CBS Radio’s CHR Now FM (WNOW-FM) New York flipped to New York’s New 92.3 AMP Radio on 5/22. “It will be a destination for listeners to discover the best new music with a distinct local appeal and presentation.” The website is www.923ampradiony.com.
Among the artists to be featured on 92.3 AMP Radio include the acclaimed Pharrell Williams, Ariana Grande, and Calvin Harris, and breakout artists Iggy Azalea, Jhene Aiko and Tiesto, to name a few. The station will initially be presented with limited commercial interruption.
“We are excited to introduce a dynamic radio station with an aggressive approach to highlighting today’s hottest names in music while also exposing audiences to those artists just emerging on the scene,” said PD Rick Thomas. “As the number of music platforms continues to grow, study after study shows that consumers still look to radio as their leading source for hearing new music. AMP Radio will be that perfect combination of songs from established and up and coming voices that mirrors the tastes of its local listeners.”