TuneIn announces 12 Days of Christmas takeover

John Legend, Martina McBride, Ingrid Michaelson, Train and more take over the online network

TuneIn, Inc., the leading global live audio streaming service, has announced the launch of the 12 Days of Christmas TuneIn Takeovers beginning Thursday, December 13th with a very special musical guest host taking over the Holiday Hits station each day for the next 12 days to play their personal holiday favorites, spin their own songs and share stories about the season.

“I love this time of year,” says Martina McBride. “I’m so excited to join these other amazing artists and take over TuneIn’s Holiday Hits station. I’m looking forward to sharing some of my all time favorite Christmas songs, as well as stories about my family’s holiday traditions. Make sure to check it out!”

The current 12 Days of Christmas TuneIn Takeover schedule of 13 artists (yes, there is a bonus takeover!) includes:

  • John Legend – Thursday December 13
  • Lucius – Friday December 14
  • DCappella – Saturday December 15
  • Lindsey Stirling – Sunday December 16
  • Noah Cyrus – Monday December 17
  • David Archuleta – Monday December 17
  • Ingrid Michaelson – Tuesday December 18
  • Jon Batiste – Wednesday December 19
  • Martina McBride – Thursday December 20
  • Kaskade – Friday December 21
  • Lennon Stella – Saturday December 22
  • Why Don’t We – Sunday December 23
  • Train – Monday December 24

These taped takeovers will air three times each day (9 am, noon and 3 pm) from December 13-24th on TuneIn’s flagship holiday music station, Holiday Hits.

“We are thrilled to not only bring back but expand the TuneIn Holiday Takeover program this year after such great reception and feedback with Gwen Stefani’s Takeover last Christmas,” states JaQuay Bangs, Director of Music Programming at TuneIn. “We are constantly looking for new ways to provide our more than 75 million listeners across the globe with the exclusive content that matters most to them. This holiday season we invite you to kick back and enjoy a festive listening experience you will only find on TuneIn. ”

In addition to Holiday Hits, TuneIn has five other exclusive holiday music stations, both free and commercial free, this holiday season including Holiday Jazz with soulful sounds from the jazz legends of yesterday and today; Classical Holiday with seasonally suited selections from the great composers of the past 500 years; Holiday Standards with the classic holiday standards of Bing Crosby, Ella Fitzgerald, Nat King Cole and more; and Country Holiday featuring new and classic Christmas hits performed by country music favorites like Faith Hill, Kenny Chesney and Lady Antebellum.

Buddy Iahn
Buddy Iahn

Buddy Iahn founded The Music Universe when he decided to juxtapose his love of web design and music. As a lifelong drummer, he decided to take a hiatus from playing music to report it. The website began as a fun project in 2013 to one of the top independent news sites. Email: info@themusicuniverse.com