Here we are again. moments away from Christmas Day!
This week, we added new music from Owl City, David Lee Roth, Sam Smith, Reel Big Fish, Jillaine and a duet from Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga!
I saw recently that one of the big stations in New York City added four new songs to their non-stop Christmas music this year. Four! I added more than a hundred times that! There is just so much great Christmas music out there, and more coming every year, I can't imagine limiting the number of songs I add to four.
Then again, I can't imagine playing the same songs over and over, hour after hour, either. That's part of the reason I started the Sounds of Christmas. And judging from the emails, Facebook posts and Tweets, that's why you're here, too!
Thank you so much for spending part of your Christmas celebration with us!
The All Request Hour and the New Music Hour will continue to roll along, through Christmas and right on up through New Year's Eve. The All Request Hour airs weekdays from noon to 1:00pm Eastern, and you can make your requests HERE. The New Music Hour airs weeknights from 8:00pm to 9:00pm (Eastern), and you can get an idea of some of the new music we're playing on our new NEW FOR 2014 page.
And at 1:00am and 7:00am, and 1:00pm and 7:00pm, you'll get an hour's worth of Christmas music from the Stars of the Sounds of Christmas - spotlighting the singers and bands who have supported us in the past, and continue to support us, with their time, talent and treasure!
Special thanks to Cimorelli, Shayna Leigh, Michael Dulin, Jean Watson, Rick Lang, Debi Smith and Larry Carlton for sponsoring this year's broadcast and joining the Sounds of Christmas family! And extra special thanks to Luanne Hunt, Sarah Pierce, Kenny Davies, Danny Wright and Shelby Lynne for returning for another season to help get us running, and keep us running! Without them, there wouldn't be a Sounds of Christmas! You can click on each of their names and visit their homes on the web, check out their music, and, if so moved, buy their stuff! Or look them up on Amazon, iTunes, etc. Or just visit them on Facebook or Twitter and show them some love!
Continuing this Tuesday and next Tuesday, as we've done on every Tuesday in December, it's Two For Tuesdays! All day long you'll get two songs in a row from all your favorite Christmas music artists!
I think that's all the news, so here is this week's new top ten list (it's actually a top twenty list, since we play thousands of Christmas songs, it's hard to limit it to just ten)!
And may you always believe in Santa Claus!