Stingray Unwraps its Largest Holiday Music Offering Ever!

‘Tis the season to be jolly


Stingray unwraps its largest holiday music offering ever!

Montreal, October 19, 2016 – The first snow hasn’t fallen and Stingray is already in a jolly and festive mood. Why? Because it is proud to present its largest and merriest Holiday music offering ever!  

Whether you are looking for Yuletide classics to fill the air while you cover the house in tinsel; a festive karaoke playlists to amuse young and old, a seasonal concert to entertain friends or a warm and cozy fireplace that requires no maintenance, Stingray has it all. Just add eggnog and candy canes for the perfect Holidays!



Music Makes the Season Very Merry

Stingray Music Makes the Season Very Merry

It’s the Holidays and your to-do list is overflowing! You don’t have time to create playlists for every event on your advent calendar. Stingray Music’s curators have done all the work for you!

On television, listen to the non-stop “Holiday Favourites” and “Franco Fêtes” audio music channels; both guaranteed to set the mood, not matter the occasion.

In addition, the FREE Stingray Music mobile app streams an unprecedented 60 Holiday Vibes channels** in every genre, and we mean every!

Each Vibes channel streams an average of 10 to 12 hours of music. The selection includes channels such as “Americana for the Holidays”, “All I Want for Christmas is Teen Pop”, “A Very Punk-Rock Christmas”, “Santa Wore Polyester”, “Merry Indie Christmas”, “Joy to the World”, and “Holidays with the Rat Pack”. Those feeling a little grinchy haven’t been forgotten; the “I Hate Christmas” channel will help while away the days until December 26!

Listen to these channels on TV, the web and the Stingray Music mobile app; available free with select cable TV packages.

Holiday Favourites and Franco Fêtes available November 16 – January 4. Holiday Vibes channels available all year.



Sing Your Merry Little Heart Out

Stingray Karaoke: Sing Your Merry Little Heart Out

Nothing brings people together quite like karaoke. Stingray Karaoke offers the gift of the perfect songs to sing along to, each one in the style of the biggest stars of today and decades past.

Feeling traditional? Grab the mic and belt out your best “Silent Night” or “Jingle Bells”.

Want to get the party going? Sing in the style of Justin Bieber & Mariah Carey’s “All I Want for Christmas Is You” or Paul McCartney’s “Wonderful Christmastime” are just what Santa ordered!




The Season's Most Enchanting Live Performances!

Stingray Concerts: The Season's Most Enchanting Live Performances!

It doesn’t matter if you’ve been naughty or nice, you deserve a front row seat at the best Holiday-themed concert events.

Stingray Concerts brings viewers four festive live shows specially selected to put everyone in a seasonal spirit. Invite friends over, serve some plum pudding, and settle-in for unforgettable performances!

This year’s program includes concerts by Straight No Chaser and Hillsong Worship as well as performances of The Nutcracker and Swan Lake.

Stingray Concerts are available in the On Demand section of your TV guide.

Holiday programming offered starting December 1st.



Oh the Weather Outside is Frightful, but our Cozy Fireplace is so Delightful!

Stingray Ambiance: Oh the Weather Outside is Frightful, but our Cozy Fireplace is so Delightful!

The best thing about the Holidays? Those moments when you get to do nothing at all! Stingray Ambiance has you covered with its classic fireplace.

Every day from 4 pm to 6 am starting December 1st, wrap yourself in your comfiest throw, grab a good book and relax to the warm glow of the flames and a soft background of crackling fire and mellow holiday instrumentals. Also available in 4K definition so realistic you can almost feel the warmth!

Stingray Ambiance’s regular programming of the most stunning sceneries from around the world will be broadcast during other time slots. Even during your staycation, you can imagine yourself on a white sand beach or overlooking the Mediterranean.

Stingray Ambiance is available in 4K and HD in the On Demand section of your TV guide and as a 24/7 channel with select TV providers.

Holiday programming offered starting December 1st.



Keep Everyone Merry with the Best Holiday Music Video Compilations!

The only thing better than listening to great music is watching great music! Stingray Music Videos’ fun and festive compilations will whip up your guest into a frenzy of non-stop dancing!

Amp up your end-of-year parties with the “Best of 2016: Hit List”, “Hit List: Christmas”, “Best of 2016: Urban”, “Retro New Year’s Party” and “Best of 2016: Teen Pop” compilations. Better get a  bouncer!

Available in HD/SD in the On Demand section of your TV guide and via the Stingray Music Videos TV app with select TV providers.

Holiday programming offered starting December 1st.


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Happy Holidays!

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About Stingray

Stingray (TSX: RAY.A; RAY.B) is a leading business-to-business multi-platform music and in-store media solutions provider operating on a global scale, reaching an estimated 400 million Pay-TV subscribers (or households) in 152 countries. Geared towards individuals and businesses alike, Stingray’s products include the following leading digital music and video services: Stingray Music, Stingray Concerts, Stingray Brava, Stingray Djazz, Stingray Music Videos, Stingray Lite TV, Stingray Ambiance, Stingray Karaoke, Festival 4K, and iConcerts. Stingray also offers various business solutions, including music and digital display-based solutions, through its Stingray Business division. Stingray is headquartered in Montreal and currently has close to 300 employees worldwide, including in the United States, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Switzerland, France, Israel, Australia and South Korea. Stingray was recognized in 2013 and 2014 as a finalist in the Top 50 of Deloitte’s Technology Fast 50TM list, and figures amongst PROFIT magazine’s fastest-growing Canadian companies. In 2016, Stingray was awarded best IR for an IPO at the IR Magazine Awards – Canada. For more information, please visit

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For more information, please contact:

Mathieu Péloquin

Senior Vice-President, Marketing and Communications


1 514-664-1244, ext. 2362