It looks like 2016 was a year for radio, and even though personalities like Sonny B, Martin Andanar and others retired or was poached by Duterte, 2017 should be exciting.
2016 is about to end in a few days. But before we bid goodbye to this year, here is a look back at what happened in the world of Philippine Radio. This article will analyze on the Top 10 newcomers, comebacks, reformats & restructures in Metro Manila (and other key cities).
Yes! Goes The Best
Yes! The Best 101.1
On July 18, Yes FM rebranded as 101.1 Yes The Best, as well as its new slogan, The Millennials’ Choice, and new tagname Bes. Moving away from being a Love Radio clone, Yes eliminated the music of the 70s & older from its playlist and added some Hot Hits which are usually played on Easy Rock.
No More 80s
At the beginning of this year, Magic 89.9 removed Saturday Slam (which used to play songs from the 90s & early 2000s) from the line-up. A month later, management revamped the…
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