Hot FM (Malaysia)

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Hot FM
Logo of Hot FM (Malaysia).svg
City Petaling Jaya
Broadcast area Malaysia and Singapore
Slogan Muzik Paling Hangat (The Hottest Music)
Frequency Varies depending on its region
First air date 6 February 2006; 10 years ago (2006-02-06)
Format Talk, contemporary hit radio
Language(s) Malay
Owner Media Prima Bhd.
(Synchrosound Studio Sdn. Bhd.)
Sister stations Kool FM, Fly FM and One FM
Website www.hotfm.com.my

Hot FM is a Malay language radio station owned by Synchrosound Studio Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary of Media Prima. Broadcasts transmitted from Sri Pentas, Bandar Utama. Hot FM began test transmission on 15 January 2006 and officially commenced operations on 6 February 2006. Hot FM previously WaFM was owned by Puan Sri Datin Seri Tiara Jacquelina was later acquired by Media Prima. Hot FM broadcasts 24 hours a day. Led by a former presenter with Era FM, Sathiaseelan a/l Paul Thurai (Seelan Paul) Director of Network, Hot FM broadcast mixed of songs in Malay, Indonesian and English songs, but the main language is in Malay. In 2009, Hot FM went down in history as for the first time it was charted at the top among other radio stations in Malaysia with 3.8 million weekly listeners,[1] ahead of its traditional rival Era FM which only reached 3.76 million listeners in a week.

Hot FM Kelate and Hot FM T'Ganu[edit]

Hot FM Kelate is a specific channel for listeners in Kelantan while Hot FM T'Ganu is another specific channel for listeners in Terengganu. They play mainly Malay and English songs while occasionally, some Indonesian songs are played as well. The difference between Hot FM, Hot FM Kelate and Hot FM T'Ganu is the way the announcers present the shows. In Hot FM Kelate, the announcer uses the Kelantan dialect while Hot FM T'ganu uses the Terengganu dialect. The segments also differ in terms of the content that is being shared.

Radio announcer[edit]

Hot FM[edit]

  • Ajak(Shiro)
  • Fizie
  • Haziq
  • Tun Nadia
  • Rea
  • Deen
  • Issey(Titan)
  • Ammar(Titan)
  • El

Weekend announcer[edit]

  • Sara
  • Ijal
  • Zetty

Segments[edit]

Monday To Friday[edit]

Segment Announcer(s)
6 - 10 a.m. Geng Pagi Hot Ajak, Fizie & Haziq
10 - 1 p.m. Muzik Hot I Tun Nadia
1 - 4 p.m. Muzik Hot II Rea
4 - 8 p.m. Jam Hot Deen, Issey & Ammar
8 - 12 p.m. Mega Muzik Hot El

Saturday[edit]

Segment Announcer(s)
6 - 9 a.m. Hello Hot I Various Announcer
11 - 2 p.m. Carta Lagu Hot Issey & Ammar
12 - 4 p.m. Hello Hot II Various Announcer
4 - 6 p.m. Selebriti Hot Rea
6 - 10 p.m. Hello Hot III Various Announcer
10 - 12 a.m. Live & Akustik Hot Deen

Sunday[edit]

Segment Announcer
6 - 10 a.m. Hello Hot I Various Announcer
10 - 11 a.m. Selebriti Hot(Repeat) Rea
11 - 1 p.m. Hot Song Chart Tun Nadia
1 - 2 p.m. Apa Yang Hot? Various Announcer
2 - 5 p.m. Hello Hot II Various Announcer
5 - 8 p.m. Hello Hot III Various Announcer
8 - 11 p.m. Carta Lagu Hot(Repeat) Issey & Ammar
11 - 12 p.m. Lokal Hot El

Frequencies[edit]

Frequencies Broadcast area
97.6 FM Klang Valley
99.5 FM Seremban
88.2 FM Kedah, Penang, Perlis, Langkawi
92.4 FM Kuantan, Mersing
90.1 FM Johor Bahru, Singapore
104.3 FM Malacca
94.3 FM Kuching
87.7 FM Kota Kinabalu
105.1 FM Kota Bharu
104.5 FM Ipoh
105.0 FM Kuala Terengganu
90.5 FM Taiping

References[edit]

  1. ^ Marcus Chhan (20 October 2009). "Nielsen Radio figures in, Hot FM leads way". Marketing Interactive. Retrieved 21 October 2009. 

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