AXS TV GETS INTO THE HOLIDAY SPIRIT WITH FESTIVE MUSIC VIDEOS, SPECIALS & PERFORMANCES FROM SOME OF MUSIC’S BIGGEST NAMES, STARTING SATURDAY, DECEMBER 12 AT 4 P.M. ET/1 P.M. PT
Highlights Include Holiday-Themed Music Videos by Taylor Swift, Michael Buble & Ariana Grande; Holiday Specials from Twisted Sister, Faith Hill & Rod Stewart; a New Year’s Eve Concert Marathon Featuring Metallica, Fleetwood Mac & the TV Premiere of Coldplay: A Head Full Of Dreams (Live In San Paulo)
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(Photo Caption: ‘Coldplay: A Head Full of Dreams (Live in San Paulo)’ makes it televsion premiere Thursday, Dec. 31 at 9:30 EST/6:30 PST on AXS TV.)
Los Angeles (December 1, 2020) – AXS TV gives viewers the gift of great music this holiday season, presenting a star-studded roster fueled with festive favorites, unforgettable live performances, hit-packed specials and more, airing throughout the month. The celebration begins on December 12 with a star-studded Saturday Stack lineup headlined by the premiere of Nothing But Videos: Holiday Special at 4pE/1pP, featuring a block of Yuletide-themed hits such as Ariana Grande’s “Santa Tell Me,” Taylor Swift’s “Christmas Tree Farm,” Justin Bieber’s “Mistletoe,” Michael Bublé’s “White Christmas,” Katy Perry’s “Cozy Little Christmas,” and Pentatonix’s “Hallelujah,” among others.
The festivities continue with the “Saturday Stack: Holiday Concert Marathon” at 5pE, featuring Twisted Sister’s Sin City spectacle A Twisted Christmas: Live In Vegas, boasting wicked renditions of “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas,” “Heavy Metal Christmas,” “I’ll Be Home For Christmas,” and more. Next, country icon Faith Hill takes the stage with a 31-piece orchestra and a big band to perform Christmas classics such as “Silent Night” and “O Come All Ye Faithful” in Faith Hill—Joy To The World at 6pE; followed by Heart & Friends: Home For The Holidays at 7pE, capturing the rock trailblazers in a lively hometown show full of unconventional Christmas hits and appearances by Sammy Hagar, Shawn Colvin, Pat Monahan, and Richard Marx; and Rod Stewart: Merry Christmas, Baby at 8pE, as famous friends Michael Bublé, CeeLo Green, and Mary J. Blige join the chart-topping crooner on standards such as “We Three Kings,” “Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!,” and “Silver Bells.” The day closes at 9pE with Trans-Siberian Orchestra: The Ghosts Of Christmas Eve, a visionary cinematic tale blending music, magic, and drama, and featuring the talents of Ossie Davis and Jewel.
Then, AXS TV’s popular host and executive producer Katie Daryl says goodbye to 2020 on Sunday, December 27 with Music High 5: 2020 Year In Review at 9:30pE. The half-hour special event breaks down some of the year’s biggest stories in music—from COVID concerts and political pop culture, to viral music moments and the year’s newsworthy artists—and reflects on their impact and influence on the world of music. And AXS TV sends viewers rocking into the New Year with an all-day concert block on New Year’s Eve at 10:30aE, featuring definitive sets from heavy metal heroes Metallica and Aerosmith, and classic rock mainstays The Rolling Stones, The Eagles, Fleetwood Mac, and Stevie Nicks. The evening is headlined by the television premiere of Coldplay: Head Full of Dreams (Live In Sao Paulo) at 9:30pE, documenting the final stop on the band’s landmark Head Full Of Dreams Tour, as they bring the sold-out crowd to its feet with performances of “Fix You,” Viva La Vida,” “Yellow” and many more.
AXS TV’s complete Holiday Concerts Marathon programming schedule is as follows (All Times Eastern):
Holiday Saturday Stack—December 12 Starting at 4pE
Nothing But Videos: Holiday Special—4pE
A Twisted Christmas: Live In Vegas—5pE
Faith Hill – Joy To The World—6pE
Heart & Friends: Home For The Holidays From Benaroya Hall—7pE
Rod Stewart: Mary Christmas, Baby—8pE
Trans-Siberian Orchestra: The Ghosts of Christmas Eve—9pE
Sun., December 27
Music High 5: 2020 Year In Review—9:30pE & 12:30aE
New Year’s Eve Concert Marathon—Thurs., December 31 Starting at 10:30aE
The Rolling Stones—1pE
Coldplay: Head Full of Dreams (Live In Sao Paulo)—Television Premiere—9:30pE & 1aE
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