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Looking to get into the holiday spirit? Ways to listen to holiday music

If you’re looking to up your holiday spirit with some festive tunes, there are many ways to listen.

News 12 Staff

Dec 3, 2020, 1:06 PM

Updated 1,296 days ago


Whether you’re a fan of the classics, pop or country, the ‘most wonderful time of the year’ is here!
If you’re looking to up your holiday spirit with some festive tunes, there are many ways to listen:


Optimum offers a variety of holiday music dedicated channels. You can hear holiday hits on channel 890, holiday favorites on 873, and Spanish holiday hits on 886.


SiriusXM is “gifting” its listeners 17 ad-free music channels featuring a variety of traditional holiday songs, classic Christmas carols, festive pop favorites, country Christmas classics, contemporary holiday tunes, seasonal soul hits, Hanukkah music, and more. See the full lineup here, or start streaming here!


NPR has two presentations of a mix of live concerts and other music to help get you in the spirit of the season. Check out the lists here and here.


Pandora's channel Christmas has an extensive mix of traditional holiday favorites. Listen here for timeless Christmas carols across all decades and genres.


Replicate the peacefulness of an old-fashioned, wood-burning fireplace, as well as a crackling yule log fireplace, all set to holiday tunes. Watch here


From the classics to instrumental, or anything in between - YouTube has a variety of Christmas channels.


Listen live, commercial-free Christmas music, or check out the iHeart Christmas podcasts here.


From the hits to country, listen to holiday music on Live365. Check out their list of channels here.


Driving? Check out your local radio stations! Some start playing holiday music on Thanksgiving (or even sooner)!


Just ask Alexa, Siri or Google to play some Christmas and Hanukkah tunes! You can even personalize it! Wouldn’t it be great to wake up to some festive music?

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