Christmas comes early as Heart Xmas launches playing non-stop festive favourites

Christmas has come early with the launch of Heart Xmas – Heart’s festive pop up sister station playing feel good festive hits non-stop, 24/7, from Sunday 25 October 2020.

With just over 60 days to go until the big day, Heart Xmas will be available for the remainder of 2020 on DAB digital radio across the UK on local DAB multiplexes including London (in DAB+), Bristol, Cambridgeshire, Kent, Essex, Humberside, Leeds, North and South Yorkshire and Somerset, and Global Player.

Heart Xmas will play festive favourites including Mariah Carey’s All I Want for Christmas Is You, Wham!’s Last Christmas, and Band Aid’s Do They Know it’s Christmas?, helping bring some much-needed Christmas cheer to 2020.

Andy Everett, Managing Editor of Heart, said: “With the nation turning to radio for light-hearted escapism and comfort, we are thrilled to bring listeners some festive feel good cheer earlier than ever before this year as we launch Heart Xmas today!

Heart Breakfast’s Jamie Theakston adds: “It may be October, but we’re kick-starting our Christmas countdown on Heart earlier than ever before! As the clocks go back, we’re bringing the festive feel good forward to help lift the spirits of the nation over the next few months.”

Heart Xmas joins Bauer’s Magic 100% Christmas which launched online on August 25th.

Heart Xmas is available across the UK on DAB digital radio and on Global Player on smart speaker iOS or Android device and at