Montreal, December 1, 2021 – Stingray (TSX: RAY. A; RAY.B), a leading music, media, and technology company, is thrilled to offer unrivaled Holiday programming across its platforms this festive season. Throughout December, users can enjoy free on-demand holiday concerts and the best performances from artists who shook 2021 on Qello Concerts by Stingray, seasonal favorites on Stingray Classica, the ultimate Christmas karaoke experience on Stingray Karaoke, the legendary digital fireplace on Stingray Naturescape, and extensive curated holiday channels on Stingray Music and Calm Radio.
This holiday season, Qello Concerts offers free access to festive concerts. Viewers will love Blake Shelton’s first Christmas special, Not-So-Family Christmas, a star-studded event including both music and comedy. For country fans, Glow: An Evening with Brett Eldredge is a must-see, while everyone will enjoy an intimate evening with the a cappella phenomenon Straight No Chaser with Live in New York: Holiday Edition. Qello Concerts is also unlocking access to concerts featuring this past year’s popular artists, including Lady Gaga’s iTunes Festival 2013 – Live in London, Duran Duran’s Live from London, and Metallica’s Master of Puppets.
Stingray Classica offers a colorful palette of captivating seasonal programs for everyone on its linear and free ad-supported channels with several enchanting ballets, celebratory oratorios, and spiritual concerts. Viewers will undoubtedly enjoy watching the Imperial Ice Stars perform a series of captivating performances with iconic classical ballets like The Nutcracker, Cinderella, and Sleeping Beauty.
Karaoke fans, rejoice! The Stingray Karaoke app and Subscription Video On Demand services have curated thematic playlists featuring traditional classics, pop hits, and kids’ specials, perfect for entertaining family and friends during chilly winter nights. Users can also enjoy the Christmas selection via connected TVs carrying the Stingray Karaoke channel to keep the party going. “Holiday Karaoke Classics,” “Holiday Karaoke Party,” and “Kids Holiday Sing-Along” are available now. With Caraoke, Tesla drivers can also sing along to the best holiday songs directly from the vehicle’s touchscreen. Lastly, Stingray Karaoke is available on YouTube for free and now features 68 holiday favorites, like “All I Want for Christmas Is You,” “Happy Xmas (War Is Over),” “Last Christmas,” and “Santa Tell Me”.
Additionally, Stingray Naturescape’s legendary fireplace is back to set the mood for the holidays. Whether the weather outside is frightful or tropical, viewers can enjoy the comforting glow of the fire and the soft crackling of the burning wood. Over the next few weeks, Stingray Naturescape will offer a variety of twelve fireplaces set to different music tracks 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The fireplace is available via linear TV, connected TV, and Subscription Video On Demand through Stingray’s partners. Stingray Naturescape also has a free YouTube playlist Crackling Fires for the occasion, including a collection of one-hour videos.
Furthermore, Stingray Music offers over one hundred curated channels for the season’s every mood and activity. Music fans will find the perfect soundtrack to their holiday with channels such as Best Christmas Songs of All Time, Today’s Christmas Hits, and Christmas Crooners, along with dozens of special channels like Classical Christmas, Reggae for the Holidays, A Very Punk-Rock Christmas, and Merry Indie Christmas.
Finally, Stingray’s newest acquisition Calm Radio has a selection of Christmas playlists with listener favorites like Holiday Spirit, Jazz Christmas, Country Christmas, and Christmas MegaMix. Stingray’s Calm Christian Music also offers its very own curated playlists with Christmas selections like Solo Piano Hymns and Christmas Ballads.
Montreal-based Stingray (TSX: RAY.A; RAY.B) is a leading global music, media, and technology company with over 1,000 employees worldwide. Stingray is a premium provider of curated direct-to-consumer and B2B services, including audio television channels, over 100 radio stations, SVOD content, 4K UHD television channels, FAST channels, karaoke products, digital signage, in-store music, and music apps, which have been downloaded over 160 million times. Stingray reaches 400 million subscribers (or users) in 160 countries. For more information: www.stingray.com
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