Class 95FM

CLASS 95 is an English radio station of Mediacorp Radio in Singapore. It is a 24-hour radio station that plays music from the 1980s to the present day. For over 20 consecutive years, Class 95FM is the number one English radio station in Singapore. In the latest Nielsen Radio survey results released on 22 November 2018, Class 95 FM has clinched the position of the number 1 radio station in Singapore in the first time of radio history with the only station to have over 801,000 weekly listeners.

CLASS95
City Singapore
Broadcast area 1 Stars Avenue Singapore 138507
Johor Bahru and some parts of Southern Johor
Batam, Riau Islands Province
BrandingCLASS 95
SloganThe Best Mix of Music
FrequencyFM 95.0 MHz
First air date1 April 1990 (1990-04-01)
FormatAdult Contemporary
Language(s)English
OwnerMediacorp Radio
Webcast
Websitetoggle.sg/class95

CLASS 95's studio moved out of Caldecott Broadcast Centre on 17 January 2017 and it broadcast from the brand new Mediacorp Campus, Mediapolis @ one-north, on the same day.

Content

Music

Gold 905 adopts the Adult contemporary radio format, with the majority of the playlist consisting of music from the 1990s, 2000s, 2010s.

On weekday nights, Love Songs features ballads, soft rock and easy listening hits. Throughout the weekend, Triple Play Weekend features 3 songs in a row with a particular theme. On Saturday evenings, #Throwback features classic tunes from the 1980s and 1990s.

News and current affairs

News, sports, and traffic bulletins on Class 95 generally air at the top of the hour, while the weather bulletin is aired at around 30 minutes past the hour.

The traffic updates are aired at 15-minute intervals in the mornings and evenings (6-10am, 5-8pm), and hourly intervals during lunch (12-2pm).

The news bulletin is provided by CNA938. Prior to November 2017, the news bulletin was only aired during primetime hours (6-9am, 12-2pm, 5-8pm). In November 2017, Mediacorp mandated the news bulletin to be aired every hour. On weekdays, the news is aired hourly from 7:00am to 9:00pm, while on weekends the news is aired hourly from 10:00am to 7:00pm.

Prior to April 2018, the commercial breaks were at :10, :22, :40, :52 minutes past the hour, and the news bulletin was aired at the :52 break. In April 2018, the commercials were moved to :15, :30, :45, :58 on weekdays, and the news bulletin was pushed forward to the top of the hour after the :58 break.

Staff

Directoral and Management

  • Programme Director: Margaret Mary Lim (Maggie)
  • Senior Music Director: Philip Chew
  • Executive Creative Producer: Kelvin Loke

Full Time DJs

  • Justin Ang (Muttons)
  • Vernon Anthonisz (Muttons)
  • Yasminne Cheng
  • Sophie Gollifer-Hanley
  • Jean Danker
  • John Klass

Part Time DJs

  • Yumiko Felicia Kayahara
  • Margaret Mary Lim (Maggie)
  • Shareen Wong
  • Philip Chew

See also

References

https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/mediacorp-number-one-radio-network-in-singapore-nielsen-10958706

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