Metro FM

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Metro FM is a South African radio station based in Johannesburg. It broadcasts urban contemporary music throughout the country 24/7 on FM Stereo. It is also possible to listen live to the station's broadcast on DStv (channel 801) and via online live stream.

It was launched in 1986 by SABC to compete with the currently non-existing Radio Bop. Its goal is to represent black leadership and success. Also to infuse listeners with a sense of accomplishment, style, and confidence.

It sets itself apart with a team of presenters and DJs full of attitude, progressive and fun. It offers a musical line-up focused only on the best of genres such as Hip Hop, R&B, Kwaito, Contemporary Jazz, House, and Gospel. It also broadcasts the latest news as well as sports, financial, weather, and traffic reports.

Metro FM also engages with the public through competitions and events. The most popular of which, HeatWave, brings several A-List artists and top DJs to several South African regions during summer.

The podcasts of its most popular shows and programmes such as Ask A Man and Metro FM Top 40 rank are also available online.

Main presenters/DJs

  • Sihnle Lehoko
  • Mo G
  • Somizi
  • Pearl Shongwe
  • Owen Hannie
  • Kgopedi Lilokoe

Most popular shows

  • Nine to Midnight with Sentle Lehoko
  • Sunday Soul Therapy with Msizi Shembe
  • The Kings Suite
  • Morning Flava
  • The Sacred Space
  • Sounds And Stuff Like That
Categories:  Jazz, Hip Hop, R&B

Frequencies Metro FM

Bloemfontein: 98.1 FM

Cape Town: 91.7 FM

Durban: 93.0 FM

East London: 107.7 FM

Eshowe: 90.3 FM

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midnight - 2 a.m.The Wind Down - with Marian
2 a.m. - 5 a.m.Early Mornings with a Smile - with Ismail Abrahams
5 a.m. - 9 a.m.Morning Flava - with Mo Flava
9 a.m. - noonThe Bridge - with Dineo Ranaka and Lerato Kgnanyago
noon - 3 p.m.Lunch with Thomas & Pearl - with Pearl Modiadie
3 p.m. - 6 p.m.The Kings Suite - with Siphesihle ‘Sphectacula’ Ngwenya and Lebogang ‘DJ Naves’ Naves
6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.Marawa Sports Worldwide - with Robert Marawa
7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.Metro FM Talk with Ayabonga Cawe
9 p.m. - midnightNine to Midnight - with Sentle Lehoko

Top Songs

Last 7 days:

1. Alejandro Fernández & Beyoncé - ***Flawless (feat. Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche)

2. Mary J. Blige - Strength of a Woman

3. Destiny's Child - Survivor

4. Destiny's Child - Independent Women, Pt. 1

5. Chris Walker - How Do You Heal a Broken Heart

6. LION BABE - Wonder Woman

7. Lizzo - Good as Hell (feat. Ariana Grande) [Remix]

8. Kelly Clarkson - Invincible

9. Will Downing - I'm Feeling the Love (feat. Avery*Sunshine)

10. Whitney Houston - I'm Every Woman

Last 30 days:

1. Alejandro Fernández & Beyoncé - ***Flawless (feat. Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche)

2. WakeUpTime - Intention

3. Epic Soul Factory - Everdream

4. Mary J. Blige - Strength of a Woman

5. Destiny's Child - Survivor

6. Zakes Bantwini - My No.1

7. Destiny's Child - Independent Women, Pt. 1

8. LION BABE - Wonder Woman

9. Dave Grusin - Mountain Dance

10. Kenny G - Midnight Mood



Address: SABC Radio Park Station Henley Road Auckland Park Johannesburg, South Africa

Telephone: 0891103377


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