One of the most popular stations for Christmas is Hallmark"s Countdown to Christmas. This station features holiday favorites, including classic and contemporary carols and Christmas films. It"s available on channel 105. Featuring Jill Wagner, Chad Michael Murray, Lacey Chabert, and many other holiday stars, the station will celebrate its 10-year anniversary in 2018.
In addition to the Countdown to Christmas, SiriusXM has launched a variety of channels for the holidays. These include acoustic and contemporary Christmas, Hanukkah, and seasonal soul hits. A special edition of the enLighten channel is devoted to the holiday season. There are also three daily Grateful Dead Channels.
Rockin" Xmas on SiriusXM offers Christmas classics, live tracks, and humor. Songs by Paul McCartney, Bon Jovi, U2, and more are featured. Several of these hits are unavailable on other radio stations. During its first year on SiriusXM, the station had over a million listeners. Featuring songs by U2, Bruce Springsteen, and Bon Jovi, the station is a mix of rock, pop, and holiday classics.
Kids Christmas features songs for children of all ages. Featuring Santa Claus and Frosty the Snowman, the station also features contemporary and classic children"s Christmas hits. If your kids don"t already have a SiriusXM subscription, they can still access Kids Christmas on the SiriusXM app or Google Play.
Jingle Jamz is a hip-hop and R&B mix of holiday favorites. DMX, Ludacris, Gucci Mane, and more are included in the list of artists. Designed for families, the station is a blend of Christmas hits and contemporary pop and R&B. Guests include DMX, Musiq Soulchild, and Run-D.M.C.
Jazz Holidays on SiriusXM is a collection of upbeat, festive, and jazzy holiday tunes. Contemporary jazz vocalists are featured on the station, which includes Christmas songs by jazz legends. You can also listen to the Cool Jazz Christmas station, which features vocalists from jazz artists.
The Hallmark Channel Radio will also be back on SiriusXM for the holidays. Featuring timeless Christmas music and carols, the channel will feature Hallmark Channel stars and a behind-the-scenes look at Countdown to Christmas movies. Streaming is also available for the radio station. For a limited time, subscribers can download the SiriusXM App for free. Through December 26, the app will offer a free holiday playlist, including the Rockin" Xmas station.
Another new SiriusXM Christmas station is the Mannheim Steamroller channel. Hosted by the radio station"s founder, Chip Davis, this station offers a symphonic blend of rock, symphonic, and new age music. Listeners can also vote on a song for the Trans-Siberian Orchestra. Streaming is available for the station through December 27.
With the addition of these new channels, SiriusXM has made it easier than ever to enjoy holiday music. With ad-free channels and streaming, SiriusXM has created a great collection of the best holiday music.