Fill your ears with these 13 stocking-stuffer specials featuring holiday music & comedy

SiriusXM doesn’t mess around when it comes to holiday cheer and neither should you! Whether you’re looking to laugh, cry, or simply get in a festive mood, consider tuning into this wide array of holiday content that should satisfy every elf on the North Pole!

Matt Simeone
December 20, 2019

SiriusXM is here to provide you some holiday cheer! Whether you were naughty or nice this year, fill your ears with some stocking-stuffer specials!

Enjoy some fan-favorite holiday content with stars such as John Legend and Mark McGrath, along with some exclusive specials featuring the great Andy Cohen and comedian Jim Norton!

Check out the full schedule below.


John Legend Holiday Takeover

Join John Legend as he takes over Holly (Ch. 30) to perform a surprise holiday pop-up performance in the middle of Los Angeles’ busy Union Station.

Hear the special Wednesday, December 25 at 12pm ET with replays throughout the week.

Get Jolly with Judas Priest

Ready to rock? Tune in to SiriusXM’s Ozzy’s Boneyard (Ch. 38) to hear Judas Priest frontman Rob Halford play a collection of his favorite hard and heavy holiday tunes, including songs from his new holiday album, Celestial.

Hear the special (all times ET) Saturday, December 21 at 9am and 7pm; Sunday, December 22 at 11am and 5pm; Monday, December 23 at 8am and 8pm; Tuesday, December 24 at 1am, 12pm and 6pm; Wednesday, December 25th at 7am, 2pm and 11pm.

PopRockin’ Around the Xmas Tree w/ Mark McGrath

Mark McGrath of Sugar Ray is here to save the day! Join the frontman as he plays bumpin’ Christmas music to keep you merry and bright this Christmas on PopRocks (Ch. 17)! You’ll hear hits by bands like The Killers, Hootie & The Blowfish, blink-182 and of course… Sugar Ray!

Hear the special (all times ET) Monday, December 23 at 4pm and 9pm; Tuesday, December 24 at 9am, 1pm, 6pm and 10pm; Wednesday, December 25 at 7am, 11am, 3pm and 8pm.

A Naughty or Nice Christmas

Legendary hip-hop group Naughty By Nature unwraps their favorite hip-hop and R&B songs from the ’90s and 2000s on SiriusXM Fly (Ch. 47). Plus, they’ll take a look back at their iconic album Poverty’s Paradise 25 years later! Where did the time go?

Listen to the special Wednesday, December 25 at 10am ET.

Dead For The Holidays

Be grateful this holiday season that SiriusXM is gifting you a special featuring entire West Coast concerts from the Grateful Dead‘s archives, with performances running three times daily on Grateful Dead Channel (Ch. 23)!

Stream the special everyday at 3am, 12pm and 9pm ET from Monday, December 23 to Sunday, January 5.

Christmas with the Devil

Spinal Tap’s Derek Smalls (aka comedian and The Simpsons voice actor Harry Shearer) drops by Hair Nation (Ch. 39) to host a one-hour special featuring his favorite “devil” songs!

Hear the special (all times ET) Tuesday, December 24 at 9am, 12pm, 5pm and 8pm; Wednesday, December 25 at 1am, 5am and 3pm.

‘Sopranos’ Star Shares His ’50s Favorites

Take a seat with Vincent Pastore from The Sopranos this Christmas Eve on ’50s on 5 (Ch. 5) as he shares his doo-wop favorites and Christmas classics from the ’50s!

Hear the special Tuesday, December 24 at 12am, 9am, 1pm, 5pm and 8pm ET.

Jeannie Seely’s Country Christmas

Grand Ole Opry singer Jeannie Seely is taking over Willie’s Roadhouse (Ch. 59), mixing her favorite holiday songs with the greatest country classics in an epic four-hour special! Get your Country Christmas on!

Hear the special Tuesday, December 24 from 5pm to 9pm ET, and Wednesday, December 25 from 8am to 12pm ET.

Your Holiday Music Lineup

Let’s be honest… we simply can’t get enough of holiday music! The trouble is finding where it’s at — but don’t worry, we’ve got your back with multiple channels to hold you over and brighten up your life! Holly (Ch. 30) offers contemporary holiday tunes, whereas Holiday Traditions (Ch. 73), Rockin’ Xmas (Ch. 784) and Holiday Pops (Ch. 780) offer those contagious throwbacks and songs you listened to as a kid. Christmas Spirit (Ch. 63) also offers a deep dive on what makes the holidays so special. There’s a reason we look forward to this every year!

🎙 Entertainment & Talk 🎙

Enjoy ‘It’s A Wonderful Life’ & More Classics

Feelin’ in the mood for throwbacks? Listen to classic movies like Miracle on 34th St and It’s a Wonderful Life, and enjoy more nostalgia on Radio Classics (Ch. 148)!

Hear the classic programs On Demand now.

Andy Cohen & Amy Sedaris’ Holiday Hangout

‘Tis the season for another Radio Andy Holiday Hangout! You won’t want to miss SiriusXM host Andy Cohen and comedian Amy Sedaris as they crack jokes, have a drink or two, and answer fans’ burning questions during this fun holiday special on Radio Andy (Ch. 102).

Hear the special On Demand now.

A Very Groucho Christmas

In search of a special you didn’t realize you needed, but will be so glad you discovered? Groucho Marx’s funniest moments will be on full display from You Bet Your Life on Comedy Greats (Ch. 94). The only thing better than joy is laughter!

Stream the special Sunday, December 22 through Sunday, December 29 (including Christmas Eve and Christmas Day) at 5pm, 8pm and 11pm ET.

Catch Cardinal Dolan’s Christmas Special

In keeping with holiday tradition, New York Archbishop Timothy Cardinal Dolan hosted his annual SiriusXM Christmas Special at NYC’s Sheen Center for Thought & Culture. To keep spirits up, this two-hour special edition of the Cardinal’s weekly show, “Conversation with Cardinal Dolan,” is now available On Demand via The Catholic Channel (Ch. 129).

Watch and hear the special On Demand now.

Jim & Sam’s Christmas Spectacular

Jim Norton and Sam Roberts are joined by close friends Colin Quinn and Rich Vos in front of a live audience! With professional wrestling legend Bob Backlund as a special guest and even an appearance by Santa Claus himself, Jim & Sam laugh their way through the holiday season on Faction Talk (Ch. 103).

Hear the special Monday, December 23 through Friday, January 3 at 7am ET every day.