Looking for Christmas Music on the Radio? — How to Tune In

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Looking to get into the Christmas spirit this holiday season with a little music? Here’s a peek at some of the best Christmas music radio stations available.

SiriusXM is getting into the spirit of the holidays with plenty of Christmas music radio stations—around 26 channels of ad-free music. Some of the new channels to celebrate the season this year include Trans-Siberian Orchestra Radio, Smokey’s Holiday Soul Town, and Sleep Christmas. That last one is Christmas white noise for those who want the spirit of Christmas to continue even while they sleep.

Here’s a quick peek at some of SiriusXM’s Christmas music radio channels.

Acoustic Christmas | Christmas music featuring new and classic holiday songs from well-known singer-songwriters including Norah Jones, The Lumineers, Jack Johnson, Taylor Swift, and Kacey Musgraves.

Christmas Spirit | This channel features music from contemporary Christian artists.

Cool Jazz Christmas | A holiday jazz soundtrack from instrumentalists including Dave Koz, Vince Guaraldi, Jonathan Butler, and with vocals by Anita Baker, Samara Joy, Take 6, and Natalie Cole.

Country Christmas | A wide assortment of Christmas music with a country twang, featuring Willie Nelson, Carrie Underwood, George Strait, and many more.

Holiday Chill-Out | Downtempo holiday chill favorites for when you want a Christmas vibe while relaxing.

Holiday Instrumentals | String, piano, and orchestral versions of some of the most popular holiday songs. No vocals, just instruments playing Christmas favorites.

Holiday Pops | Classical musicians performing classical Christmas carols featuring performances from Luciano Pavarotti, the New York Philharmonic, Boston Pops, Andrea Bocelli, and more.

Holiday Soul | Classic soul and Motown holiday music from the ‘60s and ‘70s including Aretha Franklin, The Temptations, James Brown, Dionne Warwick, The Jackson 5, The Supremes, and many more.

Kids Christmas | Every Christmas kids song you can image from Rudolph, Santa Claus, and Frosty the Snowman are available on this channel.

Latin Music is one of the fastest growing genres in music this year, so of course there’s a Latin Music Christmas music radio station available on SiriusXM.

Navidad | Latin holiday music featuring Ricky martin, Gloria Estefan, Tito El Bambino, and many more are available on this channel.

Radio Hanukkah | An extensive collection of Hanukkah-themed music that includes traditional and children’s sections. The channel also includes daily reflections and prayers related to the holiday.

Rockin’ Xmas | All of the memorable Christmas songs that rock from rockstars like Paul McCartney, Bon Jovi, U2, Tom Petty, Pearl Jam, Bruce Springsteen, The Eagles, Blink-182 and many more.

Sleep Christmas | Sleep to meditative versions of classic Christmas songs to stay well-rested for the holiday season.

Trans-Siberian Orchestra Radio | Celebrate this multi-generational holiday tradition early by listening to these rock/classical Christmas fusion with exclusive concert recordings and original shows hosted by the band.

Not to be left out of the Christmas music radio spirit, iHeartRadio has several stations now blasting holiday music, too.

iHeartMedia says it now has 80+ stations that are playing Christmas programming, though they haven’t provided a full list of the stations. Some of the 24/7 Christmas channels include Chicago’s 93.9 Lite FM, Phoenix 99.9 KEZ, Tampa’s Mix 100.7, and Portland, Oregon’s K103. Some other stations in the holiday spirit from the iHeartMedia stable include Mix 94.5 in Lexington, KY, Star 105.7 in Grand Rapids, MI, and Mix 99.5 in Greensboro, NC.