
SiriusXM's holiday music channels will offer listeners a variety of traditional holiday songs, classical Christmas carols, country Christmas classics, contemporary holiday tunes, soul music, Hanukkah 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 via the SiriusXM Internet Radio App for smartphones and other connected devices and online at siriusxm.com. Satellite radio channels that are pre-empted for the holiday content will be available to SiriusXM Internet Radio subscribers via smartphones and other connected devices at siriusxm.com.SiriusXM's holiday channel lineup features: Holiday Traditions (via satellite on channel 4) will feature traditional holiday music from the '40s through the '60s by artists such as Andy Williams, Ray Conniff, Bing Crosby and Nat "King" Cole. Tuesday, November 12 at 12:00 pm ET- Tuesday, December 31 at 3:00 am ET Holly (via satellite on channel 17) will feature contemporary holiday music as well as traditional favorites, including songs by Kelly Clarkson, Josh Groban, Michael Buble, Mariah Carey, Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Colbie Caillat, Whitney Houston and the cast of Glee. Tuesday, November 12 at 12:00 pm ET- Tuesday, December 31 at 3:00 am ET Holiday Pops (via satellite on channel 75) will feature classical Christmas carols and other holiday favorites by the greatest classical musicians of all-time, including the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, Boston Pops, Luciano Pavarotti, The New York Philharmonic, King's College Choir and Thomas Hampson. Tuesday, December 3 at 12:00 pm ET- Thursday, December 26 at 3:00 am ET Country Christmas (via satellite on channel 58) will feature a mix of country Christmas music from contemporary artists as well as classic country artists, including Garth Brooks, Carrie Underwood and Lady Antebellum. Tuesday, December 3 at 12:00 pm ET- Thursday, December 26 at 3:00 am ET Navidad (SiriusXM channel 756) will feature contemporary Latin holiday music and with traditional classics, including Jose Feliciano, Willie Colon, Gloria Estefan, Marco Antonio Solis, El Gran Combo and Thalia. Tuesday, December 3 at 12:00 pm ET- Tuesday, January 7 at 3:00 am ET Holiday Soul (via satellite on channel 49) will feature classic soul and Motown holiday music from the '60s and '70s as well as R&B from the '80s and '90s 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. Tuesday, December 10 at 12:00 pm ET - Thursday, December 26 at 3:00 am ET Radio Hanukkah (via satellite on channel 111) will feature a wide variety of Hanukkah music including contemporary, traditional and children's Hanukkah classics. Wednesday, November 27 at 12:00 pm ET- Thursday, December 5 at 3:00 am ET 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 25.6 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. and from retailers nationwide as well as at shop.siriusxm.com. SiriusXM programming is available through the SiriusXM Internet Radio App for smartphones and other connected devices as well as online at siriusxm.com. 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