All you early birds looking for the 2016 Holiday Music list for DishNetwork – I have the new schedule posted here
I know many people think it’s a bit too early for holiday music, but for me, it’s never too early! I love filling my surroundings with happy tunes and there’s nothing happier than Christmas music!
For those with a SiriusXM subscription, you’ll have additional Holiday music channels available soon as they begin rolling out on November 2nd. On DishNetwork, my Sirius stations begin at 6002 – so that would make Holly channel 6017, etc.
Here’s a list of what is going to be available:
Ch. 13 | November 2 – December 30
Available online Ch. 781
Contemporary holiday music as well as traditional favorites, including songs by Kelly Clarkson, Celine Dion, Pentatonix, Mariah Carey, Josh Groban, Trans-Siberian Orchestra and Idina Menzel.
Ch. 18 | November 2 – December 30
Available online Ch. 755
Traditional holiday music from the ‘40s through the ‘60s by artists such as Andy Williams, Ray Conniff, Bing Crosby and Nat “King” Cole.
Ch. 76 | December 4 – December 26
Available online Ch. 757
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.
Ch. 58 | December 7 – December 26
Available online Ch. 758
A mix of country Christmas music from contemporary and classic country artists like Garth Brooks, Carrie Underwood and Willie Nelson along with celebrity Guest DJ’s such as Kenny Rogers and LeAnn Rimes picking the music and sharing personal memories.
XMH Satellite Only, Ch. 501 | November 30 – January 7
Available online Ch. 785
Contemporary Latin holiday music and with traditional classics, including Jose Feliciano, Willie Colon, Gloria Estefan, Marco Antonio Solis, El Gran Combo and Thalia.
Ch. 49 | December 18 – December 26
Available online Ch. 759
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.
Ch. 68 | December 6 – December 15
Available online Ch. 761
A wide variety of Hanukkah music including contemporary, traditional and children’s Hanukkah classics.
Ch. 14 | December 4 – December 26
Acoustic holiday songs from singer songwriters like Jack Johnson, Norah Jones, James Taylor, Indigo Girls, Shawn Colvin, Tori Amos, Jewel, Jason Mraz and many more.
Do you have a favorite album or CD you listen to during the holidays? When do you turn on the holiday tunes in your little world?